Terry Martin is a Berlin-based broadcaster with decades of experience in international news. Formerly an anchor with CNN International, Terry is now Senior Anchor with DW News, Germany’s global service. He also provides communications support to cross-border research initiatives. As a broadcaster Terry has provided live coverage of G8 summits, UN climate conferences, natural disasters and key elections, interviewing countless political and business leaders. He has hosted scores of TV discussion programs and moderated major conferences for clients such as the European Commission and the OSCE. Terry is a frequent host at the Global Media Forum. His background as a radio journalist includes work for American public radio, CBC and CBS Network News. As a business journalist, Terry spent much of the 1990s reporting from Germany for the popular business show Marketplace. During that period he also served as the main host of DW’s weekly business program Made in Germany with field assignments in Europe and Asia. Throughout the following decade, he wrote a bimonthly newsletter on foreign investment for Germany’s FDI agency. Born in Canada, Terry studied English and philosophy at universities in the US (B.A. Elon College, Masters studies Wake Forest University) before moving to Berlin in 1990.
How can the upcoming Conference on the Future of Europe help the Union in this vital process of self-reflection and adaptation after the pandemic? What are key reforms are necessary to make the Union more resilient and effective? Are we ready for the health Union? What new ideas for European governance should be tested?
The COVID-19 crisis has put the EU and its member states under enormous pressure, raising new challenges and exacerbating existing ones. But the EU and the Member States are working hard on a fair and inclusive recovery that will repair the economic and social damage caused by the pandemic while investing in green and digital future. The EU has also just embarked on the journey to conduct one of the biggest exercises in deliberative democracy on the Continent, the Conference on the Future of Europe that aims at giving the voice to the Europeans on what future EU they want.