Clemons, Steven

Clemons, Steven

Editor at Large, The Hill, Washington, D.C.

Steve Clemons is Editor at Large of The Hill, America's most-read political media platform. He previously served as Washington Editor at Large of The Atlantic.  He is the proprietor of the popular political blog, The Washington Note, and he is the host of the weekly news show, The Bottom Line, which runs on the global network of Al Jazeera English.  Prior to the Atlantic, Clemons served as Executive Vice President of the New America Foundation and also founded New America's American Strategy Program.  Clemons also served as Executive Vice President of the Economic Strategy Institute, as Senior Policy Advisor on Economic and International Affairs to Senator Jeff Bingaman (D-NM), and as the first Executive Director of the Nixon Center. He is also a member of the World Economic Forum Council on Geopolitical Risk. He frequently writes about topics related to foreign policy, defence, and international economic policy. Clemons’ work appears in many of the major leading op-ed pages, journals, and magazines around the world.

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Tuesday 15 June

  • Democracy in the Digital Space: An Alliance for a Healthy Infosphere?

    How to create a safer digital space and protect the fundamental rights of citizens online? How to prevent the misuse of data? How to empower citizens and build more resilient democracies across the Transatlantic area in the digital age? What is, and what should be the role of the private sector in strengthening democracy?

    • Nikolay, Renate
    • Reinisch, Markus
    • Carroll, David
    • Clemons, Steven

    Habsburg
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    Grand Hotel River Park

Wednesday 16 June

  • EU Climate Diplomacy Leadership and the Carbon Border Tax

    Since the carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM) was first introduced as a key pillar of the European Green Deal, how has the EU consultation process reshaped the perceptions and priorities of EU institutions? What are the main stumbling blocks between the Member States? How are industries responding? How will the CBAM be reconciled with the EU emissions trading scheme during the transitional period? How has the EU progressed in dialogue with key trading partners? What is the path forward within and outside of multilateral trade institutions as part of the wider international climate dialogue?

    • Canfin, Pascal
    • Hillman, Jennifer
    • Egenhofer, Christian
    • Clemons, Steven

    Habsburg
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    Grand Hotel River Park