M100 board meeting with passing on the baton to Sabine Wessels as new project manager

Potsdam, 24 January, 2018. At the M100 board meeting on 23 January 2018 (photo from left to right: Klaus Rost, Sabine Schicketanz, Christoph Lanz, Sabine Wessels, Christian Rainer, Sabine Sasse, Jann Jakobs, Astrid Frohloff, Kai Diekmann, Moritz van Dülmen) not only discussed the topic of the upcoming conference, also Sabine Sasse was adopted as M100 project manager after 11 years. In October 2017, she has taken over a new position as Managing Director of the pro-European initiative United Europe.

Her successor is Sabine Wessels, who has been working for many years as a campaign owner and project manager for numerous institutions and events, especially in the media sector. Sabine Wessels, who has been working for many years as a campaign owner and project manager for numerous institutions and events, will succeed Sabine Sasse, especially in the media sector. Sabine Wessels has been responsible for the conception and implementation of MEDIA CONVENTION Berlin since 2009. She has also been working for Amnesty International for many years, also in the field of conception and implementation of campaigns and projects, including the discussion series “Amnesty@50 – Perspectives for Human Rights”, the Amnesty Film Award at the Berlinale, Jugend@Amnesty, the annual youth meeting of Amnesty International and has won respect for the project competition “Respect!The Berlin Council for Democracy, an initiative of the State Office for Equal Treatment – against discrimination. In addition, Ms. Wessels has also worked as an author and editor for numerous TV stations and production companies – she comes from the industry and we are pleased to have won her as the successor to Sabine Sasse.

Get insights into the achievements of our 15 journalists of the #M100YEJ

Potsdam, September 21, 2017. During seven days of intensive workshop training of the M100 Young European Journalists Workshop our young journalists from Eastern Partnership Countries and Russia learned a lot on how to finance their own media projects, presented their projects to potential funders and did a 2-day internship in German media outlets. Here you get more insights into their achievements! The video is created by HeyFilm.

Can Dündar: Democratic Turks and Germans should fight together for their values

Potsdam, September 14, 2017. In the opening speech of this year’s M100 Sanssouci Colloquium about “Democracy or  Despotie? The Renaissance of dark Powers”, Turkish journalist Can Dündar accuses the Western societies a lack of fidelity in there own policy values. The “Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung” has published the speech in full length. Please find the entire speech here.

Visual summary of the M100 Sanssouci Colloquium 2017