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Welcome to the Post-Kissinger Middle East

Welcome to the Post-Kissinger Middle East

In the 1970’s Henry Kissinger argued that the goal of America’s Middle Eastern policy was to persuade the Arabs that the road to peace ran through Washington, not Moscow in the days when the Soviet Union’s influence dominated in countries like Egypt and Syria. Fast...

India’s Back to the Future Moment?

India’s Back to the Future Moment?

India has always been difficult for non-Indians to understand, maybe for many Indians as well.  Sheer size and diversity make governance, never mind coherence, an innate challenge: the world’s most populous nation at 1.4 billion people; India’s most popular state is...

Working Across Borders

and Across Disciplines

If we are imaginative enough to make new connections, to see new pathways, or to look at the familiar from different perspectives, then the Tällberg Foundation conversations will have lasting value. And even better if they inspire new action.

Our Initiatives


We aim to contribute to the new thinking —and new acting— required by this moment in history.

Tällberg’s work program focuses on understanding how to re-inject ethics into leadership; re-establish the legitimacy of governance; and manage, instead of being managed by, disruptive technologies, climate change, mass migration and other phenomena. We seek new thinking for a new world.

Workshops and Webinars

Tällberg conversations aim to provoke “New Thinking” in part by convening people who are deeply knowledgeable as well as people who are deeply curious, all of whom are more concerned with finding new insights than with reinforcing conventional wisdom.


New Thinking for a New World Podcasts

Follow us around the world and listen to conversations on the issues that are changing the global scenario.


Tällberg-SNF-Eliasson Global Leadership Prizes

Given annually to outstanding leaders from any country and any discipline whose work is innovative, optimistic, courageous, rooted in universal values and global in implication.


Special initiative - Tällberg’s Jazz for the Planet

“Tällberg’s Jazz for the Planet” seeks to encourage people – and their leaders – to act with the urgency and the focus that our global predicament demands.


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About the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF)

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) is one of the world’s leading private, international philanthropic organizations, making grants to nonprofit organizations in the areas of arts and culture, education, health and sports, and social welfare. SNF funds organizations and projects worldwide that aim to achieve a broad, lasting, and positive impact for society at large, and exhibit strong leadership and sound management. The Foundation also supports projects that facilitate the formation of public-private partnerships as an effective means for serving public welfare.

Since 1996, the Foundation has committed more than $3.5 billion through over 5,200 grants to nonprofit organizations in more than 130 countries around the world.

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