43. St. Gallen Symposium The 43rd St. Gallen Symposium will took place on the campus of the University of St.Gallen from May 2nd to 3rd, 2013. This year’s topic was “Rewarding Courage”. Our focus consists of all the reports and texts about this year’s Symposium. Video interview with Dr. Peter Maurer (7 May 2013) Dr. Peter Maurer, President of the ICRC, speaks on humanitarian operations and courage in crisis situations. A video interview on the occasion of the 43rd St. Gallen Symposium, which dealt with the topic "Rewarding Courage". Video interview with Mohamoud Ahmed Nur, the mayor of Mogadishu (3 May 2013) He speaks about brave city politics despite daily death threats, the fight against terrorism and "courageous citizenship." A video interview on the occasion of the 43rd St. Gallen Symposium. Up Close with Stanley McChrystal (3 May 2013) The former commander of the U.S. forces in Afghanistan speaks to the 43rd St. Gallen Symposium on past military interventions along with the future of armed conflict. Courage to speak plainly (3 May 2013) What values do young people champion? Is the next generation courageous enough to go their own way? Unconventional thinking is what the winners of the essay competition discussed with guests at St.Gallen. One-on-one with Christine Lagarde (2 May 2013) Being able to answer tough questions and navigate her way through troubled times, the Managing Director of the IMF addresses the 43rd St. Gallen Symposium. Mogadishu: A city like a ruin (2 May 2013) The 43rd St. Gallen Symposium has opened its doors. Its topic: "Rewarding Courage". One of the first speakers was Mohamoud Ahmed Nur, the mayor of Mogadishu. Without courage, there is virtually nothing doing in the capital. "We need moral courage" (1 May 2013) Our society needs moral courage: the conviction of doing the ethically correct thing even if this entails personal disadvantages. Self-restraint is crucial writes HSG business ethicist Florian Wettstein. Video interview with Prof. Dr. Florian Wettstein «Rewarding Courage» (29 April 2013) How important is courage in terms of business ethics? How can training and management specifically promote responsible behavior? St. Gallen Symposium for everyone (25 April 2013) On 2 and 3 May 2013, the 43rd St. Gallen Symposium will offer public lectures in the Library of the University of St.Gallen. Selected discussions and speeches will be televised live in the Audimax. 25 years Wings of Excellence Award (22 April 2013) The St. Gallen Symposium finished its 25th student essay competition. The winners of the “Wings of Excellence Award” are Bree Romuld (Australia), Kilian Semmelmann (Germany) and Radoslav Dragov (Bulgaria). 43. St. Gallen Symposium (12 April 2013) On Thursday, 2 May 2013, the 43rd St. Gallen Symposium will be opened on the campus of the University of St.Gallen on the topic of “Rewarding Courage”. The speakers will include Christine Lagarde and Guido Westerwelle.