About the Program

Kofi Annan

Global Leaders is a pioneering television program dedicated to bridging peoples, nations and ideas. Consisting of one-on-one interviews with today's foremost global influencers, Global Leaders brings a unique perspective to television from one of the most intriguing regions in the world. Produced in conjunction with NTV Networks, Turkey's leading news channel, the program features exclusive interviews with top political, business and other opinion leaders who discuss topics ranging from globalization to business and technology trends, to social and humanitarian concerns. Global Leaders aims to be the voice of Turkey and surrounding regions by delivering honest, firsthand perspectives from world leaders.


• Secretary General of the European Union Council Javier Solana

• Vice Prime Minister of Israel Shimon Peres

• Manager of Templeton Emerging Markets Fund Mark Mobius

• Minister for Foreign Affairs of Greece Giorgos Papandreou

• Chairman of Starbucks Coffee Company Howard Schultz

• Secretary General of the League of Arab States Amre Moussa

• President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai

• President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev

• Austrian Foreign Minister Ursula Plassnik

• Atlantic Records Founding Chairman Ahmet Ertegun

• Honorary Chairman of Koc Holding Rahmi M. Koc

• Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf

• GE International's President and CEO Ferdinando 'Nani' Beccalli-Falco

• Cisco's CEO John Chambers

• Foreign Minister of Greece Dora Bakoyannis

• President of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili

• Executive Chairman and Founder of the World Economic Forum Klaus Schwab

• Vice Chairman of the New York Times Company Michael Golden

• European Union Commissioner responsible for Enlargement Olli Rehn

• Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Korn Ferry International Paul Reilly

• Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Turkcell Sureyya Ciliv

• Chairman and CEO of METRO AG Hans-Joachim Körber

• Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the United States government Matthew Bryza

• Investment expert on emerging markets Dr. Marc Faber

• U.S.'s leading expert on international policy Brent Scowcroft

• Chairman of the Board and CEO of GE Jeffrey Immelt

• Executive Vice Chairman of the Benetton Group Alessandro Benetton

• Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Western Union Hikmet Ersek

• Chairman of the Ford Motor Company Bill Ford

• British Telecom EMEA President Olivier Campenon

• CEO and Co-founder of Endeavor Linda Rottenberg

• Former General Secretar of the United Nations Kofi Annan

• President of Columbia University Lee Bollinger

• "The King of Football" Pele

• CEO of the Unicredit Group Alessandro Profumo

• Former Secretary of State of the United States Madeleine Albright

• Chairman of the Board of the Virgin Group of Companies Richard Branson

• World Economic Forum founder and Chairman Klaus Schwab

• Chairman and C.E.O. of Louis Vuitton Yves Carcelle

• Executive Director of Greenpeace International Gerd Leipold

• Director of Columbia University's Earth Institute Jeffrey Sachs

• Chairman of Sun Media Yang Lan

• Corporate Executive in Sabanci Holding Güler Sabanci

• Former Minister of Foreign Affair of Germany Joschka Fischer

• General Director of WWF (World Wildlife Fund) James Leape

• French Minister for Foreign Trade Anne-Marie Idrac

• Nobel prize winning economist Robert Mundell

• Economist Nouriel Roubini

• One of the world's foremost authorities on human rights and civil liberties Sir Geoffrey Bindman

• Doctor Deepak Chopra

Prince Albert II of Monaco

• Founder of the M.I.T. Media Lab Nicholas Negroponte

• Former President of Portugal and the U.N. High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations Jorge Sampaio

• Young Prime Minister of Sweden Fredrik Reinfeldt

• Origin of Lebanese, French writer Amin Maalouf

have all appeared on Global Leaders. A bi-monthly prime time program, Global Leaders airs three times per week and excerpts from the program are used in NTV news casts.

Transcripts of the show are available on www.global-leaders.tv and also on NTV's news portal: www.ntvmsnbc.com

Most of the Global Leaders interviews are conducted in English.


We customarily travel to meet our guests in their home cities unless they happen to be visiting Turkey, provided our guest agrees to an exclusive interview with Global Leaders.


The program runs 30 minutes, which includes a five minute introduction of the issues at hand, including footage related to our guest and their country of origin and/or operation.


To receive more information regarding Global Leaders, please contact us at info@global-leaders.tv.