May 17, 2018

Secure the future – extend free trade

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and KAS Chairman Prof Dr Norbert Lammert reaffirm a close cooperation between Australia and Europe more…

May 14, 2018

Australian Liberal Party Delegation Dialogue Visit to Berlin and Wiesbaden

From April 23 to April 27, 2018 a delegation of senior Liberal Party officials from Australia visited Berlin and Wiesbaden, to exchange experiences with their state and federal level counterparts in Germany. more…

March 28, 2018

Inaugural Energy Policy Dialogue

Global Energy Security and Climate Change in Australia, Europe and the Asia-Pacific Region

KAS in collaboration with EUCERS at King’s College London and Climate-KIC Australia, brought together key international and regional experts to exchange comparative and contemporary perspectives on the challenges for comprehensive energy security strategies. more…

March 1, 2018

Special Report

"Transforming the New Threat Landscape"

In early September 2017, several practitioners, policymakers and academics travelled from Australia to the Academy of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung to participate in the 3rd ASPI–KAS Australia–Europe Counterterrorism Dialogue. A Special Report details the findings. more…

December 1, 2017


"Europe is - its critics notwithstanding - a success story"

Prof. Norbert Lammert, the immediate past President of the German Federal Parliament and Deputy Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation opened the Konrad-Adenauer-Lecture Series in Canberra. more…

November 21, 2017
Prof. Joachim Krause at Macquarie University Sydney

Lecture at Macquarie University:"Germany's New Role in the World".

Continuing some of the foreign policy themes from the APRC in Perth, Prof. Joachim Krause delivered a lecture at Macquarie University in Sydney on the topic of "Germany's New Role in the World". On invitation of KAS and in cooperation with the Department of Security Studies, Prof. Krause eloquently outlined the historical developments and current trends in Germany's approach to foreign policy since 1945.

November 20, 2017
Foreign Policy Roundtable at the US Studies Centre: "Navigating Uncertainty: Strategic Partnerships and Security Challenges in the Indo-Pacific"

Foreign Policy Roundtable

"Navigating Uncertainty: Strategic Partnerships and Security Challenges in the Indo-Pacific"

In another foreign policy roundtable following the Asia Pacific Regional Conference Professor Joachim Krause and Professor Brahma Chellaney discussed at the US Studies Centre at the University of Sydney how to navigate strategic uncertainty in the Info-Pacific, especially with an eye on the changing leadership role of the US in the region.

November 20, 2017
Foreign Policy Roundtable on "The Evolving EU-Australia Security Relationship in the Indo-Pacific Century"

Foreign Policy Roundtable Discussion

The Evolving EU-Australia Security Relationship in the Indo-Pacific Century

KAS Australia and Pacific partnered with the Perth USAsia Centre to hold a Foreign Policy Roundtable discussion following the Asia-Pacific Regional Conference, focusing on EU security relations in the Indo-Pacific. The international security experts included Professor Gordon Flake, Dr May-Britt U. Stumbaum, Professor Brahma Chellaney and Professor Joachim Krause, as well as insights from Volkmar Klein MP from the German Bundestag

November 17, 2017
the Hon. Julie Bishop MP

Policy Session at the APRC Perth "Geopolitics in the Asia Pacific: Opportunities, Challenges and Perspectives”

KAS Australia and Pacific was privileged to be hosting an important geostrategic panel discussion at the APCR in Perth, which included the Foreign Ministers of Australia and Singapore, the Hon. Julie Bishop MP and the Hon. Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan.

November 17, 2017
MPs Volkmar Klein, Ben Morton and Mark Hauptmann (from right to left)

Political Dialogue Programme with German MPs Mark Hauptmann and Volkmar Klein

On invitation of KAS Australia and Pacific, MP Mark Hauptmann and MP Volkmar Klein participated in a series of political talks, expert exchanges and roundtable discussions centred on the topics of Digitalisation, Economic Policy, Industry 4.0, Start-Ups, Energy and Cybersecurity in Sydney and Perth.