July 20, 2018

Pacific Update 2018

The public-policy focused conference Pacific Update 2018 took place in Suva, Fiji over the 5th and 6th of July. more…

July 19, 2018

53rd Otago Foreign Policy School

“Asia-Pacific Diplomacy in Transition: Ideas, Issues and Institutions” more…

July 9, 2018
Group photo with delegates, from right to left: Hans-Wilhem Dünn (Cybersecurity Council Germany), Prof Mario Voigt (Quadriga University Berlin), Jeff Connolly (Siemens Pacific), Dr Beatrice Gorawantschy(KAS) Jacqie McNamara (Telstra), Prof Ben Schreer (Macquarie University), Michelle Price (AustCyber), Cyrus Delarami (Munich RE), Katja Theodorakis (KAS)

1st Australian-German 1.5 Track Cyber Security Dialogue "Mapping the Field: The New Ecology of Cybersecurity Challenges"

This inaugural conference brought together leading policy makers, government officials, business leaders and academic experts from Germany and Australia to discuss the most pressing cyber security challenges, and to identify areas for bilateral cooperation in cyber space.

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.