News

October 7, 2018
With Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds, Assistant Minister for Home Affairs

Pol. Dialogue Programme with MP Klein

Australia and Germany have been enjoying an increasingly close relationship. MP Volkmar Klein’s visit to Canberra, Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne provided an excellent opportunity to focus on strengthening these ties further.

October 3, 2018

Pacific Political Party Workshop

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Pacific Office in Fiji, in cooperation with the KAS Regional Programme - Australia and the Pacific, organised a workshop on Political Parties in the Pacific which took place recently in Port Vila, Vanuatu. more…

September 16, 2018
with the experts at the ANU

Australian-German Dialogue on Asia

In cooperation with the College of Asia and the Pacific at the ANU we conducted for the first time a conference to address the challenges and opportunities offered by the ever-evolving geographical, economic and strategic space of Asia.

September 14, 2018

Expert and Think Tank discussions in New Zealand

Several meetings and discussions on Asia and the current challenges in the Asia-Pacific region took place with experts and Think Tanks in New Zealand from the 5th to the 7th of September. more…

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…