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Annual Report

Join us in a little time travel as we take a look back on the successful opening year that was 2017 for us here at the KAS Australia & the Pacific office, with the electronic release of our first Annual Report. It's been an adventure, but a fulfilling year of activities & political dialogue! A big thank you to our collaborative partners & stakeholders for their support - we are looking forward to continuing our work with you in 2018! more…

February 8, 2018

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

Prof. Lammert opens Konrad Adenauer Lecture Series

On November 28, 2017 KAS' Regional Programme Asia and the Pacific had the honour of welcoming Prof. Norbert Lammert as the keynote speaker on the topic "Germany and Europe in a New Era of Global Challenges". The following quotation by Konrad Adenauer constituted the core message of his lecture: "European unity used to be the dream of a few. It became the hope of many. Today it is a prerequisite for all." more…

Katja Theodorakis | Event Reports | December 1, 2017

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. It brought together the Foreign Ministers of Australia and Singapore, the Hon. Julie Bishop MP and the Hon. Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan, political editor David Speers from Sky News as well as a select group of international security experts. more…

Katja Theodorakis | Event Reports | November 17, 2017

Political Dialogue Programme with German MPs Hauptmann and Klein

Politial talks and roundtable discussions in Australia

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. more…

Katja Theodorakis | Event Reports | November 16, 2017

Pacific Regional Dialogue on Political Parties


Based on this question, a regional workshop on political parties in the South Pacific region took place in Fiji from the 19th to the 20th of September in cooperation with the UNDP. more…

Simon Aleker | Event Reports | October 9, 2017