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March 9, 2016

KAS/EUCERS Security Energy Fellowship

The KAS Energy Security Fellowship Programme at EUCERS King's College London 2016 - Now Open

KAS UK funds a 12-month research grant for a research fellow at the EUCERS at King's College London. This year's topic is “The Paris Climate Agreement: Implications for the Global Energy Industry”. The application deadline is 1st June 2016. more…

March 3, 2016

Ireland News

Irish General Election 2016: Final Result

The final election result is in and it appears that there will be some difficulty ahead when it comes to forming a viable government. Click below to read our analysis of the situation (in German). For more information on Ireland, please see our weekly Irish press summary. more…

March 2, 2016

KAS UK & Chatham House

Responding to the next crisis: where does the EU need to be in five years and how do we get there?

This week saw the final event in our EU foreign policy workshop series, co-organised with Chatham House. The final workshop explored priorities and ways forward for EU foreign policy and the potential roles for the UK and Germany. more…

February 29, 2016
Roland Koch a.D. breakfast discussion

Germany - Britain Breakfast Discussion

This week, former Minister President of Hessen, Roland Koch attended a breakfast discussion in London hosted by the KAS UK and Ireland office. Guests included former and current KAS scholars, as well as members of the CDU Freundeskreis.

February 25, 2016

Ireland News

Irish Election 2016: Hung Dáil looms

Latest poll ahead of Friday's general election shows both Fine Gael and Labour need a significant improvement if the Coalition is to retain power. Click to view our weekly Irish press summary. more…

February 16, 2016

Manfred Weber: A deal with Great Britain is not easy but it's feasible

Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament Manfred Weber is confident regarding the upcoming meeting: On Tuesday he stated that "Tusk's proposals are, in the EPP Group's view, a very good base for the upcoming discussions." He emphasized the talks being "only about a British deal." more…

February 12, 2016

Irish Press

Northern Ireland Assembly elections: DUP and Sinn Féin remain dominant

Politics shifted slightly in the Northern Ireland Assembly elections which finally came to a conclusion on Saturday afternoon. Click for more of the latest Irish news. more…

February 8, 2016
Ralph Brinkhaus Dublin 2016

Ralph Brinkhaus MdB Dublin & London visit

During his recent visit to Dublin and London, Ralph Brinkhaus MdB met with a number of key political and economic figures. Mr Brinkhaus's visit included a meeting at the German-Irish Chamber of Commerce in Dublin, a roundtable discussion hosted by the Cicero group and a meeting with several Conservative MPs in London.

February 2, 2016

EUCERS/ISD/KAS Energy Talks

The North Sea and the Future of Oil, Edinburgh, Scotland

On 30 January, the KAS UK and Ireland office, alongside EUCERS and the Institute for Strategic Dialogue, held the first roundtable discussion of 2016, entitled “The Future of Oil”. The event took place at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh. more…

January 28, 2016

KAS UK & Chatham House

The EU as a Global Power: An International Agenda for Europe

On 27 January, KAS UK and think tank Chatham House held the third workshop in a series examining the challenges facing EU foreign policy. The workshop was followed by an open discussion on the subject. more…