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Waste Management in India

Dialogue and Conference Programme with Christian Hirte, Member of the German Parliament

Between April 19th and 24th, 2016, Christian Hirte, Member of German Parliament, visited India for a political dialogue and conference programme on waste management. As a part of dialogue he met Anurag Thakur, Member of Indian Parliament, Nalin Kohli, National Spokespersons of the Bharatiya Janata Party and an Advocate at the Supreme Court of India, Jairam Ramesh, Member of Indian Parliament (INC) und Former Minister of Environment and Forests, as well as Bhupender Yadav, Member of Indian Parliament and National General Secretary of the BJP. more…

Mark Alexander Friedrich | Event Reports | April 23, 2016

Energy and Environmental Security: Water management as a key for development

Dialogue and conference programme with Peter Stein, Member of German Parliament and German technocrats

The KAS India Office together with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII),Delhi and Centre for Rural Entrepreneurship and Technical Education (CREATE), Lucknow organised interactions in New Delhi and Lucknow from 14.-22. April 2016 on the topic "Water Cleaning and Water development". Peter Stein, Member of German Parliament, Oliver Schwarz, INROS LACKNER, and Prof. Dr.-Ing. Uwe Freiherr von Lukas, Fraunhofer Institut IGD, had discussions with various stakeholders including policy makers, bureaucrats and technological experts to explore the possibilities of Indo-German cooperation. more…

Event Reports | April 23, 2016

Political Dialogue Programme

SME Promotion in India and Germany

From 18 to 20 January 2016, the KAS Liaison Office India organized a dialogue programme in Chandigarh and New Delhi on the topic "SME Promotion in India and Germany". Participants in the programme were Tobias Zech, Member of the German Parliament and Member of the Committee on Labour and Social Affairs and of the Committee on Economic Cooperation and Development as well as Member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the European Council and Albert Stegemann, Member of the German Parliament and Member of the Committee for Labour and Social Affairs. more…

Event Reports | January 21, 2016

BJP-Delegation at CDU Party Congress

Organised by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung India, a delegation of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) visited the Party Congress of the CDU in Karlsruhe, Germany, between December 12th and 15th. The visit of the delegation, led by Bhupender Yadav, National General Secretary of the BJP and Member of Parliament, was a step towards strengthening party-to-party cooperation. more…

Mark Alexander Friedrich | Event Reports | December 21, 2015

Media: A Crisis of Credibility

Seventh Editor's Conclave

The Editor's Conclave, commonly organised by the C. R. Irani Foundation and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung took place between December 9 and 11 in Kolkata. Topic of the conference, held for the seventh time, was the credibility crisis of media in India and globally. The opening speech was given by Krishnan Srinivasan, former Foreign secretary of India and former Deputy General-Secretary of the Commonwealth of Nations. The keynote speech was given by veteran journalist and book author Dr Michael Lüders, who after the conference held a seminar at the Statesman Print Journalism School (SPJS). more…

Mark Alexander Friedrich | Event Reports | December 16, 2015