Publications

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IDC Herzliya Conference

Roundtable on Water Security and Regional Cooperation

Within the frame of the annual Herzliya Conference, KAS Israel and EcoPeace Middle East organized an expert discussion in water security issues in the Middle East and regional cooperation on June 20th 2017. The event was hosted by Shaul Mishal, Head of ME Program in IDC. more…

Event Reports | July 24, 2017

Legal Responses to the Global Refugee Crisis

In a joint conference together with The Minerva Center for Human Rights in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung hosted legal experts from Europe and the Middle East that examined the the existing legal gaps on refugee international law and discussed possible legal and policy responses more…

Event Reports | July 18, 2017

Energy Security and Regional Cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean Rim

The Konrad Adenauer Regional Program Political Dialogue South Mediterranean and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Israel organized a two day conference in Malta June 8 and 9, 2017. The conference on Energy Security and Regional Cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean Rim hosted 16 participants from Germany, Turkey, Lebanon, Cyprus, Israel, Egypt, and Greece. more…

Susi Doring Preston | Event Reports | July 12, 2017

The EchoChamber

A Conference on Hate Speech on the Internet

The magnitude of the Internet has given it an influence that has created both opportunities and challenges. Those challenges, such as the seemingly easy multiplication of hate speech that governments and civil society alike are finding difficult to harness. Decision makers are at a crossroads between Internet regulation and holding on the freedom of expression that is promoted in western societies. While the connection between online hate speech and offline actions are not yet fully understood, there is still a demand to provide more clarity on how they plan to tackle this challenge. more…

Susi Doring Preston | Event Reports | July 12, 2017

The Challenge of Complexity: How to Convey Israel to the German Public

On the occasion of the publication of the “Länderbericht Israel” by Dr. Gisela Dachs, KAS Israel, the Federal Agency of Civic Education and the DAAD Center for German Studies jointly organized a round table on the topic “The Challenge of Complexity: How to Convey Israel to the German Public” in order to present the publication and to discuss its complex meaning in practice. more…

Event Reports | June 18, 2017