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YOCOPAS Conference 2016


On October 26th-28th the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung hosted in cooperation with the Eastern Mediterranean International School (EMIS) the yearly Youth Collaboration of Peace and Sustainability Conference (YOCOPAS). The conference took place in HaKfar HaYarok and ten Israeli and Palestinian schools participated in it. The goal was “to enhance peace and sustainability in the middle east through networking of local and international students and educators as an accelerator for change”. more…

Event Reports | December 20, 2016

Launch of the Kollek-Adenauer Program

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Israel launched on November 30th the joint Kollek-Adenauer-Program in cooperation with the Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research. The program intends to bring together experts of Jerusalem from different sectors such as academics, urban planners, municipality worker and representatives of local civil society to examine the viability of shared spheres for Jews and Arabs in the city. more…

Event Reports | December 15, 2016

Flight, Political Asylum and Integration

Political Policy Decisions in Germany

Current survey results show that the majority of Germans see the refugee crisis as the greatest challenge to German politics. Our colleagues in Berlin have summarized how the German government will handle it. more…

November 20, 2016

International Carbon Markets

KAS Israel organized a workshop discussing the implications of Article 6 of the Paris Climate Convention for international markets in general and Israel in particular. The meeting took place in the KAS Jerusalem office on the 26th of September. In the framework of the workshop Israeli and German experts discussed the following agenda items: The Evolution of Article 6 - Cooperative Approaches - Transfers of Mitigation Outcomes – Exchange of Carbon Units - Development of Standards and Guidelines - Accounting Rules - Carbon Pricing - Implications for Israel. more…

Event Reports | October 28, 2016

Young Leaders and Journalists Seminar

Israeli-Palestian Joint Seminar

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Israel in cooperation with the Geneva Initiative hosted a seminar in Italy for young Palestinian and Israeli leaders and journalists to discuss the current situation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and its consequences. more…

Event Reports | September 16, 2016