Internal Reform concluded
At New Start Youido Institute sets Ambitious Goals
The governing Saenuri Party's education institution, Youido Institute, celebrated the conclusion of its long-term organizational reform on October 10, 2013 in the presence of party chairman Hwang Woo Yeo and KAS Representative to Korea, Dr. Norbert Eschborn. In the future YI which has been a KAS partner since 2010 will dedicate much of their resources to civic education of Koreans and extensive research on current issues regarding politics and society.
KAS Deputy Chairwoman in South Korea
From 21-25 August 2013 Hildigund Neubert, Deputy Chairwoman of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, visited the divided nation on invitation of KAS Korea. For Neubert it was already her second visit to South Korea since 2011. The outgoing Commissioner of the Free State of Thuringia for the Archives of the State Security Service of the former GDR has been a member of the consultation body of Germany and the Republic of Korea for matters on Korean reunification since its establishment in 2011.
New Publication on the Environment
A new publication on environmental politics and law in Germany and South Korea was introduced by KAS Korea in March 2013. The bilingual book in German and Korean contains a co-production of German and Korean authors, reflecting the developments in the two countries for the last 60 years. This publication documents South Korea's claim to become a future major actor on the international stage regarding environmental matters. For more information please refer to our German and Korean websites.
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is one of the political foundations of the Federal Republic of Germany. With its activities and projects, the Foundation realizes an active and substantial contribution to international cooperation and understanding. In the following we present the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and its activities in Korea.
Fully bookedExperts' Meeting
Present and Future
Korean and European Perspectives
Fully bookedExperts' Meeting
by Prof. Dr. rer. pol. habil. Dr. h.c. Ulrich Blum
Within a very short period of time, communist North Korea could become as politically unstable as East Germany did more than twenty years ago. What does the German experience tell us?
From „Victim Nationalism“ to Nation Branding
People familiar with Korea are generally aware of the fact that Korean nationalism can present the greatest obstacle to foreigners trying to understand what the Koreans are like. There is clearly a specifically Korean type of [...]
Head of the KAS-office in Seoul on the Korean crisis
Resident Representative of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in the Republic of Korea, Dr. Norbert Eschborn, believes the Korean conflict could soon reach its end. In addition, the closure of the special economic zone Kaesong has [...]
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