70 Years of Korea's Division

Inconclusiveness As a Guiding Principle?

In the latest issue of the KAS International Reports Dr. Norbert Eschborn, Representative of KAS to Korea, and Andreas Kindsvater draw a critical balance of six decades of South Korean unification policy. more…

Ex-Bundespräsident Prof. Dr. Horst Köhler mit Vertretern der deutschen politischen Stiftungen in Korea

Visit to South Korea

Former German Federal President Köhler meets with Political Foundations

On the occasion of his participation in an international conference of a South Korean media group the former German Federal President and Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Prof. Dr. Horst Köhler (left) received a political and economic briefing from the representatives of German organizations in the Republic of Korea, among others also Dr. Norbert Eschborn (right), Resident Representative of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS).

KAS-Vizevorsitzende Hildigund Neubert beim koreanischen Partner Yeo-Myung School

Integration of North Korean refugees

KAS Deputy Chairwoman Hildigund Neubert visits Partner Yeo-Myung School

An interim appraisal of the integration of North Korean refugees in South Korea was the main topic of a visit to KAS's Korean partner Yeo-Myung School by the Deputy Chairwoman of KAS, Hildigund Neubert. The former State Secretary held talks with both faculty and students of the school and was particularly impressed by the various pieces of art created by the students as ameans to overcome their traumata many of them have been suffering from since their escape.

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Welcome

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.

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Events

Sep. 10

Fully booked

Experts' Meeting

Civic Education for Democracy in the Context of System Transition

Memorial Year 2015: 70 Years of Korean Division - 25 Years of German Reunification

Sep. 11
Congress

Overcoming 70 Years of National Division and Commemorating 25 Years of German Reunification

Ways and Instruments to come to Terms with the Past: German Reunification Succeses and Lessons for Korea

Sep. 14
Lecture

The Energy Turnaround in Germany

Challenges and recent developments

Sep. 15
Event

Korean Sustainability Conference 2015

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Publications

Inconclusiveness As a Guiding Principle?

Six Decades of South Korean Unification Policy

The question of the quality of inter-Korean relations and the inevitably associated debate on the reunification of the two countries on the Korean Peninsula do not generally lead to escalations in everyday politics in South [...] more…

"We have come to learn"

in Korean language

The publications contains interviews and conclusions of researches and dialogue programs undertaken between 2012 and 2014 by teachers of the Yeo-Myung School in Seoul in cooperation with KAS on the subject of merging education [...] more…

North Korean Refugees in South Korea

Arduous Escape and Difficult Integration

Since the division of states and the subsequent military conflict between North and South Korea, thousands of North Koreans fled their country in view of political repression and economic despair. Their target destination is [...] more…

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