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July 10, 2012

High-Ranking CDU MP in Korea

German-Korean Bilateral Political and Economic Ties remain strong despite European Crisis

Deputy Chairman of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group in the German parliament, Dr. Michael Fuchs MdB (second right), visited Seoul from 9-10 July 2012. Among others, Fuchs met with the recently elected new Chairman of the ruling conservative Saenuri party, Hwang Woo Yea (center). He was accompanied by Messrs. Jörg Wolf, Head of the KAS Social and Economic Governance Programme Asia (second left), and Dr. Norbert Eschborn, KAS Resident Representative in Korea (right). more…

June 15, 2012

KAS in North Korea

Successful Exploratory Talks with High-Ranking Party Representative

Vice Minister Ri Yong Chol, Deputy Head, International Department of North Korea's Workers' Party's central committee, received Dr. Stefan Friedrich (right), Director KAS Team Asia and the Pacific, and Dr. Norbert Eschborn, KAS Resident Representative in Korea, for talks on potential cooperation on 8 June 2012 in Pyongyang. Both sides agreed to establish a regular future exchange, with KAS continuing to provide scholarships to North Korean applicants. more…

January 25, 2012

Korean Reconciliation and Reunification

Second Korean-German Forum for Peace in Berlin

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, in cooperation with the National Advisory Council for Democratic Peaceful Unification of the Republic of Korea, hosted the Second Korean-German Forum for Peace at the KAS Academy on 30 January 2012 in order to discuss options for a peaceful rapprochement on the Korean peninsula (in German). more…

January 24, 2012

Newsletter January 2012

2011 in Retrospect - Outlook on 2012

In its latest newsletter - edition of January 2012 - the KAS Korea office informs about important events, publications and news about people related to our project work in the past year. It also offers a preview of upcoming events in 2012 (in German and Korean). more…

October 24, 2011

International Party Cooperation

International Young Democrat Union Study Program in Korea

A group of leading representatives of the board of the International Young Democrat Union (IYDU) headed by then Chairman Daniel Walther visited South Korea in mid-October 2011. The group was joined by representatives of political partners of KAS from South and Southeast Asia. The visitors met numerous high-ranking Korean politicians and discussed current domestic politics as well as the establishment of transnational party contacts (in German). more…

October 8, 2010
Dr. Hans-Gert Pöttering

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Chairman Dr. Hans-Gert Pöttering MEP to visit Korea

From October 13th to 18th, Dr. Hans-Gert Pöttering MEP, Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung will visit Korea. During his stay in Seoul he will, inter alia, deliver three keynote speeches and hold talks with representatives of the National Assembly and GNP leaders. He will meet with the Minister of Reunification and the President of the Constitutional Court as well. On 15 October Dr. Pöttering will receive a honorary doctorate degree from the Korea University.

May 10, 2010

Book examines China-East Asia Relations

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, along with the East Asian Institute, based in Singapore have published a book titled "East Asia's Relations with a Rising China", edited by Lam Peng Er, Narayanan Ganesan and Colin Dürkop. more…

May 10, 2010

South Korea and the G 20

As Host of the G 20 Summit in November 2010, South Korea will be the center of the world's attention. more…

March 5, 2010

KAS KOREA OFFICE RELOCATED

Kindly be advised of the new office address of the KAS Korea office as follows: Hannam Plaza Bldg., 4th Floor, 28-2 Hannam-dong, Yogsan-gu, Seoul 140-884, Republic of Korea. All old telephone numbers and email addresses remain unchanged.

January 29, 2010

Newsletter KAS Korea

Newsletter KAS Korea No. 6. more…