India’s Minister of Social Media

Read our latest article on the Asia-Pacific Media Update about India's PM, Narendra Modi, and his use of social media to connect with the masses. more…

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KAS E-lection Bridge Africa 2014

Torben Stephan, Director of the Media Programme Asia, took part in the 2014 KAS E-lection Bridge Africa event that brought together leading campaign experts from Subsahara-Africa and Europe. Focus of the conference: campaign strategy, working with media and inner party democracy.

Too big to control

Check out the latest feature on our new press freedom website, the Asia-Pacific Media Update. One of our ACFJ alumni, Vanitha Nadaraj, reports on the impact of social media on Malaysian politics and the recent lawsuit against an online news site. more…



Freedom and justice are basic principles underlying the work of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS). KAS is a political foundation, closely associated with the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU). Co-founder of CDU and first Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, Konrad Adenauer united christian-social,conservative and liberal traditions.


Previous events

Apr. 6 - 9

Asia News Network (ANN) 2014 Board Meeting

Mar. 10 - 12

2014 East-West Center International Media Conference

Challenges of a Free Press

Feb. 6 - 8
Phnom Penh

KAS Asian J-School Summit 2014

Challenges in Journalism Education in Asia's Emerging Democracies

Nov. 9 - 12

9th ASEF Journalists' Colloquium

Media and the Green Agenda: Reporting on Sustainable Development in Asia and Europe


ACFJ-Alumni featured in New York Times

Two video stories by Rajneesh Bhandari, multimedia journalist and graduate of the Konrad Adenauer Center for Asian Journalism (ACFJ), have been featured on the New York Times website. more…

Climate Change in Asia

Data-driven website

Climate change is one of the biggest challenges faced globally and an issue with significant implications on energy, food and water security, as well as health and safety of people across the world. Melting glaciers, heat waves, [...] more…

Inside Guantanamo Bay

ACFJ graduate Syed Nazakat wins award for exclusive story

Syed Nazakat, a graduate of the Konrad Adenauer Center for Journalism (ACFJ), was awarded the Chief Editor’s Gold Medal by his employer, India’s ''The Week Magazine'', for his world exclusive story on Gitmo, the detention [...] more…

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