DINNER DISCUSSION: Project Managers of KAS' EU co-financed projects meet Michael Gahler MEP //www.kas.de/wf/en/17.76677/ On 6 March 2018 Michael Gahler MEP met a delegation of project managers who implement ten of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung´s projects co-financed by the European Union. The dinner discussion addressed challenges associated with the promotion of good governance and the strengthening of the civil society in Africa, Eastern Europe, the Balcans as well as Central and Southeast Asia. Wed, 07 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2018-03-07:meldung:59472 Chinese Delegation meets Mr. Klaus Welle, Secretary General of the European Parliament On 04-05 December a delegation of the Communist Party of China visited Brussels for a number of meetings with representatives of the European People's Party and of the European Institutions. The talks focused on the current political, economic and social developments in China, Europe and Germany. Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2017-12-06:meldung:58591 Study and Dialogue Programme: KAS-EcoPeace delegation presents WEN study at EU Institutions From 26.-28.11.2017 the MNED hosted a KAS Palestinian Territories office´ delegation, including high-level representatives from the Israeli ministry for economic development cooperation and the Palestinian Water Authority as well as the Jordanian private sector. The group around Marc Frings, Head of KAS Palestine Offices and the directors of KAS partner EcoPeace Middle East visited Brussels and Berlin to present the results of a feasibility study on a water energy nexus (WEN)for the Middle East. Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2017-12-06:meldung:58572 Expert Discussion: A water energy nexus for the Middle East and the historic experience of the European Coal and Steel Community On 28 November 2017 the MNED together with the EPP Group in the European Parliament, KAS Palestine Territories and EcoPeace Middle East organised the event "A water energy nexus for the Middle East and the historic experience of the European Coal and Steel Community". Hosted by MEP Elmar Brok, Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, the panelists presented the cross-country project of the water-energy-nexus, while Mr Brok called for immediate action in the Middle East. Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2017-11-29:meldung:58449 EXPERT ROUNDTABLE: EU and US views on global development //www.kas.de/wf/en/17.75391/ On 20 and 21 November 2017 the Multinational Development Dialogue of KAS and the KAS Washington Office organized in Brussels the expert roundtable "Diverging governance paradigms? EU and US views on global development". In the event senior experts from Europe and the US, as well as senior representatives of the European institutions, discussed thoroughly how to establish new venues of transatlantic cooperation in development policy. Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2017-11-23:meldung:58380 The need for EU action to implement SDG7: Access to clean and efficient energy in developing countries //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.50701/ Universal access to energy is yet to become areality. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), 1.2 billion people currently live without access to electricity. Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2017-11-15:meldung:58270 HIGH LEVEL DINNER DISCUSSION: Energising Africa - Financing Access to Energy On the 22nd October 2017 the Multinational Development Policy Dialogue of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung hosted the dinner debate “Energising Africa – Financing Access to Energy”. This discussion brought together over thirty environmental experts, representatives from the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) and the Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP), CEOS, ambassadors and the Commission to discuss energy access goals and their implementation in urban and rural Africa. Mon, 06 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2017-11-06:meldung:58151 1930 - 2017: The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl http://www.kas.de/mned-bruessel/en/publications/49290/ An outstanding German statesman and a great European has passed away. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of former German Chancellor Dr. Helmut Kohl, the Chancellor of German reunification and Honorary Citizen of Europe. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-06-26:meldung:56700 HIGH-LEVEL CONFERENCE: Post-ISIS Ninewa: The European Response //www.kas.de/wf/en/17.73456/ On 6 June 2017, the Multinational Development Policy Dialogue of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, together with the Institute of International Law and Human Rights, No Peace Without Justice, Minority Rights Group International and the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization organized the high-level conference "Post-ISIS Ninewa: The European Response". The event was hosted by Elmar Brok MEP and Ana Gomes MEP and presented recommendations for the stabilization and reconstruction of Ninewa. Thu, 08 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-06-08:meldung:56390 COLOMBIAN SENATORS VISIT BRUSSELS: An opportunity for just and lasting peace in Colombia? //www.kas.de/wf/en/17.73153/ On 30 May 2017 the President of the Colombian Conservative Party, Senator Hernán Andrade, and the representative of the Democratic Centre party, Senator Alfredo Rangel, participated in a dinner-debate organized by the Multinational Development Policy Dialogue of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. The discussion focused on the challenges associated with the implementation of the peace deal signed in November 2016 between the Colombian government and the FARC. Thu, 08 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-06-08:meldung:56388