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January 3, 2017


The EU and China in Africa

The Multinational Development Policy Dialogue jointy organized with the EU Asia Centre an expert roundtable about the EU and China in Africa on 1 December 2016. more…

December 14, 2016
Besuch beim EP-Vizepräsident Rainer Wieland (EVP)

Delegation of Tansanian opposition party CHADEMA visits Brussels

Between the 7th and 9th of December, high-ranking representatives of the Tanzanian opposition party CHADEMA had the opportunity to meet with representatives from European Institutions and think tanks to exchange about possible prospects and challenges in the current EU-relations with Tanzania. Amongst others they met with Michael Gahler, who holds the Chair of the Delegation for Relations with the Pan-African Parliament as well as with Rainer Wieland, Vice-President of the European Parliament.

December 13, 2016
Diskussionsrunde mit Klimapolitikexperten

Dinner Debate: “Implementing the Paris Agreement: What to expect from future US and Chinese climate policy?”

On 06 December 2016 the Multinational Development Policy Dialogue of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung organized a political dinner debate, which was hosted by Isaac Valero Ladrón from the cabinet of Miguel Arias Cañete. International climate policy experts discussed about possible consequences of current political developments in the context of the negotiations with regards to the implementation of the Paris Agreement in Marrakesh (COP22) and future US and Chinese climate policies.

November 24, 2016


A Turning Point in EU-Latin American Relations? Challenges and Opportunities

On 17 November 2016 the Multinational Development Policy Dialogue of KAS and the Group of the European People's Party organized a high-level conference in the European Parliament. The event was opened by Manfred Weber, Chair of the Group of the European People's Party. The key-note speech was held by Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the European Parliament. The key-issues discussed at the event included the future of political dialogue and economic cooperation. more…

November 16, 2016
Encounter with the grand mayor of the city of Essen, Germany


European Green Capitals - Models for Latin American Sustainable Urban Development

From 07 to 12 November 2016 environmental secretaries and experts from Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Peru participated in a dialogue programme in Brussels, Liege, Essen and Hamburg. The group discussed models of best practices of smart and green city concepts in sustainable urban developments of European cities, focusing on the European Green Capital Award. In their visit to the two German Green Capitals Hamburg and Essen, the delegation was received by the mayor of Essen, Mr. Thomas Kufen.

October 26, 2016
Delegation trifft sich mit VP Tajani


Defeating Populism and Strengthening Democratic Governance in Latin America

From 17 to 21 October 2016 political party representatives from Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Uruguay and Venezuela participated in a dialogue programme in Brussels and Berlin. The group discussed strategies to defeat populism and strengthen democratic governance in Latin America with high-ranking European interlocutors. In Brussels, the delegation was received by the Vice-President of the European Parliament, Mr. Antonio Tajani.

September 14, 2016
Expert Seminar on SDG 7

Expert Seminar on SDG 7

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goal on energy in developing countries - What role for the EU?

In the expert seminar a group of international stakeholders from governmental and private-public level explored how to successfully implement the Sustainable Development Goal on energy (SDG 7) in developing countries and how EU policies can contribute to achieving this aim. The discussions led to several insights with regards to the tools of implementation of SDG 7 and the consistency an coherence of the European Commission´s work to support the achievement of energy and climate goals.

September 6, 2016

Dialogue Program for Palestinian representatives

The MNED jointly organised with KAS Ramallah a meeting program for a Palestinian delegation from 5.-6.09.16. The group met hing-ranking representatives from the EU institutions to discuss the French Initiative and the Middle East Quartet report, e.g. Elmar Brok, MEP, Chair of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, European Parliament. more…

June 30, 2016


Land Degradation, Climate Change and Migration: Challenges for the EU and Africa

On 28 June 2016 a high-level debate on land degradation, climate change and migration with a focus on West Africa, hosted by Giovanni La Via, Chair of the Committee on Environment, took place at the European Parliament. Amongst others, Mrs. Barbut, Executive Secretary of the UNCCD, H.E. Mr. Hemou, Ambassador of ECOWAS to the EU, and Mr. Calleja Crespo, Director-General of DG ENV, gave insights into the current policy field and upcoming challenges. more…

June 20, 2016
Asiatische Delegation beim Besuchstermin in Brüssel mit Herrn Juraj Nociar, dem Leiter des Kabinetts des Kommissars für die Energie Union.

KAS network of future Asian energy and climate experts visits Brussels

From 16.-18.06.2016 an Asian delegation of future climate and energy experts visited Brussels. Within their study programme to energy security and climate change the group gained knowledge about the current state of the energy union and discussed with high-ranking EU-officials challenges of European and Asian energy and climate policy. The delegation met among others Juraj Nociar, Head of Cabinet of Commissioner Maroš Šefčovič, responsibly for the Energy Union.