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June 1, 2016
Chinese delegation of China’s Central Committee visits Brussels

Chinese delegation of China’s Central Committee visits Brussels

On 30-31 May 2016 a Chinese delegation of four Members of the International Department of China’s Central Committee visited Brussels. The delegation discussed EU-China relations in a changing political and economic context. Special focus was put on the Financial Services and Capital Markets Union of the EU. Amongst others the delegation met with Almaro Rubin de Cervin, Head of Financial Services Policy of the European Commission.

May 25, 2016
Workshop in Ouagadougou


Land Degradation, Climate Change and Migration in West Africa

On 18-19 May 2016 over 60 experts from Burkina Faso, Niger and Senegal, as well as representatives from the EU, NATO and other international organizations met in Ouagadougou to discuss how to address the nexus land degradation, climate change, migration and security in West Africa. The event was attended by high-level authorities and closed by H.E. Alpha Barry, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Burkina Faso. The regional workshop was organized by KAS, UNCCD and IOM.

April 29, 2016
Delegation Jordanien NATO Besuch, Brüssel

Delegation with high-ranking representatives of Jordanian Think Tanks in Brussels

On 24-26 April 2016 a Jordanian delegation of political analysts visited Brussels. The aim of the delegation was to discuss with high-level EU and NATO officials the future prospects for security and stability in the Middle East in the years to come. The delegation met among others Dr Jamie Shea, Deputy Assistant Secretary General.

February 24, 2016
Meeting Senators DefCOM and General Kostarakos

Dialogue Programme

Delegation of Pakistan's Senate Defence Committee in Brussels

On 22-23 February 2016 a delegation of 10 Members of Pakistan's Senate Defence Committee visited Brussels. The goal of the delegation chaired by Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed was to discuss with high-level EU officials the future prospects for security and stability in Pakistan in the years to come. The delegation met among others General Mikhail Kostarakos, Chairman of the EU Military Committee.

November 20, 2015
Delegation mit VP Tajani und MP Teresa Jimenez


Empowering Women in Asia and Europe

On 16-20 November 2015 a delegation of 11 members of the AWP Caucus visited Brussels. The activity was organized by the MNED in cooperation with the Regional Program Political Dialogue in Asia of KAS. During the visit high-level meetings were organized with representatives of the European Institutions, like the Vice President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani. In cooperation with Teresa Jiménez MP and the EPP a public hearing on gender policies was organized in the European Parliament.

November 11, 2015
Treffen Delegation Palästina mit Herrn Gahler, MEP

Dialogue Programme Palestine

On 09-10 November 2015 the MNED organized a dialogue programme for representatives of the Palestine Liberation Organization and of young diplomats of the Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The group had the chance to meet political decision-makers of the European Institutions and discuss the current situation in Palestine. After the visit to Brussels the group travelled to Berlin to continue the discussions with German interlocutors.

November 3, 2015
Meeting with Christian Haase


Brazilian Capital Cities in Action to Halt Climate Change

From 26 to 30 October a delegation of the Forum of Secretaries for Environment of the Brazilian Capital Cities (CB-27) visited Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands for a dialogue programme with European interlocutors on the role of cities and subnational authorities in fighting climate change. The delegation met experts in environmental law, renewable energies, city planning and mobility. In Berlin the delegates met MP Christian Haase as well as representatives of the City of Berlin.

October 21, 2015
Delegation trifft sich mit dem Generalsekretär

Dialogue Programme

Chinese Delegation meets Mr. Klaus Welle, Secretary General of the European Parliament

On 19-20 October 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 refugee crisis and on the future of the European integration process.

October 15, 2015
South Causcasus Youth Parliament with Joseph Daul

Study tour

South Caucasus Youth Parliament

From 12.-16.10.15, the Multinational Development Policy Dialogue of KAS organized a study tour for members of the South Caucasus Youth Parliament to Brussels. In the context of this measure, young students from Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia met with high-ranking representatives of the EU institutions, the Council of Europe and NATO. A special highlight was a meeting at the EPP headquarters with YEPP, during which the delegation had the honour to meet with Joseph Daul, Chair of the EPP group.

October 14, 2015
Internationaler Strafgerichtshof, Den Haag: Treffen mit Richtern des Ostafrikanischen Gerichtshofes

Democracy, Governance and Rule of Law

From 4 to 10 October 2015 the Multinational Development Policy Dialogue of KAS organized in cooperation with the Rule of Law Programme for Sub-Saharan Africa of KAS a dialogue programme for judges from East African courts. The delegation had meetings with representatives of international and European courts in The Hague, Strasburg and Karlsruhe to discuss international and national jurisprudence in several areas.