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Green Urban Development Prospects in Africa

From 26th to 27th of April a delegation of African parliamentarians and city mayors visited Brussels in occasion of their one-week study tour to Europe, organized by Dr. Oliver Ruppel, Director of the KAS Regional Programme for Sub Saharan Africa. At an evening event, organized by the MNED Brussels, the participants discussed with Jens Gieseke, MEP and Diederick Zambon, Head of the Public Sector Sub-Saharan Africa of the European Investment Bank, on "Green Urban Development Prospects in Africa". This report gives a summary of the respective topics discussed on the event. more…

Johannes Hügel | Event Reports | May 8, 2017

Ahead of the Africa-EU Summit:

Setting the Course for a Sustainable Partnership

The Multinational Development Policy Dialogue of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung had the pleasure to organize the expert conference: “Ahead of the Africa-EU Summit. Setting the Course for a Sustainable Partnership” on April 11th 2017 in Brussels. The event aimed at exploring new avenues for cooperation and partnership in the extraordinary context of the upcoming G20 Summit and the Africa-EU Summit this year. The report gives an overview of the discussed topics and results of the high-level event. more…

Dr. Susanne Conrad | Event Reports | May 4, 2017

Water as warrantor for stability

The water-security-nexus in the Middle East

Water, energy and stability are inextricably linked to one another. Water is mandatory in the processes of production, distribution and use of energy. Energy is necessary for the extraction, desalination and distribution of safe drinking water. Access to clean water can therefore be a warrantor for regional stability. This essential relationship of water and stability is a topic of increasing importance. The main objective of the report is to sum up the discussion´s outcomes regarding water as guarantor for regional stability and the water-security-nexus in the Middle East. more…

Johannes Hügel | Event Reports | April 28, 2017

A Turning Point in EU-Latin American Relations?

Challenges and Opportunities

This report summarizes the key-messages of the conference "A Turning Point in EU-Latin America Relations? Challenges and Opportunities" held in the European Parliament on 17 November 2016. It also presents some reflections on the potential and future of EU-Latin American relations. more…

Dr. Luis Blanco | Event Reports | December 31, 2016

The EU and China in Africa.

Prospects for Cooperation

This report summarizes the main findings of the conference „The EU and China in Africa. Prospects for Cooperation” and delivers concrete policy recommendations. Considering that the impact of EU and China on the African continent has brought benefits and struggles, the conference aimed to assess best pratices and seeked to provide possibilities for pragmatic cooperation of the EU and China in Africa. more…

Event Reports | December 30, 2016