Criteria for Investments of German SMEs in Foreign Countries

Strengthening the economy, creating growth and promoting foreign investment have been core goals of Myanmar’s new government. However, special political framework conditions contribute to difficulties in implementing these policies. more…

Michael Fuchs | August 1, 2017

Future Directions of Myanmar Migration

Challenges and Opportunities for Development

Migration is more multifaceted today than several decades ago. The relentless pace and new challenges posed by migration mean that the Myanmar government needs to be proactive in managing migration to mitigate the risks and maximize the benefits of migration for development. As migration is a cross-cutting issue, multiple stakeholders, including the private sector, need to be involved in migration policy development. more…

July 1, 2017

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl

On the death of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and former President of the European Parliament, Hans-Gert Pöttering, writes: more…

June 17, 2017


in cooperation with the Forum of Federations

Translation of the original English version into Burmese language more…

George Anderson | January 1, 2017

The Changing Meaning of Federalism

From Separation of Powers to a Tool for Accommodating Diversity

In the context of the ongoing peace process many models for the future structure of the state in Myanmar have been analyzed in public discourse. Among them, federalism seems to be one of the more attractive options. more…

Prof. Dr. Rainer Grote | December 1, 2016