Publications

Page 3

Kissinger salutes Adenauer

Dr. Kissinger records a video message in his Manhattan office for Adenauer's commmemoration ceremony in Berlin. more…

Event Reports | April 25, 2017

Is the UN on the cusp of changing times?

Background information and a first assessment of the budget cuts announced by the new US government.

Newly elected US President Donald J. Trump submitted his first draft budget on 16 March 2017. In addition to important increases in the defense budget, cutbacks were announced to the draft budgets for the departments of foreign and environmental affairs. In particular, the proposed cuts to the State Department budget could have a significant impact on the work of the United Nations as the United States is currently the greatest individual donor to the UN as a whole. This explains why the latest announcements from Washington have been met with great concern on the East River. more…

Dr. Stefan Friedrich | Country Reports | April 3, 2017

UNI goes UNO

Chemnitz University of Technology´s NMUN-Delegation

On March 17th, 2017 the Model United Nations delegation from Chemnitz University of Technology visited KAS New York. The group of 12 students participates in the simulation “National Model United Nations” that takes place in New York from March 19th to 23rd, 2017. more…

Magdalena Jetschgo | Event Reports | March 17, 2017

„We need new laws for today´s realities“

Breakfast briefing

On March 14th, Member of the German Bundestag Ursula Groden-Kranich, visited the new KAS office in New York for a breakfast briefing. She was in New York to attend the sixty-first session of the Commission on the Status of Women which took place at the United Nations Headquarters from 13 to 24 March 2017. The breakfast briefing, which was co-organized together with the American Council on Germany (ACG) focused on gender equity in a changing work environment. Ms. Groden-Kranich shared her insights on the topic and made clear why it is still necessary to fight the gender gap. more…

Magdalena Jetschgo | Event Reports | March 14, 2017

Stormy Times on the East River

Why Germany must increase its engagement in the UN: using the Blue Helmets and refugees as examples

The post-1945 world order is under threat. The established system of international law, the United Nations, human rights and free trade and unrestricted shipping is under pressure from outside and from within. This liberal international system, which favors globalization, enables prosperity and has carried the values and principles of Western enlightenment around the world, is now under threat. more…

Céline-Agathe Caro, Dustin Dehez, Dr. Patrick Keller, Dr. Jana Puglierin | Country Reports | March 7, 2017