Publications

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The role of the United Nations in Iraq – A get-together of former fellowship students in the KAS New York office

A main objective of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is the support of young talent that promotes liberal democratic values globally. In addition to its political engagement, the KAS New York office aims to connect current and former KAS alumni and grow an interdisciplinary network of international experts. more…

Event Reports | May 25, 2018

Development Cooperation for achieving the 2030 Agenda: The Way Forward

On May 23, 2018, at the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung New York experts from the Network of Southern Think Tanks (NeST), the German Development Institute (GDI-DIE) and other international organizations met to discuss the challenges facing global development cooperation. more…

Event Reports | May 23, 2018

Tackling a global problem with transnational solutions – terrorism and the United Nations

The fight against global terrorism has a little known ally – more united and expedient than one might think. This was the key message Dr. David Scharia offered in his speech in the KAS New York office on the evening of May 7th. In contrary to the prevalent common perception of the UN as a toothless tiger, Dr. Scharia explained how the United Nations effectively fight terrorism with a comprehensive and assertive approach. more…

Event Reports | May 18, 2018

Iraq at a Crossroads: Reconfiguring the Role of the United Nations

This paper was inspired by a study visit of a high-ranking Iraqi delegation from Baghdad and Erbil to the United Nations and other institutions in New York in October 2017. This visit entitled “The future role of the United Nations in Iraq” was organized by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung’s New York office in cooperation with the foundation’s Syria/Iraq Office. The author of this publication, Ali Al-Mawlawi, was part of this delegation. Ali is Head of Research at the Al-Bayan Center for Planning and Studies in Baghdad (www.bayancenter.org). more…

Country Reports | April 4, 2018

Stregthening women's land use and ownership rights

Stefanie Braun, Project Manager of the "One World - No Hunger" initiative at KAS Namibia, participated in the yearly UN women's conference CSW62. In this context she also came to KAS New York to talk about the project which aims to strengthen women's land use and ownership rights. more…

March 30, 2018