Maritime Challenges in the Asia Pacific: Moving Towards Political, Environmental, and Functional Cooperation

On Friday, November 18, 2016, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Philippines will host its yearly maritime security event, "Maritime Challenges in the Asia Pacific: Moving Towards Political, Environmental, and Functional Cooperation." more…

Federalism in Focus

Delegation from the Philippines visits Berlin

From September 25, 2016 to October 1, 2016, a Philippine delegation, composed of lawmakers, political practitioners, and the media, met with Germany’s members of Parliament, practitioners, policymakers, etc. to comprehend the workings of one of the best models of federalism, Germany. more…

Designs for Success

Best Practices in Local Waste Management

Representatives of DELGOSEA member organizations, international experts and Cambodian local governments met in Siem Reap, Cambodia last August 3 to learn and explore challenges solid waste management posts for local governments in ASEAN. more…



Welcome to the website of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung office in the Philippines. The KAS Manila office develops programs on issue-areas that aim to help strengthening the democratization process in the Philippines; From 1998 to the present, the main activities of KAS in the Philippines have focused on Social Economy, Institutional and Political [...]


Previous events

Nov. 22

Partnerships for Integrity and Jobs Final Conference

Nov. 18

Maritime Challenges in the Asia Pacific

Moving Towards Political, Environmental, and Functional Cooperation

Oct. 28

The Philippine Network of Local Government Integrity Circles (LoGIC)

Oct. 6

Peace, Constitutional Reform and Federalism

A Roundtable Discussion


A Quest For Regional Solutions

Challenges and Prospects for Conflicts in the South China Sea

What does China’s rise mean to the Asia Pacific region and how to deal with it? That is the question most frequently addressed by scholars, analysts, and decision-makers right now. But what if China is not rising? What if it has [...] more…

Bandits or Terrorists?

The Abu Sayyaf Group between Economic Interests and Religious Ideals

The Abu Sayyaf Group was designated as a terrorist organisation by the U.S. State Department at the end of the 1990s. The Philippine authorities followed suit in September 2015, more than 15 years later. The group made several [...] more…

Partnership with the Philippines

50th Anniversary

KAS Philippines Office has published an updated brochure that summarizes the history of KAS's work in the country and gives a detailed overview of the current work of KAS and its institutional partners in the country. more…

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