Publications

Traversing The Challenges

Political, Economic and Environmental Dimensions of Maritime and Regional Security

This publication offers comprehensive analyses on the most important aspects regarding the South China Sea disputes and questions of maritime security as well as regional cooperation. more…

Benedikt Seemann, Tonette de Jesus | November 24, 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

Manual on Political Party Management and Local Party Work

The political entity that will one day be called the Bangsamoro needs democrats to make it work. Regardless of whether the future will bring a new autonomous region or a federal region – the fate and well-being of the people depends on their ability to govern themselves. more…

Benedikt Seemann, Atty Benedicto Bacani | March 24, 2017

Designs for Success

Best Practices in Local Waste Management

In the fields of economic and political integration in Southeast Asia, local governance is often neglected. That is one of the reasons why Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and UCLG ASPAC have partnered to start DELGOSEA in 2010. The underlying philosophy is a bottom-up approach. We believe that subsidiarity in all processes is crucial to effective governance and successful participation in public and political affairs. more…

Benedikt Seemann, Gennessy Detubio, Ronna Mae Villanueva | January 3, 2017

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 risen already? What if unilateral approaches provide no solution? Assuming this is the case, it’s worth looking, not only at China itself, but instead for regional solutions and answers. more…

Benedikt Seemann, Tonette de Jesus | November 18, 2016