Local Governance, Development and Politics

Good governance at the local level is just as crucial as it is at the national level, if not more. 16 fellows of the Konrad Adenauer School for Young Politicians (KASYP) met in Penang, Malaysia to discuss and share best practices across Asia with invited expert resource persons and relevant stakeholders in Penang. more…

KASYP-LC Expert Meeting on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

14 KAS Young Political Leaders Caucus members met in Bangkok to share country reports and discuss the implementation challenges of the SDGs in their respective political spheres. more…


Perhaps, after 50 years of cordial cooperation and largely peaceful integration in a heterogeneous region, beset with conflict potential and of great strategic interest to great, sometimes hostile, powers, one can reach the conclusion that Southeast Asia minus ASEAN would be a lot less secure. more…



The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is one of the political foundations of the Federal Republic of Germany. With its international activities and projects, the KAS realizes a substantial contribution to international cooperation and understanding. It is named after the first Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, Konrad Adenauer.



Oct. 16 - 17

7th NATO - Asia/Pacific Dialogue

Nov. 15 - 16
Experts' Meeting

19th Asia-Europe Think Tank Dialogue

Addressing the Impact of Digitalisation – What Role for ASEM?

Nov. 27 - 28

Hacked Elections

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Previous events

Sep. 10 - 16
Study and Information Program

Final Training Programme for the 7th Batch of the Konrad Adenauer School for Young Politicians (KASYP) in Germany

“Modern Political Parties and Campaigning on Local and National Level”


ASEAN at 50 - A Look at its External Relations

Panorama - Insights into Asian and European Affairs

As ASEAN marks its 50th anniversary, we have dedicated this issue of our journal Panorama Insights into Asian and European Affairs to analyse ASEAN’s relations with several of its dialogue partners in the ever changing global [...] more…

Second Training Workshop for KASYP Batch 2017-2018

On Local Governance and Development

To think about sustainable development and good governance, it is paramount to highlight the initiatives of local institutions and politics. This was why the 8th KASYP Batch met in Penang from 23rd to 26th August to discuss [...] more…

Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Young Political Leaders Caucus (KASYP-LC) Experts' Meeting

For Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) | #KASYP4SDGs

Committed to discussing good governance practices within the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) framework, the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Young Political Leaders Caucus (KASYP-LC) met from 4-5 August in Bangkok to discuss roadmap [...] more…

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