Security cooperation in Southeast Asia

ASEAN Security Connectivity

Although most contemporary security challenges are transnational in nature, ASEAN too often remains silent whenever such issues emerge. This is not for a lack of available policy instruments. more…

Cybersecurity for democratic processes

Workshop Hacked Elections

With increasing connectivity through the digital transformation, democracies are operating in a complex cyber and information environment. At our workshop on "Hacked Elections" we discussed how elections as well as public information flows can be subject to manipulation. more…

Addressing the Impact of Digitalization – What role for ASEM?

Since connectivity is the main theme of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM), the question of digitalization was at the heart of this year’s 19th Asia-Europe Think Tank Dialogue on 15 and 16 November 2017 in Yangon / Myanmar. more…

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Welcome

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.

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Previous events

Nov. 27 - 28
Workshop

Hacked Elections

Nov. 15 - 16
Experts' Meeting

19th Asia-Europe Think Tank Dialogue

Addressing the Impact of Digitalisation – What Role for ASEM?

Nov. 8 - 11
Experts' Meeting

The World in 2030: Women, Development and Policy

AWPC Meetings 2017

Oct. 25
Discussion

Germany has decided - What´s next?

Analyzing the German Federal Elections

Publications

ASEAN Security Connectivity: Inaugural Workshop

"Defining Problem and Project"

“Due to the animosity of the past, regional integration is still at a stage of confidence building. This does not mean that ASEAN should remain stuck with process. On the contrary, tangible cooperation on the ground can and must [...] more…

Hacked Elections

The importance of cybersecurity for democratic processes

With increasing connectivity through the digital transformation, democracies are operating in a complex cyber and information environment. Elections as well as public information flows can be subject to manipulation. The concern [...] more…

Digitalization Likely to Reshape the Cooperation between Asia and Europe

19th Asia-Europe Think Tank Dialogue in Myanmar

Is digitalization still the purely positive force it was long perceived as? In light of recent developments, this rather romanticizing concept has to be critically examined. Digitalization is already and will continue to impact [...] more…

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