Final Workshop of the 7th KASYP Batch in Germany

The Regional Programme Political Dialogue Asia brought a delegation of 18 young political leaders from eight Asian countries to Berlin, Erfurt, and Jena in order to experience German election campaign first-hand. more…

ASEAN Roundtable 2017

Partnering up with KAS PDA, the ASEAN Studies Centre brought a number of experts to Singapore in order to discuss past achievements as well as future challenges of ASEAN. more…

ASEAN at 50 - A Look at its External Relations

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 landscape. 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.



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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Oct. 16 - 17

7th NATO - Asia/Pacific Dialogue

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”


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

Modern Election Campaigning in Times of Populism

“Even in the digital age, door-to-door campaigning and local canvassing remain as important as ever – perhaps more than ever.” Those remarks by Connect 17 representatives, a CDU election campaign project, were among the most [...] more…

ASEAN Roundtable 2017

“ASEAN at 50: Charting the Future Together”

On October 2, KAS Regional Programme Political Dialogue Asia’s long term partner, the ASEAN Studies Centre of ISEAS Yusof-Ishak Institute in Singapore, hosted this year’s ASEAN Roundtable. In the year 2017, the event was of [...] more…

Urban ASEAN?

By Maria Elisabeth Höwer

“The 21st century will be urban”: since 2009 the biggest part of the world’s population concentrates in urban areas. Southeast Asia has seen significant urbanisation within the last decades, a process which took place parallelly [...] more…

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