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November 13, 2017

Political Dialogue with Ms Grace Fu, Minister for Culture, Community & Youth

What is women’s role in society? What are the government reforms in providing adequate work-life balance in Singapore? and what is Singapore’s approach to countering human trafficking? These were some questions addressed in a tea session with KAS's network of Asian Women Parliamentarians (AWPC) more…

November 2, 2017

Panel discussion

Germany has decided - What´s next?

Five weeks ago, Germany has decided. The CDU stayed the strongest party. But the political competition has widened and for the first time in 60 years, the new German Bundestag has six factions, ranging from far-left to far-right. Thus, a valid question remains: What’s next? more…

October 17, 2017

7th NATO-Asia/Pacific Dialogue underlines benefits of regular exchange

Security experts from 11 Asian countries participated in this year's NATO-Asia/Pacific Dialogue on 16 and 17 October 2017 in Brussels. more…

October 6, 2017

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…

October 5, 2017

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…

September 27, 2017

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…

September 8, 2017

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…

August 5, 2017

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…

August 4, 2017

ASEAN@50

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…

July 17, 2017

Singapore’s View on the G20 Summit 2017

As the Chair of the Global Governance Group (3G) Singapore represented the interests of small and medium-sized countries at the 22nd G20-Summit in Hamburg. more…