September 10, 2018

New Study

Energy Security in a Digitalized World and its Geostrategic Implications

Three mutually reinforcing strategic trends are shaping the energy system: decarbonization, digitalisation and decentralisation. A new study by Dr. Frank Umbach provides a comprehensive view on the impacts of digitalisation on the global energy system. more…

September 7, 2018

Digital economy: Four big shifts that could change our world

Four big shifts for society and work arising from the digital economy could fundamentally change the way we think about institutions today. more…

August 21, 2018
Second Workshop for KASYP Batch 9 in Malaysia

KASYP Batch 2018-2019

Second Training Workshop in Penang, Malaysia

The second training workshop of each Konrad Adenauer School for Young Politicians (KASYP) batch focuses on the local dimension of sustainable development and good governance. In order to explore and discuss a variety of initiatives of local institutions and stakeholders, the 9th KASYP batch met in Penang.

August 13, 2018
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Workshop "Future of Work"

How will we work in the future?

Automation and digitalisation, robots, algorithms and artificial intelligence are bringing about far-reaching changes with far-reaching social and societal implications. How will we work in the future? Perspectives from Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, and Germany

July 17, 2018

Political Change

Panorama Insights into Asian and European Affairs

Presenting the first issue of our biannual journal Panorama for the year 2018 on "Political Change". more…

June 26, 2018

Multilateralism In A Changing World Order

Our latest publication "Multilateralism In A Changing World Order" sheds light on how different forms and patterns of multilateralism are evolving in the current international order. more…

June 21, 2018

Insights Asia

Improved Newsletter

Insights Asia is now out with additional content. The monthly newsletter of KAS Political Dialogue delivers current news and deeper insights into topics pertaining Asian affairs to your inbox. Curated from over 20 leading think tanks, 16 news outlets and 24 KAS programmes in Asia. more…

May 28, 2018

Technology and innovation

Digital world champion

If you want to know what the digital future will look like, it is worth taking a look at Singapore. Singapore has some of the fastest internet speeds on the planet, 150 % mobile penetration and an average of 6 hours of 41 minutes of internet usage per day. It is a rather digital society already. more…

May 22, 2018

32nd Asia-Pacific Roundtable

A spirit of uncertainty was present during the 32nd edition of the annual Asia-Pacific Roundtable. This was not only due to the fact that the conference took place on the eve of the 14th Malaysian general elections, which saw a landslide victory for the opposition, but also the changing security dynamics in the region. more…

May 16, 2018

Future of Work

Automation and digitization, robots, algorithms, and artificial intelligence are causing far-reaching changes with lasting social and sociopolitical implications. A workshop shed light on the future of work and developped ideas and recommendations for action in six areas, namely future developments, framework conditions, infrastructure, education, risks, and social repercussions. more…