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…

April 24, 2018

Security Architectures under Threat: The Status of Multilateral Fora

In this issue of our biannual journal Panorama: Insights into Asian and European Affairs, the papers provide an insight into the current security landscape in the context of the new global security challenges more…

April 5, 2018

Leadership Training in Campaigning

Third Training Workshop for KASYP Batch in Nepal

In order to further develop their skill set, 15 participants from six different Asian countries who make up the 8th KASYP batch met in Kathmandu for their third workshop to receive "Leadership Training in Campaigning". more…

April 5, 2018

Security cooperation in Southeast Asia

ASEAN Security Connecitivity, Second Workshop

KASPDA proceeded with the second edition of the ASEAN Security Connectivity (ASC) project. This time, we brought the ASC core group together in Hanoi, Vietnam in order to develop a way forward for ASEAN security cooperation. more…

March 15, 2018

Study trip to Berlin

Digitalization in Asia and Germany

How will the advancing digitalization in the coming decades influence our society, politics, work and security? And how can politics set framework conditions, promote positive developments and mitigate negative ones? 13 experts from nine Asian nations traveled to Berlin to discuss digital developments in Asia and Germany. more…