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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


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…

June 28, 2017

1930 - 2017

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl

An outstanding German statesman and a great European has passed away. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of former German Chancellor Dr. Helmut Kohl, the Chancellor of German reunification and Honorary Citizen of Europe. more…

June 27, 2017

Letters of condolences on behalf of the Singaporean Government on the passing of Helmut Kohl

On the death of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, the Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong, and his predecessor and current MP, Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong, expressed their condolences in two separate letters. more…

June 9, 2017

31st Asia-Pacific Roundtable, Malaysia

The Future of the Asia Pacific: Issues and Institutions in Flux

From 22-24 May 2017, the long-term KAS Partner Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia and the ASEAN-ISIS think-tank network hosted the 31st Asia-Pacific Roundtable (APR). KAS has been sponsoring the annual APR for many years and was yet again well represented in Kuala Lumpur. more…

June 6, 2017

Panel discussion "50 Years of the ASEAN Journey"

As ASEAN marks its 50th anniversary, it is an opportune time to reflect on its achievements, the challenges it has overcome and the way forward. The Regional Programme Political Dialogue organized the panel discussion "50 Years of the ASEAN Journey" on 30 May in Singapore more…

June 1, 2017

New Director of KAS Regional Programme Political Dialogue Asia

The Regional Programme Political Dialogue Asia has a new Director: Mr. Christian Echle took over from outgoing Director Dr. Beatrice Gorawantschy more…

May 29, 2017

Asia-Europe Counter-Terrorism Dialogue

Great potential for cooperation

From 17-19 May 2017, the ‘Regional Programme Political Dialogue Asia' of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung organized this year's Asia-Europe Counter-Terrorism Dialogue in Berlin. more…

April 12, 2017

KASYP7 Meets Hon. Prof. Dr. Norbert Lammert in Colombo!

The Konrad Adenauer School for Young Politicians (KASYP) 2016-2017 had the highest honour of meeting with the President of the Deustcher Bundestag (German Federal Diet) in Colombo, Sri Lanka as part of their third training programme on "Leadership in Campaigning"... more…