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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…

February 28, 2017

Meet the new batch of participants for KASYP!

The 8th batch of the Konrad Adenauer School for Young Politicians (KASYP) met for the first time in Cambodia with participation from 9 different Asian countries to engage in a week long seminar of discussions with expert resource persons. more…

February 28, 2017

New launch of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Young Political Leaders Caucus!

30 mid-level leaders in politics/governance from participating KASYP countries in South and South East Asia met from 2nd to 4th February to launch a new initiative called the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Young Political (KASYP) Leaders Caucus. more…

February 23, 2017

New Policy Paper Available!

In this policy paper “Countering Violent Extremism and Terrorism in Asia and Europe”, Patrick Rueppel (Senior Program Manager for Foreign and Security Policy, Geopolitics) discusses recent developments concerning terrorism and violent extremism in both regions and provides recommendations for the way forward. more…

December 21, 2016

New Book Released

This new book analyses ASEM’s future role in facilitating the connectivity of ideas and in enhancing cooperation in the non-traditional security and economic spheres as well as its potential impact on global governance. more…