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September 19, 2016

KASYP 2015-2016 Goes to Germany!

The 2015-2016 KASYP batch concluded their two year training programme in Germany on 9th of September. They met with German interlocutors from the federal to local level as well as visited important institutions, where they gained practical insights in the political machinery and functioning of the German system. more…

August 30, 2016

COSATT Conference on "Migration and IDPs in South Asia

The second COSATT conference on “Migration and IDPs in South Asia” took place in Colombo, Sri Lanka on August 25th and 26th. We had the honour of having the evening keynote speech given by Dr. Klaus Schüler, Federal Director, CDU on “Migration in times of globalisation: Opportunities and challenges”. more…

August 17, 2016

Refugees in Asia and Europe

In the latest issue of our journal Panorama, we present an analysis on the refugee crisis being faced in Asia and Europe. more…

August 16, 2016

KASYP 7 "Local Governance and Development" Training Programme

20 participants from 9 different Asian countries met from 14th to 16th August for a three day workshop to discuss, engage with and develop skills sets from experience sharing with expert resource persons as well as from each other. more…

July 18, 2016

Policy Panel "Cities as Agents of Migrants' Integration"

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung’s Regional Programme Political Dialogue Asia and the Pacific and the East Asian Institute organized a public policy panel on 12 July 2016 in Singapore on 'Cities as Agents of Migrants' Integration'. more…

July 7, 2016

"Regional integration does not come naturally"

A KAS.DE interview with Dr. Beatrice Gorawantschy, Director of the Regional Programme Political Dialogue Asia and the Pacific, about the reactions in Southeast Asia to the Brexit referendum, and the fragile security situation in the region. more…

June 3, 2016

New Policy Briefing Available!

In this policy briefing “Fostering Europe-Asia Cooperation in Addressing Irregular Migration and Refugee Movements”, Patrick Rueppel (Program Manager for Foreign and Security Policy, Geopolitics) provides insights into the refugee as well as migration situation in both regions and recommendations for the way forward. more…

June 2, 2016

30th Asia-Pacific Roundtable

30th Asia-Pacific Roundtable

On 30 May to 1 June 2016, the 30th Asia-Pacific Roundtable (APR) of the Institute of Strategic and International Studies Malaysia took place in Kuala Lumpur. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung has been supporting this flagship event for many years. more…

May 20, 2016

Asia Women Parliamentarian Caucus meeting at Women Deliver conference

The Asian Women Parliamentarian Caucus (AWPC), formally established in 2014, met in Copenhagen, Denmark from 16th to 19th May to attend the largest global conference to discuss solutions for girls and women in health, rights, gender equality, education and economic empowerment. more…

May 12, 2016
18th Asia-Europe Think Tank Dialogue

18th Asia-Europe Think Tank Dialogue

On 11-12 May 2016, think tankers from Europe and Asia met in Ulaanbaatar/Mongolia for the 18th Asia-Europe Think Tank Dialogue "The Age of Connectivity – ASEM and Beyond" to discuss how ASEM can remain relevant in times of rapid change and ambiguity.