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Countering Daesh Extremism - European and Asian Responses

Panorama Insight Into Asian and European Affairs

We are pleased to present this special issue of Panorama: Insights into Asian and European Affairs Countering Daesh Extremism - European and Asian Responses which has been published in collaboration with The International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research (ICPVTR) at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. more…

Country Reports | October 21, 2016

Refugees and Migration in Asia and Europe

Panorama Insights into Asian and European Affairs

In this issue of our journal Panorama: Insights into Asian and European Affairs,we present an analysis on the refugee crisis being faced in Asia and Europe. In 2015, the biggest refugee movements to Europe since the Second World War and the case of the boat refugees from Myanmar and Bangladesh has led to the biggest humanitarian crisis of recent times. A high number of refugees to Europe also originate from Asia or transit through the region. Thus, with this publication we try to contribute to the exchange between the two regions to address this crisis jointly. more…

August 18, 2016

Rethinking International Institutions

Diplomacy and Impact on Emerging World Order

This book analyses the emerging trends and patterns in 21st century world politics and re-examines international institutions, and the various forms and practices of diplomacy. The papers collated in this book addresses changes through the use of digital governance, the setting up of new cooperation architectures such as the AIIB and the role of emerging powers in existing institutions like G20. The articles also reflect on whether the existing institutions can be reformed or if the way forward will see the establishment of new structures given the recent shift in world power. more…

August 1, 2016

Policy briefing No. 3 "2016 Status of Women Empowerment in Asia"

Asian Women Parliamentarian Caucus (AWPC) Meeting Outcomes at the 4th International Women Deliver Conference

The global gender equality gap persists for many reasons and it primarily centers on i) the lack of funding, ii) data and iii) inclusion of women in the processes and institutions that matter for sustainable development. In this policy briefing, we address the political actors on why and how they may approach these three main areas of intervention when it comes to normalizing and campaigning for gender equality in political parties, policy and institutional processes as well as civic spaces. more…

Dilpreet Kaur | Country Reports | July 18, 2016

"Regional integration does not come naturally"

A KAS.DE interview with Dr. Beatrice Gorawantschy about the reactions in Southeast Asia to the Brexit referendum

The result of the British EU referendum shook not only Europe; it also had notable impacts on the Asian financial markets. “Southeast Asia will draw its lessons from the European developments,” Dr. Beatrice Gorawantschy says in an interview with The region is characterised by conflicts and could benefit from more cooperation and a new security network. more…

Dr. Beatrice Gorawantschy | Country Reports | July 7, 2016