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Digitalization in Asia and Germany

Study trip of Asian experts to Berlin

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? At the invitation of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, 13 experts from nine Asian nations traveled to Berlin to exchange ideas with German representatives from politics, science and industry for a week. more…

Katharina Naumann | Event Reports | March 10, 2018

Activities Report 2017

We are pleased to present you our activities of the year 2017. It provides an overview of the topics we worked on, our publications and the various dialogues we have organized in the year. more…

Country Reports | February 14, 2018

Commencement of the Ninth Series of Konrad Adenauer School for Young Politicians (KASYP)

POLITICAL PARTIES, FUNCTIONS AND ORGANISATION IN DEMOCRATIC SOCIETIES

20 young leaders, eight different Asian countries, one week in Sri Lanka. This was the first training programme for the ninth batch of the Konrad Adenauer School for Young Politicians (KASYP), held from 29th January to 3rd February 2018. more…

Event Reports | February 8, 2018

ASEAN Security Connectivity: Inaugural Workshop

"Defining Problem and Project"

“Due to the animosity of the past, regional integration is still at a stage of confidence building. This does not mean that ASEAN should remain stuck with process. On the contrary, tangible cooperation on the ground can and must be part of further confidence building. Limited security as well as societal cooperation within existing mechanisms is most appropriate to advance trust building and transparency, and ultimately regional integration.” more…

Dr. Frederick Kliem | Event Reports | December 13, 2017

Hacked Elections

The importance of cybersecurity for democratic processes

With increasing connectivity through the digital transformation, democracies are operating in a complex cyber and information environment. Elections as well as public information flows can be subject to manipulation. The concern that voting machines can be hacked or that voter registration databases can be tampered has been around for years but after the latest elections in the U.S. and in France we must state that cyberattacks also play a major role in political influencing. more…

Katharina Naumann | Event Reports | December 4, 2017