Energy Transformation in Taiwan

Taiwan has to make fundamental decisions about its future energy system. By 2025, all nuclear power plants will be shut down. But how can a safe and sustainable energy supply for Taiwan be ensured in the future? This was discussed with members of the German Bundestag in Taipei. more…

Study Space Singapore Juni 2018

Study Visit to Singapore

City Redevelopment in the Era of Climate Change

Singapore’s efforts in urban planning are well-recognized in Asia. How does the city achieve sustainable development when addressing challenges posed by climate change? With Georgia State University, KAS RECAP conducts a study tour on Governing Climate Change at the Local Level in Singapore in June.

Digitalisation and energy in asia

Streams of data, thought, and other things

What influence do digitalisation processes have on the use of energy and raw materials in Asia? What innovation dynamics and geopolitical implications result from the potential, still far from exhausted, of these developments? These questions are addressed by an article by Dr Peter Hefele at KAS International. more…



The Regional Project Energy Security and Climate Change Asia-Pacific, based in Hong Kong SAR, PR China, supports the political dialogue between decision makers in the region and with Europe concerning challenges of the energy and climate policy. The project develops solutions and concrete projects of sustainability in politics, economy and society.


Previous events

Apr. 24 - 26

European and Asian Perspectives on China's Belt & Road Initiative

7th Workshop on EU-China Relations in Global Politics

Apr. 17 - 18

Unlocking the Door towards Development

Improving Access to Electricity in Southeast Asia

Mar. 14

Cambodia’s Energy Transition: Introduction of a Policy Paper

Feb. 1

Sustainability in Global Value Chains

Implementing Free Trade and the Sustainable Development Goals


Energy Transformations: Experiences from Taiwan and Germany

Luncheon discussion with members of the German Bundestag

On invitation of KAS RECAP, German and Taiwanese politicians, academics and entrepreneurs discussed experiences of the German “Energiewende" and opportunities for closer cooperation with Taiwan in the field of energy security and [...] more…

Driving Innovations in Hong Kong and Germany

Policies and Incentives

Hong Kong is considered as the leading financial and trade center of Asia. But is it also a place to be for young start-up companies? On invitation of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, young entrepreneurs and politicians from [...] more…

Achieving Universal Electricity Access in Southeast Asia

Unlocking the Door towards Sustainable Development

Around 20% of the population in Southeast Asia do not have access to electricity. Lack of energy use serves as a significant factor hindering sustainable development of developing countries in terms of education, health, gender, [...] more…

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