KAS Annual Regional Meeting 2018

Setting the Agenda for Asia-Pacific

KAS Annual Regional Meeting 2018

Directors of KAS offices from across Asia and from the headquarters met in Singapore on 22-25 January to discuss this year's activities as well as the latest development of Asia. KAS will continue its engagement in promoting international, regional and national cooperation with a focus on emerging topics such as digitalisation.

HKBU Appointment Dr Hefele

Dr Peter Hefele Appointed as Advisor of HKBU

Dr. Peter Hefele, Director of KAS RECAP, has been appointed to the Department of Government and International Studies Advisory Committee at Hong Kong Baptist University. He will give advice on strengthening linkages between the university’s academic activities and the community.

sustainability in global value chains

Free trade and Sustainable Development Goals

Companies are increasingly embedded in global production chains and have significant impact on the the social and environmental conditions in affected countries. Two workshops in Asia and Europe deal with existing practices of MNEs, implications of the SDGs, international standards and the role of regulating authorities. 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.



Apr. 18 - 20

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

7th Workshop on EU-China Relations in Global Politics

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Previous events

Feb. 1

Sustainability in Global Value Chains

Implementing Free Trade and the Sustainable Development Goals

Dec. 12
Hong Kong
Book Presentation

Energy Efficient Retrofiting of Commercial Buildings

Launch of a Practical Guide to Reducing Carbon Emissions

Nov. 30 - Dec. 1

Climate Change and Resource Security in South Asia

Exploring Security Risks of Climate Change


Smart Cities in Asia-Pacific

Making Sustainable Transitions Successful

Kurzbeschreibung more…

Sustainability and Climate Responsibility in Global Value Chains

On February 1, 2018 the Multinational Development Policy Dialogue of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (MNED) in Brussels, in cooperation with the German Economic Institute (IW) and the Regional Project Energy Security and Climate [...] more…

Asia's climate change and energy security in figures

Diagrams and analysis about current facts and trends

Being intertwined with all issues of public life, social developments, environmental concerns and diplomacy, the dynamics of energy and climate politics are very complex and hard to understand as a whole. This is especially true [...] more…

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