China's new silk road

An option for deeper collaboration in Eurasia?

China's external political flagship project – the "One belt, One road" initiative – is a strategic milestone for Eurasia and a new world order. In cooperation with the initiative UACES, KAS RECAP brings together young scholars of all disciplines from Europe, East, Central and South Asia in Astana/Kazakhstan to discuss the manifold social, economic and political implications of OBOR. more…

Inaugural Energy Policy Dialogue

Australia, Europe and Asia-Pacific

A newly established "Energy Policy Dialogue" between Australia and Germany serves as platform for discussing current challenges of global energy and climate politics. more…

Spinning wind wheels in the design of the Korean flag

German Energy Transition

Lessons for South Korea

South Korea is striving for an energy transition in order to reduce its dependence on fossil resources and reach its climate policy targets. In cooperation with the Korean-German Chamber of Commerce, KAS recap discusses the lessons of the German Energiewende for a new South Korean energy and climate policy.



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. 24 - 26

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

7th Workshop on EU-China Relations in Global Politics

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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


International Solar Alliance (ISA)

Online Documentation of the KAS India office about the founding of the International Solar Alliance (ISA)

The ISA was initiated following the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP 21) on the 30th November 2015 and was introduced by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the then French President Francois Hollande. [...] more…

Cambodia’s Energy Transition

Presentation of a Research Study

Rapid economic development, a young and fast-growing population, severe impacts of climate change and the aim of providing stable and affordable energy and consumption in a sustainable way: These challenges lay at the heart of [...] more…


Cambodia, likewise to other developing countries, is facing a twofold problem which can only solved by a compromise: On the one hand, energy demand is rising sharply and increasing electricity production is essential for further [...] more…

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