Date Title Loc.
Oct. 23 - 24, 2017 Workshop

Strategic challenges for KAS in Asia

Planning conference of the KAS regional programme directors in Asia and Pacific

The environment of the international work of KAS is dramatically changing at a rapid pace. Therefore, the Foundation needs to keep adapting its strategies to new conditions in order to continue its work as professional partner in Asia. more…

Hong Kong
Nov. 17, 2017 Workshop

Investment Perspectives on Carbon Trading Systems (ETS)

Lessons from the EU Experience for Asia

The Faculty of Law/Chinese University of HK and the Asia Pacific Centre for Environmental Law, National University of Singapore examine challenges, legal issues and investment perspectives under conditions of different emission trade systems. more…

Hong Kong
Nov. 22, 2017 Symposium

Greening East Asia's energy sector

2017 World Energy Council International Symposium

The World Energy Council is going to hold its 2017 International Energy Symposium in Seoul/South Korea. The event deals with the challenges of harmonizing environment and energy policy on the Korean peninsula and beyond. more…

Seoul, South Korea
Nov. 30 - Dec. 1, 2017 Congress

Climate Change and Resource Security in South Asia

Exploring Security Risks of Climate Change

The workshop in joint cooperation with COSATT/Nepal and INSSSL/Sri Lanka will focus on the challenges and effects of climate change on national and regional security in South Asia. It will particular emphasis on the role of the Security Sector. more…

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Previous events

Date Title Loc.
Oct. 12, 2017 Symposium

East Asian Energy Security

Keeping the Lights on During Energy Transition

The electricity industry in East Asia is facing challenges. How to manage distributed generation sources while ensuring the economic and environmental sustainability? A joint KAS RECAP/Chatham House seminar shed lights on this transition. more…

Hong Kong
Sep. 4 - 8, 2017 Panel

Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment

High-ranking Meeting of environmental officials and experts from Asia-Pacific

UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) bring environment experts from all over Asia together to elaborate and initiate a deeper cooperation. This event is supported by KAS RECAP. more…

Bangkok, Thailand
June 26, 2017 Workshop

International Trade Regimes and Sustainable Development

A Review of European and Asian Trade Policies

Trade agreements, i.e. WTO rules and Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), effectively shape global trade flows. They also provide incentives for sustainable development. The workshop looks into the current status of EU FTAs with Asia from this perspective. more…


Event Reports

Mapping the Global and Local Landscape of Green Bond Markets

Strategic Role of Hong Kong in Green Finance

As an international financial center, Hong Kong plays a key role in facilitating green financing. The latest publication from Our Hongkong Foundation, one of Hong Kong’s leading think tank outlines the current development of the [...] more…

Bridging Civil Society and Government Policies

Civil Society Forum on the Environment at Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment 2017

As a preparatory meeting for the Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment in early September 2017, the Civil Society Organizations’ Forum on the Environment brought together civil society groups from Asian countries to [...] more…


On 13th of July, a round table was held at the city of Temirtau, organized by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Office in Astana in cooperation with JSC ArcelorMittal Temirtau and Kazakhstan’s renewable energy Association. Energy was the [...] more…

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