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June 25 - July 9, 2017 Panel

A New Paradigm of Chinese Urban Development?

International students visit four Chinese megacities to examine sustainable urbanisation concepts

During a study trip to China, students and young professionals from Asia, Europe and the US will visit Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Wuhan and Shenzhen to examine new urbanisation concepts. The trip is organised by KAS RECAP and the Hong Kong-America Center. more…

Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Guangzhou; PR China
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…

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June 18 - 21, 2017 Convention

Meeting Energy Demands in Asia: 40th IAEE International Conference

Implications for Energy and Environmental Markets

In 2017, the world's leading energy economists will gather at the annual conference of the International Association of Energy Economics IAEE in Singapore. Around 500 participants will discuss Asian energy issues in their broader global context. more…

June 8, 2017 Symposium

The Future of Oil and Gas in Asia

Lessons from the Energy Transitions?

The seminar, hosted by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung | Regional Project Energy Security and Climate Change Asia-Pacific and Chatham House, will look at the future of oil and gas in Asia. more…

Hong Kong, China
Mar. 20 - 25, 2017 Workshop

Global Emissions Reductions: Motivations, Obstacles and Germany’s Role

Presentation of an international KAS survey

The Paris Agreement on climate change COP21 aims at limiting of global warming to well below two degrees Celsius. A new study takes a look into the emission policies of the world’s four largest producers of GHG: China, India, Russia and the USA. more…

Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore

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Meeting the Energy Demand of Emerging Economies

RECAP scholarship holders discuss challenges for Asia

How do the challenges for the Korean and Indian energy politics differ? What experiences from Southeast Asia could be valuable for energy regulation strategy in the developed East Asian economies? In what aspects is a closer [...] more…

Towards an Integrated ASEAN Electricity Market

HAPUA-UNESCAP Meeting in Jakarta

The ASEAN Vision 2020 emphasises the need to construct energy networks across ASEAN. The ASEAN Power Grid (APG) was created as the flagship of this vision to achieve three objectives: (a) achieve long-term security, availability, [...] more…

Global Emissions Reductions and the German "Energiewende"

Presentation of an international KAS survey

The Paris Agreement on climate change (COP21) aims at limiting global warming to well below two degrees Celsius. This can only be achieved through a fast and dramatic reduction of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). A new study by [...] more…

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