7th workshop on eu-china relations: Eurasian cooperation within the New Silk Road China's project One Belt - One Road (OBOR) includes dozens of countries in East, Central and South Asia as well as Europe. This great diversity bears chances, but also challenges for a closer cooperation. In the workshop, young experts from all regions discuss the current situation and possible approaches. Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2018-04-24:meldung:60049 Inaugural Energy Policy Dialogue: Australia, Europe and Asia-Pacific http://www.kas.de/australien/en/events/76046/ A newly established "Energy Policy Dialogue" between Australia and Germany serves as platform for discussing current challenges of global energy and climate politics. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2018-02-21:meldung:59286 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. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2018-02-21:meldung:59284 sustainability in global value chains: Free trade and Sustainable Development Goals //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.51511/ Companies are increasingly embedded in global production chains and have significant impact on the the social and environmental conditions in affected countries. Together with the German Economic Institute, representatives from economy and politics in Brussels discussed new business models, the implementation of international standards and the role of regulating authorities. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2018-02-21:meldung:59283 China's new silk road: An option for deeper collaboration in Eurasia? //www.kas.de/wf/en/17.75537/ 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. Thu, 01 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2018-02-01:meldung:59285 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. Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2018-01-26:meldung:59031 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. Mon, 22 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2018-01-22:meldung:58981 sustainability in global value chains: Free trade and Sustainable Development Goals //www.kas.de/wf/en/17.75774/ 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. Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2018-01-17:meldung:58950 China's new silk road: A gate for new collaborations in Eurasia //www.kas.de/wf/en/17.75537/ China's centennial project "One Belt – One Road" creates numerous perspectives for the economic, political and cultural coooperation between Asia and Europe. The seventh KAS-UACES workshop sheds light on the initiative's manifold impacts on Central Asia and its neighbours. Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2017-12-11:meldung:58625 Climate change in South Asia: Paths towards a cooperation in security policy //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.50969/ Climate change brings along immense challenges for the traditional security in South Asia which politics and civil society will only be able to tackle by relying on the logistic and strategic support of the armed forces. High-ranking representatives from diplomacy, military and NGOs elaborated transnational solutions. Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2017-12-01:meldung:58623