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 Lections from the past: The energy transition in urban areas //www.kas.de/wf/en/17./ Asian cities are facing the great challenge of transforming their energy supply in a sustainable way. The historic development of the energy supply of geographically isolated areas such as Singapore and Kota Kinabalu/Borneo (Malaysia) shows how energy policy of the past define opportunities and limits for future energy transitions. Thu, 30 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2017-11-30:meldung:58624 Investments in a greener future: Carbon trading from an investors' perspective //www.kas.de/wf/en/17.74451/ Emission trading systems (ETS) are commonly seen as a promising instrument of economic politics to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases. A workshop examines how the regulatory framework of ETS (with focus on China and the EU) can be designed to promote investments in the production of clean energy. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-10-16:meldung:57907 Energy Security in East Asia: Keeping the Lights on During Energy Transition //www.kas.de/wf/en/17.74452/ The energy sector in East Asia is facing a profound transformation. The countries are striving to bring economic and environmental sustainability in accordance. A seminar by KAS RECAP and Chatham House sheds lights on these challenges considering new technological and regulatory developments. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-10-11:meldung:57870 Climate Change and Resources Security: Challenges for the Security Sector in South Asia //www.kas.de/wf/en/17.74453/ In the very densely populated South Asia, the various impacts of global warming and increasingly hampered access to dwindling natural resources pose serious threats on traditional and non-traditional security in the region. A workshop in Colombo will elaborate possible solutions for the security sector. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-10-11:meldung:57869 Environment ministers meeting in Bangkok: A voice for those most affected by climate change //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.50092/ More than 80 NGOs from Asia and the Pacific seized the opportunity to present the need of various groups of civil society for more sustainable and just climate politics on the Ministerial Summit on the Environment. KAS RECAP enabled representatives from the whole region to participate in the event. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-10-11:meldung:57867 New COSATT/KAS study: Climate Change in South Asia //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.49882/ 1,5 billion people between the Himalaya and the Indian Ocean are affected by climate change. The new study analyses the challenges for political and social stability and discusses possible solutions for four countries of the region. Sun, 20 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-08-20:meldung:57335 Fostering political cooperation in Asia: Asia-Pacific Environmental Ministers Summit //www.kas.de/wf/en/17.74133/ Due to serious threats and challenges of climate change in Asia-Pacific, there is an urgent need for regional coordination on the high political level. On a UNESCAP and UNEP meeting in Bangkok in early September 2017 governement representatives and NGOs will disucss further steps in mitigation and adapting to climate change. KAS RECAP is an official sponsoer of this high-level event. Sun, 20 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-08-20:meldung:57332