Regional Conference

Inclusive Youth Policies in South Asia

On 27 and 28 February 2014 scholars and practitioners from public administration, civil society, academia and youth organizations in South Asia met in Kathmandu exchange views on how to strengthen the crucial links between youth research and youth policies in the region. more…

COSATT goes online

On 29. August 2013 the Consortium of South Asian Think Tanks (COSATT), founded and supported by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Intsitute of Peace and Conflict Studies since 2008, launched its official website. Follow this link to find out about the COSATT, its members, events, publications and more…

Changing Scenario in Afghanistan

Implications for South Asia

In a seminar organized by the South Asian University together with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung experts from South Asia and Europe analyzed the political and socioeconomic situation in Afghanistan before the expected withdrawal of the International Security Assistance Force in 2014 more…



The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is a political foundation of the Federal Republic of Germany. With its program and projects it renders an active and effective contribution to international cooperation and understanding. Learn more about the activities of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in the SAARC-region.


Previous events

Feb. 26 - 28

Inclusive Youth Polices in South Asia

Oct. 23

Changing Scenario in Afghanistan

Implications for South Asia

Oct. 9

GBM Basin Management

Exploring approaches, cooperative frameworks and challenges

Sep. 22 - 24

Governing Youth in South Asia


COSATT goes online

Launch of the official Website of the Consortium of South Asian Think Tanks

Supported by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, the Consortium of South Asian Think Tanks (COSATT) has launched its official website, providing a comprehensive knowledge base on South Asia and the SAARC [...] more…

Afghanistan in SAARC

Towards Deeper Engagement

In May 2013 the Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS) in cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) organized a regional conference on “Afghanistan in SAARC: Towards Deeper Engagement” in Kathmandu. The program fulfilled [...] more…

Building Bridges

Strneghtehing Physical, Emotional and Economic Links in South Asia

Published by the Consortium of South Asian Think Tanks (COSATT), this edition combines an account of perspectives, opportunities and success stories of regional cooperation and connectivity in South Asia. It was released on 24 [...] more…

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