With Dr. Hans-Gert Pöttering

“Europe: Player or Loser?”

Dr. Hans-Gert Pöttering will visit the United States for a dialogue program with elected officials, policy experts, business representatives and students to discuss current challenges the EU faces - especially as they relate to conflict in Ukraine, volatility in the Middle East and Europe's internal challenges. He will adress the question of whether Europe will be able to maintain a leading role within the transatlantic community or not pending the ability to find sustainable solutions. more…

Workshop with Dr. Günter Krings MP

“Threats from Within – Common Transatlantic Answers to Foreign Fighters in Syria and Iraq“

In the light of the challenges and threats for domestic security caused by international terrorism the transatlantic partners need to pursue common actions. In order to respond to these challenges, different answers to various problems are required. Dr. Günter Krings MP, Parliamentary State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for Internal Affairs will discuss the current situation with US-representatives. more…

International Reports

An Anchor in Society

Apart from a short period during the Vietnam War, the American people have always supported their military, which in turn is strongly anchored in society. more…



to the Washington, DC office of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS). The Washington office is in charge of the Foundation's activities in both the United States of America and Canada. The KAS maintains a broad network of personal and institutional contacts in North America.


Previous events

Jan. 21

The Transatlantic Agenda for 2015: A German Perspective

New Year’s Reception with Steffen Kampeter, Parliamentary State Secretary and Member of the German Bundestag

Jan. 20 - 22
Experts' Meeting

The Future of the Eurozone

Converstations with Federal Parliamentary State Secretary for Finance Steffen Kampeter, MdB

Jan. 8
Experts' Meeting

„Die aktuelle Klimapolitik der US-Regierung“

Expertenvortrag von Micheal Obeiter

Nov. 20 - 22

Supporting Sustainable Economic Development Globally

Provided by Transatlantic and Transpacific Economic Policy Development


The US-Midterms – A Transatlantic Perspective on Social Challenges

On a recent KAS organized trip, a delegation of consultants and advisors in politics and business gained new insights on societal trends in the US. The delegation met with members of both parties in Congress, political [...] more…

Rising Tensions in East Asia: A Transatlantic Perspective

On October 24, 2014 the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) held a joint-event with the Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS) to discuss the change in the transatlantic landscape [...] more…

The Green Side of Energy Security

Energy policy is one of the most important contemporary issues for both the European Union (EU) and the United States (US). It is not only central in fueling the economy on both sides of the Atlantic, matters of energy security [...] more…

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