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June 30, 2015

Discussion with Christoph von Friedeburg

A closer look at the impact of the shale gas boom on local U.S. economies

The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung organized a roundtable discussion of the Transatlantic Climate Bridge on Dr. Christoph von Friedeburg’s paper “Broken Promises: Impacts of Pennsylvania’s Shale Gas Boom on Local Economies” (March 2015). The attendees discussed Mr. Friedeburg’s report, examined the fracking debate from transatlantic perspectives, and discussed other energy issues, with an emphasis on renewable and sustainable energy sources. more…

June 16, 2015

Conference with AICGS on Israel-Germany

Fifty years of Diplomatic Relations

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the American Institute of Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) have organized a one day conference to celebrate, analyze, and assess the “special relationship” that has been forged between Germany and Israel over the last 50 years. Distinguished panelists and speakers will weigh in on current robustness of the relationship in light of recent domestic, regional, and global challenges and generational change. more…

May 25, 2015

Asia from a Transatlantic Perspective

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Washington, in cooperation with KAS Media Programme Asia, will organize a seminar in Washington, DC, focusing on Mutual Perceptions in Journalism and Politics as they relate to current events in Asia, U.S. and Europe. more…

May 6, 2015

Norbert Röttgen, MdB in Washington

U.S. security experts exchange views with Dr. Norbert Röttgen, MdB

Germany’s role as crisis mediator will be the topic of discussion with U.S. foreign policy experts and the chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the German Parliament, Norbert Röttgen, MdB. more…

April 1, 2015

MP Peter Beyer in Washington

"Trade, a pillar for transatlantic relations"

Transatlantic trade policy has moved into the spotlight with current TTIP negotiations. German Parliamentarian Peter Beyer, MdB is going to talk to experts from the US Congress and from think tanks during his visit to Washington DC. more…

February 10, 2015

The Transatlantic Relationship

A Narrative of Trust and Commitment

From March 1 to 6, 2015, Prof. Dr. Jürgen Rüttgers, former Prime Minister of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, will visit the United States for a dialogue program with American politicians and business representatives. The talks will take place in Washington, D.C. and New York, NY. more…

January 26, 2015

The Future of the Eurozone

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

January 26, 2015

The Transatlantic Agenda for 2015: A German Perspective

During his speech Steffen Kampeter, the Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Germany and a Member of the German Bundestag, highlighted the importance of the transatlantic cooperation and stressed the unique ties the transatlantic partners share. more…

November 10, 2014

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. more…

September 29, 2014

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. more…