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July 17, 2013

A Dialogue on Current Transatlantic Topi

"Incompatible? Jobs and Growth at Home and Promoting Democracy around the World"

The European People's Party Group in the European Parliament and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation invite representatives from U.S. partner organisation to joint event on current transatlantic affairs. more…

July 15, 2013
Members of the delegation pose in front of the KAS Washington office with (f.l.t.r.) Dr. Charles Ludolph (Transnational Analytics), Dr. Christina Krause (KAS Berlin), Sara Bethe Weller (AJC) and Dr. Lars Hänsel (KAS Washington).

A Talk with Young Executives from German

"TTIP: Not Your Grandmother's Free Trade Agreement"

The long standing partnership between between the American Jewish Council (AJC) and the Konrad-Adenauer Foundation brings a group of young community activists together for annual exchange in the Nation's Capital.

July 11, 2013
The group during their visit to the Canadian Parliament on Ottowa with Nathaniel Cousins, ‎Legislative Assistant, Office of Gary Schellenberger, MP.

"The Future Generation of Transatlantic Leaders: Dialog with Canadian Counterparts"

In order to foster the German-Canadian-Dialogue between the next generations of young leaders the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation staged a bilateral platform for the exchange of ideas and experiences on energy, security and trade policies between young German politicians and Canadian experts.

June 14, 2013

“Is the EU stronger or weaker after the Euro Crisis? Can the European regions contribute to solving complex issues?”

On June 6, 2013, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Forum of Federations organized a discussion with Dr. Jürgen Rüttgers, former Prime Minister for the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia and former Federal Minister in the government of Chancellor Helmut Kohl. Dr. Rüttgers gave remarks on current developments in the EU for an audience of Canada’s international community, representatives of think tanks, and federal elected officials and staff in Canada’s capital city of Ottawa. more…

December 20, 2012

Transatlantic Discussion: Conservatives in the U.S. and Europe –A Natural Alliance?

Ambassador Paul Bremer and former Congressman Jim Kolbe joined a group of young transatlantic leaders to discuss the importance of U.S. and German shared values in shaping foreign policy. more…

November 8, 2012

Transfer from Politics to the Public: Content and Methods

A delegation of German elected officials and political strategists observed the November 6 U.S. elections and met with experts to learn about current policy debates in the U.S, developments in the elections, and the strategy and tactics used in the campaign. more…

July 21, 2012

The Role of Political Communication in the U.S.

Policy Spokesman of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group, Philipp Mißfelder, MdB, led a delegation of young elected officials and political activists to Washington, DC, from July 9-13. The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in Washington organized a program against the backdrop of the presidential and congressional elections in November 2012. more…

June 25, 2012

Understanding the Role of Political Communication

MdB Philipp Miβfelder and a group of young elected officials and political activists will travel to Washington, DC, to learn more about the role of political communication and how it influences voters and policy debates. more…

June 14, 2012

Partisan Media in the U.S.

Danger or Opportunity for the Political Culture?

In the United States, the political debate is starkly divided into two opposing camps. This applies not only to party politics, but also to the media, which is becoming increasingly partisan. more…

May 21, 2012


A Joint Transatlantic Future - Opportunities and Challenges to Economic Cooperation

“Even if we do not agree on every aspect of fiscal policy, we nonetheless share a common transatlantic goal,” declared the Minister-President of Saxony-Anhalt, Dr. Reiner Haseloff, at an event organized by KAS, the American Council on Germany and the German General Consulate in San Francisco. Minister-President Haseloff addressed more than fifty representatives from California's business community and civic society. more…