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May 17, 2012

Transatlantic Economic Relations - Dialogue Program with Peter Beyer MdB

Peter Beyer, Member of the German Bundestag, will meet wtih economic policy experts and elected officials in Washington, DC and Virginia to discuss economic and trade issues that affect the transatlantic relationship. more…

May 15, 2012
Offizielles Photos des Kardinals


Economic Crises as an Opportunity for Change – a Christian Contribution

Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich, an expert on Catholic Social Teaching, will examine its relevance to the current international predicament and discuss economic crisis as an opportunity for far-reaching change. Only an economic system centered on the human person, he will argue, can generate societies that are both prosperous and just in the long run.

February 3, 2012

Dr. Günter Krings MdB presents: „Sustainability in Energy Policy and Beyond – A Modern Conservative Approach in German Politics“

The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, along with co-host Ecologic Institute, held a luncheon discussion on February 2nd. The topic “Sustainability in Energy Policy and Beyond – A Modern Conservative Approach in German Politics” was presented by Dr. Günter Krings MdB, who is Vice Chairman of the CDU parliamentary group and former Chairman of the Parliamentary Advisory Council on Sustainable Development. Present to hear Dr. Krings’ speech were senior experts in the field of energy policy.

November 28, 2011


Money Laundering and Security Issues in Central America: A Transnational Approach to a Transnational Problem

Members of the laRED Central American think tank network met with experts in Washington, DC, to discuss the challenges of money laundering and organized crime in Central America. The meetings and public discussions will aid laRED's research for an upcoming policy paper on the topic, due to be published in January 2012. more…

September 25, 2011
Günter Nooke


German Development Assistance Reform

Günter Nooke, the German Chancellor's G8 Personal Representative for Africa at the Federal Ministry for Economic Development and Cooperation will discuss German Development Assistance Reform and its implications for recipient countries

September 21, 2011


European Sovereign Debt Crisis

Parliamentary State Secretary of the Ministry of Finance, Steffen Kampeter, discussion current transatlantic debt issues with a group of representatives from U.S. think tanks more…

September 18, 2011

Film Presentation

The Burning Wall - Brennende Mauer

The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and The Potsdam Foundation, in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut, cordially invite you to a screening of The Burning Wall at 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 29, 2011. A discussion of the film with civil rights activist Günter Nooke, a former member of the opposition movement in the German Democratic Republic, will take place after the screening. A reception will follow. Please rsvp more…

September 12, 2011


NGO Involvement in Development Policy Formulation - A German Perspective

Leonie Otten, Development Policy Advisor, Office of Dagmar Wöhrl, Chair of the Committee for Economic Cooperation and Development in the German Bundestag and Peter Lanzet, Senior Policy Advisor for Development Finance EED - Church Development Service (Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst) will provide an overview of German development policy, the major actors and topics. Please rsvp to more…

July 19, 2011


An Alliance Evolved: the United States and Germany over the past 20 Years

In the last few years, the Obama Administration has been perceived as looking for partnerships outside of Europe. Moreover, observers have noted that there are possible signs of isolationist tendencies among recent political groups. The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung is actively engaged in promoting transatlantic dialogue and thus organized a seminar with AICGS' Jackson Janes and blogger Matt Lewis for a delegation of young German leaders as part of the annual exchange program with the AJC. more…

July 11, 2011

Joseph Daul, MEP and Chair, EPP-ED Group

A Transatlantic Reponse to the Arab Spring

“The significance of 1775 for the United States can easily be compared with the significance of 1789, 1848, and 1989 for Europe. All these dates mark history because they were the occasions of revolts of populations that felt oppressed, who fought against what they considered to be tyranny and injustice. Whatever may come in the wake of the Arab revolutions, history will continue to be written,” said Mr. Daul. more…