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“The Last Mile in ending Extreme Poverty:An enlightening debate addressing one of global society’s biggest challenges”

A panel discussion addressing extreme poverty and its eradication

This event, held at the prestigious Brookings Institution in Washington D.C., acted as a platform for the launch of the Book “The last mile in ending Extreme Poverty”. The book, a collection of numerous reports and papers published by economists, political scientists and experts alike, acknowledges the recent developments in poverty reduction while identifying the three challenges that remain in the “last mile” to the eradication of extreme poverty globally: securing peace, creating jobs, and strengthening resilience. more…

August 5, 2015

American Policy Perspectives

A Workshop with Dr. Charles Ludolph and Barton Forsyth

On July 20th, 2015 the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation hosted a workshop to discuss the current topics of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the USA Freedom Act. Experts, Dr. Charles Ludolph, the President and CEO of Transnational Analytics LLC, and Bart Forsyth, Chief-of-Staff to Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), gave illuminating presentations with regard to U.S. trade and intelligence policy. German participants were part of a multi-day exchange program between the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the American Jewish Committee. more…

Justin Lakamper | Event Reports | August 1, 2015

50 years of Diplomatic Relations between Germany and Israel

A Conference with panel discussions on past, present and future German-Israeli relations

Seventy Years after the end of the Second World War and the Holocaust one encounters unique and positive relations between Israel and Germany as numerous International participants reiterated at the Conference “Fifty Years after the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations – are German-Israeli relations still special?“, organized by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Washington D.C. more…

Elmar Sulk | Event Reports | July 15, 2015

A New Transatlantic Trade Deal: Good for America?

A DEBATE OVER THE MERITS OF TTIP

On June 22, 2015 the McCain Institute for International Leadership held a debate at the United States Naval Memorial on the topic of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and whether or not it is advantageous for the United States to enter into the agreement. The debate featured two teams, one arguing for the agreement and one against, each comprised of two debaters. more…

July 7, 2015

Privacy and Security: A Comparative Constitutional Law Conversation

A DIALOGUE BETWEEN GERMAN AND AMERICAN EXPERTS ON TRANSATLANTIC PRIVACY AND SECURITY FROM A CONSTITUTIONAL PERSPECTIVE

Since Edward Snowden released documents detailing NSA surveillance programs, privacy and security issues have dominated transatlantic discussions. On June 17th, 2015, the Goethe Institut, together with the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) and the Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution at Montpelier, hosted an event examining the often contentious debate on privacy and security by comparing the German and American constitutions and exploring the role constitutional frameworks play in efforts to extend and protect the privacy and security of citizens. more…

June 26, 2015