KAS.de - News of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung News and Publications of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V. Thu, 19 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 http://www.kas.de/wf/de/71.3572/ webfriend.de en Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V. Video-Interview: "Use social media for your political work, but don´t be used by them." //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.53140/ Christoph Plate, Director of the Media Programme Subsahara Africa, talks about the role of journalism in Africa. Thu, 19 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2018-07-19:meldung:61125 Think Tank Report 3/2018: Igniting the spark //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.53086/ The new Think Tank Report provides insights into the agendas of international think tanks. The topics: the future of mobility, big data and blockchain. Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2018-07-13:meldung:61034 Think Tank Report 3/2018 //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.53086/ In the Think Tank Report 3/2018 we take a look at: The future of mobility | Canada's new national big data strategy | How globalisation is changing income distribution | What blockchain technology can do for fragile states | Foreign interference in the next US elections | and many more... Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2018-07-10:dokument:53086 Ways for guaranteeing opportunities: Property Rights for All South Africans //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.53037/ The conference’s overarching goal was to provide a platform for informed and constructive discussion on property rights and land reforms. Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2018-07-06:meldung:60972 Essential Tool in Many Campaigns: Social Media Guide for Politicians //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.52676/ It is not sufficient just to set up a Facebook account and wait for victory in the next elections – social media should be used but without being driven by it. Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2018-07-06:meldung:60960 Invisible Enemies //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.52917/ Diseases are hardly a thing of the past. In fact, it is quite the contrary, as the risk of rapid spread of infectious diseases is greater than ever before. For this reason and because of their drastic socio-economic consequences, epidemics and pandemics are increasingly being assessed through the prism of security. This makes health a matter of national security –and some people are still not happy with this idea. Wed, 04 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2018-07-04:dokument:52917 An African Afghanistan? //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.52914/ A lack of state structures, frequent attacks by Islamic extremists, poverty, and a steady expansion of military involvement on the part of Europe – in German public debate, the mission in Mali is compared to the situation in Afghanistan. Despite all efforts, strong words and support from Western nations, efforts have failed to significantly weaken the Islamists. Vast swathes of the country are beyond the control of the central government, allowing the Malian desert to become a haven for terrorist groups. Why is Germany involved, what is the situation today, and what does the future look like? Wed, 04 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2018-07-04:dokument:52914 Democracy and Civic Engagement: 2018 Uganda Social Media Conference //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.52980/ 400 guests, speakers and exhibitors gathered to take part in a discourse on digital (dis) information and its impact on democratic processes. Tue, 03 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2018-07-03:meldung:60911