KAS.de - News of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung News and Publications of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V. Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 http://www.kas.de/wf/de/71.3572/ webfriend.de en Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V. Hoping for a Miracle: On the Possible End of a Christian Presence in Iraq //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.51228/ Since 2003, the number of Iraqi Christians has fallen dramatically. Whether Christianity has any sort of future in Iraq is currently impossible to divine. Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2018-01-10:meldung:58902 So Close and Yet So Far //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.51233/ The UK’s decision to leave the EU based on the so-called Brexit referendum shocked Europe. How did it come to this? What internal rifts and contradictions are the root causes of the referendum result? What expectations, concerns, and fears does the impending separation entail? And what are the prospects for a future relationship? Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2017-12-22:dokument:51233 Failing State //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.51232/ Ex-U.S. President Barack Obama once described the United States’ and its allies’ lack of success in ensuring stability in Libya following the fall of the Gaddafi regime as one of the biggest failings of his time in office. Indeed, the country is sinking ever deeper into chaos. Now, the action plan by Ghassan Salamé, the United Nations’ new Special Representative for Libya, is expected to revive the peace process. If this does not succeed, the security situation risks escalating further – with far-reaching consequences both for neighbouring countries and Europe. Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2017-12-22:dokument:51232 Heading towards Maraboutcracy? //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.51229/ Senegal is considered a stable democracy and a role model for religious tolerance in West Africa. 90 per cent of Senegalese are Muslim and belong to one of the country’s four brotherhoods. These have always been significant in shaping Senegal’s political, economic and social structures. But over the last few years, the brotherhoods’ political influence has strengthened significantly. Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2017-12-22:dokument:51229 The Branding of Bloggers : #Africablogging Breaks Down Boundaries on Historic Ile de Gorée //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.50987/ Post-truth world? In late November a group of influential African bloggers from across the continent grappled with challenging existential questions in Senegal. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2017-12-15:meldung:58710 Interview with Hans-Gert Pöttering: Leaders Beyond the State //www.kas.de/wf/en/71.16739/ On Tuesday, 12th December, Dr. Hans-Gert Pöttering spoke at the European University Institute in Florence. Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2017-12-12:meldung:58665 Video: Handball Supercup for environment https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12FUdkJnI1I&list=PLCC824406611D6DB0 Young students of the international school of capetown in south africa learned while playing handball a lot about environment protection. Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2017-11-23:meldung:58383 After the UN Climate Conference COP23: Acting Globally and Locally //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.50744/ In 2015 almost all nations agreed on limiting global warming to well below two degrees. But how can we prepare people severely affected by climate change? Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2017-11-21:meldung:58318