Event Reports

Quarterly Report (III) - Independent Assessment of Vietnam's Macroeconomic Policies

According to the announced data, Vietnamese economy witnessed an abnormal surge in economic growth in Q3, with the growth rate at 7.46% (yoy), the highest in the past seven years and much higher than Q2/2017 (6.17%) and the same period of previous years (2015: 6.87%, 2016: 6.56%). The economic growth rate in the first nine months of the year reached 6.41% (yoy), significantly surpassing the same period of 2016 yet a bit lower than 2015 (6.5%). Oct. 20, 2017 more...

Mapping the Global and Local Landscape of Green Bond Markets

Strategic Role of Hong Kong in Green Finance
As an international financial center, Hong Kong plays a key role in facilitating green financing. The latest publication from Our Hongkong Foundation, one of Hong Kong’s leading think tank outlines the current development of the green bond market in China and in Hong Kong, and provides various recommendations to local stakeholders from the public and private sector. Eric Lee, Oct. 19, 2017 more...

Financial and Banking Union and its importance for the completion of the EMU

On October 12th 2017, the latest session of the working group on the Eco-nomic and Monetary Union (EMU), organized jointly by the European Office of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and the Federal Association of German Industry (BDI) took place. he speakers (Daniel Gros, CEPS), Timo Löyttyniemi (SRB) and Oliver Schuster (Advisor to MEP Othmar Karas) discussed together with the audience the importance of the Financial and Banking Union with all of its implications. Hardy Ostry, Oliver Morwinsky, Oct. 19, 2017 more...

INCLUSIVENESS AND PROPER COORDINATION KEY TO GREEN GROWTH STRATEGY

A roundtable conversation held at Golden Tulip Hotel was aimed at stimulating discussions in linking the principles of a Social Market Economy to the implementation of the National Green Growth strategy in Uganda. The discussion included policy makers, representatives from the private sector, government, CSOs, as well as academicians. Oct. 16, 2017 more...

Meeting with HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal

KAS Saxony in Amman
In the course of a study tour conducted by Dr. Klose, representative for KAS Saxony, a meeting with several high-ranking politicians took place. Oct. 16, 2017 more...

China’s Expanding Influence in the Middle East

KAS and IFI hold conference on Beijing's interests, aims and strategies
The last decade has seen an increasing economic and political involvement of the People’s Republic of China in the Middle East. China’s push to the west has become most visible through its “One Belt, One Road” initiative, in which the region plays a pivotal role and that aims to connect Asia, Europe and Africa. On 28 September, the KAS Syria/Iraq office and the Issam Fares Institute (IFI) held a conference in Beirut titled “China’s Expanding Influence in the Middle East – Trade, Energy, Security and Multipolarity” to discuss China’s long-term interests, aims and strategies in the region. Nils Wörmer, Lucas Lamberty, Oct. 13, 2017 more...

New Windhoek Dialogue 2017

Declaration and Recommendations ahead of the 5th AU-EU Summit
From 6 - 9 October 2017, the New Windhoek Dialogue brought together centre-right political parties from 12 African countries, Members of the European People’s Party (EPP) Group in the European Parliament, representatives of European centre - right parties as well as the representatives of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. Oct. 13, 2017 more...

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