Event Reports

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Representatives from the International Republican Institute (IRI) in Washington and Dar es Salaam visit KAS in Tanzania

On 06th September 2017, representatives of the International Republican Institute (IRI) in Washington DC and Dar es Salaam visited KAS Tanzania. The main focus of the meeting was the joint project "Countering Violent Extremism and Interfaith Programming in Tanzania". Sep. 7, 2017 more...

Macedonian Foreign Minister visits the Foundation Konrad Adenauer

On 6 September, the Deputy Secretary General of the Foundation Konrad Adenauer, Dr. Gerhard Wahlers, had a bilateral meeting with the Macedonian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Nikola Dimitrov, and a high-ranking delegation of his ministry. Sep. 6, 2017 more...

Media Coverage of Sexual Violence and Exploitation in Ugandan Schools

#WomeninMediaUg
Ugandan media has been awashed with many stories about sexual exploitation whether at home, school or work places. Regardless of it's shape and form, sexual violence, abuse and exploitations are not only dehumanizing but also criminal acts. Moreover, perpetrating these acts against school going children/minors is even most disgraceful. As part of our #WomeninMediaUg meeting sessions, we held a roundtable discussion with selected members of academia, media and civil society in Uganda. Donnas Ojok, Sep. 6, 2017 more...

Social Market Economy in Tanzania - Roundtable Discussion with Tanzanian Experts

On 05th of September 2017, economic experts from Mzumbe University and St. Augustine University in Tanzania met to discuss the issue of social market economy in the Tanzanian context. The event took place in Dar es Salaam and was organized by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in Tanzania. Sep. 6, 2017 more...

Challenge accepted: facing populism

At the Asian Conference for Political Communication (ACPC) in Singapore, organised by the KAS Media Program Asia, experts from Australia, Germany and Malaysia discussed how to best deal with populism. Sep. 5, 2017 more...

KAS supports establishment of independent media in Syria

Syria/Iraq Office and Syria Direct found news platform Syrian Voice
Out of 180 countries, Syria has ranked 177 in the latest World Press Freedom Index of Reporters Without Borders. In order to enhance the establishment of a free media landscape in the country, the KAS Syria/Iraq office has supported the NGO Syria Direct in the first half of 2017 in founding the news platform Syrian Voice. The website, which by now has more than 20,000 followers on Facebook, features reporting of ten Syrian journalists from all parts of the country. Since mid-August, KAS and Syria Direct are implementing another project to further citizen journalism in southern Syria. Nils Wörmer, Lucas Lamberty, Sep. 5, 2017 more...

Climate finance in Uganda and how the private sector can tap in it

Climate change is a global problem whose challenges will be met at local, regional and international levels. Ambitious climate action is therefore required to meet the goals and targets of the Paris Agreement. Uganda’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) require substantial financing from a variety of sources (public, private, and external). This implies an expanded role for both government and private sector to consider investments in green growth and renewable energy. Sep. 5, 2017 more...

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The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, its educational institutions, centres and foreign offices, offer several thousand events on various subjects each year. We provide up to date and exclusive reports on selected conferences, events and symposia at www.kas.de. In addition to a summary of the contents, you can also find additional material such as pictures, speeches, videos or audio clips.

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