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Dec. 6, 2017

A water energy nexus (WEN) for the Middle East

The historic experience of the European Coal and Steel Community

On Tuesday 28.11.2017 the MNED of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and the KAS Palestinian Territories together with EcoPeace Middle East held the event "A water energy nexus (WEN) for the Middle East and the historic experience of the European Coal and Steel Community". The WEN is an exciting new concept surrounding the trade of water and energy between Jordan, Israel and Palestine. This report summarizes the results of the WEN study conducted by KAS and EcoPeace, which have been presented at the European Parliament and accompanied by a keynote speech from Mr Elmar Brok MEP.

Dec. 6, 2017

Women's Engagement in the Media: An Uphill Battle

At the final #WomenInMediaUG event of the year, we took stock of women's constructive engagement in the media sector and identified a number of challenges, such as lack of representation and mentorship, that still remain.

Dec. 4, 2017

Fundamental Aspects of German Foreign Policy

Roundtable discussion

A meeting of political experts from Latvia with Knut Abraham, Head of Division, Bilateral relations with the States of Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe as well as Central Asia and the Southern Caucasus, Federal Chancellery.

Dec. 4, 2017

Hacked Elections

The importance of cybersecurity for democratic processes

With increasing connectivity through the digital transformation, democracies are operating in a complex cyber and information environment. Elections as well as public information flows can be subject to manipulation. The concern that voting machines can be hacked or that voter registration databases can be tampered has been around for years but after the latest elections in the U.S. and in France we must state that cyberattacks also play a major role in political influencing.

Dec. 3, 2017

Goods and Services Tax (GST) - A Reality Check

A joint Seminar of KAS and MMA

The India Office of Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation and the Madras Management Association (MMA) have organized a joint seminar on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in Chennai on 2nd December 2017 to discuss the current challenges and the pros and cons of the GST.

Dec. 1, 2017

Climate change and the security sector in South Asia

Implications for armed forces, politics and society

Climate change has multifold impacts on the security situation in South Asia. Increasing migration flows and competition for the access to dwindling resources are stressing political relations between countries of the SAARC region. Whilst these issues are rarely discussed in Europe, many decision makers in Asia are well aware of the manifold dimensions and impacts of topic. In a workshop, high-ranking representatives from the armed forces, diplomacy, academia, media and NGOs talked about the implications of climate change for the security in South Asia and discussed concrete solutions.

About this Serial

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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