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Is the West Thinking Strategically about Russia?

Event Contribution
This report is a summary of a bilateral workshop held by the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in November 2016. The focus of the discussion was whether the UK and Germany will align their threat perception and strategic thinking towards Russia, based on their assessments of perceived challenges posed by Russia to European security. The workshop brought together a small group of specialists and MPs from the UK and Germany. Feb. 10, 2017 more...

Food Security Mapping and Analysis Report

In the mid year of 2016, KAS Kenya commissioned the food security stakeholder mapping study that extensively identified and outlined functions of existing policies and institutions charged with ensuring food security in Baringo and West Pokot counties of Kenya. Findings of the study indicated that the two target counties were generally food insecure with the existing strategies applied by state and non-state actors being fairly effective, efficient and sustainable in averting food insecurity and disasters such as drought. Feb. 7, 2017 more...

Donald Trump, the new president of the United States: 10 Questions, 10 Answers

ON JANUARY 20, 2017, DONALD TRUMP WILL TAKE OFFICE AS THE 45TH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. THE KONRAD-ADENAUER-STIFTUNG, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS INAUGURATION, HAS COMPILED 10 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS. Nico Lange, Jan. 19, 2017 more...

Job Announcement

We, a German Political Foundation, have been present in Vietnam for over 20 years and are partner to over 15 prestigious Vietnamese organizations, institutes, universities, government and legislative bodies and other political stakeholders. We are engaged in rule-of-law structures, parliamentary democracy, sustainable and social market economy, regional and international integration, development of modern media. KAS Hanoi Office is currently looking for a Project Manager. If you are interested in the position please find the application requirements in the below PDF File. Jan. 11, 2017 more...

Activities Report 2016

We are pleased to present you our activities of the year 2016. It provides an overview of the topics we worked on, our publications and the various dialogues we have organized in the year. Jan. 3, 2017 more...

UGANDA'S FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Enabling women to start up their own businesses and to create employment would bring major benefits to the country, turning Ugandan women into a strong asset. Acknowledging the role of women entrepreneurs in private sector development, poverty reduction, and sustainable growth and development in Uganda, this paper aims to identify ways to empower women for effective entrepreneurship. The question thus arising is the following: How can Ugandan women be empowered to successfully engage in entrepreneurial activities? Donnas Ojok, Dec. 12, 2016 more...

Taking Action – Prospects for Possible Foreign Interventions in the South Sudanese Civil War

On 26th August, the Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung Uganda and South Sudan, in cooperation with the University Fo-rum for Governance (UNIFOG) organized a full-day symposium on possibilities for peace and inclusive state-building in South Sudan. Reflecting on practical proposals for solutions and feasible actions to improve on the sit-uation in Uganda’s northern neighbour-state, there was clearly one key question that came to dominate the debate: the question of foreign inter-vention. Dec. 6, 2016 more...

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The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is represented with its own office in around 70 countries on five continents. The foreign employees can give first-hand reports on current happenings and long-term developments in their respective countries. Their "country reports" offer visitors to the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung exclusive evaluations, background information and forecasts.