Eco Cities

Sharing European and Asian Best Practices and Experiences

To facilitate the move from “theory to practice”, the purpose of this book is to share theexperiences and expertise of both Europe and Asia in building eco-cities.

Food Security

The Role of Asia and Europe in Production, Trade and Regionalism

In order to contribute to the understanding of current challenges and implemented solutions,this publication includes papers with perspectives from Europe and Asia. What arethe food policies as well as present challenges in the countries? What can they learn fromeach other? How do they try to ensure a stable food supply? What impacts do trade, regionalinitiatives and technology transfer have on food security? These and other questions will beaddressed by this publication.

Climate Change Diplomacy

The Way Forward for Asia and Europe

Although the problematic consequences of climate change are undeniable, internationalnegotiations are characterized by strategies which are still primarily driven by national interests.How can this attitude be changed? How can agreements and commitments be achievedin international negotiations? While much research has been done on the causes and impactsof climate change, there is a lack of discussion on the way that international climate changediplomacy has been carried out. This gap shall be addressed in our publication.

Migration and Integration

Common Challenges and Responses from Europe and Asia

Both Asia and Europe are facing common problems in terms of demographic change, the need to rebound from the economic crises and worries about their attractiveness in light of projected needs for legal migration. Some in Europe are even expressing concerns that the EU is losing ground in the “global war for talent”. This makes legal migration both a battleground for the best and brightest, but also an opportunity to go beyond continental solutions to migration and foster genuine cooperation so that both continents can reap the rewards.

Maritime Security and Piracy

The Common Challanges and Responses from Europe and Asia

Over the past decade, security of the oceans has evolved into one of the key challenges tointernational security in Asia. While some of the threats to maritime security are not presentin Europe geographically and are not as severe as they are in Asia, security of the oceans is ofutmost concern to the European Union and the countries in the region.

Myanmar in Transition: Polity, People & Processes

Panorama-Insights into Asian and European Affairs

Diese Ausgabe von “Panorama – Insights into Asian and European Affairs” analysiert die Schwerpunkte des politischen Übergangs in Myanmar – den Aufbau von staatlichen Institutionen, die Hauptakteure und langfristige politische Prozesse, die hoffentlich zu einem demokratischen, föderalen Staat führen werden.

Parliaments in Asia

Institution Building and Political Development

This book examines the role that parliaments - a key institution of democracy - play in East, Southeast and South Asia including Taiwan and Hong Kong.

COSATT jetzt auch online

Neue Internetseite des Konsortiums Südasiatischer Think Tanks vorgestellt

Das von der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung geförderte Netzwerk Konsortium Südasiatischer Think Tanks – Consortium of South Asian Think Tanks (COSATT) – hat nun seine eigene Internetpräsenz, die ab sofort als Wissensdatenbank zu Südasien und den SAARC-Staaten zur Verfügung steht.

Afghanistan in Südasien

Für mehr regionale Verantwortung

Das gemeinsam mit dem Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS) herausgegebene Politikpapier gibt einen Überblick über die wichtigsten Beiträge und Politikempfehlungen der Fachkonferenz "Politisches Südasien Forum: Südasien in der Verantwortung für ein stabiles Afghanistan" im Mai 2013 in Kathmandu.

Brücken Bauen in Südasien

Physische, Emotionale und Wirtschaftliche Vernetzung

Der vom Konsortium Südasiatischer Think Tanks (COSATT) herausgegebene und am 24. Mai 2013 vom Generalsekretär der Südasiatischen Vereinigung für Regionale Zusammenarbeit (SAARC), S.E. Ahmed Saleem, in Kathmandu, Nepal, veröffentlichte Sammelband bündelt Beiträge zur regionalen Vernetzung Südasiens in den Bereichen Infrastruktur, Wirtschaft, Bildung und Tourismus.