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Online-Seminar

2021 KAS-EUCERS Energy Trialogue

The Era of Hydrogen Economies: shared interests by Australia, Germany and Japan

Lecture

A Dialogue on 'Geoconomics and Sovereignty in the Indo-Pacific: Integration Across Geographies'

With Keynote Address by The Hon Dan Tehan MP, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment

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Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation Open Day 2021

„Politics and trust“

The work of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation: focusing on participation, representation, security, and innovation.

Online-Seminar

Rule of Law Dialogue Series

Session 1: The Regulation of Big Tech Companies in the Digital Era

Discussion

Foreign and Security Policy Outlook:

China’s Great Game? Regional Connectivity, Power Asymmetries and Security Integration

KAS Australia and the Pacific will host a dinner discussion for board members of the German-Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and security experts in Canberra.

Online-Seminar

Political Leadership for a New Era: What will Germany’s Next Chapter Look like?

A conversation with the CDU’s international secretary Bertil Wenger on the political challenges of the post-Merkel era

As current chancellor Angela Merkel is set to retire at the federal election in September 2021, the next German government and its chancellor will inherit very complex policy challenges, domestically but especially in the foreign policy arena. KAS’ Regional Programme Australia and the Pacific will organise a virtual roundtable with the CDU’s international secretary Bertil Wenger and representatives of the Australian Liberal Party and New Zealand National Party, on the leadership and policy challenges of the Covid-19 era and Germany’s next chapter.

Online-Seminar

The Indo-Pacific: Geostrategic Challenges and Opportunities for Australia and Germany

Senator The Honourable Linda Reynolds CSC, Minister for Defence, Australia and The Honourable Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Minister of Defence, Germany in Conversation

The Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) and the Konrad- Adenauer-Stiftung’s (KAS) Regional Program Australia and the Pacific invite you to their upcoming discussion on THE INDO-PACIFIC: GEOSTRATEGIC CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR AUSTRALIA AND GERMANY

Online-Seminar

Energy Policy Dialogue 2020 /2

The Hydrogen Economy: Prospects for a German-Australian Collaboration

In this forum, senior German and Australian representatives from industry, policy and research will map out opportunities for collaboration on hydrogen R&D, investment and trade, and discuss how to overcome barriers.

Lecture

Konrad Adenauer Lecture 2020

MULTILATERALISM & REGIONAL COOPERATION IN TIMES OF GLOBAL CRISES Australia and Europe and the International Order

The COVID-19 crisis is making clear how many of today's global challenges cannot be contained within national borders and require sustained cooperation amongst trusted partners and in international fora. For Australia, taking a more active role in shaping a free and open Indo-Pacific extends beyond its immediate geographical neighbourhood and rests on increased engagement with like-minded nations to set norms and standards. Similarly, the EU (as well as NATO) is reorienting its outlook to adapt to the major strategic realignment underway and is looking to build stronger ties with value partners. This requires a rethink of what successful international engagement means and what cooperative networks around the shared goal of an open Indo-Pacific could look like.

Online-Seminar

3rd European-Australian Cybersecurity Dialogue - Session 3

‘Cybersecurity in Crisis Times - A Way Forward for Europe and Australia’

The annual KAS Australia-Europe 1.5 track Cybersecurity Dialogue, this year already in its third iteration, aims to bring together policy makers, experts and practitioners from Europe and Australia to share insights and experiences. Usually, this is achieved through a combination of roundtables, an in-depth seminar and meetings at various institutions and ministries, as well as the respective federal, state and EU Parliaments – alternating between Canberra/Sydney and Berlin/Brussels as locations. This year’s dialogue will take place in a virtual format where speakers' short input statements will be followed by an interactive discussion amongst all invited experts.

2021 KAS-EUCERS Energy Trialogue

The Emerging Hydrogen Economies: Shared interests by Australia, Germany and Japan

H2x3 The 2021 KAS-EUCERS Energy Trialogue has kicked off by way of a virtual seminar (closed expert group) on the emerging hydrogen economies in, and shared interests by, Australia, Germany and Japan.

Geoconomics and Sovereignty in the Indo-Pacific: Integration across Geographies

with Keynote Speaker: Dan Tehan, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment

KAS Regional Programme Australia and the Pacific hosted a special dialogue event with the Hon Dan Tehan MP, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment at Parliament House.

China’s Great Game? Regional Connectivity, Power Asymmetries and Security Integration

KAS Australia and the Pacific hosted a dinner discussion on the foreign and security policy outlook for members of the German-Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and security experts in Canberra.

Current Developments in the CDU and its International Relations

An exchange with representatives of the Liberal Party (Australia) and the National Party (New Zealand), with an impulse statement by Bertil Wenger, International Secretary of the CDU

3rd Europe-Australia 1.5 track Cybersecurity Dialogue - Part 2

Dialogue on Joint Responses to Large Scale Cyber Incidents

The annual KAS Australia-Europe 1.5 track Cybersecurity Dialogue, this year already in its third iteration, aims to bring together senior government representatives, policy makers, academic experts, practitioners and members of the diplomatic corps to share their views, develop better understandings and explore how cooperation could be strengthened. Usually, this is achieved through a combination of roundtables, an in-depth seminar and meetings at various relevant institutions and ministries, as well as the respective federal, state and EU Parliaments – alternating between Canberra/Sydney and Berlin/Brussels as locations.

3rd Europe-Australia 1.5 track Cybersecurity Dialogue - Part 3

Dialogue on Emerging Tech: Issues of Digital Autonomy for Australia and Europe

The annual KAS Australia-Europe 1.5 track Cybersecurity Dialogue, this year already in its third iteration, aims to bring together senior government representatives, policy makers, academic experts, practitioners and members of the diplomatic corps to share their views, develop better understandings and explore how cooperation could be strengthened. Usually, this is achieved through a combination of roundtables, an in-depth seminar and meetings at various relevant institutions and ministries, as well as the respective federal, state and EU Parliaments – alternating between Canberra/Sydney and Berlin/Brussels as locations.

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5th German-Asian Business Dialogue

The Future Of The International Order Is Decided In Asia

German-Asian cooperation possesses abundant potential for maintaining the rules-based international order and keeping global trade routes open – requirements for both regions’ prosperity. Which challenges are governments and businesses in the Indo-Pacific and Germany facing under Covid-19? What lessons have been learned?

“The Indo-Pacific: Geostrategic Challenges and Opportunities for Australia and Germany”

A DIALOGUE WITH THE DEFENCE MINISTERS OF AUSTRALIA AND GERMANY

KAS Australia and the Pacific, in partnership with the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI), brought together The Honourable Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Federal Minister of Defence, Germany and Senator the Honourable Linda Reynolds CSC, Minister for Defence, Australia for a hybrid dialogue on the strategic outlook in the Indo-Pacific and the potential of Australian–German Defence relations. The discussion was moderated by ASPI’s Executive Director Peter Jennings, with KAS Australia & The Pacific Director Dr Beatrice Gorawantschy introducing the Ministers and delivering the vote of thanks.

Energy Policy Dialogue 2020 in cooperation with ANU Centre for Climate and Energy Policy, AHK Australia, EUCERS and the Energy Transition Hub

The Hydrogen Economy: Prospects for a German-Australian Collaboration

KAS Australia’s 2020 Energy Policy Dialogue has concluded with a virtual public seminar on The Hydrogen Economy - Prospects for a German-Australian Collaboration. The aim of the event was to provide senior German and Australian representatives from industry, policy and research with a forum to map out opportunities for collaboration on hydrogen R&D, investment and trade, and to discuss how to overcome barriers.

Multilateralism and Regional Cooperation in Times of Global Crises: Australia and Europe and the International Order

The 2020 KONRAD-ADENAUER LECTURE was delivered by the Hon Julie Bishop - Chancellor, Australian National University and former Foreign Minister of Australia

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung’s (KAS) Regional Program Australia and the Pacific in cooperation with the ANU Centre for European Studies (ANUCES) held their annual Konrad Adenauer Lecture on 1 October 2020 in a hybrid form this year.

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