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Regional Integration in Asia and Europe

EU-China relations Workshop

From 13 to 14 March 2014 the UACES Research Network "EU-China relations", which consists of the Graduate School of Global Politics at the Free University of Berlin, the ESSCA School of Management Angers and the College of Europe, Bruges, realized an international workshop on “Regional integration” with the support of KAS Shanghai.

From SELF Responsibility To Responsibility Within SOCIETY

Workshop with KAS/SUIBE Scholarship Holders

During a two days workshop organized by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung/ Shanghai and Constellations International, scholarship holders from Shanghai University of International Business and Economics were trained in developing personal skills and reflected on ways to responsibly contribute to the society.

Social Media and National Development

European-Chinese Workshop

Together with the Shanghai Association of Interpreters (SAI), KAS Shanghai organized an European-Chinese Workshop on Social Media and National Development, in which the importance of social media for political and social communication within the country, as well as for the relations between states and societies have been discussed. Participants included representatives from academia, non-governmental organizations and representatives of German and French cultural institutes.

1. German-Chinese Forum

The German-Chinese Relationship after the Formation of the New Governments

With a new "German-Chinese Forum" KAS Shanghai created a new platform to discuss current topics of politics, economy and society of bilateral interest in Germany and China. The platform was set up in cooperation with the Germany Research Center of Tongji University in Shanghai and the Center for Global Studies at the University of Bonn.

Trade and Climate Change

13th SUIBE-KAS WTO-Conference 2013

In the fight against global climate change, the importance of trade is often underestimated. As the largest trading nations in the world, China and Germany share a particular responsibility. At the Annual WTO Conference, jointly hosted with the Shanghai University of International Business and Economics (SUIBE), the impact of the global trading system on climate change and possible solutions on a national and international level were discussed.

Dialogue Program - KAS Fellows´ Meeting 2013

The fellows of the KAS represent an important pillar of the KAS country programs in China. All year round, the Chinese fellows of the KAS are included in the dialog programs of the foundation offices in Beijing and Shanghai.

German-Chinese Symposium on Urbanization

In cooperation with the People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries the KAS/Beijing organized a symposium on urbanization. Representatives from politics, science and from civil society discussed in the city of Xuzhou the challenges and opportunities posed by the current urbanization process. Experts consent that the urbanization - the declared goal of the Chinese government - will have a profound impact on the economic and social structure of the country within the next few years.

An automobile eldorado?

Chinas automotive market: between growth euphoria and mobility shortage

KAS/SUIBE scholarship holders visit the Auto City Anting and get in touch with the Chinese and international automotive industry.

Die deutsch-chinesischen Beziehungen nach der Bundestagswahl 2013

Podiumsdiskussion mit dem Chinesisch-Deutschen Hochschulkolleg und Global Bridges e.V.

Welche Auswirkungen hat das Ergebnis der Bundestagswahl 2013 und der Führungswechsel an der Spitze von Partei und Staat in China auf die deutsch-chinesischen Beziehungen? Wo liegen die Herausforderungen in der Innen- und Außenpolitik? Welche Verantwortung kommt den "Gestaltungsmächten" Deutschland und China regional und global zu?

No competitors, but partners to be

The BRICS states must first find their role in order to form a stable partnership with the EU

The association of the growing economies of Brasil, Russia, India, China and South Africa represents 40 percent of the world’s population and, as of now, 25 percent of the world’s gross domestic product. Nevertheless, the chairman of the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, Elmar Brok, doesn’t see the so-called BRICS states as competitors for Europe. “I am relatively relaxed by the potential threat of the BRICS for Europe”, Brok said at an event organized by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Berlin.

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