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Analysis of the advances in and impacts from the implementation of biodiversity policies, strategies, plan and programms

Amazon countries in study: Brazil, Boliva, Colombia and Perú

Investigation developed by Peruvian Society for Environmental Law and sponsored by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation.

Integration and Electrical Security in Latin America

Publication Gesel and EKLA-KAS

It is believed that the process of further increasing electrical integration in the region, based on renewable sources is a strategy that will bring security for the transition to a low-carbon energy mix, allowing mitigating climate change while promoting sustainable social and economic development. The main goal is to offer subsidies and proposals for the authorities responsible for energy policy and for the members of the legislative branch to formulate and implement public policies for the integration and electrical security in Latin America.

Innovation and Amazonia

FAB LAB Floating Amazon Project

Report prepared by FAB LAB Peru Association with the sponsorship of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation.

Global Emissions Reduction

Motivators, Obstacles and the Role of Germany

Results of a comparative survey of experts in China, India, Russia and the USA. The report shows that there are many differences between the four countries, but also some similarities. It particularly highlights the fact that preventing climate change is still not a major motivating factor when it comes to reducing emissions.

Vulnerability Assesment to Climate Change

in the Municipality of Belo Horizonte

EKLA-KAS supports this study, organized by our partner WayCarbon, aiming to provide information for policymakers in Latin America on the successful adaptation strategies of the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Panorama of Renewable Energy:

the Industrial Sector in Latin America

EKLA-KAS supports this study, organized in cooperation with GVces, to provide information to policymakers and politicians in Latin America on how innovative and efficient economic instruments, alongside public policy proposals, can promote renewable energy in the region.

Governance Climate and Local Responses to Climate Change

Comparison of Case Studies for The Pacific Alliance Cities

Research developed by Adapt Chile and sponsored by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation.

Sustainable Development and Energy Matrix in Latin America

Universal access to clean energy

The present work seeks to understand the role of regulation and environmental institutions in Latin America, and to analyze the sustainable development of the countries of the region. The book is divided into two parts: in the first, it is intended to demonstrate the complexity of the problem at the regional level and the solutions addressed by the Law and by specialized regional organizations. In the second, it was tried to analyze concrete examples of the approach of the subject in Latin American selected countries.


Geschichte der Umwelt-, Klima- und Energiepolitik in Lateinamerika 1940 – 2015

Mit unserer Europäischen und Internationalen Zusammenarbeit setzen wir unsdafür ein, dass Menschen selbstbestimmt in Freiheit und Würde leben können.Wir leisten einen werteorientierten Beitrag dazu, dass Deutschland seinerwachsenden Verantwortung in der Welt gerecht wird. Wir wollen Menschen dazubewegen, die Zukunft in diesem Sinne mitzugestalten.


The Irresistible Rise of Cities

Policy Paper

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"In der Wesermarsch, aus aller Welt"

Workshop Moderationstraining

Zum Auftakt des dreijährigen Projektes "In der Wesermarsch, aus aller Welt!' fand am Freitag und Samstag, 18. und 19. August, in Brake ein Workshop über Kommunikationsstrategien statt. Das Herrmann-Ehlers-Bildungsforum Weser-Ems fördert das Projekt und gestaltete den Auftaktworkshop mit dem Projektteam.  Als Referent führte Dr. Thomas Thielen durch das Programm, bei dem es um Interview-Schulungen, Übungen zur Moderation von Gesprächen und operativ aufmerksame Kommunikation ging. 


In dem Projekt geht es um Lebensgeschichten sowohl junger als auch älterer Menschen, die filmisch aufgezeichnet, dokumentiert und öffentlich präsentiert werden. Dabei sollen Generationen in den Dialog treten - für eine vielfältige und offene Gesellschaft. Im ersten Workshop wurde das Projektteam für diese Interviewsituationen geschult. Teilnehmerinnen und Teilnehmer kamen aus der Wesermarsch und umzu, zudem nahmen Schülerinnen und Schüler der Zinzendorfschule  aus Tossens teil. In dem zeitägigen Workshop wurde kreativ in Einzel- und Gruppenarbeit, in Simulationen die Interviewsituation geübt. Nach dem Workshop geht es im Projekt weiter mit ersten Interviews.

Country Reports

Short political reports of the KAS offices abroad

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is a political foundation. Our offices abroad are in charge of over 200 projects in more than 120 countries. The country reports offer current analyses, exclusive evaluations, background information and forecasts - provided by our international staff.

Country Reports with a Difference

Research on “Education of people with disabilities” around the world

People with disabilities are also among the most marginalised groups in the education system, and not only in the so-called developing countries. In recent years, it has become clear that education is one of the key prerequisites for sustainable development. Not least, the 2030 Agenda, with its guiding principle of “Leaving no one behind”, calls on us to focus our attention on this issue - also and especially in our work abroad.


What is the situation regarding access to education in the various countries in which we are active? To what extent do people with disabilities have the same access opportunities as non-disabled people? What difficulties do people face, what hurdles do they have to overcome and how can we, as a foundation, contribute to giving people with disabilities equal access to (‘civic’) education and to our programmes?


Our publication series “Country Reports with a Difference” aims to report on the current state of access to education for people with disabilities. Our overseas offices research the situation and developments in various countries. Through our reports, we can raise awareness of the inequalities that unfortunately still too often exist and bring more attention to the issue of inclusion.

Event Reports

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 In addition to a summary of the contents, you can also find additional material such as pictures, speeches, videos or audio clips.

Vietnam Quarterly Macroeconomic Report Quarter 3 - 2018

Viet Nam's economy maintained its growth momentum, growing at 6.88% (yoy) in Q3/2018. For the first nine months of the year, economic growth was 6.98% with a solid recovery of agriculture, forestry, fisheries and services (3.65% and 6.89%, respectively) and the 8.89% impressive growth of industry and construction area. Under the current situation, economic growth in the whole year is likely to exceed 6.8%.