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Dysfunctionality of state actors in effective environmental protection of the Peruvian Amazon

Policy Paper 4

This document analyses the evolution of the main legal and illegal economic activities in the Amazon and their impacts on environmental security. It shows how the failure of not having achieved a sustainable development has, on the contrary, worsened environmental degradation.

Environmental Security in LAC: Evolution and Challenges for the 21st Century

Policy Paper 1

This policy paper aims, on the one hand, to show in general terms the evolution and importance of environmental security studies in the 21st century, and, on the other, to emphasise said concept in the region of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).

Glyphosate and Environmental Security in Latin America and the Caribbeane

Policy Paper 2

Environmental security considers the protection and sustainable use of the environment and natural resources, as well as the mitigation of risks caused by damages to, and future changes in, the environment. These changes can lead to health problems, the displacement of populations, social changes, and damages to economic productivity, socio-political stability, and the capacity of states to face these challenges.


Climate Change and Biodiversity in Latin America

Eleven Views from Policy and Economics

A collection of essays by specialists in the fields of biodiversity, climate change, environmental economics and nature conservation

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Latin American Consultation on Public Health Management and Climate Change 2021

Public Health and Climate Change in Latin America

Analysis of a series of surveys applied as part of the Public Health and Climate Change Project in Latin America, carried out by the international consultant Pablo Necoechea and ESG Academy of Mexico.

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Planetary Health Heatmap - Latin America 2021

Public health and climate change in Latin America

Research as part of the Public Health and Climate Change 2021 project, carried out together with the international consultant Pablo Necoechea and the ESG Academy of Mexico.

Circular economy in Latin America and the Caribbean: A shared vision

The document presents a vision that looks at the unique characteristics and potential of Latin America and the Caribbean, and how they can be seized towards a transition to a circular economy.


Declaración de Norbert Lammert sobre los acontecimientos actuales en Ucrania

Como muchos otros, nosotros en la Fundación Konrad Adenauer estamos siguiendo los eventos en Ucrania con consternación e indignación, y nuestros pensamientos están con las personas en el lugar en estas horas difíciles. La agresión de Rusia no es solo un ataque a Ucrania, sino también un ataque a nuestro orden europeo e internacional; por último, pero no menos importante, cuestiona nuestro trabajo en Rusia y en toda la región. La guerra ahora está arrasando de nuevo en Europa: demasiados líderes en la política y la sociedad han suprimido las experiencias del siglo XX con sistemas autoritarios durante demasiado tiempo y quieren reemplazar la realidad con ilusiones.

Technologies for Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean

Electric bus / Digital technologies / Photovoltaic solar generation

The title of this book was based on the Green Tech Talks project, carried out in cooperation with our partner ABRAPS - Brazilian Association of Professionals for Sustainable Development, throughout 2021, where we held 3 seminars, with the topics: electric buses, technologies digital and photovoltaic solar generation. In these seminars we were able to count on experts from the region, who brought the most up-to-date information on each topic.

Climate change: Everything you wanted and didn't want to know

Autor: Sergio Margulis

In order to address the gigantic challenge facing humanity, a fundamental element is the need for a wide dissemination of knowledge about climate change, its risks and the urgent actions needed to reduce these risks. This is the main objective of the book “Climate changes: everything I wanted and didn't want to know”, by the economist Sergio Margulis.

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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%.