Devolution at 10 in Kenya: An Analysis of Trends and Dynamics in Implementation


This study was a review of the state of devolved governance in Kenya over the last 10 years, to establish the trends, dynamics and possible insights into the future.

Democracy today


Tribunal Electoral

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Iraq: Implementing a Way Forward

Iraq Track II Dialogue

Based on two years of engagement with experts from Iraq, the United States and Europe through a US-Europe-Iraq Track II Dialogue convened from March 2020 through December 2021, this report lays out findings and recommendations to assist the Iraqi government and its international partners in improving political, social, economic, and security conditions to enhance national stability, stabilize Iraq’s democratic processes, and promote broad-based, Iraqi-generated economic growth.

Lebanon’s Parliamentary Elections: Expectations vs. Reality

Best-case Scenarios do not Fulfill Reform Aspirations

A study based on the interactive simulation model meeting “Prospects of the 2022 Election’s Outcomes in Lebanon and their Fallouts”.

Transparenz, Rechenschaftspflicht und demokratische Teilhabe

Überlegungen auf der Grundlage von Konzepten und öffentlichen Bildungsmaßnahmen

Diese Veröffentlichung ist dem Thema Transparenz in Verbindung mit demokratischer Beteiligung gewidmet. Es werden mehrere erfolgreiche Prüfungsprojekte mit Studentenbeteiligung vorgestellt und analysiert, die die Bedeutung der Transparenz bei der Verwaltung öffentlicher Mittel unterstreichen und vor allem zeigen, dass die aktive Beteiligung der Zivilgesellschaft an der Überwachung der Verwendung öffentlicher Mittel eine grundlegende Einstellung ist, sowohl in Bezug auf Einrichtungen, die sich speziell mit Transparenz befassen, als auch in Bezug auf die Bürgerbeteiligung im weiteren Sinne.

Conflict Weekly, Vol.3, No.5, 4 May 2022

An initiative by NIAS-IPRI and KAS-India Office

Mali-France tensions and anti-UK protests in the Virgin Islands

Inside Libya


The Regional Program Political Dialogue South Mediterranean (PolDiMed) of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in cooperation with LIBYA DESK is delighted to continue our monthly reports on Libya for 2022.

Newsletter- avril 2022

Diplomatie, économie, société et Mali Vs CEDEAO toujours pas de compromis

La revue de presse bi-hebdomadaire a pour but d'explorer et de vous tenir informé sur la situation au Mali et sur des questions sélectionnées relatives à la politique, à l'économie et à l'insécurité.

Creating a European Municipality: Integrity Policy for Zero Corruption

Study on the Integrity of the Municipality of Aerodrom

The Study on the Integrity of the Municipality of Aerodrom is an analysis that presents the functioning of this unit of local self-government from the aspect of its key competencies, i.e.: conducting administrative procedures and relations with clients; staff recruitment and human resource management; public procurement and asset management in the broadest sense of the word, as well as other more important competencies.

picture alliance/AP Photo | Sunday Alamba

Eskalierende Gewalt in Westafrika

Die Rolle der Justiz bei der Terrorbekämpfung

Der Krieg in der Ukraine beherrscht aktuell umfassend die Schlagzeilen der nationalen und internationalen Medien. So nachvollziehbar und verständlich das ist, droht vor diesem Hintergrund die sich rapide verschlechternde Sicherheitssituation in West- und Zentralafrika aus der öffentlichen Wahrnehmung zu verschwinden - obgleich diese mittel- und langfristig gravierende Auswirkungen auch auf Europa entfalten kann.

Facts and Findings

Selected contributions to the series with international relevance

The series informs in a concentrated form about important positions of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung on current topics. The individual issues present key findings and recommendations, offer brief analyses, explain the Foundation's further plans and name KAS contact persons.


International Reports

Journal for international issues, foreign policy and development cooperation

This periodical responds to questions concerning international issues, foreign policy and development cooperation. It is aimed at access of information about the international work for public and experts.

EPP Party Barometer

The Situation of the European People's Party in the EU

The EPP Party Barometer illustrates the current situation of the EPP party family in the EU. On a non-regular basis, it provides a concise overview of current election results, polls from the member states and the composition of the party family.


In our series "Interviews", talks and discussions are held with experts from the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V. on various topics.


Concise, reduced to the essentials, but always highly topical. In our series "kurzum", our experts summarise an issue or problem on a maximum of two pages.

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.

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.