Ageing Population Development: Kobe City’s Experiences

A book co-published by KAS and College of Local Administration, Khon Kaen University, aims to strengthen the knowledge of the local administrative personnel with better vision and to assist local governments in order to create social inclusion among ageing population in local governments.

Democracia, Diálogo e Cooperação

Seit 50 Jahren ist die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Brasilien tätig. Die neue Publikation "Democracia, Diálogo e Cooperação - A Fundação Konrad Adenauer no Brasil" die Arbeit der Stiftung in der viertgrößten Demokratie der Welt vor. Die Publikation informiert über unsere Arbeit in den Bereichen Politische Bildung, Demokratie und Rechtsstaat, Soziale Marktwirtschaft, Dezentralisierung und Nachhaltigkeit sowie Internationale Beziehungen. BY 4.0

Innenpolitische Krise in Kirgisistan

Worum es beim Konflikt zwischen Präsident Dscheenbekow und dessen Vorgänger geht

Vor unseren Augen spielt sich in Kirgisistan eine akute innenpolitische Krise ab. Auslöser dafür ist ein offener Konflikt zwischen dem amtierenden kirgisischen Präsidenten Sooronbaj Dscheenbekow und dem Ex-Präsidenten Almasbek Atambajew. Im Mittelpunkt dieser Auseinandersetzung stehen sowohl persönliche Motive als auch ein seit langem schwelender Konflikt zweier politischer Lager, die sich für verschiedene Entwicklungsrichtungen des Landes einsetzen.

The Constitution of the Kingdom of Thailand B.E. 2560 (2017) in German Language

The publication of the Constitution of the Kingdom of Thailand B.E. 2560 published by the Office of the Constitutional Court of Thailand and supported by KAS aims at collecting and publicising the provisions of such Constitution in German. Foreign academics, legal experts and professionals, officials who are in charge of legal enforcement and implementation, and other persons interested in Thai constitutional and legal system will be granted advantages from retrieving this publication.

The Afghan-Pakistani Relations

Trapped in their Security Dilemma

Die Konflikte in Afghanistan und Pakistan überlagern sich seit Jahrzehnten und haben eine friedliche Lösung in Afghanistan erschwert. Die Eskalation in Kaschmir kam zu einem denkbar ungünstigen Zeitpunkt; die Friedensgespräche zwischen Taliban und den USA befinden sich in einer möglichen Endphase und stellen die verfassungsmäßige Ordnung, das internationale Engagement in Afghanistan sowie die regionale Sicherheitsarchitektur neu zu Verhandlung.

Photo Credit: Center for Education Innovations

Education for all?

Uganda's Plan for Africa's Refugee Crisis

For years now, the landlocked country has been among those countries hosting the highest number of refugees and offering a safe haven in the midst of trouble spots such as the Democratic Republic Congo and South Sudan. Currently, an estimated 1.3 million refugees reside in Uganda. Since 61% of refugees are minors, the humanitarian crisis affects specifically the young generation. Such circumstances put additional pressure on Uganda’s constrained education system. Uganda has begun to address these issues by focusing its refugee management policies on education and the country has herein developed an internationally-praised action plan. What is the state of refugee education in the developing country Uganda, whose own citizens are already troubled by shortcomings in the education system?

Photo Credit: Egmont Royal Institute for International Relations

From Work to Working it

Eminent Women in Uniform Share Experiences that Prove They're more than just a Pretty Face

Women are intelligent, creative, strong, self-driven and talented. They are also to be seen beautiful and aesthetic. Why is it, then, that women are often valued based on their looks rather than their abilities or accomplishments? The fact remains that a woman’s identity isn’t based on something as superficial as beauty, and it extends a lot deeper than her appearance. Conversations with the following women who work in the field of technology, engineering, security and state affairs confirm that, indeed, behind a woman’s exterior is a whole plethora of talents and traits - asserting herself in male-dominated occupational fields thus achieving impressiveness.

Uganda’s Rising Middle-Class: A Roaring Lion or a Sleepy Kitten?

Several authors write about Sub-Sahara’s rising middle class as “African Lions” with the potential to drive prosperity . But how does the potential of Africa’s Middle Class really look like? Is a ‘rising African middle class’ overhyped? When describing the economic development of a country, one of the key parameters is looking at the distribution of different income classes, since they provide a lot information about the actual disposable income and economic reality of the population in comparison to the GDP or other macroeconomic measures. ©photo by Jim Joel Nyakaana

Inicia operaciones sitio web de la MUAD

Es un hecho cierto que nos motiva.

Luego de valerosos esfuerzos realizados durante meses por la Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung México, varias instituciones y personas de Cuba y el exterior, en la fecha de hoy inicia las operaciones en línea el sitio web de la Mesa de Unidad de Acción Democrática, MUAD.

Female Prison Officers

Experiences, Needs and Challenges of Women Working in Uganda's Prisons

It is universally known that life in prison has never been easy, but what about the life of female prison officers? What are their experiences, challenges and needs? With long working hours and shifts that may begin one morning and end the next, scheduling family outings and household chores while at the same time performing well at work may not be easy for these women in uniform.

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.