The Palestinian Authority has a new Prime Minister

Mohammad Shtayyeh follows Rami Hamdallah

On the 29th of January, President Mahmoud Abbas accepted the resignation of his Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah. However, the change of power in favor of Mohammad Shtayyeh on 10 March 2019 aggravates the political situation. As challenges increase, Ramallah's will to consolidate power dominates.

Give Women the Chance in Politics - Through Leadership Positions

The discourse on gender representation in political processes n Kosovo is dominated by the topic of gender quota of 30% in local and central legislative institutions. The representation of women beyond legislative institutions remains very low and this analysis looks into the opportunity for inclusion in executive branches.

Litauen: Start in das Wahljahr 2019

Kommunalwahlen im Schatten der Präsidentschaftswahlen Bürgermeister der drei größten Städte im Amt bestätigt

Die Kommunalwahlen in Litauen fanden im Schatten der Debatten über die bevorstehenden Präsidentschaftswahlen statt. Obwohl auch noch die Wahlen zum Europäischen Parlament anstehen, werden die Präsidentschaftswahlen als Höhepunkt angesehen, nicht zuletzt, weil dem Präsidenten / der Präsidentin in der litauischen Staatsform der semipräsidentiellen Demokratie mehr Machtbefugnisse zustehen als in einer reinen parlamentarischen Demokratie.

Welt-Interview mit Peter Rimmele: Eskalation zwischen Indien und Pakistan?

Peter Rimmele in einem Telefon-Interview zu den jüngsten Spannungen in Kaschmir

Peter Rimmele, Leiter des Auslandsbüro der KAS in Indien, beschreibt, was in der Kaschmir-Region im Februar geschah und gibt eine Einschätzung der Situation ab.

Zusammenarbeit Ukraine - EU - NATO zur Gegenwirkung gegen hybride Bedrohungen im Cyberbereich

Dieses Analysepapier wurde von dem Zentrum für Globalistik „Strategie 21“ in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Auslandsbüro der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (Kiew) entwickelt und während der internationalen Konferenz „Putins Kriege in Osteuropa: Die Post-Krimer Realität“ vorgestellt, die am 19. März 2019 an der Nationalen Taurischen W.-I.-Wernadsky-Universität in Kiew stattfand.

Stipendium: Integration und gute Nachbarschaft zwischen Chile und Peru (2019)

Bewerbungen offen!

In Kooperation mit dem Institut für Internationale Studien der Universidad de Chile und dem Institut für Internationale Studien der Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, lädt die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung junge Chileninnen und Chilenen zwischen 20 und 35 Jahren dazu ein, sich um ein Stipendium zu bewerben. Dieses ermöglicht ein Praktikum in Lima (Peru).

Governing the Green Climate Fund

Analysis on Climate Finance

This paper discusses the complexities facing policy instruments such as the GCF that have to reconcile complex global norms with fairly simple but pressing local climate mitigation needs. The paper shows that stakeholders who participate in the GFC structured dialogues and civil society organizations advocating wealth redistribution find ways to provide bottom-up input to the top-down instruments created by the UN such as the GCF improving its governance. The analysis concludes that the continuous interaction between global and local players not only improves the governance of the GCF itself but also its adeptness to the actual climate resilience needs of developing nations.

ASEAN and the US.Perspectives of Southeast Asia on Relations with the US since Donald Trump

Since the beginning of Donald Trump’s presidency, US foreign relations with many countries and regions of the world have significantly altered. Examples of this include the escalating trade conflict with China and the marked departure from the policies of the Obama administration. This is despite the fact that the US under Trump recognizes the importance of Southeast Asia, especially regarding China. How have US relations with ASEAN developed since Trump, and how are US priorities shaping up in times of weakened multilateralism, impending arms races, and escalating tensions in ASEAN and its individual member states? The following is an illustration of the US’ ambivalent role in the region.

Das Rote-Khmer-Tribunal in Kambodscha

Der Anfang vom Ende der Aufarbeitung?

Von Dr. Daniel Schmücking und Christian Göttler

The devolved governance system in Kenya

A better understanding of the status quo

This publication brings together views from different stakeholders who are involved in the Devolution process in Kenya. In their contributions, they identify the achievements and in particular the challenges with regard to Devolution in the country and give recommendations on how those challenges can be met. The booklet should contribute to a better understanding of the current status of Devolution, its challenges and their potential solutions.

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.