Publications

„Make Water not War“

Wie Israel, die Palästinensischen Gebiete und Jordanien durch Wasser-Energie-Kooperation zueinander finden könnten

Von gegenseitigem Vertrauen zwischen Israel und Palästina kann gerade kein Rede sein: US-Präsident Trump hatte Jerusalem als israelische Hauptstadt anerkannt und will die US-Botschaft von Tel Aviv dorthin verlegen – was heftige Proteste und Gewaltausbrüche in der Region nach sich zog. Von einer neuen Intifada sind die Palästinenser weit entfernt. Abseits der politischen Konflikte herrscht in ausgewählten Politikfeldern weiterhin große Bereitschaft für grenzüberschreitende Kooperation: Dem gravierenden Wassermangel und dem steigenden Energiebedarf kann die Region nur gemeinsam begegnen.

„Es wird wahrscheinlich keine dritte Intifada geben“

Israel-Experte Dr. Alexander Brakel geht von schweren Protesten gegen Trumps Entscheidung aus

Die USA planen, die amerikanische Botschaft nach Jerusalem zu verlegen. Mit diesem bedeutenden Schritt werden die Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika als erster Staat weltweit Jerusalem entgegen internationaler Gepflogenheiten als Hauptstadt Israels anerkennen. Laut Medienberichten wird Präsident Donald Trump diese Entscheidung in einer Rede am Mittwoch bekanntgeben.

After the UN Climate Change Conference COP23: Acting Globally and Locally

How we can prepare people severely affected by climate change

The Paris Climate Agreement in 2015 was groundbreaking. Almost all nations agreed on limiting global warming to well below two degrees. The following conferences in Morocco and Bonn aimed at the implementation of the agreement: A key question is, how severely affected people can adapt on climate change and how they can get fast and sustainable assistance. We discussed these issues with stakeholders and experts from Africa, Europe und Latin America.

Die Nationalratswahlen in Österreich vom 15. Oktober 2017

Wahlsieger der Nationalratswahl in Österreich vom 15. Oktober 2017 ist Außenminister Sebastian Kurz, der im Frühjahr 2017 die Österreichische Volkspartei (ÖVP) zur „Liste Sebastian Kurz – die neue Volkspartei“ (LSK-NVP) umgebaut und dabei die innerparteiliche Macht auf sich konzentriert hat. Kurz gewann für die Konservativen 7,5 Prozentpunkte hinzu und wird voraussichtlich der nächste Bundeskanzler.

kurzum - Die Nationalratswahlen in Österreich 2017

Wahlsieger der Nationalratswahl in Österreich vom 15. Oktober 2017 ist Außenminister Sebastian Kurz, der im Frühjahr 2017 die Österreichische Volkspartei (ÖVP) zur „Liste Sebastian Kurz – die neue Volkspartei“ (LSK-NVP) umgebaut und dabei die innerparteiliche Macht auf sich konzentriert hat. Kurz gewann für die Konservativen 7,5 Prozentpunkte hinzu und wird voraussichtlich der nächste Bundeskanzler.

Aktualne tendencje w niemiecko-polskich stosunkach gospodarczych

W atmosferze hasła „więcej Europy” z jednej strony i brexitu z drugiej

Analiza ta została wydana przez Fundację Konrada Adenauera w Polsce oraz Katedrę Gospodarki Niemieckiej w Instytucie Gospodarki Światowej, Polsko-Niemieckie Forum Akademickie i Instytut Międzynarodowej Polityki Gospodarczej SGH w Warszawie. Została ona napisana przez prof. dr Andreasa Bieliga i prof. dr Jürgena Wandla opublikowana z okazji polsko-niemieckiej konferencji naukowej na SGH w dniu 12 października 2017 r.

The future of the Economic and Monetary Union (II) – pressure to join?

Proposals of the European Commission for the reform of the Monetary Union and the perspective of the non-euro states

The speeches of Emmanuel Macron and Jean-Claude Juncker as well as the Reflection Paper of the European Commission on the reform of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) discuss far-reaching proposals for the future of the Eurozone. The EU member states that do not belong to the eurozone are not only expecting positive results from the currently debated reforms of the EMU. The following paper illustrated the propsals of the European Commission reflection paper from a perspective of the non-eurp states from Central and Eastern Europe.

A Breakthrough at Long Last?

On the Revival of the Israeli–Palestinian Joint Water Committee

The crisis-ridden Middle East is among the world’s water scarcest regions. The issue of the equitable distribution ofthe cross-border resource water regularly fuels conflicts. Unresolved water issues are proving to be an obstacle to peace between Israelis and Palestinians. The decision to revive the Israeli–Palestinian Joint Water Committee has led to a rapprochement in the water sector after years of inactivity. Will the breakthrough now succeed?

A Shadow of the Past?

Latin America’s Fight against Corruption

News stories about corruption cases in Latin America are ubiquitous. Most recently, the bribery scandal relating to the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht made headlines worldwide. Despite or maybe because of these frequent bad news stories there has been a significant increase in anti-corruption measures in Latin America since the beginning of this year. The continent still has a long way to go in its efforts to fight corruption effectively. But there are signs that a turnaround may for the first time finally be possible.

Big Lake, Big Problems

Is There Still Time to Secure the Water Resources Lake Victoria Provides?

Lake Victoria is essential to the lives of over 30 million people. Water pollution, resource exploitation and a lack of regional cooperation are threatening its ecological balance. The situation is exacerbated by the high population growth rate. There are justifiable doubts as to whether the future of the essential water resource provided by Africa’s largest lake is secure.

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.

Interviews

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

kurzum

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