Events

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Online Conference- Climate Change and National Security: Implications for Israel and the Middle East

The INSS and KAS Israel are pleased to invite you to an online conference on the impact of climate change on the Middle East and the challenges to national security.

The Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Israel (KAS Israel) are pleased to invite you to an online conference on the impact of climate change on the Middle East and the challenges to national security.

Event

Debating Matters to us 2020 Online Tournament

This year, KAS Israel partnered with EcoPeace Middle East, DM2US and the Swedish International Development Agency to build and implement a three-day tournament final focusing on some of the most pressing environmental issues affecting Israel and the region.

Exhibition

COVID-19: Exploration of Potential Systemic Changes to the Global Order

The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Israel would like to congratulate the winners of the 2020 Israel Council on Foreign Relations/ Konrad Adenauer Stiftung-Israel Essay Contest

The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Israel would like to congratulate the winners of the 2020 Israel Council on Foreign Relations/Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs /Konrad Adenauer Stiftung-Israel Essay Contest on "COVID-19: Exploration of Potential Systemic Changes to the Global Order." We received dozens of entries and are proud to co-present the top three with our partners at ICFR: 1st Place: Moshe Kwiat for his essay "Pandemics, Grey Zone Warfare, and (Inter)National Security" 2nd Place: Rachel Gould and M. Kate Gallagher for their essay "We Can Do Better: Opportunities to Adopt a New Economic Paradigm Thanks to the COVID-19 Pandemic" 3rd Place: Natan Chernin (not pictured) for his essay "The Threat of the Bio Lone Wolf on National Security: A Covid-19 Perspective" These three essays will be published in the summer issue of The Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs. We congratulate the winners and want to thank everyone who took part!

Expert conference

Populism & Policy

Global Populist Trends applied to Common Policy Problems 

On December 9th, the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and the Israel Democracy Institute will host their third workshop on Populism.

Expert conference

Russia in the Middle East

Strategic Implications of Russia’s Involvement in the Middle East

The INSS Russia Program, in cooperation with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Israel,invites you to an international conference Among the conference topics: Russia in the international arena, Russia in the Middle East, and the relationship with Israel Panels open to the public and closed forums with leading experts from Russia,EU, and Israel More details to follow

Expert conference

The Annual National Security Conference

On November 25-26, 2019 the National Security and Democracy Program at IDI will hold its annual conference in Jerusalem in cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung

Study and Information Program

SImon Veil Research Centre and KAS Israel: Study Tour of Poland

The study program will focus on Poland as a member of the European Union, its European integration process and current developments in the Polish society such as euro-skepticism, populism and anti-democratization trends. We will discuss the connection between the distant past of Poland, its role in World War II, the communist past, the westward turn, the rise of the right, its approach toward minorities, the place of the Jews, and its connection with Israel.

Expert conference

Arms Control Conference and Experts Forum

The INSS Arms Control and Regional Security Program, in cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, will hold the annual Arms Control Conference and Experts Forum on November 11-12, 2019 at INSS.

Expert conference

Israeli Diplomacy in the Age of Ascendant Authoritarianism

Together with the Israel Council on Foreign Relations (which operates under the auspices of the World Jewish Congress), the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Israel organizes the conference "Israeli Diplomacy in the Age of Ascendant Authoritarianism" on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute 43 Jabotinsky Street, Jerusalem Conference Hall.

Symposium

The ideological roots of the "price tag" phenomenon

Exploring the subculture of “religiously-motivated racism" in Israel

A Call for "Green" Cities

The Role of Modern Architecture and Urban Planning in the Wake of Climate Change

More and more the principle of sustainability seems to become incorporated in different policy fields, which is not only a local or national, but global development. As a matter of fact, consciousness for environmental issues on topics related to climate change and the use of energy is on the rise.

Negev Bedouin society in a changing reality

A conference organized by KAS Israel and the Konrad Adenauer Program for Jewish-Arab Cooperation at the Tel Aviv University

Promoting Renewable Energy – Promoting Cooperation

Israeli-Palestinian Delegation to the U.S. - Toward Shared Energy Solutions. Chicago and Washington, D.C.

Dealing with topics related to climate change and renewable energy has become a top priority within the framework of German development cooperation. Accordingly, the Washington Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) hosted a study trip of Israeli and Palestinian energy experts to the United States from March 5-9, 2012.

Energy Security and Energy Strategies in Europe and Israel

On March 18th 2012, Ben-Gurion University’s Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research hosted a symposium on the subject Energy Security for Europe and Israel, organized by the Israel office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. The purpose of the symposium was to bring together European and Israeli energy specialists in order to compare their respective insights into ideas for reducing dependence on the world’s ever-dwindling supplies of oil.

The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Israel

From Ratification to Implementation

The two day conference (March 13-14, 2012) had a clear message: We need to use the Convention to provoke changes in society – not only to rectify past discrimination against persons with disabilities, but also to create a society based on justice and equity.

Water - a Connecting Element

Roundtable Discussion on Water and Energy Supply

Disregarding all the tension currently sweeping the region, channels of dialogue do still exist. To make use of those opportunities is of utmost importance to the work of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Israel. That is why we posed the question whether some disputes related to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict should be addressed on a grassroots or practical level. What difference does it make if policy experts and researchers become involved in the negotiation scheme, who are not challenged by an electorate?

Patience, patience, patience

The ambassador of Israel talks about the current hot topics that are facing his country

The current events in the Persian Gulf, the impact of the Arab Spring and of course the peace talks with the Palestinians: You can’t say that there was a lack of subjects to talk about for the ambassador and charge d'affaires of the Embassy of Israel, Emmanuel Nahshon. During a meeting in Berlin organized by the Konrad-Adenauer-foundation together with the German-Israeli Society, the ambassador could give his ideas for Israel’s upcoming future.

14th Annual Jasmine Businesswomen’s Conference

“Excellence in Management of Small Businesses”

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in cooperation with the Center for Jewish Arab Economic Development

Applying International Humanitarian Law in a New Technological Age

New Technologies, Old Law

This international Conference took place November 28-29, 2011 at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Supporting and Advancing the Status of Women in Israel

Conference on Work-Life Balance

As part of the efforts by the Israel Women’s Network (IWN) and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung to support and advance the status of women in Israel, the conference discussed and promoted two new bills written by IWN’s legal department, for the consideration of the Knesset regarding work-life balance in the workplace. The conference was hosted by Knesset member Orit Zuaretz, Chair of the Lobby of Women’s Employment, Knesset members and government representatives.