Events

Discussion

Deutsch-Israelische Beziehungen – Wege in die Zukunft

Diskussion mit Yuli-Yoel Edelstein, Präsident der Knesset

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

Event Reports

Deutschland und Israel: Neue Synergien für langjährige Partner

by Anna Jandrey

Dialogprogramm mit CDU-Generalsekretär Dr. Peter Tauber
Vom 21.bis 24. Februar kam CDU Generalsekretär Dr. Peter Tauber (MdB) mit einer Gruppe von Bundes- und Landtagsabgeordneten nach Israel. Im Vordergrund des Dialogprogramms stand vor allem die Frage, in welchen Bereichen die deutsch-israelischen Beziehungen noch weiter intensiviert werden können. Welchen Herausforderungen beide Länder gegenwärtig gegenüberstehen wurde u.a. mit dem Sprecher der Knesset, Yuli Yoel Edelstein und dem Vorsitzenden der deutsch-israelischen Parlamentariergruppe, Nachman Shai, diskutiert.

Event Reports

100 Jahre Balfour Declaration

Internationale Konferenz
Die KAS Israel und das Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA) widmeten sich im Rahmen ihrer gemeinsamen Jahreskonferenz am 28. Februar 2017 einem besonderen Datum – dem 100. Jahrestag der Balfour Deklaration. Sie stellte einen Meilenstein für die Anerkennung des Existenzrechts des jüdischen Volkes im Heiligen Land dar. Sie wird zu Recht als einer der entscheidenden Schritte auf dem Weg zur Gründung des Staates Israel dargestellt. Experten aus unterschiedlichen Disziplinen analysierten die Balfour Deklaration und deren Implikationen aus historischer, rechtlicher und politischer Perspektive.

Event Reports

Left behind or Poor by choice?

by Stanislav Linchevsky

The Working and the Poor Conference
Together with the Economics and Society Program at the Van Leer Institute, The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung hosted a conference on the "Working Poor". This growing phenomenon was discussed in the conference in depth from varying and contradicting perspectives. Possible solutions were presented by experts in the field and decision makers, including our keynote speaker Prof. Ronnie Schöb from the Freie Universität Berlin. While no clear cut answer was agreed upon, the conference brought up some very important issues regarding labor policy, education, wages and government responsibility.

Event Reports

Marking Twenty Years of Israeli-EU Scientific Cooperation

by Stanislav Linchevsky

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in cooperation with The Center for the Study of European Politics and Society at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev marked last November twenty successful years of Israeli-EU scientific cooperation in a special conference which was held at the Mishkenot Sha’ananim Conference Center in Jerusalem.

Event Reports

Reviewing the EU role in the Middle East

Study Day for students
The study and information program was held in cooperation with The Centre for the Study of European Politics and Society and the participants were students of the Adenauer Division for the study of European Politics and Society and students of The Department of Politics and Government. The goal of the program was to explore the current EU role in the Middle East and especially to learn about the various activities of the EU and its member states in regards to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Event Reports

Ehrenvorsitzender Prof. Dr. Bernhard Vogel zu Besuch in Israel

by Anna Jandrey

Europa und Israel: Ein Auseinanderleben können wir uns nicht leisten
Im Rahmen der Fachkonferenz „20 Jahre deutsch-israelische Wissenschaftskooperation“ konnte die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Israel den ehemaligen Ministerpräsidenten von Thüringen und Rheinland-Pfalz und Ehrenvorsitzenden der Stiftung, Prof. Dr. Bernhard Vogel, zu einem Dialogprogramm vom 27. bis 30. November in Israel begrüßen. Neben den Wissenschaftsbeziehungen zwischen der EU und Israel, standen aktuelle politische Entwicklungen und Herausforderungen im Mittelpunkt der Gespräche mit u.a. dem deutschen Botschafter Dr. Clemens von Goetze und dem stellvertretenden Sprecher der Knesset, Hilik Bar.

Event Reports

YOCOPAS Conference 2016

YOUTH COLLABORATION OF PEACE AND SUSTAINABILITY
On October 26th-28th the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung hosted in cooperation with the Eastern Mediterranean International School (EMIS) the yearly Youth Collaboration of Peace and Sustainability Conference (YOCOPAS). The conference took place in HaKfar HaYarok and ten Israeli and Palestinian schools participated in it. The goal was “to enhance peace and sustainability in the middle east through networking of local and international students and educators as an accelerator for change”.

Event Reports

Knesset-Abgeordnete aus den Regierungs- und Oppositionsparteien vertiefen ihre Kontakte in Berlin

Die Delegation aus Israel besuchte vom 13. bis 17.12.2016 Berlin. Während ihres Aufenthaltes führte die Delegation Gespräche mit dem Bundestagspräsidenten, Herrn Prof. Dr. Lammert, MdB sowie weiteren hochrangigen Vertretern aus Politik, Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft.

Event Reports

Launch of the Kollek-Adenauer Program

Kooperation mit dem Jerusalem Insitute for Policy Research
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Israel launched on November 30th the joint Kollek-Adenauer-Program in cooperation with the Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research. The program intends to bring together experts of Jerusalem from different sectors such as academics, urban planners, municipality worker and representatives of local civil society to examine the viability of shared spheres for Jews and Arabs in the city.

Event Reports

International Carbon Markets

KAS Israel organized a workshop discussing the implications of Article 6 of the Paris Climate Convention for international markets in general and Israel in particular. The meeting took place in the KAS Jerusalem office on the 26th of September. In the framework of the workshop Israeli and German experts discussed the following agenda items: The Evolution of Article 6 - Cooperative Approaches - Transfers of Mitigation Outcomes – Exchange of Carbon Units - Development of Standards and Guidelines - Accounting Rules - Carbon Pricing - Implications for Israel.