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Germany takes over the presidency of the Council of the European Union
Today, 1st July 2020, Germany takes over the presidency of the Council of the European Union for the next six months.

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Germany takes over the presidency of the Council of the European Union
Today, 1st July 2020, Germany takes over the presidency of the Council of the European Union for the next six months.
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A regional energy-water nexus as a roadmap to sustainable cooperation in the Middle East

The event discussed if recent advances in desalinating sea water, powered by solar energy, could be the basis for national level interdependencies to stabilize the Middle East and contribute to the peace negotiations between Israel and Palestine.

Study and Information Program

South Caucasus Youth Parliament

Study Tour

Ten representatives of the South Caucasus Youth Parliament have been in Brussels from 12 to 16.10.15 in the context of a study tour at the European Institutions organized by MNED.

Expert talk

The New EU Parameters for Energy and Climate Policy until 2030

Challenges and Opportunities

The event was a meeting organized by the Energy Network of KAS Former Scholarship Holders in cooperation with the MNED of KAS. Experts in energy policy had the chance to discuss the main dilemmas associated with European energy and climate policies.

Expert conference

5th NATO Asia-Pacific Dialogue

The goal of the event is to deepen the exchange between representatives of NATO member states and Asian countries in regional security and to discuss future possibilities of bi-regional cooperation.

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EU-China Roundtable

Drivers and Patterns of Migration

In the context of the celebrations of 40 years of diplomatic relations between the EU and China this expert-roundtable discusses in a comparative perspective the drivers and patterns of migration flows in Europe and China.

Discussion

Paris 2015

Towards an effective global climate agreement

At the event participants will debate how ambitious and robust the new global climate agreement should be. Moreover, they will discuss the priorities for global climate action after the COP-21 in Paris.

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EU-LATIN AMERICA RELATIONS

Charting a course for the future

This conference will discuss the new geopolitical context faced by EU-Latin American relations, the areas where interregional connectivity can be improved and how common values can be translated into joint approaches to global challenges.

Discussion

Syria, ISIS and the neighbors

Regional implications of conflict, war and Islamic radicalization

The Syrian war increased political instability in Iraq, enabled the territorial expansion of the Islamic State and exacerbated regional geopolitical disputes. The event discusses EU's foreign policy strategy in light of the Syrian crisis.

Workshop

g7+ Jobs for Peace and Resilience in the Framework of Fragile-to-Fragile Cooperation

The event discusses strategies for job creation in fragile states for the reduction of poverty and improvement in welfare conditions. It is a platform for the development of a "F2F-cooperation" strategy to job creation and peace-building.

Discussion

Forging Security and Democracy in Kenya

Dinner Discussion

The event discusses the current weak security environment in Kenya caused by the threat of the terrorist group Al-Shabab and a government that attempts to tighten legislation and limit civil liberties.

Environment, Security and Migration in the Middle East & Africa

Looking to the Future

On April 19, the MNED of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) Brussels office, together with the EastWest Institute (EWI), organised a workshop concerning the nexus between migration, environment and security in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The dialogue brought together experts, policy makers, journalists, and academics from the individual countries across the MENA region to discuss a range of interrelated issues pertaining to the region’s future energy, water and food security, and how the outlooks of these respective domains may affect future migratory flows.

Shadows of a radicalized youth.

The struggle with Jihadism in the Mediterranean and the EU

This report summarizes the key messages drawn from the conference "Shadows of a radicalized youth: The struggle with Jihadism in the Mediterranean and the EU" held in Brussels on 29 May 2018.

Dialogue Programme on Water and Waste Management Models

Insights and Ways Forward for the MENA Region

This article provides a summary of a five-day dialogue programme of meetings, presentations, discussions and field trips entitled ‘Innovations in water and waste management: Models of transferability to the MENA region’, which took place from 25-29 March 2018 in Cologne, Germany and Brussels, Belgium. The publication has been jointly elaborated with Wala' Abdullah from NGO Fanack.

Sustainability and Climate Responsibility in Global Value Chains

The report summarizes the workshop´s results, focusing on global value chains and related international frameworks, which specifically support environmental and sustainability goals.

A water energy nexus (WEN) for the Middle East

The historic experience of the European Coal and Steel Community

On Tuesday 28.11.2017 the MNED of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and the KAS Palestinian Territories together with EcoPeace Middle East held the event "A water energy nexus (WEN) for the Middle East and the historic experience of the European Coal and Steel Community". The WEN is an exciting new concept surrounding the trade of water and energy between Jordan, Israel and Palestine. This report summarizes the results of the WEN study conducted by KAS and EcoPeace, which have been presented at the European Parliament and accompanied by a keynote speech from Mr Elmar Brok MEP.

Peacebuilding and State-building in Libya

What role for the EU?

This report summarizes the key messages drawn from the conference "Peacebuilding and State-building in Libya. What role for the EU?" held in Brussels on 18 October 2017.

Energising Africa

Financing Access to Energy

On the 22nd October 2017 the Multinational Development Policy Dialogue of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung hosted the dinner debate “Energising Africa – Financing Access to Energy”. This discussion brought together over thirty environmental experts, representatives from the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) and the Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP), CEOS, ambassadors and the Commission to discuss energy access goals and their implementation in urban and rural Africa.

COUNTERBALANCING THE STATE: HOW CAN CIVIL SOCIETY PROMOTE TRANSFORMATION?

Despite rather gloomy prospects for democratic transition in the EaP region, the EU is still a player capable of having a positive impact on developments in the region. CSOs remain the true allies of the EU in its Eastern Neighborhood to raise the voice for democratic transition. The future status of CS as an influential player counterbalancing the EaP states will determine countries’ political model in the region. Consequently, the KAS remains committed to supporting independent Civil Society in Eastern Europe to promote democratic transformation and European rapprochement of their countries.

The Colombian Peace Deal

An opportunity for just and lasting peace?

This report summarizes the key messages drawn from the debate "The Colombian Peace Deal: An opportunity for just and lasting peace?", held in Brussels on 30 May 2017, and presents some reflections on current developments in the implementation of the peace deal between the Colombian government and the FARC.AUTHORS: Dr. Luis Blanco & Nina Gerlach

Financing climate induced loss & damage

Chances and opportunities of the G7 InsuResilience initiative

The Multinational Development Policy Dialogue of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung organised together with Bread for the World and the EPP group in the European Parliament the expert lunch discussion: “Financing climate induced loss & damage - Chances and opportunities of the G7 InsuResilience initiative” on 30th of May 2017 in Brussels. The report gives an overview of the discussed topics and results of the debate.

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