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A New Generation’s Approach to European Security Cooperation and Trans-Atlantic Relations

Ansichten einer neuer Politikergeneration

“To keep the European Union together, we must change;” this was the message that Nikolas Loebel, a member of the German Bundestag, delivered during a discussion-luncheon with members of the American Council on Germany and other foreign policy experts at the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung New York Office on May 24th. The occasion of the event was to discuss the future of European security cooperation and dangers facing the liberal order.

Navigating the Complex Response to Extremism

Dialogue program on counter-terrorism in West Africa

For such a complex problem as violent extremism, there is no simple solution. This became clear during a three day exchange between West African terrorist experts, representatives from the UN and other relevant think thanks in New York. It takes comprehensive responses, starting at very different levels of state and society, to tackle this problem. The experts also agreed that exclusively relying on military security approaches to terrorism does not provide long-term solutions.

Ein Netzwerk fürs Leben - Stipendiatentreffen im New Yorker KAS-Büro

Dem Kernanliegen des Stipendienprogramms der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung entsprechend werden junge Menschen gefördert, die global für demokratisch-freiheitliche Werte eintreten. In diesem Sinne verfolgt das KAS-Büro in New York neben seiner politischen Arbeit auch das Ziel, mit den Altstipendiaten der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Kontakt zu bleiben und diese untereinander zu vernetzen.

The role of the United Nations in Iraq – A get-together of former fellowship students in the KAS New York office

A main objective of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is the support of young talent that promotes liberal democratic values globally. In addition to its political engagement, the KAS New York office aims to connect current and former KAS alumni and grow an interdisciplinary network of international experts.

Development Cooperation for achieving the 2030 Agenda: The Way Forward

Ein Experten-Workshop im KAS-Büro New York

On May 23, 2018, at the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung New York experts from the Network of Southern Think Tanks (NeST), the German Development Institute (GDI-DIE) and other international organizations met to discuss the challenges facing global development cooperation.

Tackling a global problem with transnational solutions – terrorism and the United Nations

The fight against global terrorism has a little known ally – more united and expedient than one might think. This was the key message Dr. David Scharia offered in his speech in the KAS New York office on the evening of May 7th. In contrary to the prevalent common perception of the UN as a toothless tiger, Dr. Scharia explained how the United Nations effectively fight terrorism with a comprehensive and assertive approach.

Diplomaten für zwei Wochen

National Model United Nations-Delegation der TU Chemnitz zu Besuch in der KAS New York

Am 16. März 2018 besuchte eine Delegation der TU Chemnitz das Büro der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in New York. Bei der UN Simulation „National Model United Nations“, die vom 10. bis zum 23. März 2018 stattfand, vertraten die Studierenden die Demokratische Republik Kongo.

Peacebuilding in rural Africa: A major task for grassroots women leaders

Status, challenges and opportunities for rural women and girls

Peacebuilding in rural Africa: KAS NY Interview

Helen Kezie-Nwoha, Executive Director at the Kampala based Women's International Cross-Cultural Exchange(Isis-WICCE) in an interview with Dr. Stefan Friedrich, Director of KAS NY

„Friede als Ergebnis des gemeinsamen Wollens“

Lehren aus der beendeten Friedensmission UNOCI in der Elfenbeinküste

Im Reigen der oft viele Jahre andauernden UN-Friedensmissionen sticht ein abgeschlossener Einsatz besonders hervor. Ein solcher Fall ist die im Juni 2017 beendete Mission in der Elfenbeinküste, UNOCI. Die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung hat dies zum Anlass genommen, diese Friedensmission einer Analyse zu unterziehen.

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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.

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