Events

Discussion

Youth, Peace and Security in Africa: The missing piece

Round table discussion with West African Experts

The KAS Office New York will host a panel disucssion with distinguished west african expert on the implementation of Resolution 2250. Join us at our roundtable discussion, where our panelists will share their insights.

Discussion

The Future of European Security Cooperation and the Dangers Facing the Liberal Order

Discussion and Luncheon with Nikolas Löbel, Member of the German Bundestag

The KAS New York office will be hosting a dicsussion with Nikolas Loebel, a member of the German Bundestag (CDU/CSU). During the meeting, Mr. Loebel will discuss the future of European Security Cooperation and dangers facing the Liberal Order.

Expert conference

Development Cooperation for Achieving the 2030 Agenda: The Way Foward

Experts from the Network of Southern Think Tanks (NeST), the German Development Institute (GDI-DIE) and other international organizations will meet in the KAS New York office to discuss the challenges facing global development cooperation.

Conversation

A Network for a Lifetime - An event with current and former KAS fellowship students

The KAS New York office invites all current and former fellowship students to a get-together framed by a talk about the role of the UN in Iraq.

Discussion

Partners in Security Building in West Africa - UN, EU and the G5-Forces

Roundtable discussion with West African Terrorism Experts

As part of a dialogue program on terrorism in West Africa, the KAS office in New York cordially invites you to a roundtable discussion with experts from the region in order to discuss current challenges and possible solutions.

Seminar

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

The german federal academy of security policy in the KAS New York office

The core seminar of the German Federal Agency of Security Policy will meet with an internationally recognized expert on counter-terrorism, Dr. David Scharia, in the KAS New York office to dicuss the strategy of the United Nations to fight terrorism.

Lecture

A new government in times of global uncertainty – the foreign policy of the grand coalition

The Association of German International Civil Servants (VDBIO) and KAS New York invite you to a lecture by Peter Beyer, Member of the German Bundestag, about the foreign policy priorities of the new coalition government in Germany.

Discussion

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

Together with Cordaid and Isis Women's International Cross Cultural Exchange, KAS New York cordially invites you to a panel discussion and reception entitled "Peacebuilding in rural Africa: A major task for grassroots women leaders".

Lecture

China’s Emergence as a Global Security Actor and Implications for Europe

KAS New York invites you to a discussion and reception with Mr. Mikko Huotari, Head of International Relations at the Mercator Institute for China Studies in Berlin.

Discussion

UNOCI in the Bigger Picture of Peacekeeping – Making Transitions Work

Please RSVP by 2 February 2018 to Mr. Diego Bensien, diego.bensien@diplo.de Logo PM Côte d’Ivoire

Virtual Side Event during the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

A Decade of Action on SDG Delivery: How to strengthen the partnership with the private sector?

The International Organisation of Employers (IOE), the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) and the Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations held a digital conference side event to the UN High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on 16 July 2020 on how to foster partnerships, seek avenues for better collaboration and establish next steps in fulfilling the business community desire to ensure private sector engagement at local and global levels in achieving the UN Decade of Action and the SDGs.

Second IOE-KAS Workshop on UN Engagement with the Private Sector

Enhancing Cooperation between UN Resident Coordinators and Employer and Business Membership Organisations and Companies

The International Organisation of Employers (IOE) and the Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) share a common mission of supporting a rules-based, social market economy and contributing through robust partnerships to the global goals set out in the 2030 Agenda. To this end, IOE and KAS joined forces to host a series of virtual conferences to explore opportunities for partnerships between United Nations Resident Coordinators (UNRCs) and IOE member organisations and their company affiliates with a view to enhancing cooperation for the delivery of the 2030 Agenda, as well as measures to address the socio-economic impact of COVID-19.

First IOE-KAS Workshop on UN Engagement with the Private Sector

Enhancing Cooperation between UN Resident Coordinators and Employer/Business Membership Organisations, and strengthening collective Action to address COVID-19 Impacts

The International Organisation of Employers (IOE) and the Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) Foundation share a common mission of supporting a rules-based, social market economy and contributing through robust partnerships to the global goals set out in the 2030 Agenda. To this end, IOE and KAS joined forces to host a virtual conference to explore opportunities for partnerships between United Nations Resident Coordinators (UNRCs) and IOE member organisations and their company affiliates with a view to enhancing cooperation for the delivery of the 2030 Agenda, as well as measures to address the socio-economic impact of COVID-19.

Human Rights and the Problem of Shrinking Civic Spaces in East Africa

From 13 – 16 January 2020 we welcomed a delegation of Human Rights Defenders from East Africa to New York for a dialogue program addressing the shrinking civic spaces in their countries. The six delegates, two each from Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda met not only people from the UN Secretariat but also different UN organizations as well as representatives from Human Rights NGOs and religious organizations.

Strengthening the voice of Europe at the United Nations

New Year’s Reception and Exchange with Ambassador Olof Skoog, Head of Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations

Luncheon discussion with Dr. Gerd Müller and German nationals working for the United Nations

On September 24th, KAS New York office invited to a luncheon with Germany's Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Dr. Gerd Müller, and German international servants working across different UN agencies. The occasion of Dr. Gerd Müller's stay in New York was the annual visit to the UN General Assembly and his participations in the SDG, Climate and Health Summits.

KAS pictures

Reception and dinner of the ‘Global Investors for Sustainable Development’ Alliance

On September 24th, KAS New York hosted a reception and dinner with the Strategy Group of the newly founded ‘Global Investors for Sustainable Development’ (GISD) Alliance. The group consisting of experts appointed by the CEOs of GISD members met in New York to develop a plan of action and to prepare the official launch of the GISD Alliance on October 16th.

The Afghan Peace Process

What Challenges Lie Ahead for an Afghan-owned, Afghan-led Solution?

The week before the UNAMA resolution was renewed, Dr. Ellinor Zeino, Head of KAS’ Office in Kabul, Afghanistan was in New York for a dialogue program with different UN agencies and permanent missions.

Data as Political Capital

What kind of Rules & Regulations do we need for a digitized Democracy

Digitization has completely altered the way our societies communicate and how political opinion-making is shaped. Foreign interference, online hate-speech, data leaks on social media platforms, fake-news have made it more important than ever to define a global rules-based system and code of conduct that sets a common standard and protects democracy.

Evangelicals and Political Power in Latin America

José Luis Pérez Guadalupe, Professor at the Universidad del Pacifico in Peru, together with co-authors introduced the newest publication called Evangelicals and Political Power in Latin America at a book launch event at KAS New York. The meeting was co-organized by the KAS country office in Lima and featured contributing authors from Brazil, Costa Rica and Colombia presenting national case studies from their respective countries. The researchers also met with representatives of various United Nations agencies and faith-based institutions based in the New York City area.