Event Reports

Paris and Beyond

The State of Climate Change Diplomacy

In April experts discussed the topic „Paris and Beyond – The State of Climate Change Diplomacy“ in Seoul/ South Korea. This report summarizes the discussions during this meeting.

Deutschlandseminar zur modernen Parteiorganisation und Kommunalpolitik für junge Mitglieder politischer Parteien

aus Asien

Die Vorgänge in Thailand mit dem Militärputsch im Mai und der Auflösung des Parlaments sind ein Beleg dafür, dass freiheitliche Demokratie noch keineswegs ein allgemein akzeptiertes oder gar konsolidiertes Ordnungsmodell in Asien ist. Selbst in den sogenannten „Wahldemokratien“ sind demokratische Prozesse und Verfahren noch recht prekär und demokratische Institutionen wie Parteien und Parlament nur sehr eingeschränkt funktionsfähig.Deshalb sind weiterhin politische Bildungsmaßnahmen notwendig, um demokratische Prozesse und Institutionen zu stärken.

Conference "Climate Diplomacy and Urban Resilience"

A landmark conference took place on 4-5 September in Yangon, Myanmar to enhance discussions between European and Asian partners on “Climate Diplomacy and Urban Resilience”. The dialogue was organised by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung’s Regional Programme Political Dialogue with Asia (KAS) in cooperation with UN-Habitat and was part of the EU-Asia Dialogue, which is funded by the European Union and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. In total, 97 people from 20 countries attended the conference.

Conference “Addressing Irregular Migration and Human Trafficking in Europe and Asia”

On 6-7 March 2014, the regional programme Political Dialogue with Asia of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Singapore, in cooperation with the Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace, organized a conference on “Addressing Irregular Migration and Human Trafficking in Europe and Asia” in Phnom Penh / Cambodia.

Conference Report: Policy Panel on Migration

The EU-Asia Dialogue by the Konrad-Adnauer Stiftung presented a “Policy Panel on Migration” on December 13, 2012 in Manila, the Philippines. Experts, academics and policy-makers from both continents discused legal frameworks and best practices on governing migration.

The world after Warsaw - What prospects for achieving a global climate agreement by 2015?

Policy Conference in Brussels on 5th December 2013

On 5 December, 2013, the EU-Asia Dialogue organized a policy panel on “The world afterWarsaw - What prospects for achieving a global climate agreement by 2015?” in Brussels,Belgium. Four distinguished speakers from Europe and Asia discussed the outcomes ofthe most recent Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Conventionon Climate Change in Warsaw.

Conference on Climate Change Diplomacy with Mr. Su Wei, Chief Climate Negotiator of the People’s Republic of China

On 21 October 2013, the regional programme Political Dialogue with Asia of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Singapore, in cooperation with the Center for Industrial Development and Environmental Governance (CIDEG) of the Tsinghua University Beijing, organized a conference on “Europe-Asia Cooperation on Climate Change Negotiations”. The key note speech of this event was delivered by Mr. Su Wei, Bureau Chief for the Development of Climate Change in the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and Chief Climate Negotiator of the People’s Republic of China.

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi calls for more women in political leadership positions

International Conference of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Myanmar (Burma) on “Women’s Leadership in Politics”

More parliamentary seats and political leadership roles for women - that is a demand of the Nobel Peace Prize winner and Opposition Leader Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar (Burma), which she articulated during an international conference of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, held in the country’s capital, Naypyidaw on October 04th and 05th 2013. Female Parliamentarians from Myanmar and countries of Asia and Europe discussed their experiences, tools and processes to increase the proportion of women in parliaments and political leadership.

Maritime Security: Lessons Learned from Europe and Asia

Policy Conference in London on 19th September 2013

On 19 September, 2013, the EU-Asia Dialogue and the International Institute forStrategic Studies (IISS) held a joint conference on “Maritime Security: Lessons Learnedfrom Europe and Asia” in London, United Kingdom. This event of the cluster MaritimePiracy and Security was attended by 31 participants.

Making Sustainable Cities Work in Europe and Asia

International Workshop on Eco Cities in Brussels

On 17 September, 2013, the EU-Asia Dialogue organized an international workshop on“Making Sustainable Cities Work in Europe and Asia” in Brussels, Belgium. This event ofthe cluster Eco-Cities was attended by 35 participants.

About this series

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 www.kas.de. 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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