Event Reports

Emerging Role of Blue Finance in the Asia Pacific Region

Webinar

The focus of the workshop was to deliberate on the mobilization of the market for generating blue finance opportunities and the kind of reforms that are needed for the augmentation especially in the post COVID world.

Prospective Political Frameworks for Decarbonisation in 2030

Foresight Workshops' Results - Politics of Decarbonisation in Asia‑Pacific

In September 2021, KAS RECAP hosted a series of online closed workshops to explore political issues associated with decarbonisation in Asia‑Pacific. Under the guidance of professional facilitators, participants from public institutions, private sector, NGOs and academia from Asia and Europe have developed a set of futures scenarios for various thematic topics around decarbonisation applying foresight methods. For each topic, four futures scenarios were developed and explored in relation to environmental, social and governance factors along with the identification of key trends and emerging issues.

Perception of the Planned EU Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism in Asia-Pacific

Presentation of Survey Results

Although global climate action is growing, under the current unconditional commitments made by Parties to the Paris Agreement, global temperatures are predicted to rise by more than 3°C by 2100, far above the goal of 1.5°C. To address climate change and carbon leakage, the European Union plans to introduce a carbon border adjustment mechanism (EU CBAM) that will ensure that the price of imports reflects more accurately the carbon content of the goods. Against this backdrop, KAS RECAP and GlobeScan hosted a public webinar to launch the survey results on the perception of the planned EU CBAM in Asia-Pacific on 6 May 2021.

Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia: A Collective Approach from South and Southeast Asia

Hybrid Launch of Research Publication

This hybrid publication launch presented the finding of the publication ‘Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia: A Collective Approach from South and Southeast Asia’.

Carbon Neutrality Dialogue

The Legal and Regulatory Issues on Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage in Europe and Asia: A Comparative Perspective

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and KAS RECAP organized a series of webinars discussing the legal dimension of the carbon neutrality pledges in Asia.

Resilience of Renewable Energy in Asia-Pacific to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Webinar

On 11 March 2021, KAS RECAP hosted a webinar to launch and discuss a study on performance of the renewable energy before and during the COVID-19 pandemic in Asia-Pacific. The research was conducted by the Energy Studies Institute (ESI), National University of Singapore.

Opportunities and Challenges for a Blue economy in Asia-Pacific region in COVID 19 world

The workshop discussed the opportunities and challenges in developing blue economy framework in Asia-Pacific.

ASEAN Webinar Series

Webinar Series

KAS RECAP and Climate Bonds Initiative launched a series of online workshops to have a discussion on the latest development of green finance in the region.

Designing Buildings for A Zero Waste Hong Kong

With the support of KAS RECAP, the Business Environment Council hosted an online seminar on waste management in buildings on 8th December 2020.

EU-Asia Relations and the Race for Global Resource Leadership - 9th Workshop

9th Workshop on EU-Asia Relations in Global Politics

The 9th Annual Workshop on EU-China Relations in Global Politics was held on 4-5 November 2020 and for the first time virtually due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s topics included energy, political economy, circular economy, and business management methods. Academics and professionals from around the world presented insightful papers to an audience of some 40 participants covering diverse aspects of these topics in Asia and Europe. As every year, the Workshop took place in the framework of UACES Research Network on EU-China Relations and is supported by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Regional Project Energy Security and Climate Change in Asia-Pacific (KAS RECAP). The event was hosted by Deakin University and the ESSCA EU*Asia Institute.

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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 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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