The Rule of Law and Environmental Issues: Food and Water Security

5th Annual Meeting of KAS Alumni Lawyers in Asia

The 2015 annual meeting of alumni lawyers of the KAS rule of law programme Asia will discuss urgent topics of food and water security in Asia.


Intergovernmental Ninth Regional Environmentally Sustainable Transport (EST) Forum in Asia

Regional Seminar on Safe, Climate Adaptive and Disaster Resilient Transport for Sustainable Development

The Intergovernmental Ninth Regional Environmentally Sustainable Transport (EST) Forum in Asia assembles ministers for transport and environment from Asia to elaborate strategies for a sustainable transportation development in their countries.

Expert conference

Energy Storage Summit Japan 2015

International Symposium in cooperation with Messe Düsseldorf

The production and storage of renewable energies is crucial to achieve low-carbon societies. KAS in cooperation with Messe Düsseldorf will discuss the political framework and business models of future energy storage solutions in Europe and Asia.


Urban Innovations — Hamburg-Hong Kong

Seminar series on sustainable urban development in Europe and Asia

The seminar series "Urban Innovations (UI)" brings together European and Asian experts and decision makers to look at experiences on green urban development made in Europe and discuss their possible application to Asia.

Expert conference

Changing global gas markets

International workshop on geopolitical and geo-economic impacts on the Asia-Pacific region and Europe

The center of gravity of the global natural gas market is shifting eastwards, in line with economic growth and increasing energy demand. The Asia-Pacific region has surpassed Europe to become the world’s largest gas importing region.


Coping with COP21

Simulation game to the World climate summit 2015 in Paris

In preparation for the World climate summit 2015 in Paris (COP21), the Hong Kong America Center in cooperation with the KAS regional project "Energy security and Climate change in Asia Pacific" organizes a simulation game.



Inauguration Ceremony of KAS Regional Project Energy Security and Climate Change

The newly established Hong Kong based KAS regional project "Energy Security and Climate Change in Asia-Pacific" will be officially inaugurated on 31 August 2015.


Climate Change and Energy Law

Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Management Legal Regime in Asia

An international conference to highlight legal issues on climate change and disaster management.


Financing sustainable means of transport by the private sector

In cooperation with the Dutch "Partnership on Sustainable Low Carbon Transport", the Regional Programme "Energy Security and Climate Change" conducts a workshop about the sustainable development of transport systems on 4-5 June 2015 in Shanghai.


Transnational Climate Change Networks: New Forms of Authority or Mobilization Mechanisms to Secure Consent?

Konrad Adenauer Foundation supports research projekt at the City University of Hong Kong

The Regional Project Energy Security and Climate Change Asia-Pacific (RECAP) supports a regional research project about the transnational climate change networks at the City University of Hong Kong.

Water Security and Disaster Management in Asia

The workshop analysed the water security challenges in South Asia, especially in the events of hydro-meteorological disaster.


On 13th of July, a round table was held at the city of Temirtau, organized by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Office in Astana in cooperation with JSC ArcelorMittal Temirtau and Kazakhstan’s renewable energy Association. Energy was the main topic of the round table: ’REDUCTION OF CLIMATE POLLUTION AND INCREASE OF EFFICIENCY IN THE FIELD OF COAL USAGE’. During the whole session of the round table, guests and participants were presenting their reports and were actively engaged in discussions.

Conference about the Issues of Energy Security and Renewable Energies at Nazarbayev University in Astana

In light of the presentation “Strategic Perspectives for Bilateral Energy Cooperation between the EU and Kazakhstan”, a conference about the issues of energy security and renewable energies was held on the 16th of February at Nazarbayev University in Astana.

Dr. Peter Hefele and Thomas Helm visit Astana Solar

Together with Dr. Peter Hefele, the head of the KAS regional program for “Energy Security and Climate Change” in Asia, Thomas Helm, the resident representative of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Kazakhsan, visited the company Astana Solar in the Kazakh capital on the 15th of February.