Event Reports

Entrepreneurship and Society in the Northern Emirates

Auf Einladung des KAS-Regionalprogramms Golf-Staaten sprach Dr. Halah El Sokari über die Zielsetzung und Tätigkeiten des Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development vor dem Hintergrund der wirtschaftlichen und gesellschaftlichen Entwicklung in Abu Dhabi und den nördlichen Emiraten.

Business Journalism - a genre of its own

KAS Regional Program Gulf-States continues its Journalist Seminar successfully

“Business Journalism” was the topic of a highly specialized seminar that continued the KAS training program for Emirati junior journalists. In addition to an introduction into the basics of Business Journalism the seminar’s main goal was to provide the participants with practical work experience. Visits to regional companies, presentations by commercial experts as well as research in local shopping malls provided ample opportunity. The articles written by the young journalists gave clear evidence of the seminar’s success.

"Governments Policies to Stimulate Clean Tech Industries"

Paneldiskussion zu Energieeffizenz, Regulierung und Erneuerbaren Energien

Gemeinsam mit der Abu Dhabi-Niederlassung der Wirtschaftshochschule INSEAD, dem Masdar Institute of Science and Technology sowie dem IRENA Innovation and Technology Center organisierte das Regionalprogramm Golf-Staaten eine Diskussionsrunde zu Innovationen im Bereich Erneuerbarer Energien und ihrer Förderung durch die Politik. Die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung hatte hierzu Dr. Nikolaus Supersperger von der GIZ eingeladen, der vor allem die Bedeutung von Energieeffizienz betonte.

KAS bei der Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

Zum dritten Mal war Abu Dhabi in diesem Jahr Austragungsort der wirtschaftlich bedeutendsten Buchmesse im Nahen Osten. Diese Gelegenheit nutzte die Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung, um ihre Publikationen aus der arabischen Welt in Abu Dhabi zu präsentieren.

Fortsetzung folgt....

Nach den ersten beiden Basis-Seminaren begann diese Woche der vertiefende Teil unserer Journalistenakademie.In den kommenden Tagen werden Donata Riedel vom Handelsblatt und Nahost-Journalistin Anne Allmeling mit Unterstützung des arabischen Trainers Dr. Abbas Mustafa Sadig in die Welt des Wirtschaftsjournalismus einführen.

Member of European Parliament Burkhard Balz visits the UAE

The visit of Burkhard Balz, MEP and EPP expert on Economic and Monetary Affairs, is part of the KAS principles for a better understanding between the GCC and the European Union.

INSEAD and KAS Seminar highlights the European Union’s Current Innovations in Financial Market Policy

European Member of Parliament, Burkhard Balz, calls on supervisory authorities to build a more credible and reliable gov

On invitation of the Regional Program Gulf-States of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Mr. Burkhard Balz, German Member of the European Parliament and Member of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, spoke at a seminar on ‘European Union’s Current Innovations in Financial Market Policy’at INSEAD’s Abu Dhabi campus. The seminar is part of the series of INSEAD Policy Breakfast’s held in Abu Dhabi, which allows leaders from the region to discuss current policy issues.

Interview zur Lage in Bahrain „Am Ende wird es in Bahrain Reformen geben“

Deutsche Welle-Interview mit KAS-Experte Thomas Birringer

Seit einigen Tagen hat die Welle der Protestbewegungen in Nordafrika und dem Nahen Osten auch das Emirat Bahrain erfasst. Die Situation dort sei aber nur teilweise mit Tunesien oder Ägypten zu vergleichen, betont Thomas Birringer, Leiter des Regionalprogramms Golfstaaten der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mit Sitz in Abu Dhabi, im Interview mit der Deutschen Welle. Bahrain kann einen deutlich höheren Wohlstand und mehr demokratische Strukturen vorweisen. Die Brüche verlaufen eher entlang von religiös-ethnischen Grenzen, so Birringer.

Journalist Seminar in Abu Dhabi successful

KAS Regional Program Gulf-States and National Media Council of Abu Dhabi train Emirati Journalists

Nine Emirati journalists successfully completed the first journalism training course offered by KAS Regional Program Gulf-States and the National Media Council in Abu Dhabi. During the week-long intense course the participants learned about the basics of journalistic research and writing. Dr. Muhammad Ayish, Media Advisor at the Office of the Chairman of the National Media Council and Jochen Markett, Journalism Trainer at KAS, devoted the first two days to reviewing the basic tools of good journalistic work and reemphasizing the importance of complying with these.

Exhibition on Life in East Germany before and after the fall of the Berlin Wall inaugurated in Kuwait

KAS Regional Program Gulf-States participated in panel discussion

In context of the opening of the exhibition "The ideal world of dictatorship" on the Fall of the Berlin Wall at the American University in Kuwait (AUK), the Gulf Studies Center of AUK hosted a panel discussion titled "The Fall of the Berlin Wall: A Retrospective of Life in Germany Before & After 1990" on December 20th, 2010. Thomas Birringer, Regional Representative to the Gulf-States represented the KAS. He explained the effects of the Berlin Wall on people in both parts of Germany.

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.

Ordering Information

Editor

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V.