Event Reports

German State Minister Beermann calls for cooperation in education and research

Dr. Johannes Beermann,State Minister of the German Freestate of Saxony, visited the Higher Colleges of Technology in Abu Dhabi. The intention of his visit was to foster recently established economic ties between Saxony and Abu Dhabi and to extend this cooperation to the fields of research and education.

Prime Minister of Lower-Saxony pays visit to KAS in Abu Dhabi

German politics meets young Emiratis. On February 14th, 2010, Christian Wulff, Prime Minister of Lower-Saxony, and young Emirati students and journalists met at the offices of KAS Regional Program Gulf States in Abu Dhabi. In a respectful and open atmosphere they discussed cultural similarities and differences, mutual expectations and opportunities for international initiatives.

"Best of" im Rheinischen Merkur

Die Artikel, die zehn junge Journalisten aus arabischen Ländern gemeinsam mit Stipendiaten und Altstipendiaten der Journalisten-Akademie der KAS (JONA) vergangenen Dezember in Dubai, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, recherchiert hatten, beschäftigen sich mit zeitkritischen Themen.

German-Arab Journalist Academy of KAS started in Dubai

This year’s Journalists Academy started on December 3rd in cooperation with the KAS-Regional Program Gulf-States, located in Abu Dhabi, and the Journalists Association of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). (Dec. 4, 2009)

November 9th, in Kuwait: Conference on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall

Cooperation of KAS, embassies and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Even in retrospective it still seems a miracle that the separation of Germany was overcome so peacefully. This was the consensus among historians, analysts, diplomats and politicians who gathered on November 9th, the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, in Kuwait for discussions. The conference – the only one held in the region to mark this occasion– was organized by KAS in cooperation with the embassies of Austria, Hungary, Poland and Germany as well as the University of Kuwait and the Kuwait Diplomatic Institute (KDI).

Lebhafte Diskussion am Wahlabend

Themen vom Iran bis zur Finanzkrise

Die Golf-Staaten schauen auf Deutschland vor allem vor dem Hintergrund der Iran-Politik. Hier erwarte man von der künftigen Regierung eine klare Linie, so Emile Hokayem von der emiratischen Zeitung "The National" am Wahlabend. Das KAS Regionalprogramm Golf-Staaten und die Deutsche Botschaft Abu Dhabi hatten zu einer Diskussion eingeladen.

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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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