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Transatlantic Approaches: Europe in an Age of Sino-American Competition

KAS USA / Hudson Institute Online Event

Please join Hudson Institute and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) for a discussion on Sino-European relations and prospects for transatlantic cooperation on key challenges relating to China.

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Leadership, Succession Planning, and its Implications for Germany's Role in the World

CSIS-KAS Series: Germany at the End of the Merkel Era

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What Can Europe Expect from the Biden Administration?

Up and Running: The New Administration and the Future of Transatlantic Ties

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A Decisive Moment

U.S. Elections and Its Implications for Transatlantic Relations

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2020 - A Year Like No Other

How the Pandemic impacts the News Media

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Lessons Learned

How to Reinvigorate and Further Strengthen the Transatlantic Partnership?

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Informed and Resilient

How to Protect Democratic Societies in Times of COVID-19 and Digital Change

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The U.S. Elections in November explained

Principles and Rules of the Electoral Process

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The Rise of the Millennial and Minority Vote

The U.S. Electorate in 2020

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Adenauer 101: Europe's Next Chapter

Meeting of KAS Scholarship Holders

KAS USA will again participate in the European Student Conference (ESC) 2020, the annual meeting of KAS scholarship holders studying in the USA and participating in the conference.

American Policy Perspectives

A Workshop with Dr. Charles Ludolph and Barton Forsyth

On July 20th, 2015 the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation hosted a workshop to discuss the current topics of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the USA Freedom Act. Experts, Dr. Charles Ludolph, the President and CEO of Transnational Analytics LLC, and Bart Forsyth, Chief-of-Staff to Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), gave illuminating presentations with regard to U.S. trade and intelligence policy. German participants were part of a multi-day exchange program between the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the American Jewish Committee.

50 years of Diplomatic Relations between Germany and Israel

A Conference with panel discussions on past, present and future German-Israeli relations

Seventy Years after the end of the Second World War and the Holocaust one encounters unique and positive relations between Israel and Germany as numerous International participants reiterated at the Conference “Fifty Years after the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations – are German-Israeli relations still special?“, organized by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Washington D.C.

A closer look at the impact of the shale gas boom on local U.S. economies

Experts of the Transatlantic Climate Bridge meet with Dr. Christoph von Friedeburg

On June 18th, 2015, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation hosted a discussion on Dr. Christoph v. Friedeburg’s paper “Broken Promises: Impacts of Pennsylvania’s Shale Gas Boom on Local Economies” (March 2015). The attendees discussed Mr. Friedeburg’s report, examined the fracking debate from transatlantic perspectives, and discussed other energy issues, with an emphasis on renewable and sustainable energy sources.



With the crisis in Ukraine ongoing, questions remain about how best to address Russian actions in the region. Opinions among transatlantic partners differ slightly, presenting challenges for the U.S.-German relationship. The discussion provided a forum for senior experts and officials to discuss their perspectives on the implications of the Ukraine crisis for the transatlantic relationship.

Challenges of International Health Policy from a Transatlantic Perspective

German Health Minister Hermann Gröhe, MdB describes Germany’s contribution among experts in Washington, DC

Since the outbreak of Ebola, the international community was recently reminded about the great importance of international collaboration in the fight against pandemics. German Federal Minister of Health Hermann Gröhe, MdB outlined the many global health issue during a KAS event with health care experts. Health care policy has become the center of international relations.

The Transatlantic Agenda for 2015: A German Perspective

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation welcomed many distinguished guests from politics, economics, international organizations and think tanks to its New Year’s Reception at the Foundation’s headquarters in Washington, DC. During his speech Steffen Kampeter, the Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Germany and a Member of the German Bundestag, highlighted the importance of the transatlantic cooperation and stressed the unique ties the transatlantic partners share.

The US-Midterms – A Transatlantic Perspective on Social Challenges

On a recent KAS organized trip, a delegation of consultants and advisors in politics and business gained new insights on societal trends in the US. The delegation met with members of both parties in Congress, political strategists, journalists, and professionals in the think tank community. The first leg of the trip took place in Louisiana, a place in which the oil industry is very influential, to discuss energy and climate policy. Following this, they traveled to Washington where the discussion continued in the realm of understanding the overarching themes of the midterm elections.

A Transatlantic Perspective on Current Events Shaping Trade and Foreign Policy

Young German Leaders get to share their views with US policy experts

As part of the annual exchange program of the American Jewish Committee and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, the KAS in Washington organized a roundtable discussion with young German leaders and American policy experts. A common theme during the discussion was that the US-EU relationship is entering a new phase of engagement.

“Energy has the Potential to Divide Us”

Transatlantic dialog to global challenges – a meeting with American energy experts and Professor Dr. Dr. Rudolf Dolzer

Finding an approach to energy policy was the center of discussions Professor Dr. Dr. Rudolf Dolzer had with U.S. leading experts on energy and climate issues. The meetings were held on July 18, 2014 in Washington DC.

KAS brings aspiring German journalists closer to the U.S. capital

28 Students from RTL School of Journalism participate in a program in Washington

For 12 years, the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Journalism Academy, the RTL School of Journalism and the KAS Washington Office have cooperated successfully on a program for aspiring German journalists to learn more about the American media landscape.