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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

Expert conference


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.

Study and Information Program


Quality Reporting in the Era of Fake News and Disinformation

RTL School of Journalism Students visit Washington

The Cologne based RTL School of Journalism will visit Washington from March 24th to 27th for meetings organized by KAS USA with US-Think Tank experts, thought leaders and media correspondents.

USA, Germany and Israel: Transatlantic Triangle United By Values and Challenges?

Conference with multiple high level experts from Israel, Europe and the United States

The “USA, Germany and Israel: Transatlantic Triangle United by Values and Challenges?” conference convened distinguished panelists from Europe, the United States, and Israel to discuss the political, economic, and cultural relationships between these three countries. In four panels on the rule of law, the economy, religion, and Israel’s relationship to the West experts identified affinities and shared values, while simultaneously highlighting differences and challenges.

Israeli, German and American Foreign Policy

Key note address and discussion with Ambassador Dennis Ross

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry gave the current round of negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians until the end of April to make progress. Where are we now in this process and how exactly should the transatlantic partners work together with the goal to bring solutions in this negotiation cycle? The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) gave attention to these questions and organized a discussion with international experts. KAS welcomed Ambassador Dennis Ross, the former special assistant to Barack Obama and close advisors to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, to provide his insight.

Rebuilding Trust: Current Challenges in the Transatlantic Relationship

Dialogue Program with Dr. Jürgen Rüttgers, former Prime Minister for the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia

From February 23-28, 2014 the former Prime Minister for the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia, Dr. Jürgen Rüttgers, visited the U.S. to talk with experts from different sectors about the future of the transatlantic relationship. The NSA revelations, the TTIP negotiations and the crisis in Ukraine featured prominently. The talks took place in Washington, D.C., and Boston.

Transatlantic Dialogue: Common Challenges of Canada and Germany

Dialog Program with Professor Dr. Georg Milbradt

Professor Dr. Georg Milbradt, former Prime Minister of the German Federal State of Saxony, travelled to Ottawa, Ontario, February 9-12 to meet with elected officials, policy experts and members of the academic community to discuss common challenges faced by Canada and Germany.

Consensus in the Center of the Society

A Roundtable with German and American Journalists

In light of the upcoming German Bundestag election on September 22, the Konrad- Adenauer-Foundation (KAS) in Washington, D.C. hosted a roundtable discussion with German and American journalists. The discussion was part of the annual program of the International Center for Journalism.

"The Future Generation of Transatlantic Leaders: Dialog with Canadian Counterparts"

Young German leaders deepen German-Canadian relations

In the course of a six-day trip to Toronto and Ottawa a group of German young politicians and entrepreneurs showed particular interest in the mutual learning process.

Is the EU stronger or weaker after the Euro Crisis? Can the European regions contribute to solving complex issues?

A Discussion with Dr. Jürgen Rüttgers

On June 6, 2013, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Forum of Federations organized a discussion with Dr. Jürgen Rüttgers, former Prime Minister for the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia and former Federal Minister in the government of Chancellor Helmut Kohl.

Mapping the Field for the Future Transatlantic Dialogue


Wie muss zukünftig mit wirtschaftlichen Krisen umgegangen werden? Mit dieser Frage setzte sich Dr. Jürgen Rüttgers mit verschiedenen Persönlichkeiten aus Politik, Kultur und Gesellschaft auseinander.

Challenges of Promoting Freedom and Democracy Based on Values

Roundtable Discussion with Dr. Jürgen Rüttgers

Dr. Jürgen Rüttgers met with senior conservative policyexperts in Washington, D.C., to discuss the role of governments,multilateral institutions and the private sector in promotingdemocracy and freedom based on value

Transatlantic Discussion: Conservatives in the U.S. and Europe –A Natural Alliance?

Creating a Network of Future Conservative Leaders

On December 13th, 2012, the Konrad Adenauer Stifting in Washington, D.C. will organize an event with the Young Transatlantic Conservative Alliiance (YTCA) to discuss the involvement of future young conservative leaders in the transatlantic relationship.