Events

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Lecture

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

Creating a Network of Future Conservative Leaders

On December 13th, 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.

Conversation

Transfer from Politics to the Public: Content and Methods

A Transatlantic Dialog Program with Elected Officials and Political Strategists

German elected officials and political strategists will observe the November 6 U.S. elections and meet with experts to learn about current policy debates in the U.S, developments in the elections, and the strategy and tactics used in the campaign.

Expert conference

Strategic Challenges and Opportunities in Central Asia

International Conference in Cooperation with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

In light of geopolitical developments in Central Asia, KAS and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace are organizing an international conference with participants from the region. The conference is supported by the German-Turkmenian Forum.

Conversation

Understanding the Role of Political Communication

Dialogue Program with MdB Philipp Missfelder and young political leaders

MdB Philipp Miβfelder and a group of young elected officials and political activists will travel to Washington, DC, to learn more about the role of political communication and how it influences voters and policy debates

Conversation

Transatlantic Economic Relations

Dialogue Program with Peter Beyer MdB

Peter Beyer, Member of the German Bundestag, will meet with elected officials, business representatives and economic policy experts to discuss economic and trade issues that affect the transatlantic relationship.

Seminar

Economic Crises as an Opportunity for Change – a Christian Contribution

Reinhard Cardinal Marx

Experts are still debating whether the worst of the global financial and economic crisis is over; the combination of modest growth and continued high unemployment and political tension presents a mixed picture.

Expert talk

The future of NATO beyond the Chicago Summit

Dr. Karl-Heinz Kamp, NATO Defense College

Based on our shared values of democracy and free market principles, NATO has served as the cornerstone of transatlantic relations for the past fifty years.

Expert conference

Renewable Energy - Key to Energy Independence in the Middle East?

Israeli-Palestinian Delegation Briefing Program in Chicago and Washington

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung organized a briefing program for a delegation of Israeli and Palestian experts and entrepreneurs. In addition to meetings with energy experts, workshops at the World Bank and Rand Corporation are planned.

Congress

Transatlantic Security Cooperation

The Military in Germany and the U.S. - Two Perspectives

On February 17 and 18, hundreds will attend the Fifth Annual German Conference at Harvard to discuss this year’s theme, “The German Angst of Leadership.” The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung will host a panel discussion on security policy.

Discussion

The 2012 Presidential Race - Current Developments and Its Impact on Foreign Policy

A conversation with Philipp Mißfelder MdB

Political insiders and policy experts discuss the upcoming U.S. presidential election with Philipp Mißfelder, Member of the German Bundestag. Topics included strategy and issues in the Republican primary, and its impact on the general election.

Deutschland, Europäische Verteidigungsinitiativen und die NATO

Workshop der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Kooperation mit dem German Marshall Fund of the United States in Washington D.C.

Experten aus Europa diskutieren gemeinsam mit US-Außen- und Sicherheitsexperten aktuelle Herausforderungen der europäischen Sicherheitspolitik und die Zukunft transatlantischer Kooperation.

„Rights, Technology and Development“ – KAS-Büro USA beteiligt sich an der LJD Week 2019 der Weltbank

Die Law, Justice and Development Week 2019 der Weltbank fand vom 4. bis 7. November in Washington D.C. statt. Das diesjährige Thema lautete „Rights, Technology and Development“. Erstmalig hat sich das KAS-Büro USA in Kooperation mit der Weltbank an der internationalen Veranstaltung beteiligt.

Central Asia: New Great Games or Great Opportunities?

Central Asian states and their Path to Development and Prosperity

European leaders and members of the transatlantic business community met with experts and officials from Central Asia to discuss the development and future prosperity of the region in a successful summit in Chicago from September 15-16, 2016. After decades of transition after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Central Asia has emerged once again as an essential crossroads of strategic importance for Europe, Russia, and South and East Asia.

Mitigating Crisis with Opportunity

KAS Transatlantic Conference 2016

From June 17th through 23rd, 2016 25 high-ranking officials and experts from the European Union and the United States convened at the KAS Academy in Cadenabbia, Italy for the 4th annual KAS Transatlantic Conference: “Global Crisis and Opportunity - Transatlantic Responses to Innovation and Transformation”. This conference was jointly organized by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung offices in Brussels and Washington, D.C.

US Political, Economic, and Financial Developments and Implications at the National and Sub-National Levels in Germany

Politicians from Hessen Take Fact-Finding Mission to New York and Washington, DC

US political, economic and financial developments call for closer scrutiny to better understand their implications at German national and sub-national levels. Finance Minister from Hessen, Dr. Thomas Schäfer, led a delegation of State of Hessen parliamentarians on a fact-finding mission to New York and Washington, DC, to explore how presidential campaign politics in America may influence global economic policy and trans-Atlantic relations.

US Political, Economic, and Financial Developments and Implications at the National and Sub-National Levels in Germany

Politicians from Hessen Take Fact-Finding Mission to New York and Washington, DC

US political, economic and financial developments call for closer scrutiny to better understand their implications at German national and sub-national levels. Finance Minister from Hessen, Dr. Thomas Schäfer, led a delegation of State of Hessen parliamentarians on a fact-finding mission to New York and Washington, DC, to explore how presidential campaign politics in America may influence global economic policy and trans-Atlantic relations.

Forging Bridges through dialogue on the Transatlantic Digital Disconnect

Signs of finding a common ground with the new agreement “Privacy Shield” and passing of the Judicial Redress Act

Transatlantic relations are strong, albeit with some 21st Century challenges. Both the European Union and the United States are striving to create digital economies. It’s still unclear if these digital markets can fully integrated. There are a number of “tangled issues”, like the protection of privacy rights, freedom of speech and national security that pose a challenge in finding the right balance when trying to construct a policy framework. A lot is at stake.

Setting the Agenda for 2016

A Discussion with KAS Expert Hans-Hartwig Blomeier

Looking to begin the New Year with fruitful transatlantic debate and discourse the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung hosted a reception at which KAS London Director Hans-Hartwig Blomeier led the discussion over a potential “Brexit” and many of its consequences. Sixty experts from think-tanks, government, and the private sector joined Mr. Blomeier in engaging the pertinent questions of EU reform, geopolitical implications of a “Brexit,” and more.

Call for worldwide freedom of religion or belief as a human right

New York Conference with members of parliament: lack of religious freedom linked to refugee crisis

Freedom of religion or belief has come under increasing threat in many parts of the world. The German CDU/CSU parliamentary group leader Volker Kauder, with the direct action of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) under Chairman Hans-Gert Pöettering, in partnership with the International Panel of Parliamentarians for Freedom of Religion or Belief (IPPFoRB), took concrete steps to ensure global religious freedom at the second ever IPPFoRB Conference.

Trouble around TTIP and who will be the next President?

U.S. experts and aspiring German journalists are discussing the trade agreement and the presidential campaign

Trade expert Dr. Charles Ludolph answered tough questions of a group of young journalists about the controversial transatlantic trade agreement TTIP from a U.S. perspective. Followed by political consultant Soren Dayton and Washington reporter Emily Schultheis, who talked about the upcoming presidential election and introduced the candidates.