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Money Laundering and Security Issues in Central America: A Transnational Approach to a Transnational Problem

Members of the Red Centroamericana de Pensamientos e Incidencia (laRED) think tank network

Members of the laRED Central American think tank network met with experts in Washington, DC to conduct research on strategies to combat money laundering, organized crime and other security issues in Central America.

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Current Developments in the Balkans: A Transatlantic Perspective

Prof. Dr. Christian Schwarz-Schilling, former European Union High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina

Balkans experts in the Washington, DC, area met with Prof. Dr. Christian Schwarz-Schilling, the European Union's former High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina, to discuss their experiences and views on current developments in the region.

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The Burning Wall - Film Presentation with Günter Nooke

Struggles for Freedom in East Germany and 2011's Arab Spring – “What was possible then is also possible today."

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, in cooperation with The Potsdam Foundation and the Goethe-Institut, held a screening of the documentary "The Burning Wall," followed by a discussion with civil rights activist Günter Nooke.

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German Development Assistance Reform

Günter Nooke, G8 Personal Representative for Africa

Günter Nooke, the German Chancellor's G8 Personal Representative for Africa at the Federal Ministry for Economic Development and Cooperation will discuss German Development Assistance Reform and its implications for recipient countries.

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European Sovereign Debt Crisis

Parliamentary State Secretary of the Ministry of Finance, Steffen Kampeter

Parliamentary State Secretary of the Ministry of Finance, Steffen Kampeter, discussion current transatlantic debt issues with a group of representatives from U.S. think tanks

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NGO Involvement in Development Policy Formulation

A German Perspective

Leonie Otten, Development Policy Advisor, Office of Dagmar Wöhrl, Chair of the Committee for Economic Cooperation & Development in the German Bundestag and Peter Lanzet, Senior Policy Advisor for Development Finance EED, Church Development Service

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Fiscal Crises in the US and Europe - A German Perspective

Prof. Dr. Biedenkopf

Prof. Dr. Kurt Biedenkopf, ehemaliger Ministerpräsident von Sachsen

Seminar

An Alliance Evolved

The United States and Germany over the past 20 Years

In the last few years, the Obama Administration has been perceived as looking for partnerships outside of Europe. Jackson Janes from AICGS and Matt Lewis from the Daily Caller give their view on the developing relationship.

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A Transatlantic Answer to the Arab Spring?

Joseph Daul, MEP and Chair, EPP-ED Group

Mr. Daul will be discussing the opportunities and and risks associated with the monumental change sweeping the Arab world, and how best the United States and Europe can assist these countries in progressing towards building stable democracies.

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The Role of the Church in International Relations - The Case of Poland and Germany: Example for Russia and Poland?

International Colloquium in partnership with Georgetown University

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.