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Seminar

Adenauer 101: Europe’s Next Chapter

First KAS USA Fellows Meeting

The first, of what in the future will be a bi-annual, gathering of KAS fellows in the U.S. will take place from 4th to 7th of April as part of the annual European Student Conference (ESC) 2019 at Yale University, which brings together over 100 students and high level policy makers from the U.S., Europe and other regions to discuss the future of European an her influence in the world.

Seminar

Post NAFTA: US, Germany, Canada and Mexico in the Global Economy

Implications of the renegotiated NAFTA for future free trade agreements

The NAFTA agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico will be replaced by the new US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The agreement was signed on October 1st, 2018 and presents a number of important indications about the future direction of the Trump Administration trade policy.

Event

Can the U.S. and Allies Agree on WTO Reform?

Discussion from a transatlantic and Japanese Perspective

On the occasion of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung supported publication of the study “The Importance of WTO Reform from a Transatlantic Perspective” by Thomas J. Duesterberg (Ph.D.) at the Hudson Institute, a conference convened where a panel of experts discussed the necessity and the progress of the WTO reform. The keynote speaker was Stephen P. Vaughn, General Counsel of the U.S. Trade Representative Office. At the WTO ministerial meeting in Buenos Aires in December 2017, the US, the EU and Japan came to agree that reforms and innovations in the regulatory framework are needed. Negotiations are currently under way between these countries. The experts discussed the progress made during the event.

Seminar

Globalization, Social Cohesion and the Rise of Populism

Lessons from Latin America

Ein Seminar für Politik-Experten aus Latein Amerika, den VereinigtenStaaten und Europa um über sozialen Zusammenhalt und Populismus weltweit zu diskutieren.

Discussion

The Future of Conservatism

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Panel Discussion

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung USA hosts a panel discussion on "The Future of Conservatism".

Workshop

Methodologies of Information Campaigns

Studying the Effects of Disinformation

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung will host a workshop in conjunction with the Center for Strategic and International Studies to allow experts from different fields to discuss their methods for studying disinformation efforts around the world.

Workshop

Changing Threats and Bolstered Defenses

Cyber Security workshop on April 24 with experts from Israel, Germany and the U.S.

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung's workshop on "US-Israel-Germany Security Cooperation on Cyber Security: changing threats and bolstered defenses" in Washington is designed to bring experts and policy-makers from the U.S., Israel and Germany together.

Expert talk

Germany and the EU’s China Policy

Roundtable discussion with Dr. May-Britt Stumbaum

With the American Council on Germany, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is organizing a roundtable discussion on April 20 with Dr. May-Britt Stumbaum, who will present Germany’s and the EU’s policy on China as a rising global player and military power.

Workshop

Media Responsibility in Trump's "Fake News" Era

Workshop with journalists of the RTL School of Journalism

It's already a tradition, the graduating class of the RTL School of Journalism is travelling to New York and Washington on a research trip. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is hosting visits with policy experts and members of the media in Washington.

Workshop

Digitization: The Future of Work, Automation, and the Global Labor Market

Workshop with the R-Street Institute

At a one day workshop on February 28th, organized with our partners at The R-Street Institute, experts from German and American think tanks and industry will discuss the effects that a digital economy will have on the global work force.

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.