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Lecture

Germany-USA-Israel: A difficult nexus of relationships?

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung presents recent study at UCLA

Dr. Lars Hansel will present the findings of a recent survey by KAS, which analyzes the roles of the U.S. and Germany in the Middle East as perceived by representative samples of respondents from Israel, the U.S. and the Palestinian Territories.

Expert conference

Future of Iraq - reframing the state, reconciling communities and preventing future conflict

How to construct a positive future for Iraq and how can the West help? Looking for answers

Stability and security in Iraq is a challenge that goes far beyond the short term goal to defeat ISIS. In a series of workshops a group of experts in cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is looking for answers.

Seminar

The Transatlantic Digital Disconnect: A Bridging Discussion

How Europeans and Americans find common ground regarding data privacy, national security and information freedom. The partners on both sides of the Atlantic find themselves in policy conflicts over data privacy and security and information freedom.

Expert talk

The Importance of the Transatlantic Relationship in a Changing World: A Narrative of Trust and Commitment

From 31. January to 5. February 2016, Prof. Dr. Jürgen Rüttgers, former Prime Minister of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, will visit the United States for a dialogue program with American politicians and business representatives.

Discussion

Brexit or Not - Reshuffling of the European Union?

Discussion and Reception at the KAS office

A look ahead at the coming events of 2016 at the office of KAS Washington: Expert Hans-Hartwig Blomeier, Director of the KAS office in Great Britain, will give his perspective about "Brexit", the possible British exit from the European Union.

Workshop

TTIP means business and behind the scenes of the 2016 Presidential Campaign

A Workshop bringing together U.S. policy experts and German journalists to make Washington politics more transparent

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Washington in cooperation with JONA , the KAS Journalist Academy, will organize a workshop in its Washington office with policy experts Dr.Charles Ludolph and Soren Dayton and reporter Emily Schultheis.

Lecture

Memory Contests

How to Tell Good Stories of 'Bad History' in German Film

Cultural events - films, exhibitions, discussions, and more - and language courses present German culture in Washington and further transatlantic dialogue

Discussion

25 Years After Reunification: Germany’s Role in the World

October 3rd, 2015 will mark 25 years of German Unity. The reunification of East and West Germany displayed to the world the magnitude of that which can be achieved through popular pressure and diplomatic action.

Expert conference

Multinational Efforts to Promote Freedom of Religion or Belief

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung organisiert Konferenz zur Religionsfreiheit

On September 18th, over 100 parliamentarians from over 45 countries and experts from all over the world will gather in New York City to discuss strategies to ensure religious freedom worldwide.

Discussion

Russian Expansion – A Reality or Fiction?

A Conversation with Elmar Brok

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Washington (KAS), the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF), and the European Parliament Liaison Office with U.S. Congress (EPLO) will jointly host a transatlantic talk with MEP Elmar Brok.

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.