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Workshop

American Policy Perspectives – TTIP and the USA Freedom Act

A Workshop with Charles Ludolph and Barton Forsyth

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung will hold two talks with experts Charles Ludolph and Barton Forsyth on the topics of TTIP and the USA Freedom Act, respectively. Participants will be visiting from Germany as part of an annual exchange program.

Forum

Fifty Years after the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations

Are German-Israeli Relations Still “Special”?

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the American Institute of Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) have organized a conference to celebrate, analyze and assess the relationship that has been forged between Germany and Israel over the last 50 years.

Seminar

Asia from a Transatlantic Perspective

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Washington, in cooperation with KAS Media Programme Asia, will organize a seminar in Washington, DC, focusing on Mutual Perceptions in Journalism and Politics as they relate to current events in Asia, U.S. and Europe.

Expert talk

Germany’s new security policy role in connection with Russia

U.S. security experts exchange views with Dr. Norbert Röttgen, MdB

Germany’s role as crisis mediator will be the topic of discussion with U.S. foreign policy experts and the chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the German Parliament, Norbert Röttgen, MdB.

Discussion

Building Transatlantic Energy Alliances in Times of Geopolitical Challenges

Transatlantic Dialogue between Energy and Trade Experts

International politics and energy markets are directly impacted by the strive for energy security. KAS organized a dialogue program with experts from the U.S. government and think tanks.

Expert talk

"Trade, a pillar for transatlantic relations"

Trade experts from Congress and civil society talk to Peter Beyer, MdB

Transatlantic trade policy has moved into the spotlight with current TTIP negotiations. German Parliamentarian Peter Beyer, MdB is going to talk to experts from the US Congress and from think tanks his visit to Washington DC.

Event

“New Voices for a Stronger US-German Relationship”

Program for the Next Generation

The Atlantic Council will to welcome the newly selected “US-German Next Generation Fellows” at a reception held on March 25th, 2015

Expert talk

The Importance of the Transatlantic Relationship in a Changing World

A Narrative of Trust and Commitment

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 in Washington, D.C. and New York

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The Transatlantic Agenda for 2015: A German Perspective

New Year’s Reception with Steffen Kampeter, Parliamentary State Secretary and Member of the German Bundestag

KAS is hosting the German Parliamentary State Secretary Steffen Kampeter as the guest of honor at a New Year’s Reception. Mr. Kampeter will discuss current challenges in the transatlantic relationship.

Expert talk

The Future of the Eurozone

Converstations with Federal Parliamentary State Secretary for Finance Steffen Kampeter, MdB

Situation in Greece and Key Economic Figures in the Eurozone: Where do we go from here? Federal Parliamentary State Secretary for Finance Steffen Kampeter will present his viewpoints in discussions with US Congressmen and experts during his visit.

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.