Events

There are currently no events planned.

Expert talk

The current climate policy of the US-government

Expert discussion with Micheal Obeiter

Many climate experts came together to discuss the current efforts of the US government. The discussion as led by Michael Obeiter.

Workshop

Supporting Sustainable Economic Development Globally

Provided by Transatlantic and Transpacific Economic Policy Development

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung plans a tri-lateral workshop from November 20th through 22nd, 2014 where scholars and policy experts from Asia, EU and the U.S. will explore different political and economic approaches to face the global challenges.

Event

Inside Media

Escaping East Germany

KAS Washington will co-host event with the German Embassy and Newseum im remembrance of the 25th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall.

Symposium

Twenty Five Years Later:

Memory Culture and Political Controversy over the Legacy of East Germany

This symposium brings together two eye witnesses and two professors discussing East Germany, the Berlin Wall, and the East German secret police, the Stasi.

Event

Beyond the Berlin Wall

A Celebration of the German-American Relationship

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung will participate in the unveiling of a one-of-a-kind, three-ton segment of the Berlin Wall on November 13, 2014 at the German Embassy in Washington, DC.

Conversation

“Europe: Player or Loser?”

Dr. Hans-Gert Pöttering, President of the European Parliament (ret.) and Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

Dr. Hans-Gert Pöttering will visit the United States for a dialogue program with elected officials, policy experts, business representatives and students to discuss current challenges in the transatlantic relationship.

Discussion

TTIP – A Discussion about the Political Challenges

US Trade Experts meet with Dr. Achim Dercks

The 7th of negotiations for TTIP will take place from September 29th until October 3rd near Washington, D.C. During Dr. Achim Dercks visit, on September 30th, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation will organize a meeting with U.S. trade experts.

Expert talk

“Perspectives on Cooperative International Development in Central Asia - Is There a Common Ground?”

Dialogue with Klaus-Jürgen Hedrich, former Parliamentary State Secretary of the German Federal Ministry of Economic Coop

Klaus-Jürgen Hedrich, former Parliamentary State Secretary in the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, is discussing the international development in central Asia situation with US representatives.

Discussion

Current Events and their Implications on Transatlantic Trade and Security Issues

A Talk with Young Executives from Germany

The long-standing partnership between the American Jewish Council (AJC) and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation brings a group of young leaders together for an annual exchange in the Nation's Capital.

Workshop

“Threats from Within – Common Transatlantic Answers to Foreign Fighters in Syria and Iraq“

Workshop with Dr. Günter Krings MP, Parliamentary State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for Internal Affairs

In the light of the challenges and threats for domestic security caused by international terrorism the transatlantic partners need to pursue common actions. MP, Dr. Günter Krings will discuss the current situation with US-representatives.

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.