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Local Journalism: Shrinking Resources, Growing Challenges
KAS USA / Medill School Online Event
Local news outlets have been decimated at an alarming rate, a trend turbocharged by the Covid-19 pandemic. And yet, during the public health crisis, local news outlets were essential to communities as important hubs of reliable information. Many journalists find themselves covering critical topics with fewer resources, including climate disasters. How is the local news crisis affecting coverage of the major issues of our time?
Three Challenges, Shared Solutions – Framing a Global Agenda
KAS - E3G Forum on Climate, Trade and Development
The international community is faced with the challenge of mitigating climate change to keep global temperature increase within safe limits. At the same, the international community must provide opportunities for development of the Global South, especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has exacerbated the economic challenges in many of the developing countries.
Threat Perception & International Cooperation
KAS USA / NSPC Online Series
With renewed cooperation and a return to great power competition, the end of the decades-long occupation of Afghanistan, and the democratization and rapid development of technology, the time is ripe to turn our eyes to new domains and emerging threats to national security. Events on 9/11 set the world’s security agenda for the following two decades. As we open a new era, what are the challenges that will define the next 20 years and how can international partnerships confront them?
After the German Election: Results, Reasons and Ramifications
KAS USA Online Event
Some call it the biggest vote in Europe this year: Germany decides on a new parliament. For the first time in postwar history the incumbent Chancellor is not running again. After 16 years of Angela Merkel, who will be Germany’s next chancellor?
A New Transatlantic Policy Approach Towards the Western Balkans
CSIS-KAS Series: Germany at the End of the Merkel Era
Please join CSIS and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung for a conversation on U.S. and German policy towards the Western Balkans. As the Biden administration pledges to work closely with its European allies, new policy approaches, development tools, and dialogue mechanisms to revitalize transatlantic policy across the region are essential as these countries grapple with weak institutions, endemic corruption, democratic backsliding, and are increasingly influenced by strategic competition.
Six Months into the Biden Presidency: Transatlantic Trends and Aspirations
KAS USA / ACG Online Symposium
With the election of Joe Biden, there is a strong desire on both sides of the Atlantic to repair and revitalize transatlantic relations. In light of the recent G7, NATO, and U.S.-EU summits, leaders on both sides of the Atlantic recognize that the combined power and influence of the European Union and the United States is indispensable for global cooperation on a range of issues including defense and security, climate change, trade and investment, health, digitalization, and confronting the rising power of China.
Where are Transatlantic Trade Relations Headed? China, the WTO, and Climate Change
KAS USA / AICGS Online Series: Transatlantic Trade Week
With the advent of the Biden administration, both the tone and the substance of transatlantic economic relations are already improving. Although a number of bilateral irritants remain, there is now an opportunity for a common agenda on a number of key trade policy challenges.
Strategic International Ties at the Local Level: The Case of Northern Virginia and Region Stuttgart
KAS USA / NVRC Online Event
Local governments around the world face similar challenges like climate change, public safety, economic development and infrastructure revitalization. By looking beyond country borders for strategies and solutions through global engagement with other local governments, communities and regions may find a way to prosper and strive.
Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation Open Day 2021
„Politics and trust“
The work of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation: focusing on participation, representation, security, and innovation.