Freedom of Religion or Belief and Women’s Rights – reinforcing each other?

by Magdalena Jetschgo-Morcillo, Magdalena Jetschgo-Morcillo

On September 22nd, 2017 KAS New York hosted an inspiring gathering of female parliamentarians from all over the world.

Making Africa Work

by Victoria-Charlotte Browning

A first-hand account of how to ensure growth beyond commodities and create jobs on the continent. A blueprint for a prosperous Africa!

„Where next for the European Union and transatlantic relations?"

by Victoria-Charlotte Browning

European politics in an era of uncertainty.

The American Jewish Committee (AJC) on the importance of diplomatic outreach at the UN

by Victoria-Charlotte Browning

Der „diplomatische Marathon“ des AJC
Leaders of the American Jewish Committee (AJC) and members of the AJC’s Young Leadership Program (ACCESS) meet with KAS scholarship students to discuss advocacy efforts in the UN system.

„Hoffentlich sind wir nicht schon zu spät dran“

by Magdalena Jetschgo-Morcillo

Extremismus-Prävention an der Schnittstelle von EZA und Sicherheitspolitik
Alexander Avanessov hat über 30 Jahre Erfahrung im Bereich Entwicklung und wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit. Kurz vor dem Sommer hat er die Koordination der globalen PVE -Programme des UN-Entwicklungsprogramms UNDP übernommen. Bei einer Veranstaltung am 28. Juli im New Yorker KAS-Büro, die gemeinsam mit dem Global Center on Cooperative Security organisiert wurde, äußerte Avanessov seine Sorge darüber, dass mit der systematischen Integration von PVE in die breitere Entwicklungszusammenarbeit reichlich spät begonnen wurde.

“Just imagine: In 20 years when Europe will be looking for workers, every African will have gone to China …”

by Christina Catherine Krause, Magdalena Jetschgo-Morcillo

The United Nation’s quest for a global migration governance
This scenario was drawn – with a twinkle in the eye but probably also with a grain of truth – in the context of a dialogue program for migration experts hosted by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in New York. This dialogue program took place from May 21st to 24th and marked the beginning of a research project on “Regional Cooperation in Migration Management and Refugee Protection”. Throughout the next twelve months ten experts from all parts of the world will study the status-quo and potentials of regional cooperation in the area of migration-management and refugee protection.

Institutions as the “rules of the game” in international relations

by Victoria-Charlotte Browning

Germany, the United Nations, and Multilateral Organizations
In cooperation with the American Council on Germany (ACG), the KAS New York Office hosted a discussion round with Matthias Meis, Head of Division for Strategic Planning and Management at the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) on May 4th 2017. Mr. Meis, who traveled to Washington D.C. and New York as part of a KAS-delegation of German influencers from various professional backgrounds within the public and private sector shared his observations and insights on current challenges in development policy.

The African Policy Circle goes UN

by Victoria-Charlotte Browning

Progress, challenges and prospects in the implementation of the Agenda 2030
Empowering local influencers through dialogue on the 2030 Agenda