Kissinger salutes Adenauer

Das "Making-Of" der Berliner Festrede
Dr. Kissinger records a video message in his Manhattan office for Adenauer's commmemoration ceremony in Berlin.

UNI goes UNO

by Magdalena Jetschgo-Morcillo

Chemnitz University of Technology´s NMUN-Delegation
On March 17th, 2017 the Model United Nations delegation from Chemnitz University of Technology visited KAS New York. The group of 12 students participates in the simulation “National Model United Nations” that takes place in New York from March 19th to 23rd, 2017.

„We need new laws for today´s realities“

by Magdalena Jetschgo-Morcillo

Breakfast briefing
On March 14th, Member of the German Bundestag Ursula Groden-Kranich, visited the new KAS office in New York for a breakfast briefing. She was in New York to attend the sixty-first session of the Commission on the Status of Women which took place at the United Nations Headquarters from 13 to 24 March 2017. The breakfast briefing, which was co-organized together with the American Council on Germany (ACG) focused on gender equity in a changing work environment. Ms. Groden-Kranich shared her insights on the topic and made clear why it is still necessary to fight the gender gap.

A place to contribute to the ongoing discussions at the UN and a hub for the exchange of ideas in the world context

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung opened new office in New York
On January 23, the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung opened its New York office in the historic News Building in midtown - with a great view towards the UN headquarters. The opening ceremony was held in presence of Ambassador Professor Harald Braun, Permanent Representative of Germany to the United Nations, high ranking representatives of the UN, Jewish organizations in the U.S. and political think tanks. Gerhard Wahlers, Deputy Secretary General of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, stressed the great importance of the new location for the international work of the foundation.

„Die Diplomatie ist zu wichtig, als dass man sie den Diplomaten überlassen sollte“

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung eröffnet Büro in New York für Themen der Vereinten Nationen
In Anwesenheit des Deutschen Botschafters bei den Vereinten Nationen Dr. Harald Braun, hochrangiger UN-Vertreter, Repräsentanten jüdischer Organisationen in den USA und politischer Think Tanks betonte der stellvertretende Generalsekretär der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Dr. Gerhard Wahlers, die Bedeutung des Standortes New York für die internationale Arbeit der Stiftung.