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March 9, 2015

KAS Belarus office starts blog on Presidential Elections 2015

In autumn 2015 Presidential elections in Belarus are scheduled. Which conditions are set by incumbent Alexander Lukashenko? How can the European Union contribute to fair and free elections? In our blog KAS Belarus reports continuously - currently in German language only. more…

May 6, 2011

Political meeting

Ronald Pofalla meets Belarusian politicians

With his meeting in early May in Vilnius, Germany’s Federal Minister Ronald Pofalla reaffirmed his consistent position on supporting the democratic forces in Belarus. more…

January 19, 2011

CDU/CSU Position Paper

CDU/CSU parliamentary group condemns political repressions in Belarus

January 16, 2011, the Foreign Policy Working Group of the Christian Democratic Union/Christian Social Union (CDU/CSU) group in the German Parliament adopted a position paper on Belarus. CDU/CSU urge that the Lukashenko government ends the repressions in Belarus and call on the Federal Government of Germany to take actions at national, European and international levels in order to support the Belarusian civil society and force the Belarusian authorities to respect human rights. more…

September 16, 2010

Retreat into the Private or Media Power?

Blogs in Belarus

In cooperation with the initiative Middle and Eastern Europe and the Network for Reporting on Eastern Europe we invite well-known Belarusian bloggers in the middle of October to Berlin, where they can participate in journalism and technical trainings. Belarusian blogs have the potential to open the society in the upcoming presidential elections in mid-December for critical discussions. You can find more information about digital political communication in Belarus here. more…

June 6, 2010

A study trip for future politicians of Belarus to Germany

On June 6-11, 2010, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung runs a study trip to Germany for a group of 15 young politicians, representing the concervative segment of Belarusian democratic opposition. The study trip participants will get acquainted with best practices of political workwith youth , basics of local governance, as well as the experience of human rights activities in the authoritarian GDR. more…

April 15, 2010

New publication

How the European Union works, and how journalists can work with it?

In April 2010, a new guidebook “How the European Union Works” came out of print in Belarus in two language versions: Belarusian and Russian. The guidebook was prepared by the international expert Marion Fischer to support Belarusian journalists. The brochure’s 104 pages hold concise service-oriented information on three issues: 1) the structure of the European Union; 2) how key EU institutions work; and 3) how to work with press services of EU institutions.

April 12, 2010

Training course

Video for the Web: a workshop conducted in Minsk

On April 6-10, 2010, a group of journalists from 12 Belarusian online media learned from German media trainers Guy Degen and Mathis Winkler, how to produce online video stories. The workshop was organized in Minsk by DW-Akademie, Minsk International Educational Center and Belarus Country Office of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. more…