After the Dutch Christian Democrats suffered setbacks in past elections by agreeing to political compromises with right-wing populist parties, they avoided a further loss of votes in the European elections in May.
It succeeded in advancing the parliamentarisation and contributed to the agenda setting, to new laws, as well as to the parliamentary monitoring: a retrospective on the seventh and an outlook for the upcoming legislature.
State of Europe with Herman Van Rompuy
24 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy expressed his concerns over the challenges Europe is facing today.
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is one of the political foundations of the Federal Republic of Germany. Through its activities and projects, the Foundation aims to actively and substantially contribute to international cooperation and understanding. Here we present the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and its activities in Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.
BDI-KAS WWU series
Fostering mutual learning, forging the future together
On 6 April the Netherlands will be holding a referendum on the EU Association Agreement with Ukraine. The latest polls are showing a small lead for the opponents of the Agreement, but many voters remain undecided. While opponents [...]
“Are you for or against the Approval Act of the Association Agreement between the European Union and Ukraine?”
KAS-Google-Workshop on 9 December 2015
In early December, trade experts met at the European Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation in Brussels in order to discuss the most relevant developments in transatlantic data exchange and recent developments in the new [...]