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October 13, 2017

Helmut Kohl

Former German Chancellor and Honorary Citizen of the EU - His work and legacy for a united Europe

In cooperation with the Representation of the State Hessen to the European Union, the European Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) organized a discussion on Helmut Kohl on 9 October 2017. more…

October 5, 2017

25 years Treaty of Maastricht

Thinking Europe Forward

The European Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Maastricht University took this occasion as an opportunity to present the "Thinking Europe Forward" conference together with numerous students, political and academic representatives. more…

October 2, 2017

Digital Summit in Tallinn:

Importance acknowledged, but no concrete answers

The European Council Summit on 29 September 2017 in Tallinn focused on the topic of digitization, a core concern of Estonia, which now heads the EU Council Presidency. more…

August 8, 2017

FORUM INTERNAL SECURITY #2

MORE SECURITY DUE A STRONGER COOPERATION

European citizens are enjoying the easy way of travelling in Europe through the Schengen area. But this, control free travelling is also a getaway for criminals. more…

August 7, 2017

FORUM INTERNAL SECURITY #1

ANSWERS TO A CHANGED SECURITY ENVIRONMENT

The terrorist attacks of the past years in several European shattered the European citizens . Questions of the Internal security is a priority European matter such as national policy. In view of an increased threat International terrorism European Union and its Member States have boosted their security strategies. more…

August 4, 2017

Think Digital! #INNOVATION POLICY

DIGITIZING EUROPE'S ECONOMY - BOOSTING COMPETITIVENESS BY INNOVATION

‘Think Digital!’ – A year-long series on the opportunities and challenges of the digital transformation has concluded its second block with a panel discussion on 28 June 2017. The series’ second topic was about innovation policies that play a vital role for Europe’s future and global competitiveness. more…

June 26, 2017

1930 - 2017

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl

An outstanding German statesman and a great European has passed away. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of former German Chancellor Dr. Helmut Kohl, the Chancellor of German reunification and Honorary Citizen of Europe. more…

June 24, 2017

European Council Summit of 22nd and 23rd

Europe in the Turnout: Meeting poweful challenges

There were important, but not unexpected, decisions on the topics of security and migration that were most recently discussed. more…

June 16, 2017
Peter Altmaier

14. Trinational Meeting in St. Gerlach

Continuity and Reliability in uncertain times

The European Union is currently facing many internal as well as external challenges. These range from the beginning Brexit negotiations on the ongoing economic and financial crisis in the Eurozone up to the increased danger of terror.

June 1, 2017

Country Reports Belgium

The Belgian Federalism - a model with future?

Belgium in general, is considered to be difficult to govern. For many observers, the kingdom is de facto divided into the Dutch-speaking, economically strong Flanders in the north and the French-speaking, economically rather weak Wallonia in the south. more…