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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…

May 11, 2017

Fokus Europa

Europa in Wissenschaft und Politik

In the first session, the participants discussed the compliance with law in the European Union, where the focus was set on the contempt of the Stability and Growth Pact. In the second session, it was talked about populism, a topic which lately sparked broad discussions all over the world, including Europe. The third and last session tackled a subject that often goes unnoticed but is really important, the free movement of workers, which was lately put into question due to the Brexit-vote. more…

May 4, 2017

Blueprint for the Brexit negotiations

A signal of unity of the EU 27

At a special summit held in Brussels on 29 April 2017, Heads of State and Government of the EU-27 agreed to the guidelines for the forthcoming dealings with Great Britain. more…

April 10, 2017

'Think Digital!' event series

Policy topic #1 - Smart Cities

The first 'Think Digital!' publication summarizes the discussions and the findings on the policy bloc 'Smart Cities'. At two workshops (January+February) and one panel discussion (March), our experts debated the opportunities and challenges of digitizing our cities. more…

July 18, 2016
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European-Israeli Dialogue on National Security and Regional Stability

Rarely have the EU and Israel shared so many common threats and interests as in this period of failing states, terrorism and porous borders. This conference addressed the challenge to find answers on ensuring stability and security.

July 28, 2014

International Reports

A People’s Party Reinvented?

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. more…

June 19, 2014

International Reports

The European Parliament as the “Driving Force” of the Common Security and Defence Policy

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. more…