AI & Liability

Which Regulatory Challenges Do We Face?

What is the current status of European legislation in the field of Artificial intelligence (AI) and Liability? On June 20 the European Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung organize a Workshop on this question. more…

Event Reports | July 16, 2018

German Coalition Agreement

Abstracts in English and French

“A new departure for Europe. A new dynamic for Germany. A new cohesion for our country” – under this title the ruling parties in Germany agreed on the new coalition agreement, which serves as a basis for the governmental work. Due to numerous requests from the international sphere regarding the foreign policy focus of the new government, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung hereby wants to present abstracts of the coalition agreement in an English and a French translation. more…

June 12, 2018

EU Budget Post-2020

First Reactions to the Commission's Proposals

The Commission’s proposal on the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) 2021-2027 has been impatiently awaited for by the Member States and the European Parliament. more…

Dr. Hardy Ostry, Mathias Koch | Event Reports | June 7, 2018

The Future is Now

A Changing Banking Sector

"We have to stop thinking in products and categories that we already know and that we are familiar with. We have to start thinking of new services that are closer to the customers’ daily needs”, stated Ulrich Coenen (Managing Director of Small and Business Clients, Commerzbank) during the opening event of the Finance Forum 2018. more…

Dr. Hardy Ostry | Event Reports | May 7, 2018

Imagine the new Western Balkans

Visit of Deputy Prime Minister for Judicial Reform and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria, Ms Ekaterina Zakharieva

It’s a stony path but let’s try to use this stones to build bridges not walls, underlined the Deputy Prime Minister for Judicial Reform and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria, Ekaterina Zakharieva. ‘Imagine the new Western Balkans’ was the topic of the exclusive discussion with the Bulgarian Minister. On Thursday, 26th April the Bulgarian Minister spoke about the importance of the EU- and regional cooperation and encouraged the European Union (EU) and its decision makers to work closely together with the countries of the Western Balkans. more…

Dr. Hardy Ostry, Oliver Morwinsky | Event Reports | May 4, 2018