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Adenauer-Forum with Nikola Poposki

The Macedonian Foreign Minister visited the European Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

The Macedonian Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki gave a speech at an Adenauer-Forum on 17 April about the reform efforts of the country and the recently published progress report of the European Commission. The event contribution is available only in German. In the sidebar you can find the official Commission progress report from 16 April 2013 in English. more…

Event Reports | April 24, 2013

The Boundaries of the Battlefield

A critical Look at the Legal Paradigms and Rules in Countering Terrorism

This ICCT conference report provides a detailed overview from the two-day symposium entitled The Boundaries of the Battlefield: A Critical Look at the Legal Paradigms and Rules in Countering Terrorism, which was convened in The Hague in January 2013. The conference covered a range of issues that are relevant in debates about using force in counter-terrorism operations against non-state actors. The event contribution is written by Jessica Dorsey and Dr. Christophe Paulussen and is also avaiable online: more…

Event Reports | April 17, 2013

People’s Parties in Crisis

Christian Democrats in Belgium and the Netherlands

Since the Second World War, the Christian Democrats in Belgium and the Netherlands have had a significant influence on the politics of their respective countries and on the European unification process. In the last two decades they have also had to overcome some fundamental crises. In the most recent elections their popularity reached an all-time low. What has happened to them and the way they have attempted to deal with these crises could provide an indication of the challenges ahead for other Christian democratic parties. more…

Olaf Wientzek | International Reports | December 12, 2012


In our Think Tank Newsletter we sum up the following topics: The role of the ECB, the discussion about the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) and EU-China-relations. The Newsletter is written in German, but most of the sources are in English. more…

Country Reports | November 19, 2012

Ensuring food security in times of climate change and politically fragile environments

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Elisabeth Sandfuchs | Event Reports | October 3, 2012