Hans-Gert Pöttering, member and former President of the European Parliament as well as chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung comments in an interview with Eesti Päevaleht the role of Christianity in value-based policy in Europe (in Estonian). Read more:
HIGH AWARD FOR HANS-GERT PÖTTERING
KAS-Chairman received the “Cross of Terra Mariana” first class at 95. anniversary of the republic of Estonia. He got the award for his merits as long-time supporter of Estonian efforts to become a member in the EU. The conferment by Toomas Hendrik Ilves, president of Estonia, took place at the weekend at castle Kadriorg in Tallinn. It is the highest Estonian award- established in 1995 on occasion of the regained independence- that can be given to foreign citizens.
Meeting with speaker of parliament
Estonia in Europe from a parliamentary perspective
In the context of his visit in Estonia Dr. Hans-Gert Pöttering MdEP, chairman of Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation e.V. and former president of European Parliament, met Ene Ergma MP, president of Estonian Riigikogu(parliament). Against the background of long lasting good relations they discussed current Europe-political challenges. Special interest applies to the middle-term financial planning of the EU and to the EU-Russia-relations.
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is active in Estonia since the beginning of independence movements in late 1980-ies. Since 1993 we are represented with our office in Tallinn.
Presentation at the Europe Day - Europe Fair
Potentials and challenges
Opportunities to participate in political parties
On the example of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung
Interview with Annely Akkermann MP
Annely Akkermann MP (40) is a member of the parliamentary group Isamaa ja Res Publica Liit (IRL) in the Estonian Parliament (Riigikogu) since 2011. She studied economy at the University of Tartu and has years of fiscal experience [...]
A comparative view on party positions
In the light of the German Energiewende, i.e. phasing out of nuclear energy and the implementation of binding limitations on CO2 emissions, debates on resource sustainability is not limited to institutions of the European Union [...]
Primary Results and Interpretation
In 2012, the Eleventh Population and Housing Census (PHC 2011) was conducted in Estonia. It illustrated the overall population decline in Estonia that was generally expected to be higher. The working paper shows the mayor numbers [...]