100 years of Estonian Republic On February 24, 2018, Estonia celebrated its round state anniversary. Highlights of the independence celebrations were the nationwide flag ceremonies in the morning, a military parade in the capital Tallinn and the reception of the Estonian President in the evening. Wed, 28 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2018-02-28:meldung:59369 The local Elections in Estonia The local elections on October 15 were said to be the first test for the new coalition - at a time when the European attention was focused on Estonia due to its Presidency of the EU Council. In accordance with expectations, the Estonian Centre Party (Eesti Keskerakond) turned out to be the strongest force. Thu, 09 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2017-11-09:meldung:58206 The First Digital Embassy During its EU Council Presidency, Estonia aims to implement a common digital internal market. On June 20 2017, Jüri Ratas and Xavier Bettel, the prime ministers of Estonia and Luxembourg, signed a treaty formalizing the founding of the world’s first digital embassy in Luxembourg. This embassy will enjoy the same immunity as conventional diplomatic representations do. The whole issue is considered to be a pilot project, not only for Estonia, but also beyond. Tue, 11 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-07-11:meldung:56926 1930 - 2017: The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl http://www.kas.de/estland/en/publications/49290/ 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. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-06-26:meldung:56693 Scholarship holders visit Tallinn The Tallinn office of the foundation was visited by 14 scholarship holders from Düsseldorf on the 16th of January. “European integration – Tallinn representing Baltic innovation and European progress” was the slogan of the visit. Elisabeth Bauer, the head of the KAS office in Tallinn, gave an introduction to the political situation of Estonia. This was followed by a discussion with the politician of the Estonian IRL-party, Mat Nutt. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2016-02-05:meldung:49974 The Crisis in Ukraine: An Estonian Perspective //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.40779/ While the two former Soviet republics are geographically located rather far apart on continental Europe, the crisis in Ukraine has a much greater effect on the Baltic state of Estonia than one would have originally assumed. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2015-03-23:meldung:46022 Russian Minority in Estonia //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.40778/ Russian minorities and their discontent, as well as so-called “pro-Russian separatists”, have repeatedly been addressed by Moscow, and the Russian majority of Crimea’s population served as an official justification for its incorporation into the Russian Federation. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2015-03-23:meldung:46021 13th Estonian Parliamentary Elections: Estonia’s view to the west //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.40666/ Estonia continues its consequent orientation to the West, being resembled by commitment to both EU and NATO, also after the parliamentary elections of 1 March 2015. Fri, 13 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2015-03-13:meldung:45888 Discussion and Film screening: 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and the Representation of the European Commission in Estonia are organising on Monday, 10th Nov., a lecture in the city of Tallinn by Dr. Wolfgang Welsch, Eastern German dissident, together with Tunne Kelam MEP, founding member of the Estonian National Independence Party followed by the screening of the political thriller "The sting of the Scorpion" Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2014-10-30:meldung:44179 German Spring: Lecture about local and regional politics In the framework of „German Spring“ organized under the direction of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Estonia with the cooperation with the land Schleswig-Holstein in Germany, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V. invites you to the lecture. The importance of the local self-governance as a key to the successful regional and urban development will be presented by Dr. Petra Roth, former Lord Mayor of Frankfurt Main and former President of the German Association of City authorities. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2014-03-20:meldung:41432