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February 28, 2018
Estland feiert 100 Jahre Staatsgründung | Foto: Flickr/Guillaume Speurt/CC BY-SA 2.0

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.

November 9, 2017
Das Parlament von Estland

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.

July 11, 2017
On June 20, 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.

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.

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…

February 5, 2016
Gruppenbild mit Stipendiaten, Fr. Bauer, Hr. Nutt

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.

March 23, 2015

The Crisis in Ukraine: An Estonian Perspective

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. more…

March 23, 2015

Russian Minority in Estonia

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. more…

March 13, 2015

13th Estonian Parliamentary Elections

Estonia’s view to the west

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. more…

October 30, 2014
Invitation to the "The sting of the Scorpion" on November 10th at 17.00 in Tallinn

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"

March 20, 2014
Dr. Petra Roth, former Lord Mayor of Frankfurt Main and former President of the German Association of City authorities

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.