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May 3, 2012

Society 2.0

KAS -Discussion Forum during the "Saksa Kevad"

"We are in the middle of a digital revolution", said Dr. Peter Tauber MP. The forum enlighted the role of the EU states in the digital world in the 21st century due to the involvement in the work of Bundestag Commission “Digital Society". Taavi Kotka (Webmedia Group AS) and Ivar Tallo (eGovernance Academy) and Enn Saar (association of IT & Telecommunications) debated on the differences between the German and Estonian digital society and discussed opportunities of an EU Digital Single Market. more…

February 24, 2012

Study and Dialogue Program in Saarland

"At the end, both sides learn from each other!"

summarized Roland Theis, General Secretary of the CDU Saar, the study and dialogue program of the Isamaa ja Res Publica Liit (IRL) and a journalist of the "Eesti Päevaleht". Main interest was the presentation of the state election campaign. In addition to a meeting with the chief of the state chancellery minister Andreas Storm, there was a talk with Prime Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer and the First Parliamentary Secretary General of the CDU/CSU in the German Bundestag, Peter Altmaier. more…

November 10, 2011

State of Europe in Berlin

Europe at a crossroads

José Manuel Barroso, president of the European Commission, urged in Berlin for comprehensive reforms within Europe. more…

May 19, 2011

Building bridges in Europe

President of the German Bundestag Prof. Norbert Lammert closes the KAS Literature conference

Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves and the President of German Bundestag Prof. Norbert Lammert met for discussion, which set the grand finale of the conference "Building bridges in Europe". more…

May 18, 2011

Building bridges in Europe

Ex-Prime Minister Prof. Bernhard Vogel urges for wakefullness in the process of European Integration

On the second day of the conference "Building bridges in Europe" in Tallinn honorary chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Prof. Dr. Bernhard Vogel, prized the effort of Eastern Europeans in overcoming the splitting of Europe. more…

May 17, 2011

Building bridges in Europe

Europe as a continent of Commemoration

After yesterday's ceremonial opening of the conference "Building bridges in Europe. Literature, Values and European Identity" the scientific part of the conference began today. The frame for round 100 participants built the House of Blackheads. more…

May 16, 2011

Building bridges in Europe

State Secretary Thomas Rachel opens the conference on Values and Identity in Europe

In a full historic Town Hall of Tallinn the State Secretary at the German Ministry of Education, Thomas Rachel, and Estonian Minister of Science and Education, Prof. Jaak Aaviksoo, opened the 6th international conference "Building bridges in Europe". more…

May 11, 2011

Building bridges in Europe

International Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung conference guests in Tallinn

On behalf of Tallin's election to the European Capital of Culture 2011 Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung invites to an international conference "Building bridges in Europe. Literature, Values and European Identity" on May 16-19, to the Estonian capital city. more…

March 7, 2011

Parliamentary Elections 2011

Liberal-conservative government can continue it's work

Estonians have shown their confidence in their liberal-conservative government of Estonian Reform Party (RE) and the Union of Homeland and Res Publica (IRL). During the Parliamentary elections on March 6, the governing parties received 49.1 percent in total of citizen's votes. In Riigikoku, the Estonian Parliament, the IRL and RE can continue their job with solid 56 of 101 mandates. The KAS-Partner and EPP-Member IRL declared itself satisfied. more…

February 20, 2011


Students simmulate activities of International Criminal Court

Together with the Estonian partners Unitas Foundation and Open Republic the KAS organizes a seminar series on the function and procedures of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Participants are simulating current processes at ICC. The project is supported by EU funds. more…