Event Reports

Russia in 2018. Challenges and Responses

The fourth Russian Conference of the BALTDEFCOL in Tartu

This year's presidential election, the Zapat-2017 maneuver and allegations of deliberate influence on the political discourse and parties abroad were just some of the topics discussed in Tartu, on 8 and 9 March, at the fourth Russian Conference of the Baltic Defense College (BALTDEFCOL). more…

Elisabeth Bauer, Milena Vanini | March 23, 2018

Post-Wall Europe needs to become “Europe for all”

State of Europe with Herman Van Rompuy

24 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy expressed in Berlin his concerns over the challenges Europe is facing today. In front of 600 invited people at the Allianz Forum in Berlin, Van Rompuy warned against growing populism on the European continent and the rising of distrust. “Populism and nationalism cannot provide the answer to the challenges of our time”. more…

November 9, 2013

The Estonian Tiger fighting the European Debt and Economic Crisis

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 in local administrations. In the Riigikogu she is a member of the Select Budgetary Committee. With her economic background and years of political experience on a local and national level she answers various questions regarding Estonia, the Euro as well as the European Debt and Economic crisis. more…

April 15, 2013

The future of Estonias `society of opportunities´

Interview at the IV. future forum Estonia (in German)

Margus Tsahkna MP, chairman of the social affairs committee of the Estonian Riigikogu, answers on current questions of Social policy. more…

Thomas Schneider | December 6, 2012

Van Rompuy encourages Europe

800 citizens listen to the first „State of Europe“ address at the Pergamon Museum in Berlin

„Today, Europe’s 500 million citizens have the foundation on which to build a better Europe in the future,” said Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council in the first „State of Europe“ address. Van Rompuy used this address to promote a confident and strong Europe in front of an audience of 800 citizens at the historic Pergamon Museum in Berlin. more…

November 9, 2010

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