Country Report

Way clear for new Prime Minister

Of the initial five Conservative candidates vying to succeed Prime Minister David Cameron, it was eventually whittled down to two: Home Secretary Theresa May and Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom. Following the surprise withdrawal of Andrea Leadsom from the Conservative leadership race, the vote will now no longer go to the party membership as was expected, leaving the way clear for Theresa May to take office on Wednesday. more…

Irish Press

Mick Wallace’s fatal foetal abnormalities bill defeated in Dáil

A Bill to allow for abortions in cases of fatal foetal abnormality has been defeated in the Dáil by 95 votes to 45. The controversial bill was brought to the house by Independents4Change TD Mick Wallace this morning despite being deemed unconstitutional by the Attorney General. A number of Independent TDs in the minority Government voted for the bill after Taoiseach Enda Kenny stated that Cabinet members could have a free vote. more…

Press Release

Shock and composure following Brexit vote

Following the UK referendum result on 23 June, 28 KAS international offices have analysed local reactions to the decision in the media, as well from the economic community and civil society. more…



The cooperation with the United Kingdom and Ireland has been of great importance for the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung since it established an office in London in 1981. Politically, the United Kingdom, as well as Ireland, are important partners of Germany. Therefore our aim is to strengthen and deepen these close relationships.


Previous events

May 31

“The UK after the EU Referendum: Scenarios”

KAS UK & Federal Trust

May 25
Dundee, Scotland
Experts' Meeting

Why Vote? Bring your questions on the EU Referendum - Dundee

EM Scotland / KAS UK & Ireland / University of Dundee

May 23

The Gulf Region and the Future of Oil

EUCERS/ISD/KAS Energy Talks 2016

May 12
Experts' Meeting

Why Vote? Bring your questions on the EU Referendum - Edinburgh

EM Scotland / Edinburgh University EU Society / KAS UK & Ireland / CSPP


The Gulf Region and the Future of Oil

EUCERS/KAS/ISD Energy Talks 2016

Yesterday, we held the third event in this year's energy security workshop series, organised in cooperation with EUCERS & ISD. The well-attended discussion brought together regional and topic experts to explore the future of oil [...] more…

“German Perspectives on the British EU Referendum”

KAS UK, GPI & Federal Trust

On 7 April 2016, a panel discussion organised by the Federal Trust, Global Policy Institute and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung UK and Ireland office took place in London. The well-attended event centred around German perspective on [...] more…

Background: The Future of Oil Prices – How low, how long?

EUCERS/ISD/KAS Energy Talks 2016

Oil prices have fluctuated by over $100/barrel in the span of a decade: $50/barrel in January 2007, $147 in July 2008, $30 in December 2008, $123 in March 2013, $40 in August 2015. The last downturn was triggered in 2014 by [...] more…

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