EU Referendum

A dark day for the UK and the EU

Leave claims victory in the EU Referendum - prime minister David Cameron resigns: In the early hours of 24 June the result of the referendum was confirmed: with 51.89 per cent of the vote, the leave side was decisively victorious, contrary to the majority of opinion polls conducted shortly before voters went to the polls. more…

Hans-Gert Pöttering Interview

"Finding paths and solutions in mutual interest"

The peoples of the UK and Northern Ireland have voted and taken the decision to leave the European Union. For Dr Hans-Gert Pöttering, chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and former president of the European Parliament, it is a big disappointment and a regretful result. In an interview with Nordwestradio, he calls for solidarity among the remaining EU states. more…

Irish Press

Northern Ireland voters go to the polls on EU referendum day

Voting is under way across Northern Ireland in the referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union. The future of the Irish border was a key issue in the campaign, with claim and counter claim on whether a UK exit would see a return to security and customs checkpoints. 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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