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May 30, 2018
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Plugging in the British: EU Justice and Home Affairs

It is not yet clear how the UK and the European Union will work together on justice and home affairs (JHA) after Brexit, but it is unlikely that Britain will enjoy the same level of co-operation that it has had as a member of the bloc. That is the conclusion of a new publication from a joint project between the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Centre for European Reform think-tank. more…

May 25, 2018

Brexit Burning: Talks, Transition and Threats

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Wilfred Martens Centre for European Studies invite you to attend: "Brexit Burning: Talks, Transition and Threats." Happening just weeks before the June European Council summit, where EU leaders will assess the UK’s progress on the Irish border issue, we’ll be bringing together leading politicians to discuss the vital questions such as can a “hard border” on the island of Ireland be avoided if Britain leaves the single market and customs union? more…

May 25, 2018

Germany: European and global trading leader

It is sometimes claimed that the UK has to choose between European and global trading links. Germany has managed to be both the most successful large economy in Europe and at the same time a leading exporter to global markets. In the first of our 2018 series of joint events with The Federal Trust and Global Policy Institute, we discussed how Germany has managed to combine these two supposedly incompatible goals. more…

May 4, 2018

Of Facebook Revolutions and Twitter Presidents

In 2010, the internet was thought to be an instrument of global democratisation. But with the onset of the “Arab winter”, that hope has given way to severe disappointment. Now, the internet is even blamed for the increasing populism. An attempt at a sober assessment. more…

July 14, 2017
Trotz Brexits:„Die Regent’s University London wird immer eine europäische Universität bleiben“, sagte Dr. Hans-Gert Pöttering in seiner Dankesrede für die Verleihung der Ehrendoktorwürde von der Universität.

Regent's University London

Dr. Hans-Gert Pöttering awarded Honorary Senior Fellowship

Today Dr. Hans-Gert Pöttering, former President of the European Parliament and Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, received the award from Regent's University London for his contributions to developing the European Union and his commitment to internationalism.

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…

June 6, 2017

UK General election

'Internal security clearly more important than Brexit'

London, Manchester and London once again: The most recent attacks have little effect on the everyday life of most Britons, but probably on the political debate. Hans-Hartwig Blomeier, director of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung London office, discusses UK current affairs ahead of the general election. more…

May 31, 2017

KAS & European Movement Ireland

Two Islands: Brexit and the Future of Europe

You are cordially invited to attend 'Two Islands: Brexit and the Future of Europe' in Dublin, Ireland. This event is hosted by European Movement Ireland and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung UK & Ireland Office. more…

May 3, 2017

EUCERS / KAS Energy Talks 2017

Industrial Carbon Performance – European and Global Perspectives

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung UK & Ireland Office cordially invites you to the third workshop in 2017, co-hosted by the European Centre for Energy and Resource Security (EUCERS) at King’s College London. more…

April 6, 2017

Irish Press

Angela Merkel pledges to help Ireland ‘safeguard its interests’ in the upcoming Brexit talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged to help Ireland safeguard its interests in the upcoming Brexit talks saying she is aware Irish concerns including the "very important issues of war and peace". Her remarks came ahead of a meeting with Taoiseach Enda Kenny in Berlin on Thursday evening where she also praised Ireland's growing economy. more…