Die diesjährigen Stipendiaten von links nach rechts: Paulis Rumba, Paula Indra Žuga, Anna Žanete Treimane und der Direktor Artūrs Skrastiņš.

KAS Scholarship Holders 2016

The grant of scholarships to the best students who learn German in the secondary school in Valmiera has become a tradition for the KAS. The current scholarship holders from left to right: Paulis Rumba, Paula Indra Žuga, Anna Žanete Treimane and the principal Artūrs Skrastiņš.

Discussion about migration

On the 28th of January a discussion about migration took place in Riga with experts, politicians and active members of the society. The central question was: "Will there be a healthy perspective change or will remain the fear?". Ina Strazdina (Latvian Radio/Brussels) talked about her own experiences with the arrival of refugee boats, e.g. in Lampedusa and Dr. D. Auers (University of Latvia) visualized his information with some statistics. This is the link to the video: more…

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The Norwegian response to the refugee crisis

In 2015 Europe has experienced one of the greatest influxes of refugees and migrants since WW2 as vast numbers of people have fled the ongoing violence in Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq and other countries. The European asylum systems have consequently been put under severe pressure. Norway is one of the countries that have received the highest number of asylum seekers compared to local population in 2015. In relative terms, only six European countries received more asylum applications. more…

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The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is active in the Baltic States since the beginning of independence movements in late 1980-ies. Since 1993 we are represented with our regional offices in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

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Previous events

July 2
Discussion

I'm both - local and foreigner

June 16
Discussion

From Wales to Warsaw: NATO – Back to the Origins

June 8
Book Presentation

Societal Security. Inclusion - Exclusion Dilemma. A portrait of the Russian - speaking community in Latvia.

May 16
Lecture

How quality print media survives in digital era

Open lecture by Christoph Amend (Editor in chief of ZEITMagazin)

Publications

The Norwegian response to the refugee crisis

Norway received highest number of asylum seekers

In 2015 Europe has experienced one of the greatest influxes of refugees and migrants since WW2 as vast numbers of people have fled the ongoing violence in Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq and other countries. The European asylum systems [...] more…

Difficult Legacies, Risky Futures – The Baltic Perspective on Migration

Dealing with the mass immigration from Northern Africa and from the Middle East is one of the biggest challenges for the European Union. Whether Europe as a whole will be able to deal with this unprecedented in-flux of asylum [...] more…

Germany in Europe: the Reluctant Leader of EU Foreign Policy?

White Nights Workshop on 4 & 5 June 2015, The Finnish Institute of International Affairs, Helsinki.

Seminar and panel discussion, Friday 5.6.2015 at 09:00-11:00, Finnish Institute of International Affairs, Helsinki more…

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