Tag der KAS 2012
50 Years of International Cooperation
For 50 years the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung has been engaging in fostering democracy, the rule of law and Social Market Economy. Be part of our journey by watching our new video and find out how our projects look like and with whom we work.
The Fellowship is to be hosted at the European Centre for Energy and Resource Security (EUCERS) at King's College London. It will fund a research stay of 12-months for a European Union (EU) resident research fellow starting in September 2012.
On initiative of KAS, IRI and Educatio party delegates of EPP member parties from the Baltic States, Poland and Germany are meeting in Vilnius to discuss challenges in the Baltic Sea region as well as to coordinate joint political aproaches.
State of Europe in Berlin
José Manuel Barroso, president of the European Commission, urged in Berlin for comprehensive reforms within Europe.
At 9 September the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in co-operation with the Lithuanian Social Market Institute and the ECPF held a seminar on the perspectives of ‘Social Market Economy’ in Lithuania. The seminar had the honour that Mrs. Irene Degutiené, President of the Seimas, opened the event. Mrs. Degutiené emphasised the importance of reflection at the social market economy in the light of the present economical situation and that a new direction was necessary in economical thought and policy.
Short Film Script Competition
Watch the film adaptation of the winning script!
International Summer Academy
The X. International KAS Summer Academy in Klaipeda focus on the concept of the Social Market Economy. Thereby, the young politicians from seven European countries are discussing about the impacts of the global finacial and economic crisis as well.
Call for Papers
Institute for Development and Training, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and Young Christian Democrats of Lithuania are calling for applications for their annual international summer academy. The topic of this year summer academy is "Responsible (Social) Market Economy in Response of the Global Financial and Economical Crisis".
Social Market Economy
Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung receives an award for promotion of Social Market Economy
The KAS was awarded for promotion of Social Market Economy in Lithuania. The KAS-Regional Representative for the Baltic States, Andreas Klein, accepted the award from Chairman of the Committee of European Affairs of Seimas, Mr. Česlovas Stankevičius.
New Minister of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania inaugurated
The new Minister of Economy Rimantas Žylius (Homeland Union/Lithuanian Christian Democrates) was inaugurated today. Before becoming Minister of Economy he worked in the team of his antecessor Dainius Kreivys as Vice-Minister of Economy. The new Minister will continue the ongoing reforms. As main priorities in his new position Mr. Žylius named increasement of transparency of public procurement, improvement of investment climate, innovations, export promotion.