Transitional countries are often distinguished by lack of transparency in politics and economics as well as high level of corruption.
Political coverage in Bulgarian newspapers ist strongly polarized, shows a study by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Foundation Media Democracy.
The first South Eastern European Government Communication Conference (14th - 16th September, Budva, Montenegro) was the first international forum for governmental speakers and political communicators in the region and it was well appreciated from the very beginning.
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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.
KAS International Reports
A current report on the role of media on the Balkans, from Matthias Barner, Head of the KAS Media Program South East Europe until 2012.
The South East Europe Media Forum, which took place for the 5th time in November, has developed into the biggest media-political event of the region in the last years.
South East Europe
The Media Program South East Europe published a new handbook in Serbian. It is aiming to contribute to the progress of professionalization of political communication in the countries of the Western Balkans.
The extreme polarization of the political landscape of Albania has repercussions on the media too. The political pressure on the media has increased, professional standards in the communication between politicians and journalists are increasingly affected too.
For the first time press spokespersons from political parties and governmental institutions from South East Europe have gathered together. The workshop took place from 28 to 30 June in the international meeting centre of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Cadenabbia.