Büroleiterin Elisabeth Bauer im Gespräch mit der Botschafterin der USA, Nancy Bikoff Pettit und dem Botschafter Finnlands, Olli Kantanen.

New Year´s Breakfast at KAS office Riga

Partners and multipliers discuss upcoming projects

On January, 17th, approximately 30 persons gathered at KAS office Riga for a New Year´s Breakfast and discussed upcoming projects within the Baltic and Nordic States. Among them were the Ambassadors of Germany, Denmark, Finland and the United States of America, the Deputy Head of Mission of the Royal Norwegian Embassy as well as the Roman-Catholic Archbishop of Riga.

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…

Islands Präsident Guðni Th. Jóhannesson und Eilsabeth Bauer, Leiterin des Auslandbüros Riga

KAS-group visits new President of Iceland

Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, new President of Iceland since the 1st of August, welcomed a German delegation of Members of Parliament in his residence. They were accompanied by Elisabeth Bauer, Head of the Nordic Countries Project. As Jóhannesson has studied in Bonn, he greeted the group in German.



Välkommen, Velkommen, Tervetullut, Velkomið! - The regional project “Nordic Countries” promotes the cooperation between the Nordic countries and Germany, with a particular focus on the areas of politics and civil society. We campaign for constant dialogue between relevant parties and promote joint events with our partners.


Previous events

Oct. 20

Strengthening the cooperation between Arctic and non-Arctic countries

Breakout session at the Arctic Circle Assembly 2018

Oct. 18

Nordic-Baltic Energy and Climate Challenge

Smart Solutions for Mobility and Circularity

Oct. 11
Book Presentation

Germany: An indispensable partner in the Baltic Sea Region?

Book presentation on "Perceptions of Germany in the Security of the Baltic Sea Region"

Aug. 28 - 30

Fully booked


Changes in the Arctic Security Landscape

Security implications for the North


Denmark debates stricter regula-tions for asylum

Leading Social Democrats are questioning the right of asylum

Similar to Germany, the Danish debate about how to treat asylum seekers and the legitimacy of the right of asylum has intensified since the migration crisis’ peak. A proposal by the social democrats (Sozialdemokraterne) caught [...] more…

Sauli Niinistö confirmed as Finnish President

Finnish President gets re-elected to second term in a landslide victory

Since 1994 the President in Finland gets elected through direct vote by the people. Scoring 62.7% of the vote Sauli Niinistö is the first ever presidential candidate to get elected in the first round by securing an absolute [...] more…

Norway to form a new government

Conservatives wrap up deal with two partners to form a new governing coalition

After the Norwegians went to the polls in October 2017 the governing conservative party Høyre headed by Prime Minister Erna Solberg, gathered support to form a new coalition with the right-leaning popu-list Progress Party [...] more…

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Nordic Countries Project

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