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Denmark after the elections:

Comment by Siegfried Matlok, former chief editor of the German newspaper "Der Nordschleswiger" in Denmark

After the Folketings-elections Denmark expects an exciting but difficult situation for the Parliament. more…

Country Reports | July 10, 2015

New government in Finland

Center Party, Conservatives and Right Populists form new government

The three strongest parties in the parliamentary elections on April 19th agreed on forming a coalition. The National Center Party (Keskusta), winner of the election, is going to rule together with the Party of the Fins (Perussuomalaiset) and the National Coalition Party (Kokoomus) for the next four years. That is what the parties agreed upon last week. more…

Katrin Ridder-Strolis, Stephan Rasche | Country Reports | June 30, 2015

National Center Party of Finland wins Parliamentary Elections of 2015

Alexander Stubb became Finland's prime minister less than a year ago, but failed to persuade the electorate to give him a full mandate. His party, the National Coaltion Party (Kokoomus), has lost 7 seats und is only the third strongest party. Winner of the election in Finland is the National Center Party (Keskusta) with its leading candidate Juha Sipilä. more…

Stephan Rasche, Katrin Ridder-Strolis | Country Reports | April 30, 2015

A Sustainable Arctic

Preconditions, Pitfalls and Potentials

The Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation held its third seminar on the Arctic, this time focusing on Arctic sustainability, in Bergen, Norway, 8-9 September 2014 more…

Event Reports | October 16, 2014

Perceptions and Strategies of Arcticness in Sub-Arctic Europe

The notion of the Arcticness is on the rise and increasingly influences strategic considerations of global and regional actors. During the last few decades the interests of many international actors in the Arctic region have significantly increased. In the last decades Arctic countries have been active politically and institutionally. However, not only the Arctic countries are interested in the region. Therefore, this research project intends to address all these questions and examine the developing perceptions and strategies of the Arcticness among the number of sub-Arctic countries. more…

April 17, 2014