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The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl

On the death of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and former President of the European Parliament, Hans-Gert Pöttering, writes: more…

June 17, 2017

Europe can still find a common language

Eurooppa voi yhä löytää yhteisen sävelen

Article on the current situation of Europe by Hans-Gert Pöttering, Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, and Ilkka Suominen, politician of the Finnish National Coalition Party (Kokoomus). Published in the Helsingin Sanomat, Finland's largest daily newspaper. PUBLISHED IN FINNISH LANGUAGE more…

Dr. Hans-Gert Pöttering, Ilkka Suominen | August 20, 2016

Norway´s government seeks for renewal of the national budget

Norway has to reduce its dependence on mineral oil

The decline of prices of mineral oil from about 110 USD (around 97 Euro) per barrel in summer 2014 to the current price of under 50 USD (around 44 Euro) endangers Norway's wealth. The development of the oil and gas prices has been weaker than expected, although the oil prices have slightly increased again in the last two months. That is why the Norwegian state has to balance out lower income from the mineral oil activities. At the same time, state oil funds grow slower than predicted. more…

André Oktay-Dahl, Elisabeth Bauer, Inken Sittler | Country Reports | July 12, 2016

Iceland´s new president starts his mandate with a historical novelity

Political newcomer Gudni Johannesson wins elections

On the first days after his election, the new President and political newcomer Gudni Johannesson could witness Icelands Football National team kicking out England with 2:1 of the European Championship. more…

Elisabeth Bauer, Janis Krastins | Country Reports | July 1, 2016

Party Conference of Høyre in Oslo - an unconventional convention

Prime Minister Erna Solberg confirmed as chairwoman

Erna Solberg has been the chairwoman of the Conservative Party Høyre in Norway since 2003. Last weekend she was reelected enthusiastically for another two years. more…

Elisabeth Bauer | Country Reports | April 13, 2016