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June 26, 2017

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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…

March 17, 2016

Domestic programs

High-level politicians from Czech Republic visit Berlin and Erfurt

The present curricula and the dialog program aim at bringing closer the strategy, its instruments and processes of modernization to the participants. more…

November 11, 2015

II. German-Czech parliamentarian meeting in Berlin

Currently the German-Czech partnerships experience a boom. The cooperation on the governmental level has been enlarged through the “strategically dialog” which was signed by the foreign ministers of Germany and the Czech Republic. Both states explicitly mention the other country in their governmental declarations.

May 15, 2015

German- Czech parliamentarian meeting in Cadenabbia

The intensification of political cooperation between the parties of the European People’s Party of Germany and the Czech Republic has been the most important ambition of the seminar of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, which took place in the international conference of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Cadenabbia, Italia from the 10th until the 13th of May 2015. more…

February 9, 2015

“Trends of Czech European Policy: Study of European Policy Elites” is the 19th best think tank study according to GGTTI

The study “Trends of Czech European Policy: Study of European Policy Elites” published by the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation in cooperation with the Association for International Affairs (AMO) ranked 19th in the University of Pennsylvania’s global ranking „2014 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report“ in the category „Best Policy Study/Report Produced by a Think Tank (2013-2014)“. more…

November 3, 2014

The Search of the Czech identity

“The golden Czech hands”. “Who is Bohemian, is a musician”. From the history we know many metaphors, which try to capture the essence of the Czech identity. The 25th anniversary of the Czech democracy provides the opportunity to pause and to reflect. The following guests will participate in this special discussion: fashion designer Liběna Rochová, actor Ondřej Vetchý, volleyball coach Zdeněk Haník, polish writer Mariusz Surosz and moderator Daniela Drtinová. more…

June 3, 2014

A Dialogue between the State, Businesses and Science is essential

In the 21st century research, innovation and creativity are key elements for countries without crucial resources in order to secure their prosperity as well as a comfortable lifestyle. The panel, hosted and organized by the government office of the Czech Republic and the KAS dealt with the question on how to effectively implement science and research policies. The focus of the panel is on creating an institutionalized dialogue between the state, businesses and science. more…

June 3, 2014

European Elections

EPP win in the Czech Republic

The christian democratic party KDU-CLS with its leader and deputy Prime Minister Pavel Belobradek and TOP 09, which is under the leadership of Karel Schwarzenberg, are the winners of the European Elections in the Czech Republic. more…

December 9, 2013

The European elections in 2014 will be a turning point

Leading Czech political scientists have analysed the changes of European governing after the introduction of the Lisbon Treaty on the conference organised by KAS and IIPS. Read the interview with Lukáš Macek regarding the European elections in 2014 to be a turning point for the prospective EU function. Read more…

December 5, 2013

The Conservatives need to come up with their own solutions

About six months before the European elections, Elmar Brok recommended at the presentation of a KAS study with the title ‘Europa – Nein danke?’ that “Instead of working through the ‘forces of negativity and feeling of inferiority’, we need to focus rather on our own solutions and the advantages of Europe. This would be the best way to take the bread from the populists’ mouth.” Read more…