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

Projections For The Future Of Turkish-Armenian Relations

Proceedings of the meeting organized by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and AVIM (Center for Eurasian Studies) on 16 December 2015 more…

Event Reports | April 19, 2016

Understanding IRAN

An unbiased understanding of Iran that has one of the most ancient people of its region along with an long history and established state tradition is crucially important for the sake of regional balances of power, regional stability and sustainable regional and global peace. more…

Ercan Çitlioğlu | March 31, 2016

The Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC)

A mechanism for integration in a geopolitically sensitiv area

The ongoing conflict in and around Ukraine has caused two, until recently, largely ignored international organizations to come into the public focus again: the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and the Council of Europe. While the OSCE was able to play an active role in mediating the conflict, the Council of Europe was caught in the crossfire. more…

Ludwig Schulz, Dr. Colin Dürkop | Country Reports | November 10, 2014


The economic crises of 1994 and 2001 dam-aged the Turkish economy greatly. It took a long time and high costs before the Turkish economy was able to recover. Turkey, through the guidance of Kemal Derviş (who was then Minister of State for Economic Affairs), managed to successfully navigate the 2001 crisis and restore macro-economic stability. more…

Prof. Dr. Bahri Yılmaz | Country Reports | February 12, 2014