State of Europe with Herman Van Rompuy

Post-Wall Europe needs to become “Europe for all”

24 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy expressed his concerns over the challenges Europe is facing today. more…

Gruppenfoto Howerla 2013


Ukrainian culture of memory in the European context

On July 12-14, the Young Peoples´ Movement supported by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation organized the traditional annual camping at the foot of Hoverla, the highest mountain in Ukraine. Thematically, the attention at the event was this year focused on the culture of memory and rethinking of the historical past in Ukraine. In the framework of the debate tournament, the participants discussed the foreign policy perspectives of Ukraine.

Teilnehmer des Nachkontaktseminars in Kiew 2013

Alumni Conference 2013

Conference with the former KAF-fellowship holders

On July 3-5, 2013 in Kyiv took place an Alumni Conference with former KAF-fellowship holders and participants of the informational visits from Belarus, Georgia, the Russian Federation, and Ukraine. More that 80 participants discussed the current developments in their countries regarding the state of democracy and the rule of law, culture of memory as well as the region’s position region towards the EU.



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International Conference on the Black Sea Cooperation

Black Sea Cooperation and the EU: Challenges and Prospects

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Ukraine in Europe: a path through Euromaidan

Conference on European Integration of Ukraine

Oct. 17 - 20

Signing of the Association Agreement: pluses and benefits for Ukraine and the EU

Conference on the Signing of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU

Dec. 4 - 5

School of Social Journalism

How to write about judicial reforms


Ring of Friends or Ring of Fire?

Eastern Europe between the European and Eurasian Union

Russia and the European Union offer two completely different models of integration to the countries in their common neighbourhood. The EU offers help with modernization and economic reforms, while Russia promises loans and [...] more…

Ten Myths Used to Justify Russian Policy in the Ukraine Crisis

The political upheaval in Ukraine has placed territorial and social cohesion, as well as the country’s financial and economic viability, at stake. The events in Crimea have recently made clear that this critical destabilising [...] more…

The Eurasian Union

An Integration Project under the Microscope

The success of the project is not guaranteed. Firstly, there has to be some evidence that member states will actually benefit economically. There are still many questions about how best to harmonise the national economies of the [...] more…

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