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September 10, 2012
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EU-Ukraine Association Agreement: Guideline for Reforms

On September 10, 2012 presentation of a new KAS-publication took place in Ukrinform. Publication by the Ukrainian experts is the first attempt of a deep, holistic analysis of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU as an innovative legal document and phenomena of international law that will affect all significant regulatory spheres in Ukraine. Authors highlight the key aspects of the AA and analyze consequences of the AA's implementation for general population.

July 27, 2012

Publication

Good Governance begins with the individual

Decentralisation, federalism and local self-governance are integral parts of political reform processes in many countries of the world. Today there is hardly any country that has a purely centralised political organisation. Decentralisation alone does not lead to more democracy, but it can promote the democratisation process. more…

July 23, 2012

Publication

Political Parties - Functions and Organisation in Democratic Societies

Political parties play a central role in democratic societies because they represent the interests of society and they allow the citizens to exert influence on the political decision-making process. The present publication of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is thought to offer an introduction to organisational structures and functions of political parties as well as to depict their place within a democratic society. more…

June 26, 2012
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Tag der KAS 2012

50 Years of International Cooperation

For 50 years the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung has been engaging in fostering democracy, the rule of law and Social Market Economy. Be part of our journey by watching our new video and find out how our projects look like and with whom we work.

May 21, 2012

The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Announces the KAS Energy Security Fellowship

The Fellowship is to be hosted at the European Centre for Energy and Resource Security (EUCERS) at King's College London. It will fund a research stay of 12-months for a European Union (EU) resident research fellow starting in September 2012. more…

April 25, 2012
Das erste Juniorteam von Europa im Koffer 2012 während ihrer Dialogreise durch die Zentralukraine bei einem Vortrag an der Nationalen Universität Tscherkassy. V.l.n.r.: Oleksiy Bordjuk, Julia Michalsky, Rahel Zibner, Anna Rozhniatovska, Adam Gniazdowski und Malte Koppe.

"Europe in a Suitcase"

First Junior Team of 2012 finishes Dialogue Tour through central Ukraine

The first Junior Team of "Europe in a Suitcase" 2012 travelled through central Ukraine from April 16-20 and stopped in Pereyaslav-Khmelnytski, Cherkassy, Smila and Kirovograd. Part of the dialogue tour were meetings with students and pupils of the region and a visit of the German-Polish-Ukrainian Youth Forum in Vinnytsia, where the Junior Team - consisting of Julia Michalsky, Rahel Zibner, Anna Rozhniatovska, Oleksiy Bordjuk, Malte Koppe and Adam Gniazdowski -conducted a workshop about the EU.

April 24, 2012
Während der Eröffnung des Jugendforums in Winnyzja begrüßten der Bürgermeister der Stadt, Volodymyr Groysman (links), der Wirtschaftsminister der Ukraine und Leiter der Poroschenko-Stiftung, Petro Poroschenko (Mitte), sowie der deutsche Botschafter in der Ukraine, Hans-Jürgen Heimsoeth (rechts) die Teilnehmer des Jugendforums.

"Be Active in Europe"

German-Polish-Ukrainian Youth Forum in Vinnytsia

Young people from Germany, Poland and Ukraine gathered in the Ukrainian city of Vinnytsia last weekend to discuss the future of Europe. The slogan of the event was "Be Active in Europe!" and accordingly, a lot of different topics where touched. Political participation of young people in all three countries was one of them, the European perspective of Ukraine, the importance of creating a European culture of remembering the past and global challenges like climate change were others.

February 27, 2012

Call for applications!

Youth Forum in Vinnytsia on April 20-22, 2012

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, the German Embassy in Ukraine, the Polish Robert Schuman Foundation and Petro Poroshenko Foundation from Ukraine organise an international Youth Forum in Vinnytsia on April 20-22, 2012. Young representatives from politics and civil society from Ukraine, Germany and Poland will discuss topics as the European perspective of Ukraine, climate change or energy policy. Young people aged between 18 and 25 from the three countries are invited to apply. more…

February 13, 2012

Event Contribution

Euroatlantic Forum 2012

International experts from the EU, Ukraine and the United States participated in the Euroatlantic Forum taking place January 25-26, 2012 in Kiev. KAS and its partner institutions organised this high level conference to discuss the European perspective of Ukraine. The conference report presents extracts of the speakers contributions and provides an overview of their key statements. more…

February 13, 2012
Erinnern für die Zukunft

Seminar Sequence

Remembering for the Future

Collective memory can be used like Lego bricks - it may be construed, deconstructed and reconstructed. Therefore it is crucial that people pay attention to how they deal with their collective memory. One of the referees gave this good advice to the around 30 young participants of the seminar sequence Remembering for the Future. They came to Kharkiv from February, 3-5 in order to discuss different aspects of how to cope with the past.