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September 19, 2011
Interkonfessioneller Dialog. V.l.n.r.: Nico Lange, Wilfried Martens, Patriarch Filaret II.

Round Table

Dialogue of European Christian Democrats with the Churches of Ukraine

The promotion of the dialogue between the different religious denominations of Ukraine is one of the aims of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Ukraine. Therefore KAS organised a Round Table on September 15, 2011 in Kyiv in cooperation with the Institute of Religious Freedom and the Allukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organisations. Representatives of all denominations as well as Wilfried Martens, president of the European People's Party, participated in the exchange of ideas.

September 16, 2011
Martens trifft Janukowytsch

Political dialogue

EPP President Martens met President Yanukovytch

In the framework of the visit of EPP President Wilfried Martens to Ukraine, which was organized by KAS on September, 14, 2011 he and Nico Lange held one hour meeting with the President Yanukovytch. Martens emphasized, that support of Association agreement between Ukraine and EU on behalf of EPP is possible only on condition that politically motivated trial against Julia Tymoshenko is stopped and the former head of the government gets a chance to take part in political life of her country again.

September 6, 2011
Wilfried Martens

Visit of EPP President Dr. Wilfried Martens to Ukraine 13-16.09.2011 р

EPP President Dr. Wilfried Martens will visit Ukraine by invitation of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung on September 13-16, 2011. W. Martens will take part in the onference of the heads of all religions and confessions of Ukraine. In the framework of the program of his visit President Martens will hold the meeting with party leaders – partners of EPP and other leaders of present opposition parties.

June 14, 2011

Policy Paper

KAS publishes current description of Ukrainian media landscape

With a new policy paper KAS Ukraine publishes in cooperation with the Ukrainian Press Academy a current overview of the media landscape in Ukraine at the beginning of the year 2011. In addition to the legal framework, the authors detail the TV-landscape, press, social media as well as the training of journalists and activities of civil society media organizations. In English and Ukrainian. more…

June 10, 2011
Ideenwettbewerb Gesundheit der Gesellschaft

Ideas competition

Since two years KAS in collaboration with Brothers Klichko Foundation implement the social project "Health of society". The aim of the competition is to motivate the conscious Ukrainian youth to consider, what they can contribute to establish a healthy society. Youth groups will be invited to participate in the tender where they will be able to put their common ideas for a healthy society in Ukraine into practice. The participants are between 16 and 25 years old as of January 1, 2012.

June 10, 2011
Lange und Klitschko

Ideas competition

"Health of society"– KAS together with Brothers Klichko Foundation are launching a common project.

For the second time KAS and Brothers Klichko Foundation are carrying out a project “Healthy society”. Young Ukrainians can share their ideas about the improvement of coexistence among people. The winners of the contest will have the chance on the basis of best ideas to elaborate specific projects, namely in the framework of the seminar with the participation of Vitalij Klichko and Nico Lange. For carrying out of every project-winner the financial support amounting to 10 000 UAH will be allocated

June 1, 2011
Europa im Koffer

Seminar meetings

“Europe in a suitcase” young German-Polish-Ukrainian teams travelled around Ukraine

In April-May 2011 five German-Polish-Ukrainian groups of young experts participated in seminar meetings and discussions while travelling through the regions of Ukraine. The aim of the project called “Europe in a suitcase” is promotion of the dialogue about European integration. In the framework of project young experts met with more than 1000 civil society representatives in such cities as: Zhytomyr, Vinnytsya, Khmelnytskyi, Kharkiw, Poltava, Sumy, Dnipropetrovsk and in Crimea.

May 18, 2011

Handbook with interesting statistics

Ukraine in the world 2011

“What do they know of England who only England know?” Rudyard Kipling’s famous remark is as suitable for Ukraine, as it is for every other country on the globe: Without knowledge of the external world you don’t know your own country. Ukraine in the World 2011 with its international statistics comes at the right time. Be it politics, economy, energy, demographics, or the military – the reader can easily compare the achievements of Ukraine. more…

April 18, 2011
Chancellor's Office

Programm for study and information

Young Ukrainian representatives get to know the federal system

How do german representatives see themselves? How do they keep in touch with citizens? How do they work within their fraction, in commissions and in their party? How does the federal system work and how do municipalities and federal states use their competences? These and other questions were raised by eight young ukrainian represantatives on their journey to Saxony-Anhalt, Brandenburg and Berlin in the April of 2011. The KAS also organized visits in the Bundestag and the Chancellor's Office.

April 9, 2011
Spengler Klitschko

Workshop

For lasting success a party needs programs and core values

Frank Spengler and Dr. Michael Borchard counseled Dr. Witalij Klitschko and the party UDAR on the 6th and 7th of April 2011 about the development of a new party platform. The experts of the KAS contributed their experience in Middle- and Eastern Europe and the development of the party platform of the CDU in Germany.