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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. Comparing the progress of nations is a useful thing, if you want to know where your nation stands. And without this knowledge, how can you judge the progress or regress of the country? Ukraine in the World 2011 with its international statistics thus comes at the right time. more…

Nico Lange | May 18, 2011

WHY SHOULD WE RECONSIDER THE PAST

IGOR GYRYCH, JURIY SHAPOVAL AUTHORS OF THE PUBLICATION SUM UP THE DISCUSSIONS ON VERY IMPORTANT CONTROVERSIAL TOPICS CONCERNING THE FORMATION OF COLLECTIVE AND HISTORICAL MEMORY IN UKRAINE AND ALSO GIVE THEIR OPINION ON THIS PROBLEM. IT IS VITAL THAT THE AUTHORS DON’T IMPOSE THEIR OWN VIEWS BUT DESCRIBE REAL SITUATION AND CALL THE READERS TO DISCUSSION. more…

February 10, 2011

Christian Democracy: Principles and Policy-Making

For decades Christian Democratic parties shaped the politics of numerous European countries while also playing a major role in initiating the European integration process. Named after the first chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany in 1964, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is tied to the values of Christian Democracy. Our founding belief is the Christian understanding of man. All individuals should be treated with dignity. On this basis principle, the KAS has been advocating the advancement of freedom, democracy, the rule of law and the principles of the social market economic model. more…

Dr. Gerhard Wahlers, Dr. Nino Galetti, Karsten Grabow, David Jonathan Grunwald, Manfred Agethen, Prof. Dr. Rudolf Uertz, Reinhard Willig, Matthias Schäfer, Christine Henry-Huthmacher, Christopher Beckmann, Dr. Patrick Keller, Dr. Helmut Reifeld, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Stock | December 9, 2010

Van Rompuy encourages Europe

800 citizens listen to the first „State of Europe“ address at the Pergamon Museum in Berlin

„Today, Europe’s 500 million citizens have the foundation on which to build a better Europe in the future,” said Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council in the first „State of Europe“ address. Van Rompuy used this address to promote a confident and strong Europe in front of an audience of 800 citizens at the historic Pergamon Museum in Berlin. more…

Event Reports | November 9, 2010

Local elections in Ukraine: Yanukovych’s consolidation of power

Ukraine's president Viktor Yanukovych has significantly strengthened his grip on power in most parts of the country with local elections on October 31st. But international observers criticised the conduct of the elections for not meeting democratic standards. more…

Nico Lange | Country Reports | November 9, 2010