70th Anniversary of the People's Uprising in the GDR

We cordially invite you to participate in our commemoration of 17 June 1953 with Mayor and Senator Stefan Evers on Potsdamer Platz.
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A conversation about "God and the world" with Thomas Rachel MdB

An overview of current challenges in religion and politics ahead of the Protestant Church Congress 2023 in Nuremberg.
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The Turkish Youth Survey 2023

What do Turkish youth think? The Youth Study 2023 of the KAS Turkey provides information about it

The Turkish Youth Survey 2023 is an evaluation of social and political opinions of 2,140 participants aged 18-25 from 16 provinces of Turkey.
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Country Reports

Spain has decided - and will soon have to decide again.

Results of the municipal and regional elections of May 28, 2023. Announcement of early elections on July 23, 2023.
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Local Journalist Award

Kieler Nachrichten wins the German Local Journalist Award 2022 for the campaign "Licht zeigen”

This year, the prize goes to the Kieler Nachrichten for its stand against forgetting, hatred and exclusion.
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Our mission

Nationally and internationally, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation is committed to achieving and maintaining peace, freedom and justice through political education. We promote and preserve free democracy, the social market economy, and the development and consolidation of the value consensus.
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Current publications

Reboot of Colombia's Neighborhood Policy
President Petro seeks rapprochement with Venezuela
Bibliothek Adobe Stock / katatonia
Responsible staffing policies at universities – For the Promotion of Young Scientists
Interview with Prof. Dr. Michael Sommer: What helps scientists in early career phases?
Der ukrainische Präsident Wolodymyr Zelenskyy traf mit dem schwedischen Premierminister Ulf Kristersson zusammen Flickr / President Of Ukraine
Sweden’s EU Presidency
Stable Navigation Through Crises
Edgars Rinkevics Reuters / Ints Kalnins
Presidential Elections in Latvia
A Choice for Unity
Ein Fahnenmeer vor der PP Zentrale mit Feijoo, Ayuso und Almeida auf der Leinwand. IMAGO / ZUMA Wire
Spain has decided - and will soon have to decide again.
Results of the municipal and regional elections of May 28, 2023. Announcement of early elections on July 23, 2023
Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi Pexels / Maahid Mohamed
Further rise of regional parties in India?
What role do India's regional parties play in the run-up to India's 2024 general elections?
Thomas Rachel Kreuz Tobias Koch
Ein Gespräch über "Gott und die Welt" mit Thomas Rachel MdB
Ein Blick auf aktuelle Herausforderungen in Religion und Politik vor dem Evangelischen Kirchentag 2023 in Nürnberg
LB Indien mvs.gov.ua
Indien and the „Russian arms question“
Other countries see arms exports as a strategic instrument. Germany should do the same.
Digital Latin America
Innovation, Citizen Participation and Digital Ethics
Frau mit Handy in der Hand Adobe Stock / nikkimeel
Is politics worthwhile on TikTok?
Empirical Study on the Use of TikTok and Political Information on the Platform

Media library

Podcast Erststimme #71
70 Jahre 17. Juni 1953
Zum 70. Jahrestag, nehmen wir mit einem der besten Kenner der DDR-Geschichte, Hubertus Knabe, den Volksaufstand am 17. Juni 1953 selbst unter die Lupe.
Black, red and gold
Where the colors of the German flag come from - and what they mean
Podcast Erststimme #70
Zum Tag der Organspende am 3. Juni sprechen wir mit der Medizinerin Kati Jordan über die Organspende & warum in Deutschland immer noch zu wenig Menschen einen Spenderausweis haben.
Erststimme - Der Podcast für alles außer Corona
Modernes Israel
Israel, das vor kurzem sein 75jähriges Gründungsjubiläum feiern konnte, hat sich im letzten Jahrzehnt stark verändert.
Todesurteil gegen Deutsch-Iraner
Gazelle Sharmahd über die Situation ihres Vaters im Iran
In unserem Podcast sprechen wir mit Gazelle Sharmahd, die unermüdlich auf seine Lage aufmerksam macht. Unser Experte Philipp Dienstbier ordnet zu Beginn die Lage im Iran ein.

Main topics of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation

The leitmotif of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation "Shaping.Democracy.Together." is supported by a thematic focus. With the three main topics Sustainability needs Innovation, Freedom needs Security and Democracy needs Participation, it is made clear which topics the Konrad Adenauer Foundation will focus on in the coming years.

Russian war of aggression on Ukraine

On our theme page you will find all publications, interviews and events on this topic, which are continuously updated and extended.
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