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Warum die NPD nicht verboten wurde

Allein verfassungsfeindlich zu sein, reicht nicht, urteilte das Bundesverfassungsgericht

Beim diesjährigen Jahresrückblick auf die Rechtsprechung des Bundesverfassungsgerichts im Jahr 2016 diskutierten Fachleute auch das Ergebnis des NPD-Verbotsverfahrens – und wie es zu dem Urteilsspruch kam. Zwar weist die Partei Wesensverwandtschaften zum Nationalsozialismus auf, doch sie ist nach Auffassung der Richter nicht in der Lage, die freiheitlich demokratische Grundordnung zu beeinträchtigen oder zu beseitigen.

KAS / Urban

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

Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, gave the fourth State of Europe of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

24 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy expressed in Berlin his concerns over the challenges Europe is facing today. In front of 600 invited people at the Allianz Forum in Berlin, Van Rompuy warned against growing populism on the European continent and the rising of distrust. “Populism and nationalism cannot provide the answer to the challenges of our time”.

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Van Rompuy encourages Europe

Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, gave the first State of Europe of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

„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.

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The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, its educational institutions, centres and foreign offices, offer several thousand events on various subjects each year. We provide up to date and exclusive reports on selected conferences, events and symposia at www.kas.de. In addition to a summary of the contents, you can also find additional material such as pictures, speeches, videos or audio clips.

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