Hard Brexit, Soft Brexit, No Brexit?

LSE IDEAS - Konrad Adenauer Foundation

On 19th October, the Konrad-Adenauer-Fouondation organised in cooperation with LSE IDEAS a public debate with MEP David McAllister

The German Election: Implications for Europe and Brexit


The Institute for German Studies (IGS) and the Department of Political Science and International Studies (POLSIS), University of Birmingham, organised a seminar on the impact of the German general election on Europe and Brexit.

Brexit and the Future of Global Trade

In the latest of its series of seminars, The Federal Trust, Global Policy Institute, and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung brought together a panel of three experts to discuss some of the more significant implications for the UK’s global trade position following Brexit. Dr Rebecca Harding, Founder and CEO of Equant Analytics and a former Chief Economist of the British Banking Association was joined by Dr Gunnar Pohl, a tax expert and the Deputy Director of the German‐BritishChamber of Industry and Commerce and Catherine Stewart, a Public Affairs expert and partner of Jericho Chambers.

Brexit begins: how to avoid disaster & make the most of it for both sides


On 27 June 2017 KAS UK hosted a series of expert workshops and a public panel discussion with the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies (WMCES) to discuss challenges facing the UK and EU27 as Brexit negotiations begin. This particular topic could not have been more relevant or better timed considering that the event was initially set out months before the UK election was first called.

The City and Brexit ‐ British and German perspectives

KAS & Federal Trust

In the second of its series of post‐Brexit referendum discussions, the Konrad‐Adenauer‐Stiftung, the Federal Trust and Global Policy Institute brought together a panel ofexperienced financial experts to discuss the implications for the City and the UK financialservices industry now that Article 50 has been triggered.

„Europe on the move – Workers, refugees and security“

KAS & Federal Trust

Prof. Christian Dustmann vom University College London, Prof. Jo Shaw von der University of Edinburgh und Dr. Niko Bosnjak, Mitarbeiter des Bundestagsabgeordneten Dr. Tim Ostermann, diskutierten am 28. Februar 2017 das sowohl in Deutschland als auch in Großbritannien hochaktuelle Thema Migration und dessen Auswirkungen auf Arbeitnehmer und Flüchtlinge sowie einhergehende sicherheitsrelevante Aspekte. Organisiert wurde die Podiumsdiskussion von dem Londoner Auslandsbüro der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Federal Trust und dem Global Policy Institute.

Brexit: Großbritannien und die Europäische Union heute

Eine Bilanz des Wiesbadener Tischgesprächs 13. Februar 2017

„Unsicherheit ist das Stichwort, das ich überall am häufigsten höre.“ Hans-Hartwig Blomeier, der die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Grossbritannien vertritt, warnte 70 Teilnehmer des Wiesbadener Tischgesprächs vor überstürzten Vorhersagen: „Es gibt Prognosen für jeden Geschmack. Doch der Zusammenbruch der britischen Wirtschaft ist nicht erfolgt. Und zudem sind wahrscheinlich nur zehn Prozent der Arbeitsplätze am globalen Finanzstandort London von der Entscheidung für den Brexit betroffen.“

United for the Better: My European Way

Dr. Hans-Gert Pöttering's autobiograpy in English launched in London

Dr Hans-Gert Pöttering, former President of the European Parliament and Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, last night launched the English language version of his autobiography "United for the Better: My European Way" in London.While in London, Dr Pöttering held a number of political discussions, where he gave his thoughts on the British-German relationship, the current state of British politics, as well as the challenges facing the European Union.

Brexit: Quo Vadis?

Oxford German Forum 2016

“BREXIT: Quo Vadis?” – This was the title of this year’s Oxford German Forum, which took place from 17 to 18 November at Trinity College, Oxford.

The Day After Brexit: Reinventing Britain's Relationship with the EU

KAS/WMCES London Debate 2016

On 17 October, a workshop and public debate entitled “The Day After Brexit: Reinventing Britain’s Relationship with the EU”, organised by KAS and WMCES took place in London. In the evening, members of the public were invited to the “London Debate 2016” at Church House.