EUCERS/KAS Energy Talks

Background Information

Turkey and Mediterranean Gas: A New European Gas Corridor?Background information made available by our KAS/EUCERS Energy SecurityFellow Jan-Justus Andreas.

"Große Ideen entstehen in einer kleinen Nachbarschaft"

Irischer Europaminister Paschal Donohoe blickt optimistisch in die Zukunft Irlands

Nach einer harten Sparpolitik, einschneidenden Maßnahmen und Entbehrungen, hat es Irland als erstes Krisenland geschafft im Dezember 2013 den Euro-Rettungsschirm zu verlassen. Im Bereich der Exporte hat Irland sein Vorkrisen-Niveau wieder erreicht und die Wirtschaftsleistung wächst stetig. Wie die irische Regierung die Bevölkerung von der Europapolitik überzeugt hat und welche Verbesserungen für die zukünftige Entwicklung Europas von Nöten sind, diskutierte der irische Europaminister, Paschal Donohoe im „Gesprächskreis Europapolitik“ der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.

German and European Finance Policy

Given the wide-ranging impact of the global financial crisis, and the concurrent effects of the sovereign debt crisis in Europe, there has been a great deal of attention paid to the role of markets and the financial sector. As Europe moves towards a banking union, what is the view from Germany?

Investing for Growth: A Comparison of German and British SME funding

KAS, the GPI and the Industry Forum held a panel discussion on the topic of SME funding at Mary Sumner House, on the evening of Jan 16th, 2014. With over 85 people in attendance, the topic addressed, a comparative analysis of UK and German SME funding, generated considerable interest.

A Multispeed Europe: Britain on the Sidelines ?

Project report

Project Report by Brendan Donnelly, Director of Federal Trust. The title of the series of events run in 2013 by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, the Federal Trust and Global Policy Institute contained the term “multi-speed” with reference to the possible future structures of the European Union.

European Roundtable at Wilton Park, December 2013

The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung UK and Ireland office held its annual European Roundtable at Wilton Park from 6-8 December

The title for 2013 was ‘Defining Europe’s Challenges’ and the focus was on the upcoming issues that will need to be addressed as Europe begins to move out of the crisis and towards its new policy goals.

Europes New Reform Agenda

KAS-ECFR Workshop

Workshop with discussion about the necessary institutional reforms in the European union.

Workshop mit Collins Institute in Dublin

Ziel der Veranstaltung war die Unterstützung beim Aufbau eines politischen Bildungs- und Be-ratungsinstitutes im Umfeld der Regierungs- und Partnerpartei Fine Gael. Dazu wurde dieser Workshop veranstaltet um den irischen Partnern einen Meinungs- und Erfahrungsaustausch mit vergleichbaren Institutionen aus Europa zu ermöglichen.

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”.

German-British Political Dialogue

During a meeting with British politicians at Westminster, the former Prime Minister of Lower Saxony, David McAllister, discussed British-German relations and the future of Europe. The event followed Mr McAllister’s participation earlier in the day at the launch of the "Business Manifesto for Reform" (released by Business for New Europe and attended by senior figures from all British parties) and was followed by a meeting with Minster for Europe David Lidington MP at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.