Events

Event

Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation Open Day 2021

„Politics and trust“

The work of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation: focusing on participation, representation, security, and innovation.

Discussion

Discussion with the German and Latvian Ambassadors

Online discussion with the German Ambassador to Latvia, Christian Heldt, and the Latvian ambassador to Germany, Inga Skujiņa

Online-Seminar

The Fight over the Melting Arctic

The Evolving Arctic Security Environment

Recently the Arctic has become a “hot” topic, as climate change is causing the melting of ice which, in turn, opens new opportunities and desires.

Live stream

Defence Policy and the Armed Forces in Times of Pandemic

Presentation of the study

We invite you to join us for a webinar with an expert panel to present the study, which aims to identify the implications of the COVID crisis for the defence sectors in several European countries, with its geographical focus being on the Baltic Sea region.

Live stream

Standing Guard

What have we learned from the Enhanced Forward Presence on NATO's Frontier?

In 2021, NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) is heading into its fourth year. Canada’s commitment as the Framework Nation for the eFP battlegroup in Latvia is currently its largest foreign military deployment. It is also one of the few overseas missions that has not been scaled back due to COVID-19.

Discussion

The Role of the Arctic in recent and future security challenges in the Wider North

Webinar

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Baltic States, in cooperation with the Loughbotough University, invite you to join for the webinar to discuss recent developments and implications for the geopolitics of the Wider North.

Online-Seminar

Online-Masterclasses for Young Political Leaders of Baltic States

October 10, 2020

Online-Seminar

Online-Masterclasses for Young Political Leaders of Baltic States

October 3, 2020

Online-Seminar

Online-Masterclasses for Young Political Leaders of Baltic States

September 29, 2020

Discussion

Online Masterclasses

for Young Political Leaders of Baltic States

September 26th marked the opening of the Online Masterclasses for Young Political Leaders of Baltic States.

Ilmars Znotins, Kanzlei des Staatspräsidenten der Republik Lettland

Close Partners

President of Latvia Egils Levits visits Konrad-Adenauer Foundation (KAS)

Within a framework of the State visit to Germany, Latvian President Egils Levits visits the KAS to hold conversations there this Wednesday.

Online simulation game ‘We are Europe!’

This weekend the participants of the Baltic Sea Region Young Leaders Academy took part in a two-day online simulation game ‘We are Europe!’. They discussed about the integration opportunities of the EU’s Eastern neighbors and improved their knowledge about the EU. The online simulation game exceeded the participants expectations, as they shared in their feedback.

The Riga Conference 2019

The Riga Conference is an annual meeting of regional and international experts in foreign policy and defense, academics, journalists, and business representatives, promoting the discussion and assessment of issues affecting the transatlantic community. Convening in the Latvian capital since 2006, the conference has become a recognized annual tradition in the region. At this year’s conference, amongst other things, the EU role in rise of geo-economics, security challenges in the information age and hybrid warfare, transatlantic relationship as a critical axis of global stability, relations between Russia and the West as well as prospects of Eastern Partnership countries were discussed. It took place in the National Library of Latvia with approximately 650 participants. Guests were inter alia the President of Latvia Egils Levits, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia Edgars Rinkēvičs, Federal Ministry of Defence of Germany Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer and various international participants. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung was one of the partners of this event.

„Europe – Mission for our common future“ - 25 Jahre Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in den Baltischen Staaten

Am 27. September 2018 wurde in Riga das 25-jährige Jubiläum der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in den Baltischen Staaten im Beisein von rund 150 geladener Gäste gefeiert.

"The Rise of Populism: Lessons for the European Union and the United States of America"

Bookpresentation

A collection of articles combining the work of scientist from Germany, Latvia, Greece, Great Britain, France and the United States of America.

Fundamental Aspects of German Foreign Policy

Roundtable discussion

A meeting of political experts from Latvia with Knut Abraham, Head of Division, Bilateral relations with the States of Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe as well as Central Asia and the Southern Caucasus, Federal Chancellery.

Filmvorführung Nemtsov

Filmvorführung mit anschließender Diskussion

Am 29.09.17 wurde auf Einladung der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung gemeinsam mit der Latvian Transatlantic Organisation sowie dem Centre for East European Studies der Film „Nemtsov“ mit anschließender Diskussion gezeigt.

Bundestagswahl 2017 in Riga

Am 24.09.2017 luden die deutsche Botschaft gemeinsam mit dem Goethe Institut und der Konrad- Adenauer-Stiftung in die Räumlichkeiten des Goethe Instituts Riga zu einem gemeinsamen Wahlabend mit Live- Übertragung ein. Unter den Gästen waren u.a. die ehemalige lettische Botschafterin in Deutschland, Elita Kuzma, der niederländische Botschafter, die französische Botschafterin sowie der irische Botschafter.

LAMPA Festival – Wahlen in Europa

Diskussion über Wahlergebnisse, extreme Parteien und Populismus

Das LAMPA „Festival des Gesprächs“ findet seit 2015 in der lettischen Kleinstadt Celsis statt und feiert Demokratie, Nachhaltigkeit und Vielfalt. Ziel des Festes ist es, Bürgern einen Anreiz zu bieten, sich politisch und gesellschaftlich zu informieren und engagieren. So sollen Diskussionen, Kunst und Theater zu mehr Verständnis von politisch komplexen Themen führen und politische Eliten und interessierte Bürger zusammenbringen.

Die neue NATO

Zukunftsperspektiven einer Verteidigungsgemeinschaft in unberechenbaren Zeiten

Die Ukraine Krise, Terrorismus und ein neuer US Präsident – viele Ereignisse der letzten Jahre führten dazu, dass sich die NATO auf ihre ursprüngliche Aufgabe zurückbesinnen musste: die gemeinsame Verteidigung des Westens. Auch Lettland ist vor diesen Veränderungen nicht verschont geblieben. Besonders die aggressive Politik Russlands verschärfte die Sicherheitssituation des Baltikums.