Christian Democracy: Principles and Policy-Making
Handbuch für die Europäische und Internationale Zusammenarbeit der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung
For decades Christian Democratic parties shaped the politics of numerous European countries while also playing a major role in initiating the European integration process. Named after the first chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany in 1964, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is tied to the values of Christian Democracy. Our founding belief is the Christian understanding of man. All individuals should be treated with dignity. On this basis principle, the KAS has been advocating the advancement of freedom, democracy, the rule of law and the principles of the social market economic model.