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Second KAS Electoral Debate

The recent South African Elections: Lessons for Namibia

Dr. Bernd Althusmann, the Resident Representative of Konrad Adenauer Foundation, welcomed and thanked all present on the panel and in the audience for their participation in the second Electoral Debate organized by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation. Drawing on the experiences of the first debate in March 2014, Dr. Althusmann stressed the positive media resonance and particularly welcomed the representative of the governing SWAPO party, who participated in the event for the first time. more…

June 19, 2014

What keep society together?

Breakfast meeting with the Churches

Dr. Bernd Althusmann, the Resident Representative of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, welcomed and thanked all present for responding positively to the invitation. He underlined the importance to meet with the leaders of the churches and different faith centres to discuss their role in society. The churches have a significant role to play in a modern society and this must not be undermined, he added. As someone who comes from a family that has roots and close association with a church, he perfectly understands that the role of the church in society is important. more…

June 4, 2014

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung hosts Namibia’s first Election Debate in Windhoek

In view of the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections at the end of November 2014, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Namibia & Angola (KAS) in cooperation with Forum for the Future (FFF) organised and hosted a public election debate, with the aim of introducing and encouraging a culture of public discussion between Namibia’s political parties and society. more…

Peter Koch | April 24, 2014


Recently Namibia has been plagued by reports of ethnic and racial tensions between the various groups in the country. In view of its mandate of facilitating public dialogue and discussions, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAF) organised on the 5th and 6th of June 2013 a public lecture and a panel discussion on the topic, the resurgence of tribalism and ethnic tension and it’s impact on national identity. more…

June 20, 2013

The SADC Tribunal – exclusive access?


On 3rd of October 2012, the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation organized a public lecture at the NamPower Convention Centre in Windhoek. The topic of the evening were the current problematic issues surrounding the Tribunal of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the specific question “The SADC Tribunal – exclusive access?”. more…

December 13, 2012

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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.