4th Leadership Lecture of Centre LSD
On Saturday, 20th April 2013, the African Centre for Leadership, Strategy and Development (Centre LSD) a partner of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) held the 4th series of its annual leadership lecture in parallel with the graduating ceremony of the centre.
KAS met with the special advicer to the president on Ethics and Values to discuss on the issue of violence in Electoral processes in Nigeria during a one-day round table with invited participants
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Tag der KAS 2012
50 Years of International Cooperation
For 50 years the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung has been engaging in fostering democracy, the rule of law and Social Market Economy. Be part of our journey by watching our new video and find out how our projects look like and with whom we work.
Member of Parliament gives thanks to KAS
Hon. Dio Lamul funds two more Town Hall Meetings
Reduce the gap between politics and citizens. In Town Hall Meetings citizens meet their MP. Now Plateau State Member Hon. Dio Lamu gives thanks to KAS. He met with citizens of his constituency and felt the dialogue as so successful and constructive, that he promised to finance two more town hall meetings from his own pocket. We call this sustainable development and are very pleased about his initiative.
3. Leadership Lecture – Political Analysis and Strategies
What are Nigeria's prime problems? Supported by numerous discussions, the participants of this year's Leadership Lecture answered that question unanimously with poor governance. The event was with the graduation ceremony highlight of a one-year training that prepares future leaders for their challenges. ***Amendment: One of the guests of honor, Comrade Olaitan Oyerinde, has been politically assassinated a few days after the event.***
President Goodluck Jonathan visits Berlin from April 18 – 20. The Country Representative for Nigeria analyzes the present situation in Nigeria. One year after the election, internal conflicts have deepened and the number of bloody attacks is increasing. A peaceful end is not in sight.
Her Excellency Mrs. Patience Goodluck Jonathan visits the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Berlin
Her Excellency Mrs. Patience Goodluck Jonathan, wife of the Nigerian President H. E. Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, visits on April 19, 2012 the KAS in Berlin. She accompanies her husband during a working visit from April 18-20 in Berlin, in which he will meet amongst others the Federal President, the Federal Chancellor and representatives of the business community. President Jonathan will give a speech on his Nigerian foreign policy to the DGAP on April 19. He will be accompanied by several Ministers.
Former state secretary visists Nigeria
Consultation by Klaus-Jürgen Hedrich great success
A warm welcome for K-J. Hedrich and vivid discussions with the Speakers of KAS partner parliaments, the anti-corruption agency ICPC, state ministers and representatives of the media and civil society have given numerous ideas for the strengthening of Nigeria’s democracy and the development of the country. The topic “Security and Development” appeared as a central theme throughout the conversations. The partners thanked the KAS, e.g. for the valuable trainings, which they appreciate a lot.
Prof. Dr. Wenzel in Vision Nigeria
The current situation in the euro zone
Prof. Dr. Wenzel gave visual explanations for complex developments, as they are occurring currently in the euro zone, and analyzed the effects of a common currency. But with his expertise as a professor of economics, the listeners also wanted to know something else from him, “How can it be that the economy of a country is growing while the population is getting poorer and poorer?” Therewith, the focus has been on both, the situation in the euro zone and the development of the Nigerian economy.
KAS Climate Conference great success
„Vision Nigeria Platform on Climate Change“ has been initiated on February 8
Scenarios have been discussed, which might be critical for the development of Nigeria: Will the north dry out? Are floods threatening the coastlines? Will there be internal migration due to the fast population growth? What are the implications of all this for socio-economic development and internal security? To worry is not enough. What can be done? The by participants newly founded “Vision Nigeria Platform on Climate Change” will systematically follow up on these topics in future.