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Reflection on UNEA-2 outcomes and climate change adaptation through a multi stakeholder approach

Post-UNEA-2 Workshop for East and Southern Africa

Knowing that Africa is the most vulnerable continent with regard to the effects of climate change, the Rule of Law Programme for Sub-Saharan Africa of KAS partnered with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) Kenya, the Consumer Unity and Trust Society (CUTS) Nairobi and Africa Network for Animal Welfare (ANAW) to organise a two-day regional workshop on 20-21 September 2016 to reflect on the UNEA-2 resolutions with a focus on climate change as well as the Paris Agreement outcomes, while emphasising on the action points from these processes. more…

Event Reports | September 21, 2016

Annual Workshop of KAS' African Group of Experts on International Criminal Justice held in Arusha, Tanzania

15th-16th September 2016

KAS’ African Group of Experts on International Criminal Justice comprises individuals drawn from various parts of Sub-Saharan Africa working as scholars, researchers and/or practitioners in the field of international criminal law. This group meets annually to discuss pertinent matters related to international criminal justice from the African perspective, in addition to peer-reviewing their respective articles that are published annually. more…

Event Reports | September 16, 2016

4th Stellenbosch Seminar on Constitutionalism in Africa (SASCA) about Decentralization

7th-9th Septemeber 2016

The conference was held in the beginning of September in Stellenbosch (South Africa) in the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS) and brought together academics from across the continent including South Africa, Ghana, Kenya, DRC, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Namibia as well as experts from overseas whose work is focused on the African continent. The African countries discussed included Nigeria, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa, DRC, Somalia, South Sudan, Uganda, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Egypt, Tunisia and Mozambique. more…

Event Reports | September 9, 2016

Regional Conference on Requirements for an independent and effective Judiciary in Sub-Saharan Africa

Young legal Researchers from Burundi, DRC, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania & Uganda discuss issues in criminal&civil proceedings

The Rule of Law Program for Sub-Saharan Africa of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung organized a regional conference for young legal researchers from Burundi, DRC, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda to exchange their experiences and expertise regarding requirements for an independent and effective judiciary. The conference was held on 2nd and 3rd September 2016 in Nairobi. more…

Event Reports | September 3, 2016

Workshop on Alternative Approaches to Democratization in the Greater Horn of Africa

16th - 17th August 2016

The workshop was held in Nairobi and brought together jurists, business representatives and further academics from across the whole region of the Greater Horn of Africa: Kenya, Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Uganda, Somalia, Somaliland and South Sudan. more…

Event Reports | August 17, 2016