KAS/SAIIA Annual Careers Evening

A Successful Annual Careers Evening for South African Students in the Field of Humanities.

About 300 students attended the annual event hosted by KAS and SAIIA. A very successful occasion in which the students got the opportunity to meet and engage with very prominent speakers as Leslie Maasdorp, Vice President of the BRICS New Development Bank. more…

South Africa’s Public Protector Thulisile Madonsela and Thomas Heilmann, Senator of Berlin on Justice and Consumer Protection

German-South African discourse on the role of public advocates

Thomas Heilmann (CDU), Senator of Berlin on Justice and Consumer Protection, held talks with South Africa’s Public Protector as part of his visit to South Africa. The conversation with ombudswoman Thulisile Madonsela, initiated by the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation South Africa Office, addressed the role of public advocates in light of legal frameworks and legislative processes. The differing legal prerequisites in South Africa and Germany were addressed as well as local requirements and challenges.

KAS-Dialogue Programme 2015

German-South African discourse on social partnership and collective bargaining

In light of pressing socio-economic challenges that South Africa faces, questions on labour relations, collective bargaining and social partnership arise. A South African five-member delegation consisting of high-profile representatives from government, academia, business and civil-society engages with German counterparts on these matters. The KAS-Dialogue Programme enables information exchanges in Berlin and Erfurt from 31.05-06.06.2015.



to the Website of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in South Africa. From its Johannesburg office the Foundation coordinates a wide range of activities that aim to assist South Africa in its process of democratic consolidation. A joint office run in cooperation with KAS-Partner Democracy Development Programme in Cape Town complements and supports our work.



Sep. 7

Discourse Cafe'

Sep. 10 - 11

Scaling the social economy for greater impact

Annual conference on the social economy

Sep. 17

KAS/SAIIA Annual Careers Evening

Where can your Humanity Degree take you?

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Aug. 26

Getting Graduates to Work

Redirecting South Africa's Economic Future


Getting Graduates to work

Redirecting South Africa's Economic Future

The 26th of August was indeed a vibrant night in the Library Auditorium of Kingsway campus at the University of Johannesburg with a policy conversation organized by Youth Lab and funded by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS). [...] more…

Where Can Your Humanities Degree Take You?

KAS-SAIIA Annual Careers Evening 2015

About 300 students attended the annual careers evening hosted by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) in partnership with the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA). A very successful occasion during which the [...] more…

"Tracking the Pulse of the People"

Value change in post-apartheid South Africa

The latest results of the World Value Survey South Africa 2013 provide a comprehensive insight into the public perception of the South African democracy. Against this background, Prof. Hennie Kotzé from Stellenbosch University [...] more…

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