National Church Leaders' Consultation: The Role of Churches in Times of Crisis // Church Leaders from across the country gathered at this consultative meeting to discuss with stakeholders from government and civil society how best they can assist in overcoming South Africa's various challenges in regard to health, education and poverty alleviation. A conference report by Noah Braden, KAS-Research Assistant. Tue, 31 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100,2017-10-31:meldung:58086 Study and Dialogue Program on Migration and Integration // Experts from South Africa visit Germany: Both South Africa and Germany are destination countries for migration. This study visit for experts from South Africa aims at an exchange of experiences and a comparison of the various approaches towards migration and integration. Sat, 14 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200,2017-10-14:meldung:57904 New Windhoek Dialogue 2017 // Declaration and Recommendations ahead of the 5th AU-EU Summit: From 6 - 9 October 2017, the New Windhoek Dialogue brought together centre-right political parties from 12 African countries, Members of the European People’s Party (EPP) Group in the European Parliament, representatives of European centre-right parties as well as the representatives of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200,2017-10-13:meldung:57902 Memorial Lecture with Graca Machel: Violence against Women and Children in South Africa Graca Machel, founder of the Graca Machel Trust was the guest speaker at the 11th Dullah Omar Memorial Lecture that took place on 3rd October at the University of the Western Cape. In her speech Ms Machel focussed on the extreme levels of violence against Women and Children in South Africa. She pointed out that the situation can not be turned around by state institutions or by introducing more laws but only by a change of the South African society itself. Thu, 05 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200,2017-10-05:meldung:57803 The federal election of September 24, 2017 // ANALYSIS AND PRELIMINARY RESULT Despite severe losses the two Christian democratic parties attained important strategic goals. They remained as the strongest political forces in Germany. There is no winning coalition without them possible and Angela Merkel will be Germany’s next chancellor. Compared to 2013 turnout increased by roughly five percentage points to 76.2 per cent. Thu, 28 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200,2017-09-28:meldung:57733 New film series released covering the topic of migration and integration The Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation in cooperation with bewegtbild Berlin released a new film series titled "Was uns prägt - was uns eint" (What shapes us - what unifies us). Easy to understand and ostensively the clips deal with the central virtues of our democracy and deal with topics such as human dignity, equality, freedom of opinion, religious freedom and the basics of German foreign policy. Wed, 06 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200,2017-09-06:meldung:57486 Climate Report 2017 South Africa: Private Sector and Climate Finance in the G20 Countries // Our latest KAS Climate Report, which continues the series from 2007, 2011 and 2014, provides answers to the question of the extent to which the private sector plays a role for climate financing in the G20 countries. Read here the contribution for South Africa... Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200,2017-07-14:meldung:56982 G20 and Private Investments in Africa: G20 and Africa: BusinessDay TV-Interview with Tilmann Feltes // Sustainable and inclusive growth in Africa was on the agenda at the recent Group of 20 meeting in Germany where the G20 Africa Partnership was launched. BusinessDay TV invited Tilmann Feltes from KAS to its special airing on "G20 and Africa"... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200,2017-04-18:meldung:57007 "YEESS": Youth Employment Enterprise & Skills-Summit // The Summit in 2017 targeted the high youth unemployment rate South Africa brought together the unemployed youth, prospective employers and civil society organizations which assist the youths to find employment to exchange information on ways to deal with youth unemployment. Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0100,2017-03-13:meldung:55152 New KAS projects in Zimbabwe/Malawi: Strengthening Land Ownership Rights of Women // With regard to the BMZ-Special Initiative “One World – No Hunger” KAS South Africa carries out projects in Malawi and Zimbabwe since 2016. The Minister of Lands as well as the German Ambassador now reassured that they would support KAS. Sat, 11 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0100,2017-03-11:meldung:55232