Publications

National Church Leaders' Consultation

On Wednesday the 18th October 2017 church leaders from all over South Africa gathered in Johannesburg aiming to define common approaches to health, social and economic issues. more…

Event Reports | October 30, 2017

#ICOUNT

In 2019 general elections will be held in South Africa to elect the new National Assembly and new Provincial Legislatures in all nine provinces. While every adult citizen in South Africa has the right to vote, however the electorate must register to vote in order to be able to participate in the voting process. Under the motto #ICOUNT the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation (KAS) in cooperation with the HDI For Good held seminars in various schools of Johannesburg. more…

Event Reports | October 27, 2017

New Research Assistant introduces herself

The new research assistant Ruth Anna Hejtmanek introduces herself. more…

October 16, 2017

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. more…

Event Reports | October 13, 2017

Bundestag election in Germany in 2017

Election Analysis

The results of the 2017 Bundestag election are ambivalent. Both major parties lost support. Of the small parties, FDP and AfD were able to mobilize support, while The Greens and The Left barely experienced notable changes. The CDU/CSU union performed best, thus constituting the largest faction with the mandate to form a government – which was nothing to be taken for granted after 12 years in power. Two options are conceivable politically: a Grand Coalition and a so - called “Jamaica coalition” consisting of the Union, FDP and The Greens, as currently governs in Schleswig-Holstein. more…

October 12, 2017