Publications

The Vth AU-EU summit: a turning point for relations between Africa and Europe?

On 29th and 30th of November 2017 the 5th AU-EU Summit took place in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. 16 of the 28 EU Member States attended the summit, amongst them the German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron. For both countries Africa stands high on the political agenda, and the ad hoc initiative undertaken at the summit to address the modern slave trade in Libya highlights the joint concern but also the renewed Franco-German partner- and leadership. more…

Andrea Ellen Ostheimer | December 6, 2017

The UN Global Compacts on Migration and Refugees: A New Solution to Migration Management, or more of the same?

SAIIA Occasional Paper No 273, November 2017

This paper by Asmita Parshotam examines the Migration Compact in light of existing tensions among UN member states, what it hopes to achieve, and how it differs from the Global Compact on Refugees. more…

December 5, 2017

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

New Research Assistant introduces herself

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

October 16, 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 13, 2017