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Mar. 1, 2018

KwaZulu-Natal Democracy and Election Forum

KZNCC and DDP collaborate to reignite the KZN Democracy Forum

Democracy Development Program in partnership with the KZN Christian Council convened a meeting with civil society and religious leaders who have an interest in participating in a civil society entitative with regards to the upcoming national elections in South Africa. This was to provide among others, an understanding of the changing political context in KwaZul- Natal.

Feb. 28, 2018

Stakeholders' Workshop on the Independence of the Judiciary in Africa

The independence of the judiciary lies at the heart of a well-functioning justice system and is the cornerstone of a democratic, market-based society that is guided by the tenets of the rule of law. In any democratic society, the judiciary is relied upon to decide cases impartially and independently free of any undue internal or external pressures and influence. Stakeholders' views available at https://youtu.be/q2lA0gBwLk8

Feb. 28, 2018

Lessons of the German Energy Transition for South Korea

South Korea imports roughly 97 percent of its primary energy from abroad. This comes along with one of the highest per capita greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the world. Right after the presidential election in spring 2017, President Moon Jae-in announced a dramatic shift in national energy politics. He released an ambitious plan for energy transition. In this respect, the German “Energiewende” (energy transition) might provide some important lessons to be learnt both in conceptualisation as well as in implementation.

Feb. 28, 2018

Teachers’ Workshop on Education Sector Reforms: What are their Implications?

Discussion about current developments in Tanzania

On 17th of February 2018, the Civic Education Teachers' Association (CETA) and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) jointly convened a teachers’ workshop in Morogoro on current education sector reforms, their challenges and possible implications on teaching. Both organizers and participants evaluated the workshop positively in the aftermath. Workshops and seminars like these are regarded to be important tools to further lead a discussion amongst teachers.

Feb. 27, 2018

A New Demographic Reality: The Ethno-Sectarian Reshuffle in Syria


Seven years into the civil war, Syria has changed dramatically: Cities and economies lay in ruins, over five million people fled the country and more than six million Syrians are internally displaced. Moreover, various actors are seeking to reshuffle Syrian demography according to their own strategic goals and create dependencies on the ground that provide them with influence over the country. On 20 February 2018, KAS in cooperation with Maison du Futur organized a conference in Beirut in order to shed light on this new demographic reality and to discuss its potential impact on Syria.

Feb. 27, 2018

Europe. European Union. Eastern Partnership.

First seminar within the framework "Educate yourself on Europe"

The first seminar of the second edition of blended learning course on European Union successfully kicked off on 23-24 February, 2018, in Minsk.

Feb. 26, 2018

"A shared future in a fractured World"

2nd flagship conference of the Indo-German Young Leaders Forum (IGYLF)

Since 2001 India and Germany are strategic partners. To enhance and deepen the people-to-people contacts, the Indo-German Young Leaders Forum (IGYLF) aims to be a platform for bilateral exchange of the young and rising generation of India and Germany. For the second time after the inaugural conference 2017 in Berlin, a conference on various topics with young leaders from both countries was organized this year in New Delhi.

About this Serial

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, its educational institutions, centres and foreign offices, offer several thousand events on various subjects each year. We provide up to date and exclusive reports on selected conferences, events and symposia at www.kas.de. In addition to a summary of the contents, you can also find additional material such as pictures, speeches, videos or audio clips.

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