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Making Africa Work

A first-hand account of how to ensure growth beyond commodities and create jobs on the continent. A blueprint for a prosperous Africa! Victoria-Charlotte Browning, Sep. 21, 2017 more...

Conference on Multilingualism and Linguistic Human Rights

Multilingualism is a cherished Constitutional principle that forms part of linguistic human rights. Hosted by the CRL Rights Commission and the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation, this conference through informed discussion and debate encouraged a way to look forward to South Africa's future, particularly as to how multilingualism can be implemented to cater for the country’s wide and rich linguistic diversity. Sep. 21, 2017 more...

Discussion "Above all summits, it is calm"

German elections between crisis and stagnation
On September 20th, the representatives of the German political foundations of India met to discuss the topics of the election campaigns in Germany and the possible outcome of the election of the German Bundestag on September 24th at a discussion organized by the Observer Research Foundation (ORF). Philipp Huchel, Sep. 21, 2017 more...

Balancing Religion, Custom and Constitutionalism

Roundtable Series - Number 3
This event held at the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities (CRL Rights Commission), co-hosted by the Centre for Unity in Diversity and KAS provided for a lively debate on the question of how to balance Religion, Custom and the Constitution in modern South Africa. Sep. 21, 2017 more...

Bridging Civil Society and Government Policies

Civil Society Forum on the Environment at Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment 2017
As a preparatory meeting for the Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment in early September 2017, the Civil Society Organizations’ Forum on the Environment brought together civil society groups from Asian countries to discuss current environmental issues in the region and coordinate their joint engagements with UN agencies and national governments. The results will be presented at the global UN Environmental Ministers´ meeting in Nairobi in November 2017. Eric Lee, Sep. 20, 2017 more...

The Fight Against the Islamic State in Iraq After Mosul

KAS and al-Nahrain Center hold conference in Baghdad
On 7 July 2017, the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the liberation of Mosul from the Islamic State (IS). But the lasting presence of IS cells in the liberated areas indicates already today that the organization will continue to destabilize the country in the future as an insurgency group. The challenges for the Iraqi security forces and the state’s policies resulting from this development were discussed during a conference of the KAS Syria/Iraq office and the al-Nahrain Center for Strategic Studies on 13 September in Bagh-dad. Nils Wörmer, Lucas Lamberty, Sep. 19, 2017 more...

Planning for New Economic and Financial Policies in Iraq

Conference in Bagdad on economic reforms after the defeat of the IS
In the past three years, the international community has predominately focused on the fight against the IS in Iraq. Now that the terrorist organization is on the verge of its military defeat, there is an urgent need to plan for the reconstruction of the liberated areas and the reform of the Iraqi economy. Against this background, the Al-Bayan Center for Planning and Studies, in cooperation with the KAS Syria/Iraq Office, held its first annual conference on 16 September 2017 in Baghdad under the title “The Planning for New Economic and Financial Policies in Iraq.” Sep. 19, 2017 more...

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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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