Event Reports

WORKSHOP ON THE IMPACT OF INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW ON CONSTITUTIONAL DEMOCRACY IN AFRICA

This workshop which was held in Windhoek was organized by the SARChl Professorship in International Constitutional Law, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, the Faculty of Law, University of Namibia in collaboration with the Rule of Law Program for Sub-Sahara Africa of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung.

Haki na Sheria Dialogue Forum

This breakfast Dialogue Forum was held at the Intercontinental Hotel on the topic ‘Credibility Crises: How the media in Africa and Europe is struggling for acceptance and what to do about it’

15TH INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS SEMINAR

The 15th international seminar was attended by students from Europe and Kenya who presented varied papers on various topical issues relating to election systems in their respective countries.

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THE AFRICAN LEGAL FRAMEWORKS FOR PREVENTING, COMBATING, INVESTIGATING, PROSECUTING AND PUNISHING THE CORRUPT

One of the major catalysts for widespread corruption in Africa is the clear failure in the existing legal frameworks to effectively combat corruption giving an impression that corruption pays and those who reap big from it, are above the law, if not the law itself!

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ANNUAL WORKSHOP OF KAS’ AFRICAN EXPERT GROUP ON INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE

KAS’ African Group of Experts on International Criminal Justice meets annually to discuss pertinent matters related to international criminal justice from the African perspective, in addition to peer-reviewing their respective articles that are published annually under the title ‘International Criminal Justice in Africa’.

THE SIXTH STELLENBOSCH ANNUAL SEMINAR ON CONSTITUTIONALISM IN AFRICA

The theme for this year's seminar was Democracy, Elections and constitutionalism in Africa.The seminar was graced and enriched by keynote addresses of the South African Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng and the Kenyan Chief Justice David Maraga. Also in attendance was former South African Constitutional Court Judge Albie Sachs who was a co-drafter of the South African Constitution.

REGIONAL WORKSHOP ON ADMINISTRATIVE JUSTICE REFORM IN EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICA

This workshop was the first among many subsequent meetings, events and activities that the experts will engage in towards the realization of fair, effective and independent administrative justice system in Africa.

The Fight against Sexual and Gender-based violence in Eastern and Southern Africa

The launch of "Who is Who in addressing SGBV" database

REGIONAL WORKSHOP FOR HUMAN RIGHTS INSTITUTIONS IN THE SADC REGION

How can the visibility and credibility of NHRIs be enhanced? How can fruitful networks, partnerships and dialogues between the various actors be established? How can the legal frameworks of NHRIs be improved to guarantee an effective protection of human rights and thus a significant contribution to a society based on fundamental rights, democracy and rule of law?

REGIONAL WORKSHOP ON RULE OF LAW AND INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA

The workshop focused on legal realities, barriers and opportunities for women’s economic rights and empowerment in Africa.

About this series

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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