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Congress

Annual Jurists’ Conference on Technology, Development and the Rule of Law

The Conference will examine the future of the rule of law in the context of technology and development. Specifically, it will evaluate threats and challenges, identify gaps in legislative and policy frameworks with a view to suggesting plausible and practical recommendations.

Workshop

WORKSHOP ON JUDICIAL CORRUPTION AND THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE JUDICIARY IN AFRICA

The workshop will bring together some of the leading players on the continent including judges, lawyers, representatives of Judicial Service Commissions, representatives of regional Bar and Bench Associations and representatives of select civil society organisations working in the area of access to justice and administration of justice in general to discuss inter alia, the gravity of judicial corruption, its impact on the independence of the judiciary in general and the right to access to justice in particular; effective and viable ways of fighting judicial corruption in Africa as well as identify best practices from their respective countries and regions.

Seminar

SEMINAR ON CONSTITUTIONALISM IN AFRICA

This is the 7th Stellenbosch Annual Seminar on Constitutionalism in Africa which will focus on Constitutionalism and the Economy in Africa.

Expert talk

Annual Workshop on International Criminal Justice in Africa

This is an annual meeting of KAS' African Group of Experts on International Criminal Justice. The group comprises of academics, researchers and legal practitioners drawn from Africa with keen interest and expertise in International Criminal Law.

Workshop

WORKSHOP ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICA

The workshop will bring together experts in the field of human trafficking as well as representatives of the various National Human Right Institutions from the Eastern and Southern African regions to deliberate on the current status of human trafficking in aforementioned regions.

Workshop

Leaders for Justice Workshop

The workshop will be held in Lagos, Nigeria. The theme "Current challenges of public finance in West Africa“ Some of the countries that will be represented include host nation Nigeria, Ghana, Togo, Benin and Cote d'Ivoire.

Seminar

Training for South Sudanese Prosecutors and Investigators on International Crimes

including SGBV Crimes

In light of recent calls for increased national accountability for serious crimes, the UN Mission in South Sudan Rule of Law Advisory Section (“UNMISS”) and UN International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals Office of the Prosecutor (“OTP”),in collaboration with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung will conduct an intensive capacity building course for senior national investigators and prosecutors from South Sudan. This skills-based course will endeavour to build understanding of international criminal law and procedure; and share lessons learned in the investigation and prosecution of international crimes.

Seminar

Training Seminar – Leading in Public Life: Women, Influence and Power Programme

To promote and strengthen the inclusive representation of women who have a legal background to step up into political and public leadership roles and in this way improve the quality of legislation and rule of law. The training will be conducted in collaboration with the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance of the University of Cape Town.

Congress

Conference on safeguarding the independence and conditions of service of judicial officers

The purpose of the conference is to develop viable proposals on how to address a number of issues impacting on judicial independence and conditions of service for judicial officers in Africa. The forum will make resolutions and promote their position at the 2019 International IAJ annual meeting that is scheduled to take place in September 2019. The conference will be conducted in collaboration with the Judicial Officers Association of South Africa, the Democratic Governance and Rights Unit - UCT and the International Association of Judges.

Symposium

INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SYMPOSIUM - WEST AFRICAN INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE

LEADERSHIP, CHALLENGES, AND OPPORTUNITIES

The symposium seeks to examine and explore the contributions and ongoing challenges facing West Africa in the fight to achieve meaningful justice and accountability for atrocities in the region.

Women’s Land Rights in Africa: Reflections on Remedying Normative and Cultural Exclusion

This is the report of the third session on Women’s Land Rights and Development in Africa: Reflections on Addressing and Remedying Normative and Cultural Exclusion.

Women’s Land Rights in Africa: Legal Enforcement & Promotion of Participation in Land Administration

This is the report of the second session on Women’s Land Rights and Development in Africa that focused on the Legal Enforcement and Promotion of Participation in Land Administration.

Impact of COVID-19 on the Right to Health in Africa

The online seminar sought to interrogate the impact of COVID-19 on the right to health from an African perspective.

INTRODUCING WOMEN’S LAND RIGHTS, NORMATIVE AND CULTURAL EXCLUSION IN AFRICA

This is the report of the first of a three-part series seminar on Women’s Land Rights and Development in Africa held on 20th July 2020.

16TH INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS’ SEMINAR: JUDICIAL POWER IN MODERN SOCIETY

The Rule of Law Program for Sub Saharan Africa supported the participation of African students from Kenyatta University at the 16th International Students’ Seminar that was held in Vilnius, Lithuania.

2019 ANNUAL JURISTS’ CONFERENCE (AJC)

The Kenyan Section of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ-Kenya) in collaboration with KAS convened its 21st Annual Jurists’ Conference (AJC), under the theme “Technology, development and the rule of law: Challenges, options and emerging opportunities” in November 2019.

CONFERENCE ON JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS OF THE GROSS HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATION OF SEXUAL AND GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

Key actors met in Johannesburg on 27th to 29th November 2019 to address the central theme, “Whether the current international legal framework provides adequate recourse and justice for victims and survivors of the gross human rights violation of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (‘SGBV’).”

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V.

Fachkonferenz zum Thema "Das südliche Afrika nach dem Wahljahr 2019"

1. Veranstaltung am 09.12.2019 in Berlin (Kooperationspartner: SWP)
2. Veranstaltung am 10.12.2019 in Freiburg (Kooperationspartner: Arnold-Bergstraesser-Institut)

In der vergangenen Woche fand die Fachkonferenz zum Thema „Das südliche Afrika nach dem Wahljahr 2019“ statt. Im Rahmen eines Expertengesprächs in Berlin (Kooperationspartner: SWP) und einer öffentlichkeitswirksamen Veranstaltung in Freiburg (Kooperationspartner: Arnold-Bergstraesser-Institut) wurde diskutiert, was die Wiederwahl der regierenden Befreiungsbewegungen für die politische Entwicklung der Länder bedeutet und welche Herausforderungen sich darauf für die deutsche Zusammenarbeit mit diesen Ländern ergeben.

Multilateraler Dialog: Gröhe kündigt neues KAS-Büro in Äthiopien an

Anlässlich seines ersten Besuches in Äthiopien kündigte der stellvertretende Vorsitzende der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Hermann Gröhe MdB, die Eröffnung eines Büros der KAS in Äthiopien an.

WORKSHOP ON JUDICIAL CORRUPTION AND THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE JUDICIARY IN AFRICA

The workshop will bring together some of the leading players on the continent including judges, lawyers, representatives of Judicial Service Commissions, representatives of regional Bar and Bench Associations and representatives of select civil society organisations working in the area of access to justice and administration of justice.