Publications

Managing the digital Revolution in South Africa

Round Table Discussion with renowned South African and German experts on Digitalisation

Disruption, Artificial Intelligence, Driver of Change - The Digital Revolution has been one of the most passionately and controversially discussed topics throughout the last few years. The round table discussion on 29 August 2018 focused on this future-shaping phenomenon and was jointly organized by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, the National Planning Commission (NPC) and the Business School of Johannesburg. The event was part of a world-wide discussion series.

Breaking the Fetters in Johannesburg

A Film Screening of Breaking the Fetters by Hennie Serfontein

On the 20th of August, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation South Africa hosted a film screening of the film ‘Breaking the Fetters’, directed by Hennie Serfontein.

Public Procurement Law Training, Eastern Cape

TRAINING FOR THE EASTERN CAPE BRANCH OF THE PUBLIC PROTECTOR (PP)

In continuation of the training programme for the Office of the Public Protector (PP), this workshop targeted officers of the Public Protector Eastern Cape Branch.

Constitutional Court Review Seminar

Seminar for Prospective Authors of the Constitutional Court Review Journal (CCR)

Between the 2nd and 3rd of August, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation together with (SAIFAC), South African Institute for Advanced Constitutional, Public, Human Rights and International Law, (CLOSA), Constitutional Law of South Africa and University of Witwatersrand held the Constitutional Court Review workshop for authors at the Human Rights Room, Old Fort, Constitution Hill.

Institutional Design of Medium-Sized Municipalities in South Africa

On the 2nd of August 2018, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in cooperation with the North-West University (NWU) hosted a workshop on the topic of medium-sized local municipalities in South Africa.

The African Continental Free Trade Area - A promising breakthrough or doomed to failure?

During the 31st Ordinary Session of the African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government in Mauritania in July 2018, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa signed the agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), joining the efforts of many AU member states in accelerating intra-continental trade and integration.

Voice and Accountability: What Councillors Say

A seminar discussion on the role and responsibility of councillors in the South African society

On 31st July 2018 the Dullah Omar Institute in cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and the South African Local Government Association (SALGA) hosted a seminar on the topic “Voice and Accountability: What Councillors Say”. The seminar aimed at providing an opportunity for councillors to present their own view on their role in society, but also to discuss questions regarding communication, citizen voice, influence, job satisfaction, honest government and many more.

Parking spot for electric vehicles only by Marco Verch / CC by 2.0, www.flickr.com/photos/149561324@N03/40692870015

The Impact of the Electric Vehicle on the Southern African Development Community

A Futures Scenario Discussion by KAS and SAIIA

On 27th July 2018, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in co-operation with the South African Institute for International Affairs (SAIIA) hosted a workshop on the topic “The Impact of the Electric Vehicle on the Southern African Development Community”.

Discourse Café - The Qunu 9

Reflections and Documentary on the Mandela Month Leadership Conversation at Qunu

On 26th July 2018, the Frederik van Zyl Slabbert Institute (FVZS) at Stellenbosch University (SU) in cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) hosted the fourth Discourse Café at the Stellenbosch University Museum.

Youth Event 2018

Freedom of Expression and the Dark side of Social Media

On the 28th of July 2018, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in cooperation with the Centre for Constitutional Rights (CFCR) hosted a discussion on the topic of “Freedom of Expression and the Dark side of Social Media”.