Publications

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Annual KAS-SAIIA Careers Evening 2018 (Gauteng)

On 7 August 2018, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in cooperation with the South African Institute of International Affairs hosted the annual KAS-SAIIA Humanities Careers Evening 2018. This year event, which followed on the success of the previous ones, carried the theme of “Unlimited paths with your humanities degree”. 312 participants, including recent humanities graduates and current students from Gauteng-based universities were exposed to the different career paths and opportunities available to them after the completion of their degrees.

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Public Procurement Law Training, Free State and Northern Cape

TRAINING FOR THE NORTHERN CAPE AND FREE STATE 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 Northern Cape and Free State Branch.

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Whither Zimbabwe after the Elections?

A Discussion on the Zimbabwe general elections
On 21 August, the Centre for Constitutional Rights (CFCR) and the South African Institute for Advanced Constitutional, Public, Human Rights and International Law (SAIFAC), a Centre of the University of Johannesburg with the support of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation South Africa organized a discussion session on the Zimbabwe general elections which took place on 30 July 2018.

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Managing the digital Revolution in South Africa

by Moritz Sprenker

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.

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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.

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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.

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Constitutional Court Review Seminar

by Nancy Msibi

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.