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Dialogues on Faith and Economics with EFSA (1-3)
The Konrad Adenauer Foundation in cooperation with the Ecumenical Foundation of South Africa (EFSA) and the Right Reverend Bishop Sipuka of Mthatha (and President of the Southern Af...

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Dialogues on Faith and Economics with EFSA (1-3)
The Konrad Adenauer Foundation in cooperation with the Ecumenical Foundation of South Africa (EFSA) and the Right Reverend Bishop Sipuka of Mthatha (and President of the Southern Af...
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Women and Justice

The Constitution @ Work - Breakfast Discussion Series 2019
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Centre for Constitutional Rights (CFCR) invite you to the second in a series of breakfast discussions for 2019.

Expert conference

Constitutional Court Review 2019

Constitutional Court Review Conference 2019

Workshop

NPO Succession Planing - The Role of Boards and the Art of the Ask

A workshop for NPO managers, leaders and board members.

Expert conference

DDP and IJR: Social Cohesion Conference 2019

The Democracy Development Program and the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation invite you to join us for the 2nd Annual Social Cohesion conference

Expert conference

Strong Cities 2030 Conference 2019

Innovative approaches to overcome urban inequality
The Conference, jointly hosted by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and the City of Johannesburg will focus on the theme “Inequality” and explore innovative approaches on how to overcome inequality in terms of spatial planning, modes of transport, economic opportunities and city governance.

Expert talk

National Church Leaders Consultation (NCLC)

The Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation in cooperation with the Ecumenical Foundation of South Africa (EFSA) and the Most Reverend Archbishop Makgoba (Archbishop of Cape Town, Primate of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa) are hosting a consultation with all major South African faith and church leaders.

Workshop

Public Procurement Law Training, Limpopo Province

Training for the Mpumalanga branch of the public protector (PP)
In continuation of the training programme for the Office of the Public Protector (PP), this workshop targets investigators of the PP Mpumalanga Branch.

Expert conference

International Law and Justice for Victims of the Gross Human Rights Violation of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

The KAS Rule of Law Program for Sub-Saharan Africa in cooperation with the South African Institute for Advanced Constitutional, Public, Human Rights and International Law (SAIFAC) and the South African Research Chair in International Law (SARCIL) would like to invite you to attend this conference.
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Book presentation

Book launch event: Election 2019 in Cape Town

The brand-new election book 2019 will be out in the bookstores in August 2019. With support from KAS South Africa and Jacana Media, Collete Schulz-Herzenberg and Roger Southall - experts on South African politics - edited this in-depth analysis of the 2019 elections, which expands on change and stability in South Africa`s democracy. Launch events in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town will commemorate the launch of the book.

Book presentation

Book launch event: Election 2019 in Durban

The brand-new election book 2019 will be out in the bookstores in August 2019. With support from KAS South Africa and Jacana Media, Collete Schulz-Herzenberg and Roger Southall - experts on South African politics - edited this in-depth analysis of the 2019 elections, which expands on change and stability in South Africa`s democracy. Launch events in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town will commemorate the launch of the book.

Discussion

Business and Human Rights Workshop

KAS/DOI Roundtable Discussion 2
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung together with the Dullah Omar Institute cordially invites you to a "Roundtable Discussion" on Business and Human Rights.

Lecture

Annual Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert Honorary Lecture

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation in cooperation with the Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert (FVZS) Institute for Student Leadership Development cordially invites you to the annual Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert Honorary Lecture with Marianne Thamm.

Book presentation

Book launch event: Election 2019 in Johannesburg

The brand-new election book 2019 will be out in the bookstores in August 2019. With support from KAS South Africa and Jacana Media, Collete Schulz-Herzenberg and Roger Southall - experts on South African politics - edited this in-depth analysis of the 2019 elections, which expands on change and stability in South Africa`s democracy. Launch events in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town will commemorate the launch of the book.

Expert talk

How can the African Continental Free Trade Agreement benefit all African countries?

SAIIA Speakers Meeting
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung together with the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) invites you to take part in the event with Prof Faizel Ismail.

Discussion

The Role of Community Media in Promoting Active Citizenship

Community media plays a critical role in educating citizens on many aspects of life, including democracy and nation-building. The Democracy Development Program (DDP) brings together the content executives, academics and the civil society to the 2019 inaugural media summit in Durban.

Expert talk

The SAIFAC Africa Forum - Can the Democratic Republic of the Congo become a democracy?

Many in the international community have hailed the December 2018 elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as the first-ever peaceful hand-over of power in the post-independence era in the DRC affected through elections. Numerous dissenting voices claim that the elections were a sham – ‘an electoral coup’ – and have only endorsed an illegitimate leadership. Who is correct?

Event Reports

KwaZulu-Natal Democracy and Election Forum

KZNCC and DDP collaborate to reignite the KZN Democracy Forum
Democracy Development Program in partnership with the KZN Christian Council convened a meeting with civil society and religious leaders who have an interest in participating in a civil society entitative with regards to the upcoming national elections in South Africa. This was to provide among others, an understanding of the changing political context in KwaZul- Natal.

Event Reports

Looking Ahead for 2018

Local and International Change Scenarios
“The future of South Africa depends on how much emphasis will be set on prioritizing economic growth and building a unified political and civil society” was the leading argument by Dr. Jakkie Cilliers from the Institute of Security Studies (ISS) at the first breakfast briefing, jointly hosted by the School for Public Leadership (SPL) at Stellenbosch University, the Centre for Constitutional Rights (CFCR) and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) on 15th February 2018 at the Sun Square Hotel in Cape Town.

Event Reports

FW de Klerk Annual Conference 2018: South Africa Beyond State Capture and Corruption

Defending and strengthening the valuable South African Constitution
“South Africa beyond State Capture and Corruption” was the title of this year’s annual FW de Klerk Conference held on the 2nd of February 2018 in cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS). The leading question addressed by former South African president F.W. de Klerk was how South Africans “as a country are going to re-establish a system of governance that is characterised by integrity – with key institutions that operate in the public interest effectively, professionally, efficiently and without fear, favour or prejudice”.

Event Reports

Is Zimbabwe Really in a Post-Mugabe Era?

On Wednesday, the 17th of January 2018, Prof. Brian Raftopoulos, formally Professor for Development Studies at the University of Zimbabwe and Director of Research and Advocacy in the Solidarity Peace Trust, gave a presentation on the events leading to the resignation of Zimbabwe´s former president Robert Mugabe and the country’s future political and economic outlook. The South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), a highly rated think tank specializing in International Relations issues and long-term partner of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, hosted the event in Cape Town.

Event Reports

Umfragetrends: Aussöhnung und soziale Kohäsion in Südafrika

2017 South African reconciliation Barometer (SARB) Report
Seit mehr als einer Dekade misst das South African Reconciliation Barometer (SARB), das auf einer repräsentativen Meinungsumfrage basiert, den Prozess der Aussöhnung unter Südafrikanern. Der aktuelle 2017 SARB-Report liegt jetzt vor.

Event Reports

Der Präsident und seine Hüter: Die, die Zuma an der Macht und aus dem Gefängnis halten

UBUNTU NETWORKING BUSINESS LUNCH MIT JACQUES PAUW, ENTHÜLLUNGS-JOURNALIST UND BUCHAUTOR.
Zum letzten Mal in diesem Jahr lud die South African UBUNTU Foundation am 8. Dezember 2017 zu einem Netzwerktreffen ein. Mit Unterstützung der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), des Centre for Constitutional Rights (CFCR) und weiteren Sponsoren hieß Kevin Chaplin, Geschäftsführer Ubuntu Foundation, die anwesenden Gäste der ausgebuchten Veranstaltung in den Räumlichkeiten des Atlantic Beach Country Club in Melkbosstrand herzlich willkommen. Gastredner war an diesem Tag Jacques Pauw, Autor des brisanten politischen Bestsellers „The President`s Keepers: Those keeping Zuma in power and out of prison“

Event Reports

Simbabwe: Enge Verflechtung von politischer Führung und Militär prägt nach wie vor das Machtgefüge

by David Mbae

Diskussion über die jüngsten Entwicklungen in Simbabwe
In Kooperation mit SAIIA organisierte das AB Südafrika mit Unterstützung des AB Simbabwe eine Diskussionsveranstaltung zur Situation in Simbabwe und den Implikationen für die weitere Entwicklung des Landes.

Event Reports

Südafrika heute: Von gebrochenen Versprechungen und veruntreuten Geldern

VORTRAG VON ENTHÜLLUNGSJOURNALISTIN VICKY JANE ROBINSON AN DER DEUTSCHEN SCHULE KAPSTADT (DSK)
Am 5. Dezember 2017 fand in den Räumlichkeiten der Deutschen Internationalen Schule Kapstadt (DSK) mit Unterstützung der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) eine Frühstücksdiskussionsrunde mit Enthüllungsjournalistin Vicky Jane Robinson für Schüler der achten bis elften Klasse, deren Lehrer und interessierten Eltern statt. Nach einer eindrucksvollen Darstellung der aktuellen Sachlage Südafrikas rund um das Thema „State Capture“ durch Frau Robinson konnte das interessierte Publikum Fragen zum Thema stellen. Ein Veranstaltungsbericht von KAS Forschungsassistentin Ruth Hejtmanek

Event Reports

The Politics of Poverty and Inequality

Roundtable Series: Number 4
Am 16. November 2017 fand bereits zum vierten Mal in diesem Jahr eine Diskussionsrunde statt, die vom Centre for Unity in Diversity (CUD) mit Unterstützung der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) organisiert wurde. Unter dem Titel „The Politics of Poverty and Inequality“ wurde in der gut besuchten Abendveranstaltung in Kapstadt, rege über die Problematik der Armut und Ungleichheit in Südafrika und mögliche politische Lösungsansätze diskutiert.

Event Reports

Umwelt und Sport

PLAY HANDBALL SUPERCUP 2017 IN KAPSTADT
In der zweitägigen Veranstaltung PLAY HANDBALL SUPERCUP am 27. und 28. Oktober 2017 an der Deutschen Internationalen Schule in Kapstadt (DSK) hatten es sich die Veranstalter, die NRO Play Handball ZA und die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) zur Aufgabe gemacht, Sport und Umwelterziehung zu kombinieren.