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2020

Are refugees unwelcome in South Africa?
More about the forum: South Africa is home to many refugees who are fleeing persecution and conflict in their countries of origin, predominantly coming from elsewhere in Africa.

Feb

2020

Are refugees unwelcome in South Africa?
More about the forum: South Africa is home to many refugees who are fleeing persecution and conflict in their countries of origin, predominantly coming from elsewhere in Africa.
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Expert conference

FW DE KLERK FOUNDATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE

“SOUTH AFRICA 30 YEARS AFTER 2 FEBRUARY 1990”
The FW de Klerk Foundation - in partnership with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) - invites you to attend our Annual Conference.

Expert talk

SA Ubuntu Networking Breakfast with Pieter-Louis Myburgh

Gangster State ‎and The Republic of Gupta
This networking breakfast hosted by the SA Ubuntu Foundation and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation will open the floor for Pieter-Louis Myburgh.

Discussion

Unpacking the implications of the National Health Insurance

The Constitution @ Work
Please join us for the fourth and final of our 2019 discussion series, co-hosted by the Centre for Constitutional Rights (CFCR) and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS). On November 28, our panel will unpack the implications of the proposed National Health Insurance Bill.

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.

Workshop

Public Procurement Law Training, Limpopo Province

Training for the Limpopo 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 Limpopo Branch.

Seminar

Anti-Xenophobia Seminar

The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and the South African Council of Churches invite interested stakeholders to the Anti-Xenophobia seminar. The aim of the seminar is to promote social cohesion by reflecting on xenophobia attacks, discuss the possible causes of the attacks and devising solutions to prevent future attacks. The seminar also aims to strengthen conflict resolution skills of community leaders and improve liaison with the government and other agencies on the provision of relief during attacks.

Seminar

Anti-Xenophobia Seminar

The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and the South African Council of Churches invite interested stakeholders to the Anti-Xenophobia seminar. The aim of the seminar is to promote social cohesion by reflecting on xenophobia attacks, discuss the possible causes of the attacks and devising solutions to prevent future attacks. The seminar also aims to strengthen conflict resolution skills of community leaders and improve liaison with the government and other agencies on the provision of relief during attacks.

Seminar

Anti-Xenophobia Seminar

The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and the South African Council of Churches invite interested stakeholders to the Anti-Xenophobia seminar. The aim of the seminar is to promote social cohesion by reflecting on xenophobia attacks, discuss the possible causes of the attacks and devising solutions to prevent future attacks. The seminar also aims to strengthen conflict resolution skills of community leaders and improve liaison with the government and other agencies on the provision of relief during attacks.

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.

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National Church Leaders' Consultation

On Wednesday the 18th October 2017 church leaders from all over South Africa gathered in Johannesburg aiming to define common approaches to health, social and economic issues.