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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.

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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

Mail & Guardian Critical Thinking Forum 27.05.2014

by Jan Wilhelm Ahmling

Youth Unemployment in South Africa: Challenges to Social Security and the Labour Market
Die KAS führt in Kooperation mit der Wochenzeitung Mail & Guardian und der nationalen Planungskommission der südafrikanischen Regierung eine Veranstaltungsreihe zum Thema Jugendarbeitslosigkeit in Südafrika durch. Vier Vertreter aus Regierung, Wissenschaft und Arbeitgeberorganisationen diskutierten am 27. Mai 2014 über die Herausforderungen für soziale Sicherungssysteme und den Arbeitsmarkt.

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Internationale Rechtskonferenz an der Universität Pretoria

by Jan Wilhelm Ahmling

"STRENGHTENING THE RULE OF LAW BY FOLLOWING THE GERMAN MODEL?"
Vom 16. bis zum 17. Mai 2014 veranstaltete die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung gemeinsam mit der rechtswissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Universität Pretoria (UP) eine juristische Fachkonferenz mit dem Titel „The Implementation of International Law in South Africa – Strengthening the Rule of Law by Following the German model?“. Auf dem Campus der UP diskutierten 62 Teilnehmer vergleichend das Vorgehen Deutschlands und Südafrikas zur Implementierung internationaler Verträge.

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Vertreter von Politik, Sozialen Unternehmen, Genossenschaften und Wissenschaft aus Südafrika zu Besuch in Berlin

Inlandsprogramme der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung
Soziales Unternehmertum ist das Thema des Inlandsprogramms, zu dem die KAS in der Zeit vom 17. bis 24. Mai sechs südafrikansiche Teilnehmer nach Deutschland eingeladen hat.

Event Reports

Erster Afrikanischer Think-Tank-Gipfel

by Susan Platzdasch

Die Chancen und Herausforderungen für afrikanische Think-Tanks waren die Hauptthemen des ersten afrikanischen Think-Tank-Gipfels vom 3.-5. Februar in Pretoria. Zu den ca. 50 teilnehmenden Think Tanks aus Afrika zählten unter anderem das Africa Leadership Center (Kenia), das Institute for Democratic Governance (Ghana), die African Heritage Institution (Nigeria) und das Economic Policy Research Center (Uganda). Die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung förderte die Veranstaltung über das KAS-Auslandsbüro Johannesburg.

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KAS-Alumni Dinner 2013

by Marius Glitz

Jährliches Stipendiatentreffen der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Südafrika
Zum Abschluss des akademischen Jahres 2013 lud die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung am 5. Dezember ihre aktuellen und ehemaligen Stipendiaten und Stipendiatinnen zu einem Abendessen im Länderbüro Johannesburg ein. Die jährliche Zusammenkunft der KAS-Alumni dient der Pflege eines Netzwerks hochqualifizierter Akademiker und des Gedankenaustauschs über aktuelle politische und gesellschaftliche Fragestellungen.

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20 Jahre Partnerschaft in Südafrika

by Holger Dix, Marius Glitz

KAS und DDP feiern Jubiläum
Die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) und das Democracy Development Programme (DDP) feierten vom 28. bis zum 30. Oktober in Durban gemeinsam mit 140 Vertretern der südafrikanischen Zivilgesellschaft das zwanzigjährige Jubiläum ihrer Partnerschaft.

Event Reports

Development in Fragile Contexts: African Civil Society Recommendations for the EU-US Development Dialogue

by Sebastian Barnet Fuchs

Workshop from Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Global Public Policy Institute with African Civil Society on October 18
The objective of the African Civil Society Dialogue was to collect input from African civil society organizations and African experts on aid in fragile states. Outcomes from this workshop will be presented at the Transatlantic Civil Society Dialogue.

Event Reports

"Egalitarian Liberalism"

by Matthias Wissing

Liberalismus und seine zukünftigen Entwicklungsmöglichkeiten in Südafrika
Am 03. und 04. Oktober 2013 veranstaltete die KAS gemeinsam mit ihrem Partner, dem South African Institute for Advanced Constitutional, Public, Human Rights and International Law (SAIFAC) eine Fachkonferenz, die sich mit dem Konzept des Liberalismus in Südafrika auseinandersetzte.

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No competitors, but partners to be

The BRICS states must first find their role in order to form a stable partnership with the EU
The association of the growing economies of Brasil, Russia, India, China and South Africa represents 40 percent of the world’s population and, as of now, 25 percent of the world’s gross domestic product. Nevertheless, the chairman of the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, Elmar Brok, doesn’t see the so-called BRICS states as competitors for Europe. “I am relatively relaxed by the potential threat of the BRICS for Europe”, Brok said at an event organized by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Berlin.

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Annual SAIIA-KAS International Careers Evening

by Gillian Chigumira

Turning your passion into a profession
On Wednesday, 14 August 2013, SAIIA and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) held its Annual SAIIA-KAS Careers evening, addressing university students from around the Gauteng province. An astounding number of more than 300 students attended this year’s event, including a 60-member delegation from the University of Pretoria. Students also attended from the University of the Witwatersrand, University of Johannesburg, University of South Africa and St Augustine’s College.