Events

Online-Seminar

HANDS OFF OUR GRANTS

DEFENDING THE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO SOCIAL PROTECTION

Join Daily Maverick Assistant Editor Marianne Thamm, public interest investigator Craig Mckune and Lynette Maart as they unpack this story of grit, dedication and collective victory in achieving social justice for those affected by irregular, fraudulent and unlawful deductions from social grants.

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STREAMING of the EPP Congress in Rotterdam

June 1st

On the sidelines of the 2022 EPP (European People’s Party) Congress in Rotterdam, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Berlin and Brussels is offering a digital format "live-on-tape"!

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Covid-19 Pandemic and its impact on the Young Women Subject:

Exploring the complexities

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Perspectives on The State Capture Report

Presented in collaboration with The South African Institute for Advanced Constitutional, Public, Human Rights and International Law

The South African Institute for Advanced Constitutional, Public, Human Rights and International Law (a centre of the University of Johannesburg) in partnership with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung would like to invite you to an online panel discussion titled: ‘Perspectives on The State Capture Report.’

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Building capability of the state to engage non-state actors

Online Event Invitation

Who can help the state deliver effective governance?

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In the Throes of "the People": The Populist Challenge to South African Courts

An online event invitation

"The danger of populism, as we have seen, is that it pits 'the people' against independent, democratic and constitutional institutions to cultivate a negative public sentiment about them" (Dan Mafora)

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Electoral Reform

Why does it matter to the public?

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Annual Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert Honorary Lecture

with Adv. Shamila Batohi

The Rector and Vice-Chancellor of Stellenbosch University (SU), Prof Wim de Villiers, cordially invites you to the annual Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert Honorary Lecture of the Centre for Student Leadership, Experiential Education & Citizenship.

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Whites and Democracy in South Africa

A virtual book launch of the book by Roger Southall

Please join us for a virtual book launch and conversation with Roger Southall, Joanne Joseph and Christi van der Westhuizen.

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​​​​​​​What Does Putin's Ukraine Gamble Change?

An exclusive Daily Maverick live webinar supported by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

Join KAS South Africa in collaboration with Daily Maverick and our esteemed panellists for this cutting edge and informative discussion titled: ​​​​​​​"What Does Putin's Ukraine Gamble Change?"

Renewable Energy and Community Impacts

Research methods and solutions to climate change

Research methods and solution strategies for climate change mitigation, adaptation and low carbon development were addressed at the workshop that was jointly held by the Mandela Institute and the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation South Africa. The discourse highlighted challenges due to global climate change and urged for greater responsibility in addressing the consequences thereof. The research approach introduced by the Mandela Institute seeks to contribute knowledge on how renewable energies could contribute to sustainable development, as well as to the needs of local communities.

South Africa’s political development since 1990

KAS Vice-Chairwoman Prof. Dr. Beate Neuss journey to South Africa

Prof. Dr. Neuss opened the on “‚25 years since 2 February 1990: a Quarter Century of Building and Defending Non-Racial Constitutional Democracy” which was hosted by FW de Klerk Foundation and funded by KAS. High profile speakers like Former President of SA and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Mr FW de Klerk and Former President of South Africa Mr Kgalema Motlanthe delivered speeches.

Exploring Rainbow Nation

KAS Vice-Chairwoman Prof. Dr. Beate Neuss journey to South Africa

Looking forward to her eight-day South African journey Prof. Dr. Beate Neuss said: „I have been wishing to travelling to South Africa for a very long time, I am curious especially about the social coexistence of its people and the developments since the end of Apartheid. Many love this beautiful country and of course I want to see it, too.”

KAS goes green

KAS Vice-Chairwoman Prof. Dr. Beate Neuss inaugurates KAS South Africa’s solar system in Johannesburg.

KAS Vice-Chairwoman Prof. Dr. Beate Neuss inaugurates KAS South Africa’s solar system in Johannesburg.

Die Rolle von Sozialpartnerschaften und Innovation im Kampf gegen Jugendarbeitslosigkeit in Südafrika

Die Rolle von Sozialpartnerschaften und Innovation im Kampf gegen die hohe Jugendarbeitslosigkeit in Südafrika stand im Fokus einer Diskussion, die die KAS in Kooperation mit dem Mail & Guardian, der National Planning Commission (NPC) und der Deutschen Botschaft organisierte. Arbeitsmarktexperten und Vertreter innovativer Beschäftigungsinitiativen waren eingeladen, ihre Expertise und Erfahrungen vorzustellen und auszutauschen.

Climate Change, Energy and the Environment Scoping workshop

"Green Economy"- The KAS cooperated with the Mandela Institute of the Wits University Johannesburg on an expert-workshop concerning possible modern energy sources and their benefit and impact on South Africas planned green economy.Here you will find the background paper with essential information concerning the topic the Mandela Institute provided the workshop participants with.

Alumni-Day

The KAS hosted this year an event for their Alumni. We spent a full day with our Alumni starting at OR Tambo to learn more about Lufthansa's A 380. The event will end with a dinner with Pieter Cronje (Communicationexpert) as guest speaker.Here you find pictures of our event and a copy of the very interesting speech of Mr. Cronje.

Water Workshop

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung supported a two day water-awareness workshop hosted by the Center for Environmental Rights (CER) in cooperation with GroundTruth that took place from 20-21 October 2014 in the North-West Province.

"Wir fordern, was uns gehört" - Buchkritik

Lehren aus der südafrikanischen Landreform

Bernadette Atuahene hat mit ihrem Buch „We Want What's Ours“ die erste Phase der Landreform zwischen 1994 und 2008 in Südafrika in über 150 Interviews evaluiert und ein international anwendbares Konzept der Wiederherstellung von Recht und Würde nach Zwangsenteignung durch den Staat geschaffen. Die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung hat mit Frau Atuahene Buchpräsentationen in Johannesburg, Durban, Kapstadt und Pretoria organisiert und finanziert.

The Social and Solidarity Economy - A pathway to Socially Sustainable Development

Bericht zum Kolloquium

Am 3. und 4. September 2014 trafen sich auf Einladung der KAS bereits zum zweiten Mal Vertreter von Regierung, Wirtschaft und Wissenschaft, um sich über die Rolle der Sozialwirtschaft für nachhaltige Entwicklung in Südafrika auszutauschen und zu diskutieren. In Vorträgen und Podiumsdiskussionen fand eine rege Auseinandersetzung mit Fragen zur Förderung, Finanzierung und dem rechtlichen Rahmen für sozial verantwortungsvolle Unternehmen statt.