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2019

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

Aug

2019

Business and Human Rights Workshop
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung together with the Dullah Omar Institute cordially invites you to a "Roundtable Discussion" on Business and Human Rights.
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2019

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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2019

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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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.

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.

Discussion

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.

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.
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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?

Study and Information Program

Annual KAS/SAIIA Careers Evening 2019 (Gauteng)

Opportunities for students of humanities
The annual KAS-SAIIA careers evening informs learners and students what career opportunities a degree in the Humanities can open up. Students have the possibility to meet potential employers and receive information about internships and scholarships.

Discussion

SA Ubuntu Networking Breakfast with Roelf Meyer

How State and Private Sector can change SA together
This networking breakfast hosted by the SA Ubuntu Foundation and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation will open the floor for Roelf Meyer.

Expert talk

Dangerous Aid: Humanitarians in Hostile Spaces

South Africa Israel Forum (SAIF) and KAS invites you to a talk on Dangerous Aid-Humanitarians in Hostile Spaces by Gal Lusky. Gal is an Ashoka Fellow, she works for Israel Flying Aid that brings humanitarian aid into war zones, even in places which are officially at war with Israel. The aim of the talk is to expand our understanding of the issues of humanitarian aid, refugees and geo-politics.

Event Reports

Summer Academy Southern Africa

by Jennifer Howe (geb. Schuster)

Unter dem Titel "Preparing the Party for Election Campaigns" nahmen 18 Nachwuchspolitiker aus Südafrika, Simbabwe, Malawi, der Demokratischen Republik Kongo, Mosambik und Namibia an der diesjaehrigen Summer Academy Southern Africa (SASA) der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Johannesburg teil. Eine Woche lang tauschten die Nachwuchspolitiker Erfahrungen und Informationen aus und erlernten neue Strategien für erfolgreiches Wahlkampfmanagement.

Event Reports

Austausch von Erfahrungen südafrikanischer und deutscher Think Tanks im Bereich der UN-Sicherheitspolitik

by Jennifer Howe (geb. Schuster)

Wie können Think Tanks mit ihrer Expertise die Regierung im Entscheidungsfindungsprozess unterstützen? Inwieweit werden Think Tanks von politischen Entscheidungsträgern konsultiert? Wie ist das Verhältnis zwischen Regierung und Think Tanks? Zusammen mit SAIIA, ISS, der Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung und mit Unterstuetzung der Deutschen Botschaft, organisierte die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) am 25. August 2011 ein Expertengespräch zwischen Vertretern von südafrikanischen und deutschen Think Tanks, Journalisten und Regierungsvertretern. Der Veranstaltungsbericht ist jetzt online abrufbar.

Event Reports

Strengthening the UNSC: Tapping into German and South African Experience

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation together with its partners, the Hanns Seidel Foundation, the South African Institute of International Affairs and the Institute for Security Studies hosted a conference on the German and South African non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council. The conference was kindly supported by the German Embassy in South Africa and zivik. The conference report is now available online.

Event Reports

Host City Cape Town Green Goal Legacy Report

A year after the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, Host City Cape Town’s award-winning environmental programme, Green Goal 2010, was in the spotlight again, when its 130-page Legacy Report was launched. The report captures the spirit and intent of Cape Town’s “triple bottom line” approach to sustainably hosting the World Cup, describing the environmental, social and economic context of hosting the event.

Event Reports

Was bleibt von der Fußballweltmeisterschaft in Südafrika?

by Werner Böhler

Green Goal 2010 Legacy Report für die Westkap-Provinz und die WM-Stadt Kapstadt vorgestellt
Exakt ein Jahr nach dem Ende der ersten Weltmeisterschaft in der Region Afrika wurde am 11. Juli 2011 im Stadtparlament von Kapstadt der Abschlussbericht über die Green Goal Initiativen vorgestellt. 42 konkrete Projekte, die die Umweltauswirkungen für die Provinz und die Stadt mindern und zu nachhaltigen Investitionen in Zusammenhang mit diesem großen Sportereignis führen sollten, wurden über einen Zeitraum von vier Jahren erarbeitet.

Event Reports

Günter Nooke in Südafrika

by Werner Böhler

Günter Nooke, der G8-Afrika-Beauftragte der Bundeskanzlerin, war anlässlich der Konferenz „Strengthening the UNSC: Tapping into the German and South African Experience“ Ende Mai in Südafrika. Die gemeinsam von der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung und der Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung sowie deren Partnern South African Institute of International Affairs und dem Institute for Secutiry Studies organisierte Tagung beschäftigte sich vor allem mit der Frage, welchen Beitrag Südafrika und Deutschland als nicht-ständige Mitglieder zur Konsensbildung im Sicherheitsrat der Vereinten Nationen leisten können.

Event Reports

Willkommen im Club der Mächtigen. Was nun?

by Dag Zimen

Konferenz zur gemeinsamen Mitgliedschaft Deutschlands und Südafrikas im UN-Sicherheitsrat
"Strengthening the UNSC: Tapping the German and South African Experience" lautete der Titel einer zweitägigen Konferenz in Pretoria, die die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), die Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung (HSS), das Institute for Security Studies (ISS) und das South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) in Zusammenarbeit mit der Deutschen Botschaft in Pretoria organisierten. Diplomaten und Regierungsvertreter, Parlamentarier und Politanalysten verorteten die Rollen und Perspektiven beider Länder im Rund des „Nowegian Room“ des UN-Hauptquartiers in New York.

Event Reports

The Relevance of International Standards for Labour Law and Social Security

Call for Papers
The organisers of the international conference "INTERACTION BETWEEN INTERNATIONAL, REGIONAL AND NATIONAL LABOUR LAW AND SOCIAL SECURITY: STANDARDS AND METHODS", to be hosted on 13-14 October 2011 at the University of Stellenbosch invite academics and practitioners to submit research and policy based papers.

Event Reports

Twittern und Web-TV: digitale Wahlhelfer in der Republik Südafrika

by Markus Brauckmann

Workshop in Durban mit dem "Multi Party"-Ansatz
Ob Onlinewerbung auf Facebook, die Verteilung des Parteiprogramms auf Memory-Sticks oder interaktive Kommunikation via Twitter: Quer durch Südafrikas Parteienlandschaft experimentieren die Wahlkampfstrategen derzeit mit den neuen digitalen Instrumenten der Politischen Kommunikation.

Event Reports

Besuch beim südafrikanischen Verfassungsgericht

by Werner Böhler

Auf Einladung von Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke besuchten der Bundesverfassungsrichter Prof. Herbert Landau, der Leiter des regionalen Rechtsstaatsprogramms Subsahara-Afrika der KAS, Prof. Dr. Christian Roschmann und der KAS-Landesbeauftragte für Südafrika, Dr. Werner Böhler, das südafrikanische Verfassungsgericht. Dem Besuch schloss sich eine KAS-Veranstaltung zum Thema "Constitutional Court between Law and Politics' an, die sich mit dem Spannungsverhältnis zwischen Politik und Verfassungsgericht unter Einbeziehung von Erfahrungen aus Deutschland und Suedafrika auseinandersetzte.