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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.

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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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

Apartheid und Mauerfall-Versoehnung und Wiedervereinigung

Bericht von KAS-Stipendiaten Stephanie Adam und Andreas Krasemann
Im Rahmen der Deutschen Kulturwochen organisierte das Deutsche Generalkonsulat in Kapstadt vom 7.-8. Dezember 2010 ein Youth Symposium mit ca. 20 Teilnehmern aus Deutschland und Suedafrika. Waehrend sich der erste Tag mit der Frage beschaeftigte, wie junge Deutsche und Suedafrikaner mit ihrer juengsten Geschichte umgehen, stand am zweiten Tag des Symposiums das Thema' Klimawandel' im Fokus. KAS-Stipendiaten Stephanie Adam und Andreas Krasemann nahmen an der Veranstaltung teil und schildern im nachfolgenden Bericht ihre Eindruecke.

Event Reports

The Things that Unite Us

by Christina Teichmann

Konferenz der FW de Klerk Foundation
"The Things that Unite us" was the title of a conference held on 2. February 2011 and hosted by the FW de Klerk Foundation in partnership with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung that focussed on the unifying factors in South African society, such as Sport, Ubuntu, universal values and last but not least the South African Constitution. This post-conference publication includes the speeches made by former President FW de Klerk, Anglican Archbishop Thabo Magkoba, Rugby Player Morne' du Plessis, and other prominent South Africans.

Event Reports

No 'one cheque fits all' for SA politics

Book Review
Anthony Butler analyzes in his new book 'Paying for Politics: Party Funding and Political Change in SA and the Global South' why Party Funding is such a difficult area to regulate and why a 'one size fits all' approach won't work. The book further explores the experiences of selected countries, such as Mexico, Malaysia, Botswana, Russia, Brazil and South Africa, through the pens of a range of contributors, as well as the latest thinking on international best practice. The book, funded by Konrad-Aenauer-Stiftung, is published by Jacana.

Event Reports

Das liebe Geld

by Jennifer Howe (geb. Schuster)

Parteienfinanzierung in Suedafrika
Vor den letzten südafrikanischen Parlamentswahlen im Jahr 2009 wurde deutlich, dass die Parteienfinanzierung eine Grauzone in der südafrikanischen Gesetzgebung darstellt. Parteispenden an die Regierungs- und Oppositionsparteien können von den Wählern und Wählerinnen nicht nachvollzogen werden, wer wem wie viel und vor allem für was bezahlt, bleibt verschlossen.

Event Reports

Vom Fall der Berliner Mauer bis zur Deutschen Einheit

by Werner Böhler

KAS-Ehrenvorsitzender Prof. Dr. Bernhard Vogel in Südafrika
Am historischen 9. November hielt Prof. Dr. Bernhard Vogel nicht nur einen bemerkenswerten Vortrag über den Weg vom Fall der Berliner Mauer bis zur Deutschen Einheit vor etwa 200 Zuhörern aus der deutschen Gemeinde in Kapstadt. Für die Gäste war es zugleich die Schilderung gelebter Geschichte, die Prof. Vogel in maßgeblicher politischer Verantwortung mitgestaltet hat.

Event Reports

Joint efforts needed on climate change

In this Business Day article dated 11 November 2010 the author summarizes the findings of a KAS/SAIIA conference entitled:'The promotion of environmental security in Africa through Regional Law' that took place on 10 November 2010 at Jan Smuts House, Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg.

Event Reports

Nachhaltige Entwicklung und Klimaschutz

by Werner Böhler

Südafrikanische Experten informieren sich über Zukunftskonzepte in Deutschland
Zwei Monate stand Südafrika im Mittelpunkt des Weltinteresses. Die erste Fußballweltmeisterschaft in Afrika rückte die gesamte Region in den Fokus der Medien. Als Gastgeber konnte Südafrika eindrucksvoll beweisen, dass diese aufstrebende Region den Anschluss an die weltweiten Entwicklungen sucht. Das gilt auch für Vorhaben der nachhaltigen Entwicklung und des Klimaschutzes. Von den negativen Auswirkungen einer weiteren Erwärmung der Erde wären die afrikanischen Küstenregionen mit am Meisten betroffen. Wasserknappheit hingegen wäre das Überlebensproblem der kontinentalen Staaten.

Event Reports

SAIIA/KAS Careers Evening 2010

The 2010 South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)-Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) Careers Evening took place on 11 August at Jan Smuts House, University of the Witwatersrand. The purpose of this event was to provide a platform for postgraduate students in the studies of International Relations, Economics, Law and Journalism to gain a better understanding of the career opportunities available to them. The event included a careers exhibition, followed by a panel of speakers from the selected sectors, who discussed their individual career paths and provided useful advice.

Event Reports

Der World Cup als Motor Nachhaltiger Entwicklung

by Werner Böhler

Ein Bericht des Kap Express´ über den Vortrag von Dr. Werner Böhler, Leiter des Auslandsbüros der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in Südafrika im Rahmen der Veranstaltung ‚Bavaria meets Western Cape Expo 2010’ im Artscape Theater in Kapstadt.

Event Reports

Einblick in das Verhältnis von deutschem Rechtssystem und Europäischem Recht

by Werner Böhler

Vier Richterinnen von den Obersten Gerichtshöfen in Kapstadt, Johannesburg und Petermaritzburg sowie dem Obersten Appellationsgericht in Bloemfontein besuchten auf Einladung der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, gemeinsam mit zwei Rechtsexperten im Bereich Internationales Recht und Verfassungsrecht, deutsche und europäische Rechtsinstitutionen.