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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.

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.

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

Scoping, Planning and Implementing the Carbon Offsetting Plan for the HC Cape Town

Workshop Report
Angelehnt an das Umweltkonzept "Green Goal" unternimmt auch Südafrika den Versuch, die Fußballweltmeisterschaft zu einem klimaneutralen Großereignis werden zu lassen. Die Host City Kapstadt hat dafür eigens einen Maßnahmenkatalog erstellt. Mit einer neuen Workshopreihe unte

Event Reports

Lake Kivu Consensus

An agenda for a competiveness Africa
The Lake Kivu Consensus is the fruit of debate at two meetings in Italy and Rwanda in 2008, which identified competiveness as the critical element in an African strategy to increase employment and prosperity. The document proposes actions that African states can take, together with the private sector, NGO's and aid donors, to improve the continents economic competiveness.

Event Reports

Briefing Paper: Provincial and Local Government Review

In November 2008, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) facilitated a series of workshops to discuss issues related to the functioning of provincial and local governments. The workshops were held to discuss the policy review of provincial and local governments that was announced in August 2007. The most recent occassional paper by KAS entiteled "Review of provinces and local governments in South Africa. constitutional foundations and practice" (De Villiers, ed 2008) was launched at the workshops and formed the basis for the discussions. The workshops which were held in Pretoria, Durban and Cape Town, attracted a wide and diverse audience from all political groupings. Representatives from all spheres of government participated. The discussions were most informative and constructive. The attached document entails a summary of the workshops discussions and outcomes.

Event Reports

„Die Geschichte wird die Leistungen anerkennen“

by Werner Böhler

Prinz Dr. Mangosuthu Buthelezi ist 80 Jahre
Zu einer offiziellen Geburtstagsfeier lud Mangosuthu Buthelezi in das Durban Exhibition Center ein. Einige hundert Gäste folgten der Einladung, um die historischen Verdienste dieses großen südafrikanischen Staatsmanns würdig zu feiern. Neben SE King Goodwill Zwelithini waren Minister der nationalen Ebene, Minister und Funktionsträger der Provinzregierung KwaZulu/Natal, Traditional Leader, Vertreter der Justiz, der Oppositionsparteien, internationale Gäste sowie wichtige Persönlichkeiten aus Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft vertreten. Aber auch viele Freunde und die Vielzahl der Kinder und Enkelkinder nahmen an der gelungenen Feier teil.

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Präsident des EU-Parlaments zu Gast im KAS-Büro Südafrika

by Julia Steffenfauseweh (ehem. Weber)

Die politische und humanitäre Situation in Simbabwe, der möglicherweise kurz bevorstehende Bruch der südafrikafrikanischen Regierungspartei African National Congress (ANC), Europas Engagement in Afrika und die Zukunft der afrikanischen Union: Während seines Besuchs bei der KAS in Johannesburg gab es für den Präsidenten des Europäischen Parlaments, Hans-Gert Pöttering, jede Menge Themen zu besprechen. Im Rahmen seiner offiziellen Reise nach Südafrika und Äthiopien legte der Parlaments-Präsident mit seiner Delegation einen Zwischenstopp bei der Adenauer-Stiftung in Johannesburg ein. Um ihm einen tieferen Einblick in die zurzeit in Medien, Politik und Wirtschaft geführten Diskussionen rund um die Region am Kap zu geben, hatten das Länderbüro Südafrika und das Medienprogramm Subsahara-Afrika zwei Veranstaltungen organisiert.

Event Reports

Host City Cape Town Green Goal Action Plan

by Julia Steffenfauseweh (ehem. Weber)

...Greening the 2010 Fifa World Cup
The Host City Cape Town Green Goal Action Plan, launched on 17 October 2008 by Lyn Brown, Premier of the Western Cape and Helen Zille, Mayor of Cape Town, aims to promote the hosting of an environmentally friendly Fifa World Cup that leaves a sustainable legacy. The Green Goal Action Plan with its 41 ambitious projects is the product of a workshop series, hosted by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in partnership with Sustainable Energy Africa (SEA).

Event Reports

Unterschiedliche Haushaltskontrolle in Deutschland und Südafrika

by Werner Böhler

Peter Weiss, MdB zu Gast bei der KAS Südafrika
Peter Weiss, Mitglied des Planungsausschusses der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, war Gastredner bei einem Roundtable Gespräch zum Thema Democratic Budget Policy, das im Parlament in Kapstadt stattfand. An dem von der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung organisierten Briefing nahmen Vertreter des African National Congress (ANC), der Democratic Alliance (DA), der Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), des United Democratic Movement (UDM) sowie der African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) teil. Damit waren die relevanten Parteien der National Assembly anwesend.

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South Africa: an international actor and partner for the EU

South Africa is the only African state to date to have signed a strategic Partnership Agreement with the EU. But how different is a strategic partnership from the ongoing bilateral engagements between the EU and South Africa? Romy Chevallier, researcher at the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) provides some insights.

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Tswalu Dialog

by Werner Böhler

Towards Conflict Resolution-Best Practice
Vom 8. -11- Mai 2008 fand der siebte Tswalu Dialog in Tswalu/Kalahari, Südafrika, statt. Eingeladen hatten zehn international agierende Think Tanks unter Federführung der Brenthurst Foundation. Die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung ist seit dessen Beginn im Jahr 2002 an diesem hochrangig besetzten Tswalu Dialog beteiligt, zu dem internationale Experten aus allen Weltregionen eingeladen werden.

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Bundestagspräsident Prof. Dr. Lammert zu Besuch in Südafrika

Präsentation des KAS Projekts "Greening 2010"
Die IPU ist ein internationales Parlament, in dem Abgeordnete aus 194 Ländern organisiert sind. Es tagte vom 14. bis 18. April in Südafrika. Bundestagspräsident Prof. Dr. Lammert reiste zu diesem Anlaß mit einer Delegation nach Südafrika.Die Vertreter befassten sich in den drei ständigen Ausschüssen mit Berichten und Resolutionen zu den Themen: „Die Rolle der Parlamente im Spannungsfeld zwischen Respekt und friedlicher Koexistenz zwischen nationaler Sicherheit, individueller Sicherheit und individuellen Freiheitsrechten und Abwehr von Gefahren für die Demokratie“ „Parlamentarische Kontrolle der staatlichen Politik der Entwicklungshilfe“ sowie „Wanderarbeitnehmer, Menschenhandel, Fremdenfeindlichkeit und Menschenrechte“.