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Strong Cities 2030 Conference 2019
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 ov...

Oct

2019

Strong Cities 2030 Conference 2019
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 ov...
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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.

Forum

DDP Public Forum

The Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation and the Democracy Development Program invites you to a public forum to engage on the Economic Policy document released for public comment by Treasury.

Expert talk

SA Ubuntu Networking Breakfast with Prof Mamokgethi Phakeng

This networking breakfast hosted by the SA Ubuntu Foundation and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) will open the floor for Prof Mamokgethi Phakeng.

Expert talk

Brazilians at each other's throats: Lessons for South Africa about populism

SAIIA Speakers Meeting
On 11 November, please join SAIIA and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation as Professor Lyal White unpacks how populism has shattered Brazil's society into polarised camps and investigates what lessons can be applied to South Africa.

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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Expert talk

South Africa's Presidency of the UN Security Council: Perspectives, Challenges and Limitations

The Department of International Relations at Wits University is South Africa's leading institute in research and teaching African international affairs. Regional Powers in Global Politics accompanies South Africa's membership in the UN Security Council during 2019-2020. It consists of a series of six roundtables each dedicated to a particular theme. The overarching topic is the role of regional powers in global affairs which is characterised by a return of great power politics and erosion of multilateralism.

Symposium

Symposium on catalysing indigenous languages

Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, University of Limpopo and Indigenous Language Action Forum invites you to a symposium on Catalysing Indigenous Languages.

Study and Information Program

Annual KAS/SAIIA Careers Evening 2019 (Western Cape)

The annual KAS-SAIIA careers evening is a platform for learners and students to exchange, to network and to explore possible career opportunities in the political field. Participants get the chance to meet potential employers and receive information about internships and scholarship programmes.

Forum

DDP and IJR: Social Cohesion Conference 2019

Cape Town
Together with the Democracy Development Program (DDP) and the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) invites you to join the 2nd Annual Social Cohesion Conference.

Lecture

Corporate Diplomacy: What is it and why is it important?

SAIIA Speakers Meeting
Tim Hughes is an internationally renowned expert on global economy and international relations and a successful book author. On the 17th of September, 2019, he will provide the audience with insights on corporate diplomacy and its challenges.

Expert conference

DDP and IJR: Social Cohesion Conference 2019

Durban
Together with the Democracy Development Program (DDP) and the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) invites you to join the 2nd Annual Social Cohesion Conference.

Conversation

KAS CONNECT

LEARN. DEBATE. NETWORK.
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) invites young leaders and influencers to the new KAS CONNECT forum on September 5th 2019.

Expert conference

Constitutional Court Review Conference 2019

The Constitutional Court Review is the only international journal of record that devotes its attention to the work of South Africa’s highest court. The conference will present various findings from last year.

Event Reports

Looking Back, Looking Forward!

20th anniversary of FW De Klerk's speech to Parliament
The publication is based on a conference, jointly hosted by the FW de Klerk Foundation and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. The conference commemorated the historic speech by FW De Klerk on 2 February 1990 that opened the way to South Africa's transformation. Speakers from politics, business and academia shared their views on what has been achieved and what challenges still exist.

Event Reports

Sharing Insights on Greening the FIFA World Cup with Brazil

Workshop Report
The Host City Cape Town has accumulated a vast pool of experience and expertise regarding the "Greening" of the FIFA World Cup. This report is based on a workshop, jointly organised by Sustainable Energy Africa and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, that aimed to identify lessons that can be shared with Brazil, host of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Event Reports

Hintergründe zur ersten Fußball-WM in Afrika

by Julia Steffenfauseweh (ehem. Weber)

Am 29. März 2010 fand in der Akademie der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Berlin ein Medienseminar zum Thema: "Südafrika 2010-Hintergründe zur ersten Fußball-WM in Afrika" statt. Julia Weber, ehemalige Trainee der KAS in Südafrika und seit März in der KAS Zentrale, Berlin als Koordinatorin Medien in der Abteilung Grundsatzfragen tätig, nahm an der Veranstaltung mit folgendem Beitrag teil.

Event Reports

Landreform in South Africa: Constructive Aims and Positive Outcomes

Reflecting on Experiences on the Way to 2014
In 2008 KAS partnered with the Southern African Development Community Centre for Land-related, Regional and Development Law and Policy to host a conference on Land Reform in South Africa. The conference aimed to provide an integrated and substantiven overview of the current realities facing the land reform programme in South Africa. The focus was on identifying the national land reform regulatory and policyframework, and practical case studies were highlighted to demonstrate issues, challenges and successes faced at the core of land reform.

Event Reports

The service delivery conundrum

M&G Critical Thinking Forum
The cause of and solutions to the recent spate of service delivery protests came under the spotlight at a recent Mail & Guardian Critical Thinking Forum run in partnership with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation. Ann Bernstein, Head of the Centre for Development and Enterprise; Yunus Carrim, Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs and Dumisani Mthalane, National Secretary of SANCO were invited as panelists to discuss the issue.

Event Reports

267 Tage vor dem Anpfiff

by Werner Böhler

2010 FIFA World Cup Green Goal Progress Report Host City Cape Town
„Es genügt nicht, die Infrastruktur sowie die technischen und personellen Voraussetzungen zu schaffen, und bei der Planung eines Weltsportereignisses – wie der Fußball-WM 2010 – die Umweltziele zu berücksichtigen. Vielmehr ist es wichtig, dass daraus ein Bewusstsein bei den Menschen entsteht und alle Bürger der Stadt, der Provinz, des Landes sowie die internationalen Gäste bei der Verwirklichung dieser Ziele engagiert mitmachen!“

Event Reports

Host City Cape Town Green Goal Progress Report

The Green Goal Progress Report is the product of a second round of KAS workshops for the City of Cape Town and the Western Cape Provincial Government. It monitors the timely implementation of the 41 Green Goal projects that were identified in the Green Goal Action Plan. The report shares success stories but also highlights hurdles that still need to be overcome in order to ensure an environmentally friendly World Cup.

Event Reports

Summer Academy Southern Africa

by Julia Steffenfauseweh (ehem. Weber)

Politiker aus dem südlichen Afrika diskutieren das Thema „Parteienfinanzierung“
14 Politiker aus Südafrika, Simbabwe, Malawi, der Demokratischen Republik Kongo, Mosambik und Namibia haben eine Woche lang im Rahmen der “Summer Academy Southern Africa” in Johannesburg Erfahrungen und Informationen ausgetauscht.

Event Reports

'Making Democracy Work: Comparing the South African and the German Constitution'

by Julia Steffenfauseweh (ehem. Weber)

Prof. Thomas von Danwitz und Justice Kate O'Regan zu Gast bei einer Veranstaltung der KAS-Südafrika
Wo gibt es Unterschiede, wo Gemeinsamkeiten in den Verfassungen der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und der Republik Südafrika? In welchem historischen Kontext sind die beiden Dokumente entstanden? Wie sieht die Verfassungswirklichkeit aus und was sind die zentralen verfassungsrechtlichen Herausforderungen in Deutschland und Südafrika? Dies waren nur einige der Fragen, die am 20. August im ehemaligen Women’s Jail in Johannesburg diskutiert wurden.

Event Reports

Auftakt der Serie: "A long walk to Democracy-Celebrating milestones of freedom and unity

60 Jahre Bundesrepublik, 20 Jahre Mauerfall, 15 Jahre Demokratisches Südafrika: Für die Adenaur-Stiftung in Südafrika gibt es im Jahr 2009 gleich drei Jubiläen zu feiern. Gemeinsam mit dem Goethe-Institut Johannesburg und fünf weiteren Partnern hat die KAS Südafrika die Serie “A long walk to Democracy – Celebrating milestones of freedom and unity“ ins Leben gerufen. Sieben Veranstaltungen in Johannesburg, Kapstadt und Durban stehen im Laufe des Jahres auf dem Programm – darunter sowohl politische Diskussionen als auch kulturelle Feierlichkeiten.