Events

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.

Discussion

The Constitution @ Work: Breakfast Discussion Series 2019

Join us for the third in a series of breakfast discussions for 2019, hosted by the Centre for Constitutional Rights (CFCR) and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS). On October 29, the discussion will evolve around the topic “Unpacking the Report of the Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture: The Pros and the Cons”.

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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Discussion

Freedom of Expression v Hate Speech: Are we Striking a Balance in South Africa?

On October 17, 2019, the Centre for Unity and Diversity (CUD) and KAS will be hosting the third roundtable discussion, which will be followed by an interactive Q&A round. Our three speakers will be discussing hate speech as a topic of growing importance in the age of social media as well as implications for the South African government and society.

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

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.

Event Reports

SA UBUNTU Networking Breakfast with Bonang Mohale

Business Unusual: The role of Business post Zuma
On the 5th of April 2019 Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in cooperation with the South African Ubuntu Foundation hosted the Ubuntu Networking Breakfast with guest speaker Bonang Mohale.

Event Reports

Launch of the Annual Human Rights Report Card 2018

The current Status Quo of Human Rights in South Africa

Event Reports

Pre-Election-Talks

Panel Discussions in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town
On 8th May South Africans will be going to the polls to vote in the sixth democratic elections. Therefore, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and the Southern African German Chamber of Commerce and Industry held a series of Pre-Election Talks in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town on the 5th, 6th and 7th of March 2019.

Event Reports

SA Ubuntu Networking Breakfast with Albie Sachs

Working with Cyril and Madiba
On the 22nd of February 2019 Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in cooperation with the South African Ubuntu Foundation hosted the Ubuntu Networking Breakfast with guest speaker Justice Albie Sachs at the Atlantic Imbizo Conference Centre in Cape Town.

Event Reports

KAS-SAIIA Scholar Lunch

On March 1, the annual gathering at the beginning of the new academic year took place to introduce our new KAS-SAIIA scholars to the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation.

Event Reports

Unpacking #SONA2019

Discussion with political analyst Aubrey Matshiqi about the State of the Nation Address (SONA) 2019
Renowned political analyst and research fellow at the Helen Suzman Foundation, Aubrey Matshiqi led a public discussion with the civil society and citizens on the contents of the 2019 State of the Nation Address (SONA) at Elangeni Hotel in Durban on the 19th of February 2019.

Event Reports

Book reading: Getting it Right; A new economy for South Africa

Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) and the South African-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAGCC) hosted a book reading of Getting It Right: A New Economy for South Africa.

Event Reports

Public Procurement Law Training, North West

Training for the Northern Cape branch of the Public Protector (PP)
In continuation of the training programme for the Office of the Public Protector (PP), this workshop targeted officers of the Public Protector of the North West branch.

Event Reports

Orientation training workshop for traditional leaders in Malemia

On 1st and 2nd of November 2018, another workshop for traditional leaders of the Traditional Authority Malemia took place in Zomba, Malawi. For two days, 62 participants were introduced to the new land law in Malawi. The workshop was financed by KAS and carried out in cooperation with the organisation partners Women's Legal Resources Center (WoLREC) and LandNet Malawi.

Event Reports

Release of the Afrobarometer Survey Results 2018 in Johannesburg

On the 13th of November 2018, the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR), the Afrobarometer Network and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation hosted the release of the Afrobarometer Survey Round 7 results of South Africans’ perceptions on land redistribution. At Crowne Plaza in Johannesburg, more than 50 participants representing the academia, media and civil society came together for this event.