Events

Event

Afrobarometer 2018 Survey South Africa Data Release in Johannesburg

Land redistribution, land reform policy and land ownership

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Afrobarometer and the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation cordially invite you to the inaugural release of Afrobarometer 2018 survey data on land reform, land redistribution and land ownership, which tracks the attitudes and perceptions of citizens in 37 African countries.

Conversation

Citizen Activism and Political Accountability

How citizens have continued to mobilize themselves in holding political leaders accountable

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation together with the Democracy Development Program (DDP) invite you to a conversation seeking to unpack some of the country’s biggest political moments in 2018 and unpack the role of political parties, civil society and ordinary citizens in all that has transpired.

Event

ausgebucht

Alumni Dinner 2018

Digital Clash of Civilisations

Dinner-Speech and discussion: Creative insights into technology’s transversality and applicability - from crypto to blockchain to small banking and giant telecoms.

Workshop

Orientation training workshop for traditional leaders in Malemia

The training workshop targets 70 traditional leaders from Traditional Authority Malemia in Zomba. For two days, they will be introduced to the new land law in Malawi guided by the newly translated manual for customary land committees.

Workshop

SARB Online Data Analysis Tool Workshop in Johannesburg

The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) cordially invite you to join a workshop on the South African Reconciliation Barometer (SARB) Online Data Analysis tool.

Workshop

Orientation training workshop for traditional leaders from Traditional Authority Mlumbe in Zomba

The training workshop targets 75 traditional leaders from Traditional Authority Zomba. For two days, they will be introduced to the new land law in Malawi guided by the newly translated manual for customary land committees.

Seminar

Release of the Afrobarometer Survey Results 2018 in Cape Town

The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation cordially invite you to attend the inaugural release of Afrobarometer 2018 survey data on elections, political parties and trust in the IEC.

Expert talk

Russia, Ukraine and Hybrid Warfare

The South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation cordially invite you to a Speaker's Meeting addressed by Mr. Eugene Czolij with discussant Dr. Sara Pienaar.

Workshop

SARB Online Analysis Tool Launch in Port Elizabeth

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation in cooperation with SA Reconciliation Barometer and the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation hosted the launch of the SARB Online Analysis Tool.

Event

The 3rd climate-neutral handball tournament series South Africa 2018 in Cape Town

ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS PROGRAMME WITH HANDBALL

Play Handball in collaboration with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and Waste-ED wish to invite you to participate in the 3rd climate-neutral handball tournament series in Cape Town.

Gangster State and the Republic of Gupta

SA Ubuntu Networking Breakfast with Pieter-Louis Myburgh

The networking breakfast with Pieter-Louis Myburgh on 06 December 2019 took place under the title “Gangster State and the Republic of Gupta”. The event was jointly hosted by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and the SA Ubuntu Foundation and is part of a series of networking breakfasts in 2019.

Xenophobia and South Africa

Roundtable Series 2019: Number 4 - Centre for Unity in Diversity

The South African Constitution obliges the State to protect the rights of all who live in the country. The South African 2011 Census found that there were 2.2 million immigrants in a country of 52 million in 2011. Xenophobic attacks of the last years, especially the one in 2008 which was among the deadliest to date and the recent attacks in September 2019 in Johannesburg, frighten many people.

Unpacking the Implications of the National Health Insurance Bill

Breakfast Discussion with experts

“Unpacking the Implications of the National Health Insurance Bill” was the topic of a discussion jointly hosted by the Centre for Constitutional Rights (CFCR) and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS). The expert speakers were Mr Michael Settas, Member of the Free Market Foundation’s Health Policy Unit and Mr Russel Rensburg, Director of the Rural Health Advocacy Project.

Brazil’s Populist Pendulum: The Outcome and Lessons

SAIIA Speakers Meeting

Can Africa learn from Brazil´s history? Brazil and Africa; a country versus a whole continent, but nevertheless with common features. They have similar GDPs, but the population of Africa is about five times bigger than the population of Brazil. The effect is that Brazil's income per person is higher. Both Brazil and Africa have a historically similar low growth rates and share the ignominious character of globally leading wealth and income inequality.

Transformative Leadership confronts the past to shape the future we want

SA UBUNTU Networking Breakfast with Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng

The networking breakfast with Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng on 08 November 2019 focused on the topic “Transformative leadership confronts the past to shape the future we want”. The event was jointly hosted by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and the SA Ubuntu Foundation and is part of a series of networking breakfasts in the year 2019.

Can Democracy and Peace finally come to Mozambique?

SAIFAC Africa Forum Series

On 13 November the fourth and last event in the SAIFAC Africa Forum series for 2019 was held at Constitution Hill. The topic was “Can democracy and peace finally come to Mozambique?”. The series aims to draw on the experience of South Africa and connect it with developments in a particular country or group of countries. The speakers are legal and non-legal experts who provide critical analysis of their societies and an understanding of how to move them forward. The series is funded by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.

Catalysing Indigenous Languages

United Nations declared 2019 The Year of Indigenous Languages (IY2019). This was done “in order to raise awareness, not only to benefit the people who speak these languages, but also to appreciate the important contribution they make to our world’s rich cultural diversity”. Indigenous languages worldwide face the threat of extinction.

Unpacking the Report of the Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture

Breakfast Discussion with three experts of different backgrounds

“The first land to be confiscated by the Europeans in South Africa was part of what later became known as the Western Cape” (Final Report of the Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture, p.23). From that genesis, Land Reform is one of the most important topics in South African politics since the 1994 transition to democracy.

Strong Cities 2030 Conference: Overcoming Urban Inequality

Strong Cities 2030 Initiative

"Innovative approaches to overcome urban inequality" was the theme of this year's international Strong Cities 2030 conference, hosted by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in partnership with the City of Johannes-burg, that took place from 13-15 October 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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

Roundtable Discussion

On 17 October 2019, the Centre for Unity and Diversity (CUD) and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) hosted the third event of the Roundtable Discussion series. At the core of the presentations and the subsequent discussion was the question of where to draw the line be-tween freedom of speech and hate speech. The recent findings of the Courts and the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) on hate speech rooted the event in current affairs. To dig into the topic of hate speech more thoroughly, legal, psychological and political aspects were addressed.