Events

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Seminar

Briefing on Renewable Energies

Lessons learnt from the German Energiewende

This briefing focuses on the lessons learnt from the German Energiewende,the transition by Germany to a low-carbon, environmentally sound, reliable and affordable energy supply and how those lessons could inform South Africa's own transition.

Workshop

My Vote Counts!

This workshop will help participants understand current party funding legislative framework, international best practice on political party funding and available policy.

Discussion

Land Reform and Property Rights in SA - A Snapshot

The dialogue between experts in the field of land expropriation and compensation and interested parties was held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Sandton on 06th July in order to discuss how the realization of a land reform should be approached.

Expert conference

Al Bashir and Complementarity

The aim of the comparative component will be to discern lessons from other jurisdictions.

Workshop

ausgebucht

Training workshop for traditional leaders in Zomba-Malawi

Sensitization training workshop on land ownership rights for women in Malawi

The training workshop was aimed at inducting the community leaders on the legal and statutory instruments supporting women’s land ownership rights in Malawi.

Discussion

Community dialogue on landownership and land-use rights for women in Manicaland, Mutare-Zimbabwe

This community awareness event engaged the local community through role plays, speeches and poems with messages discouraging repressive cultural practices that marginalize women in land ownership and land use rights in Zimbabwe.

Discussion

Community dialogue on landownership and land-use rights for woman in Manicaland, Mutare-Zimbabwe

The first community awareness event in Mutare included speeches by the local councilor, priest and traditional leaders and role plays. The messages and speeches discouraged repressive cultural practices that marginalize women in land ownership.

Workshop

CSO Leadership workshop

CSO Leadership workshop at Blue Marlin Hotel. 21-23 June 2017

Event

Youth Indaba

Youth Indaba 21-22 June 2017. Diakonia Centre

Discussion

ausgebucht

Community awareness outreach on land ownership and land-use rights for woman in Midlands-Zimbabwe

First community awareness-raising outreach in Zimbabwe.

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.