Events - Foundation Office South Africa
South Africa as a strategic partner for Germany?
Perspectives of the German-South African Cooperation
Germany and South Africa cooperate on a bilateral and increasingly on a multilateral level. As currently holding the presidency of the EU and AU, the last few months both governments prepared the summit of the two regional organizations originally scheduled for autumn 2020. As non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council they have collaborated to assess and resolve conflict-ridden situations. Will South Africa continue to be an important partner for Germany in solving future challenges at the global and continental level and in strengthening multilateralism?
The Arab Spring and the African Continent
The 5th Annual International Law Seminar focusses on the Arab Spring and its influence on existing international law
KAS Alumni Dinner
Current and former participants of the KAS/SAIIA scholarship programme are regularly invited to join this dinner roundtables that provide a plaform for networking and frank discussions on political as well as socio-economic issues.
Democracy in Constitutional Perspectives
The concept of Democracy is the focus of this workshop, which aims to stimulate constitutional and jurisprudential debate on this topic.
The Responsibility to Protect: From Evasive to Reluctant Action?
The Role of Global Middle Powers
What happens if a state turns against its own people? Should the international community respect state sovereignty or should it intervene? The book "Responsibility to Protect”– From Evasive to Reluctant Action?" contributes to this debate.
Values in Global Economic Governance
Do India, Brazil, and South Africa Share a Common Vision?
The workshop aims to investigate the broad parameters of each IBSA country’s approach to the values that could underpin global economic governance, in relation to the hard calculus of economic interest.
Mail & Guardian: Critical Thinking Forum
What kind of leadership do we want to come out of Mangaung?
A new leadership will emerge from the ANC elective conference in Mangaung, scheduled for December 2012. This forum focusses on the question what kind of leadership the country needs in order to tackle current political and socio-economic challenges.
Local Elections in South Africa: Parties, People, Politics
What impact do local elections have on national politics? How are party politics affected? The new KAS publication, put together by Susan Booysen, explores how local politics interfaces with local government and the socio-economic base of society.
Summer Academy Southern Africa (SASA)
Preparing the Party for Election Campaigns
This annual KAS-workshop series addresses the need of political parties in Sub-Saharan Africa, especially those in opposition, to develop a better understanding of how to run a successful election campaign.
“Economic Justice for the Next Generation”
The conference will focus on the economic participation of young South Africans, and the challenges they face in accessing education and entering the labour market.
Striving for an inclusive and representative judiciary
The broad theme of the South African Chapter of the International Association of Women Judges (SAC- IAWJ) 2012 conference is “Judicial Leadership: An Inclusive Judiciary”. Sub-themes will focus on empowerment of women as leaders in the judiciary.