Events

Lecture

Annual Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert Honorary Lecture

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation in cooperation with the Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert (FVZS) Institute for Student Leadership Development cordially invites you to the annual Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert Honorary Lecture with Marianne Thamm.

Book presentation

Book launch event: Election 2019 in Johannesburg

The brand-new election book 2019 will be out in the bookstores in August 2019. With support from KAS South Africa and Jacana Media, Collete Schulz-Herzenberg and Roger Southall - experts on South African politics - edited this in-depth analysis of the 2019 elections, which expands on change and stability in South Africa`s democracy. Launch events in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town will commemorate the launch of the book.

Expert talk

Dialogues on Faith and Economics with EFSA (1-3)

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation in cooperation with the Ecumenical Foundation of South Africa (EFSA) and the Right Reverend Bishop Sipuka of Mthatha (and President of the Southern Africa Catholic Bishops' Conference) are hosting a dialogue with experts and leaders from both business and churches to explore how South African role players create a new "social contract" that addresses social justice alongside or with government programmes.

Discussion

Business and Human Rights Workshop

KAS/DOI Roundtable Discussion 2
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung together with the Dullah Omar Institute cordially invites you to a "Roundtable Discussion" on Business and Human Rights.

Book presentation

Book launch event: Election 2019 in Durban

The brand-new election book 2019 will be out in the bookstores in August 2019. With support from KAS South Africa and Jacana Media, Collete Schulz-Herzenberg and Roger Southall - experts on South African politics - edited this in-depth analysis of the 2019 elections, which expands on change and stability in South Africa`s democracy. Launch events in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town will commemorate the launch of the book.

Book presentation

Book launch event: Election 2019 in Cape Town

The brand-new election book 2019 will be out in the bookstores in August 2019. With support from KAS South Africa and Jacana Media, Collete Schulz-Herzenberg and Roger Southall - experts on South African politics - edited this in-depth analysis of the 2019 elections, which expands on change and stability in South Africa`s democracy. Launch events in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town will commemorate the launch of the book.

Discussion

Women and Justice

The Constitution @ Work - Breakfast Discussion Series 2019
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Centre for Constitutional Rights (CFCR) invite you to the second in a series of breakfast discussions for 2019.

Workshop

NPO Succession Planing - The Role of Boards and the Art of the Ask

A workshop for NPO managers, leaders and board members.
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Expert conference

Transitional Justice and distributive Justice: Comparative lessons from Colombia and South Africa

A conference organised by the South African Institute for Advanced Constitutional, Public, Human Rights and International law (a Centre of the University of Johannesburg) in collaboration with the Department of Public Law, University of Johannesburg and the University of Externado, Bogota, Colombia. The conference is generously sponsored by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation

Book presentation

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

A book of Professor Philippe Burger
The Southern African-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation invite you to join us for a reading of Professor Philippe Burger's book "Getting it Right; A new economy for South Africa".

Workshop

Public Procurement Law Training, North West

In continuation of the training programme for the Office of the Public Protector (PP), this workshop targets officers of the PP North West Branch.

Discussion

KAS/Ubuntu Business Breakfast with Wiseman Nkuhlu

Leadership Lessons from the KPMG intriguing story
This networking breakfast, hosted by the South African Ubuntu Foundation and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, focuses on the topic 'Leadership Lessons from the KPMG intriguing story' with Wiseman Nkuhlu.

Event

The Role of Corporations in the Realisation of Human Rights in South Africa

KAS/DOI Roundtable Discussion
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung together with the Dullah Omar Institute cordially invites you to a discussion on the role of corporations in the realisation of human rights in South Africa with Mthunzi Mdwaba, Chairman of the CSR and Business Human Rights Policy Working Group of the International Organisation of Employers (IOE) and Wandisa Phama, Deputy Director of the Centre for Applied Legal Studies, as guest speakers.

Expert conference

Local Government Conference 2018

Towards good subnational governance and sustainable development: Vision 2030
The Democracy Development Program in collaboration with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and Prof P.S. Reddy at the University of KwaZulu-Natal is proud to host the eighth National Local Government Conference.

Discussion

Centre for Unity in Diversity Roundtable Series 2018: Number 4

The Loss of Civility in Discourse
Join us for the fourth discussion for 2018 hosted by the Centre for Unity in Diversity (CUD) and supported by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS). The Roundtable discussion will be centered around the topic "The Loss of Civility in Discourse".

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.

Event Reports

The SAIFAC Africa Forum - Can the Democratic Republic of the Congo become a democracy?

Many in the international community have hailed the December 2018 elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as the first-ever peaceful hand-over of power in the post-independence era in the DRC affected through elections. Numerous dissenting voices claim that the elections were a sham – ‘an electoral coup’ – and have only endorsed an illegitimate leadership. Who is correct?
Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V.

Event Reports

Strong Cities 2030 working dinner

by Christina Teichmann

This roundtable discussion dealt with the role of the Law in promoting sustainable urban development.
Christina Teichmann, Coordinator of the new KAS-initiative “Strong Cities 2030” invited PhD Law students from the North-West University (NWU) under the academic mentorship of Prof Anel du Plessis, Head of the NWU Law Faculty’s first-ever South African Research Chair in Cities, Law and Environmental Sustainability (CLES) to share their research insights and discuss the current legislative situation of South African cities.

Event Reports

Roundtable Series 2019: Number 2 - Centre for Unity in Diversity

Explaining 2019 elections with help of identity politics.
On the 27th of June, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and the Centre of Unity in Diversity hosted the second roundtable discussion in Cape Town.

Event Reports

Public Procurement Law Training, Mpumalanga Province (Nelspruit)

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.

Event Reports

A Tale of Two Continents: Comparing Migration Experiences in South Africa & Germany

Insights from South African and German Exchange

Event Reports

Book Publication: Election 2019.

Change and Stability in South Africa’s democracy

Event Reports

DDP's 4th Annual Youth Indaba

Tackling Identity and Unemployment
As South Africa commemorated Youth Month, the Democracy Development Program (DDP) in collaboration with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung brought the youth together through its 4th Annual Youth Indaba on 12th and 13th June in Durban. The objective was to tackle issues affecting young people and find solutions.

Event Reports

Youth Dialogue 2019

Stand Up for Human Rights
On the 8th of June 2019, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), the Centre for Constitutional Rights (CFCR) and The Justice Desk jointly hosted an interactive educative event aimed at unpacking constitutionally enshrined rights.

Event Reports

Election Post Mortem: Finding our way back to a constitutional democracy

The Constitution @ Work - Breakfast Discussion Series 2019
On 29 May 2019, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and the Centre for Constitutional Rights (CFCR) jointly hosted a panel conference discussing the key points of the 2019 South African General Election results. The event was the first in a series of breakfast discussions in 2019.

Event Reports

The 25th Anniversary of South Africa’s Historic Constitutional Transformation

Defending the Constitution and Looking to the Future
On the 6th of June 2019, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and the FW de Klerk Foundation jointly hosted an evening commemoration to celebrate not only the 25th anniversary of democracy in South Africa but also the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the FW de Klerk Foundation.