Events - Foundation Office South Africa
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Supporting government policy making: Sharing South African and German think tank experiences on the UN Security Council
How is the relationship between Think Tanks and Governments? Does the expertise of Think Tanks influence policy making? These are the questions of an expert meeting, jointly organised by ISS, SAIIA, HSS and KAS with the support of the German Embassy.
Exploring the content and the nature of the right to basic sanitation
The seminar, jointly organised by KAS, SAIFAC and the University of Johannesburg, explores international and local perspectives on the legal right to basic sanitation for poor and vulnerable citizens.
African Constitutionalism: Present Challenges and Prospects for the Future
This conference on African Constitutionalism is intended to provide an opportunity to reflect on constitutionalism in Africa countries in a comparative perspective.
Launch of Host City Cape Town Green Goal Legacy Report
The report documents the process through which the Cape Town developed and implemented the environmental concept "Green Goal" for the 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup. It includes recommendations that can assist future Host Cities of such Mega Events.
Strengthening the UNSC: Tapping into Germany's and South Africa's experience
The conference aims to unpack the mechanisms for building consensus on key issues that are brought before the UNSC. Presentations focus on how effective permanent and non-permanent members in their engagement on polarising issues are.
Bullets or Ballots: The ultimate solution to crime and unemployment in South Africa
Ubuntu Business Networking Breakfast
The Ubuntu Breakfast Series, organised by the SA Ubuntu Foundation aims to promote social cohesion and build social capital. KAS in partnership with Woolworths sponsors the breakfast briefing with Ruben Richards, who will talk about his latest book.
Between Law and Politics
Seminar on Constitutional Court
What is the influence of politics on judgments by the Constitutional Courts in Germany and South Africa? This is the fundamental question of this seminar, jointly organised by the KAS-Rule of Law Programm and SAIFAC.
Conference:"The Things That Unite Us"
Nation Building in South Africa
The conference forms part of an annual conference series commemorating the groundbreaking speech by FW de Klerk on 2.February 1990 that marked the end of Apartheid. The conference focusses on the constitution as the foundation for national unity.
Towards Cancun and Beyond
The seminar, followed by the launch of the book 'Climate Change and Trade: The Challenges for Southern Africa', precedes the 16th COP meeting in Mexico in December 2010 where negotiators from around the world will decide on a global climate deal.
The Promotion of Environmental Security in Africa through Regional Law
The project on Regional African Law and Human Security in conjunction with SAIIA & KAS hosts a one-day seminar concerning the promotion of environmental security on the African continent through regional (and sub-regional) law.