Events - Foundation Office South Africa
"Adenauer-Conference" with Armin Laschet
Germany’s Role in International Security Affairs
With a keynote speech on foreign and security policy by Minister-President Armin Laschet, this year's Adenauer Conference opens the discussion on key security issues and international challenges. Besides the priorities for German foreign and security policy, the focus of the debate this year is also on Afghanistan and transatlantic relations.
Zunami! The 2009 South African Elections
The 2009 South African Elections were the most momentous and important since 1994. The authors of the book analyze the Elections, in particular voting trends and results. Futhermore they share their views on future prospects for South Africa.
Parties and Party Systems: Recent Developments in Germany and South Africa
Round Table Discussion
Representatives of the ANC, DA, IFP and COPE as well as German and South African experts discuss the crucial role of political parties in consolidating democracy.
The Future of Provinces-Time to Review?
The workshop looks at SA's provinces as essential elements for democracy and service delivery. It encourages discussion on how to improve the three-sphere system. The event forms part of a series entitled:"A long walk to democracy".
Promoting Democracy: The state of public opinion and political behaviour
Öffentliche Meinung und politisches Handeln
What is the kind of relationship between public opinion and voter behaviour? How does public opinion impact on voter behaviour? An analysis of the 2009 elections will help to find the answers.
Crossing the Line: Dealing with Cross Border Communities
KAS in cooperation with DDP is organising a workshop on the challenges presented by cross-border communities in federations. The debate is of very high importance especially with regard to service delivery.
Measuring the political and socio-economic climate for doing business in South Africa and the region
How does the person on the street perceive democracy and government's performance? The 4th round of the Afrobarometer survey provides an insight into the political and socio-economic climate in South Africa and the region
Strengthening of Chapter 9 Institutions
How do Chapter 9 institutions impact on rural communities in terms of their mandate? What type of issues should occupy their agenda in the next few years. The workshop aims to provide a platform for discussing these questions.
The Role of the Constitution in Shaping Society
The panel discussion explores the role of the constitution in shaping society. The discussion forms part of a series of events under the title "A long walk to democracy", jointly organised by KAS and the Goethe Institut.
The Lives of Others
The film gives an insight in the system of observation in the former East Germany. The screening forms part of a series of events unter the title " A long walk to democracy" jointly organised by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Goethe-Institut.
South Africans' Views of Government Performance and possible implications for policy making
The presented survey data will provide an insight into how South Africans view the performance of the government, which can be used as a way of describing the political situation that faces the new government at the beginning of its term.