Events - South Africa Office
Strong Cities 2030 Conference 2019
The Conference, jointly hosted by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and the City of Johannesburg will focus on the theme “Inequality” and explore innovative approaches on how to ov...
Strong Cities 2030 Conference 2019
The Conference, jointly hosted by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and the City of Johannesburg will focus on the theme “Inequality” and explore innovative approaches on how to ov...learn more
National Church Leaders Consultation (NCLC)
The Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation in cooperation with the Ecumenical Foundation of South Africa (EFSA) and the Most Reverend Archbishop Makgoba (Archbishop of Cape Town, Primate of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa) are hosting a consultation with all major South African faith and church leaders.
DDP Public Forum
The Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation and the Democracy Development Program invites you to a public forum to engage on the Economic Policy document released for public comment by Treasury.
SA Ubuntu Networking Breakfast with Prof Mamokgethi Phakeng
This networking breakfast hosted by the SA Ubuntu Foundation and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) will open the floor for Prof Mamokgethi Phakeng.
Brazilians at each other's throats: Lessons for South Africa about populism
SAIIA Speakers Meeting
On 11 November, please join SAIIA and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation as Professor Lyal White unpacks how populism has shattered Brazil's society into polarised camps and investigates what lessons can be applied to South Africa.
Public Procurement Law Training, Limpopo Province
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.
International Law and Justice for Victims of the Gross Human Rights Violation of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence
The KAS Rule of Law Program for Sub-Saharan Africa in cooperation with the South African Institute for Advanced Constitutional, Public, Human Rights and International Law (SAIFAC) and the South African Research Chair in International Law (SARCIL) would like to invite you to attend this conference.
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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.
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.
Responsible Tourism for 2010
KAS Greening 2010 Workshop Series
GreenStay SA, GreenEat SA and GreenMap SA are just a few initatives that aim to make tourism in South Africa more sustainable and environmentally friendly. The workshop focusses on how these initiatives can be linked to the Greening of the World Cup.
South Africans' Views of Government Performance and the Implications for the 2009 Elections
Afrobarometer Breakfast Briefing
The data of the 4 round of the Afrobarometer survey 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 faced the ANC ahead of the elections.
Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa
Konrad Adenauer Foundation in cooperation with its partner Tralac presents the latest edition of the Yearbook "Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa".
The Eco-Centre on the Green Point Park
KAS Greening 2010 Workshop Series
The workshop deals with the Eco-Centre on the Green Point Park as one of the 41 projects listed in the Green Goal 2010 Action Plan for the Host City Cape Town. The workshop aims to promote this project and make it a reality.
Globalisation versus the Right to Vote
Should South Africans abroad have the right to vote?
Should South Africans abroad have the right to vote in the upcoming elections? This is a questions that stirs up much controversy and emotions. Representatives from various think tanks discuss legal, social and political aspects of this issue.
Scoping, Planning and Implementing the Carbon Offsetting Plan for the HC Cape Town
Greening 2010 Workshop Series
The Host City Cape Town aims to host a carbon neutral 2010 Fifa World Cup. The KAS workshop will provide a platform for relevant stakeholders to discuss the HC's carbon offsetting projects as outlined in the Green Goal Action Plan.
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The African Continental free trade agreement (AfCFTA): An enabler, not a deliverer
SAIIA Speakers Meeting with Prof Faizel Ismail
“…It is not trade and free-trade agreements that raise incomes, but the good-will and solidarity of the participating parties…”
Women and Justice
The Constitution @ Work - Breakfast Discussion Series 2 2019
On 28 August 2019, the Centre for Constitutional Rights (CFCR) held another breakfast discussion as part of its Constitution @ Work series, presented in partnership with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS). This breakfast was held in commemoration of South Africa’s Women’s Month, which is celebrated in August annually.
Corporate Diplomacy: What is it and why is it important?
SAIIA Speakers Meeting with Tim Hughes
On September 17th, 2019, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) together with the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) and the Mountain Club of South Africa invited Tim Hughes as a keynote speaker on the subject of corporate diplomacy. During his speech he pointed out how multinational enterprises (MNEs) increasingly influence individual lives and political power.
Annual Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert Honorary Lecture
With Marianne Thamm
To commemorate Dr Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert, the FVZS Institute annually hosts an honorary lecture to honour his ideals and discuss current challenges. On the 19th of August, Marianne Thamm was invited as the keynote speaker on the topic Navigating your way in a world filled with untruths. The event was co-hosted and funded by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), a long-time partner of the Institute.
Social Cohesion: It should start with you and your family
DDP and IJR: Social Cohesion Conference 2019 in Durban and Cape Town
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) together with the Democracy Development Program (DDP) partnering with various civil society organisations such as Diakonia, Institute for Justice and Reconciliation, Africa Unite and other; held a second annual social cohesion conference in Durban and Cape Town.
Constitutional Court Review 2019
On 29 and 30 August, South African Institute for Advanced Constitutional, Public, Human Rights and International Law (SAIFAC) hosted the annual seminar for the authors and editors of the Constitutional Court Review Journal. The aim of the seminar is to give authors platform to present their papers to their peers and editors and to get feedback before submitting their final drafts. The journal is an open-source publication which is devoted to analyzing the work of the South African Constitutional Court in the year preceding publication. The seminar was funded by KAS.
Dialogue on Faith and Economics with the Ecumenical Foundation of South Africa (EFSA) - Mthatha
Municipal Stakeholders Cooperation Workshop: Partnerships to implement the objectives of the National Development Plan (NDP) – The role of churches and faith communities
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung 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) hosted 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.
Book Launch in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town: Election 2019
The brand-new key reference work on the South Africa election, titled “Election 2019: Change and Stability in South Africa’s Democracy, edited by Dr. Collette Schulz-Herzenberg and Prof. Roger Southall, is now out in the bookstores. The book provides an indepth analysis of the 2019 elections. The contributors are well respected experts in their own right, some of whom have contributed chapters to the previous books on elections. During the week of 19th-23rd August, the Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), hosted book launches in cooperation with Jacana Media, Exclusive Books and Ike’s Books and Collectables where some authors presented their chapters and engaged with the audience.
Re-Imagining Public Accountability
Local Government Roundtable
Supported by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Afesis-corplan in partnership with Democracy Development Program (DDP) and the Pietermaritzburg Agency for Social Action (PACSA) hosted a civil society roundtable in Pietermaritzburg on the 28-29 August 2019, to reflect on the state of Public Accountability in Local Government.
"Community Media Needs to Strengthen Its Relationship with Civil Society and Communities"
The Democracy Development Programme and KAS held an Inaugural Media Summit aimed at enhancing and strengthening existing relationship between community media, civil society and communities; through long term solutions. This comes after an observation of detachment of community media from its civil society allies.
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