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2019

Public Procurement Law Training, Mpumalanga Province (Nelspruit)
In continuation of the training programme for the Office of the Public Protector (PP), this workshop targets investigators of the PP Mpumalanga Branch.

Jul

2019

Public Procurement Law Training, Mpumalanga Province (Nelspruit)
In continuation of the training programme for the Office of the Public Protector (PP), this workshop targets investigators of the PP Mpumalanga Branch.
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Seminar

Anti-Xenophobia Seminar

The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and the South African Council of Churches invite interested stakeholders to the Anti-Xenophobia seminar. The aim of the seminar is to promote social cohesion by reflecting on xenophobia attacks, discuss the possible causes of the attacks and devising solutions to prevent future attacks. The seminar also aims to strengthen conflict resolution skills of community leaders and improve liaison with the government and other agencies on the provision of relief during attacks.

Expert talk

Dangerous Aid: Humanitarians in Hostile Spaces

South Africa Israel Forum (SAIF) and KAS invites you to a talk on Dangerous Aid-Humanitarians in Hostile Spaces by Gal Lusky. Gal is an Ashoka Fellow, she works for Israel Flying Aid that brings humanitarian aid into war zones, even in places which are officially at war with Israel. The aim of the talk is to expand our understanding of the issues of humanitarian aid, refugees and geo-politics.

Study and Information Program

Annual KAS/SAIIA Careers Evening 2019 (Gauteng)

Opportunities for students of humanities
The annual KAS-SAIIA careers evening informs learners and students what career opportunities a degree in the Humanities can open up. Students have the possibility to meet potential employers and receive information about internships and scholarships.

Discussion

Ubuntu Networking Breakfast with Roelf Meyer

This networking breakfast hosted by the SA Ubuntu Foundation and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation will open the floor for Roelf Meyer.

Discussion

The Role of Community Media in Promoting Active Citizenship

Community media plays a critical role in educating citizens on many aspects of life, including democracy and nation building. The Democracy Development Program (DDP) brings together the content executives, academics and the civil society to the 2019 inaugural media summit.

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.
Part of a series of three events, this dialogue will bring business leaders, church leaders and senior experts from both sides together to focus on the following questions: “How do we restore trust and how can we create a new “social contract” – with alternative options to implement partnerships and agreements (apart from, or complementing government options)?
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Expert conference

Democracy Development Programme and My Vote Counts Political Summit on Electoral Accountability in Africa

On the 11th and 12th of July Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung with its partners will discuss electoral accountability in Africa together with activists, MPs & Electoral Commissioners. What happens when elections fall and how do we keep politicians accountable post elections?

Expert conference

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

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation and Centre for Unity and Diversity invite you to a discussion unpacking what counted in the 2019 election results, with reference to the March 2019 analysis of the same speakers.

Seminar

Anti-Xenophobia Seminar

The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and the South African Council of Churches invite interested stakeholders to the Anti-Xenophobia seminar. The aim of the seminar is to promote social cohesion by reflecting on xenophobia attacks, discuss the possible causes of the attacks and devising solutions to prevent future attacks. The seminar also aims to strengthen conflict resolution skills of community leaders and improve liaison with the government and other agencies on the provision of relief during attacks.

Discussion

DDP´s 4th Annual Youth Indaba

Youth and Identity Building in a Complex Democracy

Discussion

Youth Event 2019

Stand Up For Human Rights
Together with our partner CFCR the KAS South Africa is hosting a discussion on the topic of "Human Rights Activism and the Youth Voice" on June 8 2019.

Event

2019 Election Observation Report

How did the South African National and Provincial Elections go according to the Experts? And what do you think? Take part in the debate!

Expert talk

Commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of South Africa’s Historic Constitutional Transformation

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation and the FW de Klerk Foundation celebrate an evening event with the theme of defending the Constitution and looking to the future.

Expert conference

Election Post Mortem

The Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation and Centre for Constitutional Rights invite you to a panel discussion on the 2019 South African General Election results.

Event Reports

Host City Cape Town Green Goal Action Plan

by Julia Steffenfauseweh (ehem. Weber)

...Greening the 2010 Fifa World Cup
The Host City Cape Town Green Goal Action Plan, launched on 17 October 2008 by Lyn Brown, Premier of the Western Cape and Helen Zille, Mayor of Cape Town, aims to promote the hosting of an environmentally friendly Fifa World Cup that leaves a sustainable legacy. The Green Goal Action Plan with its 41 ambitious projects is the product of a workshop series, hosted by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in partnership with Sustainable Energy Africa (SEA).

Event Reports

Unterschiedliche Haushaltskontrolle in Deutschland und Südafrika

by Werner Böhler

Peter Weiss, MdB zu Gast bei der KAS Südafrika
Peter Weiss, Mitglied des Planungsausschusses der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, war Gastredner bei einem Roundtable Gespräch zum Thema Democratic Budget Policy, das im Parlament in Kapstadt stattfand. An dem von der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung organisierten Briefing nahmen Vertreter des African National Congress (ANC), der Democratic Alliance (DA), der Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), des United Democratic Movement (UDM) sowie der African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) teil. Damit waren die relevanten Parteien der National Assembly anwesend.

Event Reports

South Africa: an international actor and partner for the EU

South Africa is the only African state to date to have signed a strategic Partnership Agreement with the EU. But how different is a strategic partnership from the ongoing bilateral engagements between the EU and South Africa? Romy Chevallier, researcher at the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) provides some insights.

Event Reports

Tswalu Dialog

by Werner Böhler

Towards Conflict Resolution-Best Practice
Vom 8. -11- Mai 2008 fand der siebte Tswalu Dialog in Tswalu/Kalahari, Südafrika, statt. Eingeladen hatten zehn international agierende Think Tanks unter Federführung der Brenthurst Foundation. Die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung ist seit dessen Beginn im Jahr 2002 an diesem hochrangig besetzten Tswalu Dialog beteiligt, zu dem internationale Experten aus allen Weltregionen eingeladen werden.

Event Reports

Bundestagspräsident Prof. Dr. Lammert zu Besuch in Südafrika

Präsentation des KAS Projekts "Greening 2010"
Die IPU ist ein internationales Parlament, in dem Abgeordnete aus 194 Ländern organisiert sind. Es tagte vom 14. bis 18. April in Südafrika. Bundestagspräsident Prof. Dr. Lammert reiste zu diesem Anlaß mit einer Delegation nach Südafrika.Die Vertreter befassten sich in den drei ständigen Ausschüssen mit Berichten und Resolutionen zu den Themen: „Die Rolle der Parlamente im Spannungsfeld zwischen Respekt und friedlicher Koexistenz zwischen nationaler Sicherheit, individueller Sicherheit und individuellen Freiheitsrechten und Abwehr von Gefahren für die Demokratie“ „Parlamentarische Kontrolle der staatlichen Politik der Entwicklungshilfe“ sowie „Wanderarbeitnehmer, Menschenhandel, Fremdenfeindlichkeit und Menschenrechte“.

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Besuch beim KAS-Büro Johannesburg

Am 31. Januar 2008 fand auf Wunsch des Alt-Stipendiaten Dr. Clemens Breitenbach (Regionalgruppe Karlsruhe) ein Gespräch mit Dr. Werner Böhler, dem KAS-Landesbeauftragten für Südafrika, statt.

Event Reports

The Tswalu Protocol

Principles and Guidelines for Peace-Building Missions
‘The Tswalu Protocol’ is a guide to building peace in states emerging from conflict. The guide is available in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Dari, Russian, Chinese, German, Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian, and Japanese. This Protocol articulates a consensus derived from the experience of a select group of civilian and military professionals, academics, individual organisations, concerned government departments and heads of state who have been at the epicentre of peacekeeping and peace-building missions. Recognising the ad hoc nature of international responses to armed conflict and state failure, the Protocol proposes a pragmatic and realistic approach to improving co-ordination of the international community in such missions. Instead of simply calling for more co-ordination, it offers a set of principles and practical guidelines for future peace-builders. The Protocol is a result of a series of meetings and wider consultations, evaluating the successes and failure of past peace-building missions from Afghanistan to the Balkans, Somalia to Sierra Leone. It was convened by the Johannesburg-based Brenthurst Foundation in collaboration with Danida.

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Zeit für Sachlichkeit am Kap

by Christina Teichmann

Zur erfolgreichen Ausrichtung der WM 2010 braucht Südafrika eine neue politische Kultur
"The Greening of 2010" lautet der Titel einer neuen Workshopserie, die das Länderbüro der KAS in Südafrika in Kooperation mit der renommierten NRO Sustainable Energy Africa (SEA) für die Stadt Kapstadt und die Westkap-Provinzregierung durchführt. Ziel der Reihe ist es, einen gemeinsamen Aktionsplan zu erarbeiten, der die Umsetzung des "Green Goals" im Rahmen der WM 2010 sicherstellt.