Events - South Africa Office
Dialogues on Faith and Economics with EFSA (1-3)
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 Afri...
Dialogues on Faith and Economics with EFSA (1-3)
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 Afri...learn more
Strong Cities 2030 Conference 2019
Innovative approaches to overcome urban inequality
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 overcome inequality in terms of spatial planning, modes of transport, economic opportunities and city governance.
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.
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.
Political Parties in South Africa
Do they Undermine or Underpin Democracy?
The book offers a different assessment of the health of South Africa´s political system.Introducing the book and hosting a panel discussion is the editor Ms Heather Thuynsma from the Department of Political Sciences at the University of Pretoria.
Briefing on Renewable Energies
Lessons learnt from the German Energiewende
This briefing focuses on the lessons learnt from the German Energiewende,the transition by Germany to a low-carbon, environmentally sound, reliable and affordable energy supply and how those lessons could inform South Africa's own transition.
My Vote Counts!
This workshop will help participants understand current party funding legislative framework, international best practice on political party funding and available policy.
Land Reform and Property Rights in SA - A Snapshot
The dialogue between experts in the field of land expropriation and compensation and interested parties was held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Sandton on 06th July in order to discuss how the realization of a land reform should be approached.
Al Bashir and Complementarity
The aim of the comparative component will be to discern lessons from other jurisdictions.
Training workshop for traditional leaders in Zomba-Malawi
Sensitization training workshop on land ownership rights for women in Malawi
The training workshop was aimed at inducting the community leaders on the legal and statutory instruments supporting women’s land ownership rights in Malawi.
Community dialogue on landownership and land-use rights for women in Manicaland, Mutare-Zimbabwe
This community awareness event engaged the local community through role plays, speeches and poems with messages discouraging repressive cultural practices that marginalize women in land ownership and land use rights in Zimbabwe.
Community dialogue on landownership and land-use rights for woman in Manicaland, Mutare-Zimbabwe
The first community awareness event in Mutare included speeches by the local councilor, priest and traditional leaders and role plays. The messages and speeches discouraged repressive cultural practices that marginalize women in land ownership.
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Social Cohesion: It should start with you and your family
DDP and IJR: Social Cohesion Conference 2019 in Durban
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.
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 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.
SA Ubuntu Networking Breakfast with Roelf Meyer
How State and Private Sector can change SA together
‘Raise hope’ was the rallying cry of Roelf Meyer’s speech on South Africa’s financial and social crisis. Too many South Africans, wealthy and poor, do not believe in the return to health of South Africa’s economy. On 7th of August 2019 the famous negotiator Roelf Meyer inspired the attendees of this UBUNTU breakfast to shape the future of South Africa for the better.
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?
Strong Cities 2030 working dinner
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.
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.
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