Events - South Africa Office
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.
The Constitution @ Work: Breakfast Discussion Series 2019
Join us for the third in a series of breakfast discussions for 2019, hosted by the Centre for Constitutional Rights (CFCR) and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS). On October 29, the discussion will evolve around the topic “Unpacking the Report of the Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture: The Pros and the Cons”.
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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The Relationship between Media and Politics
Experiences and Insights from Germany and South Africa
KAS in cooperation with its partner the South African Institute of International Affairs invites the public to a seminar that focusses on the relationship between the media and political actors in a democratic society.
POLITICAL RIGHTS SINCE 1994
SOUTH AFRICAN AND COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES
In the year 2014, which marks 20 years of constitutional democracy in South Africa, KAS with its partner SAIFAC organises a conference to stimulate academic research on political rights in South Africa.
Mail & Guardian Critical Thinking Forum
Social Security and the Labour Market - Vision 2030 - Lessons from the past 20 years
KAS in partnership with the Mail & Guardian hosts a series of public forums to promote an informed discussion about Youth Unemployment in South Africa. Panelist from government, unions, academia and youth groups are invited to share their views.
The Implementation of International Law in South Africa
Strengthening the Rule of Law by Following the German Model?
Discussions at the conference between legal scholars from Germany and South Africa on the introduction of international legal elements in South Africa based on a comparison between these two countries.
Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert honorary lecture
with Jay Naidoo
The Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert Institute for Student Leadership Development hosts an annual honorary lecture to stimulate critical thinking and discussions around topical societal, economical and political issues.
with Prof. Russel Botman
The FVZS Institute in cooperation with KAS organises a series of "Discourse Café"- events, providing students with the unique opportunity to meet renowned representatives from politics, academia, civil society and the media.
Water Law and Governance Workshop
Water law experts, representatives of environmental groups and water practitioners discuss the future implications of the National Water Act Amendment Bill. The aim of the meeting is to come up with legal recommendations for Parliament.
14th International Winelands Conference
Innovation for the Urban Age
The international conference explores innovative approaches in managing challenges related to rapid urban growth. Focus areas include: sustainable service delivery, innovative leadership and governance practice as well as economic development.
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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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