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The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation shapes national approaches to transitional justice and reconciliation in Africa.

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Intern: Communications & Advocacy Programme

  About the IJR: The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) was founded in 2000 in the wake of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and with the purpose of building of fair, democratic and inclusive societies in Africa. We are an independent organisation located at the interface between civil society and academia. We employ a diverse team of professionals [...]

Nov 22nd, 2019|

Reconciliation Award 2019: The Art of Reconciliation

On the 19th of November 2019, the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation and the A4 Arts Foundation co-hosted the Reconciliation Award ceremony under the theme - The Art of Reconciliation. We celebrated and honoured those who use art as a tool of driving reconciliation and social cohesion. The Reconciliation Award 2019 recipients are Lalela Project and Neliswa Dludla, Founder and Director of Early Birds Homeschool for [...]

Nov 22nd, 2019|

Visualising Change

Human beings live through stories. For evidence of this we need not look further than the past hour of our own lives. In the span of 60 minutes, a plethora of scenarios might have played itself out in your imagination: perhaps you were mentally rehearsing a conversation you anticipated with your boss. Or you called in to a radio [...]

Nov 19th, 2019|

How the arts can be used as a tool for social justice

When we consider ways to initiate social change, we frequently favour legislative changes and enactments. We think of political activism and agitation as mechanisms of social justice. We emphasise fund-raising and other forms of financial assistance. And we volunteer our time and services for the greater good, confident that it will make a dent in the numerous social challenges [...]

Nov 19th, 2019|

Internship: Intern Sustained Dialogue Programme

  Description: The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) was founded in 2000 in the wake of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and with the purpose of building of fair, democratic and inclusive societies in Africa. We are an independent organisation located at the interface between civil society and academia. We employ a diverse team of professionals based at [...]

Nov 11th, 2019|

The Promotion of Indigenous Languages as a tool to affirm human dignity and foster social cohesion

  The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation’s (IJR) Social Change Model (SCM) project invites you to its conference that will focus on the nexus between indigenous languages and the affirmation of our human dignity. Additionally, the conference will seek to explore the ways in which the promotion, protection and active inclusion of indigenous languages can contribute toward social cohesion [...]

Nov 11th, 2019|

Vacancy: Fundraising Assistant

Vacancy: Fundraising Assistant Closing date: 18 November 2019 The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) was founded in 2000 in the wake of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and with the purpose of building of fair, democratic and inclusive societies in Africa. We are an independent organisation located at the interface between civil society and academia. We employ a [...]

Nov 7th, 2019|

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