The IJR 2018-03-22T13:49:28+00:00

Building fair, democratic and inclusive societies in Africa.

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



Panel Discussion – “Justice, Peace and Reconciliation: Lesson for Peacebuilding Processes”

The longevity of positive peace agreements, grounded in societal reconciliation rather than deterrence, depend on the extent to which such agreements can, over time, remove the root causes that have historically divided conflicting parties. The University of Johannesburg’s Department of Politics and International Relations in collaboration with IJR and the Royal Norwegian Embassy invite you.

April 9th, 2018|

IJR welcomes the sentencing of Vicki Momberg noting that more needs to be done to #RootOutRacism

The IJR welcomes the court’s verdict and sentencing of Vicki Momberg by the Randburg Magistrate court. The IJR also applauds the country’s justice system for finally viewing racism as a crime appropriate of a jail term and not a mere fine.

March 29th, 2018|

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South African Reconciliation Barometer Survey: 2017 Report


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