IJR cordially invites you to a lunch-time discussion on Trust, Truth and the Media: Findings from the 2015 SA Reconciliation Barometer (SARB) Survey.
INVITATION Tuesday 14th February 2017, 12.30 – 2pm IJR Offices, 105 Hatfield Street, Gardens, Cape Town 8001 The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) will host a Roundtable event, the African Union at 15 Years: An Agenda for the New Chairperson for AU Commission. In 2002, the African Union (AU) was launched in Durban, South Africa, [...]
The State of the Nation Address (SONA) is to be delivered by the President at the annual opening of Parliament and focuses on current political and socio-economic state of the nation based on government assessments. But, we cannot assume that the address fully incorporates the views of the ordinary people of South Africa. Consequently, there is [...]
Social Media Campaign Date: 6 – 24 February 2017 In an effort to engage a more diverse audience and enable the voices of ordinary citizens to contribute to the national conversation, the IJR’s Sustained Dialogue programme will launch a social media campaign as a platform for ordinary community members to voice their opinions on their perceptions [...]
Media Briefing Invitation Tuesday 7th February 2017, 10.30am for 11am Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) offices 105 Hatfield Street, Gardens Cape Town, South Africa Why a People’s SONA? The State of the Nation Address, at the annual opening of Parliament, is an address to the nation by the President of the Republic of South Africa. [...]
The motto of the university I attended is “Respice, Prospice” (looking back, looking forward) which became real for students during the turbulent years of Apartheid to the dawning of the New South Africa. It served as a reminder that while the past and present were filled with challenges being at university presented the wonderful prospect of [...]
SARB 2015 – Selected Findings: The Constitution And Respect For Mother Tongue Language, Cultural Practices
During December 2016, South Africa will be celebrating 20 years since the Constitution was signed by former President Nelson Mandela at Sharpeville, Vereeniging. This document – the supreme law of our country - underpins the democratic values of our society. The Constitution was regarded at the time of its promulgation as the most progressive constitution in [...]
We have an ethical responsibility, one human to another, to take seriously the gut-wrenching developments of 2016 and together chart a new course of human rights, peace, justice and dignity. Trumpism. Brexit. Duterte. Putin. Assad. ISIS. The ‘alt-right’. Post-fact journalism. Refugee exoduses. Xenophobia. On its own, each of these phenomenon presents a severe challenge to efforts [...]
“Ninety percent of us were laughing the whole day! It is nice to be around such happiness.” “We have been ‘doing fun’...and now my mind is free.” “My mind is so clear I can think about other things. [Now I can] dream on!” “Speaking is healing.” “My mind is healed.” The 20 women from Warrenvale and [...]
IJR and KAS cordially invites you to a morning briefing on findings from the 2015 SA Reconciliation Barometer (SARB) Survey and 2016 SARB Mobile Survey, titled: 20 Years of the SA Constitution - People, Institutions and Rights: Sometimes Hope gets quite tired. Thursday, 8 December 2016 from 9h30 - 12h00 at the IJR offices.