Part time: Employee Wellness Consultant

The IJR seeks to employ a Part time: Employee Wellness consultant to be based in Cape Town. 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 [...]

By |Jan 17th, 2020|Categories: News|

The IJR, welcomes Mikhail Moosa as Project Leader for the Research and Policy programme

Mikhail's project is the South African Reconciliation Barometer (SARB), a public opinion survey on reconciliation, social cohesion and political culture conducted by IJR. He is responsible for project management and disseminating the findings of the survey. Mikhail holds a Master’s degree in Development Studies from the Institute of Development Studies, [...]

By |Jan 13th, 2020|Categories: News|

The IJR, welcomes Jaynisha Patel as Project Officer for the Research and Policy Programme

Jaynisha will be leading a project on inclusive economies under the Research and Policy Programme. Her work focuses on how justice and socioeconomics can reduce inequality in post-conflict States. Jaynisha holds an Honours degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) from the University of Cape Town (UCT). She is expected [...]

By |Jan 10th, 2020|Categories: News|

The IJR, welcomes Malibongwe Nkunkuma as their Fundraising Assistant

Malibongwe holds an Honours degree in the Social Sciences (Public Policy and Administration) from the University of Cape Town which has not only anchored his interest in public policies but has also fueled further interest in social development. His interest in social development has been centred around early education development [...]

By |Jan 10th, 2020|Categories: News|

Vacancy: Senior Project Leader: Gender Justice and Reconciliation

Senior Project Leader: Gender Justice and Reconciliation In the aftermath of the deaths of Anene Booysen and Reeva Steenkamp and the debate their respective deaths sparked in and around South African communities and in the media with regards to gender relations in the aftermath of conflict, IJR formed a voluntary [...]

By |Jan 8th, 2020|Categories: Archive|

How do White South Africans view Apartheid?

The term “Crime Against Humanity” is highly charged politically and emotionally. The formal definition of this term is presented by the United Nations. It is defined as: ”Any acts when committed as part of a widespread or systematic attack directed against any civilian population, with knowledge of the attack, murder, [...]

By |Dec 11th, 2019|Categories: News|

The IJR extends condolences to Prof Turok’s family and all who knew him

The IJR is sad to learn of the passing of former anti-apartheid activist, economics professor and former Member of Parliament Prof Ben Turok. We will remember him as a stalwart who championed the cause of freedom and social justice. In May this year, Prof Turok delivered a keynote address at [...]

By |Dec 9th, 2019|Categories: News|

Restore the languages of dignity

HUMAN RIGHTS  The United Nations, with an aim to safeguard and preserve indigenous languages and archive the vast repository of sociocultural knowledge held by speakers of these languages, dedicated 2019 toward observing the link between language, development and reconciliation. On March 21, President Cyril Ramaphosa affirmed the UN’s position by [...]

By |Dec 2nd, 2019|Categories: News|
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