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Beyond Business: The Private Sector as an Active Social Actor in the Pursuit of an Inclusive Society

Join the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation and the Centre for Dynamic Markets for a discussion of the role of the private sector as an active social actor in the pursuit of an inclusive society in South Africa

By | June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Events, News|

Finding a developmental consensus in an era of radical economic transformation

The IJR and UJ cordially invite you to a Mail & Guardian Critical Thinking Forum event on the topic of Finding a developmental consensus in an era of radical economic transformation. 27 June 2017 at the School of Tourism and Hospitality (STH), Bunting Road Campus, Auckland Park

By | June 21st, 2017|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

Press Release: Transformation Audit Launch- Opportunity for Change: The Private Sector’s Role in Inclusive Development

Attention Media Houses: For Immediate Release Press Release: Institute for Justice and Reconciliation  06 June 2017 MEDIA RELEASE -2016 Transformation Audit- Opportunity for Change: The Private Sector’s Role in Inclusive Development The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) hereby invites members of the media to join us for the media launch [...]

By | June 8th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases|Tags: , |

Africa’s Leadership Deficit and Colonial Trauma: Freedom without Liberation

Africa Liberation Day, 25 May 2017 On 25th May 2017, Pan-Africanists across the length and breadth of the continent and in the diaspora celebrate Africa Liberation Day. This day marks the annual anniversary of an event that took place on 25th May 1963, when the leaders of what was then [...]

By | May 25th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

Statement in Response to Everyday Injustices #Coligny #Karabo

Recent injustices have, once again, highlighted deeply-entrenched and systemic issues of racism as well as violent masculinities as a result of patriarchy and the normalisation of violence in South Africa. The murder of 16-year-old Matlhomola Moshoeu in the town of Coligny in the North-West Province and the brutal murder of [...]

By | May 12th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases|

Freedom and Workers’ Rights: More closely Intertwined than mere Calendar Proximity

Workers protesting Photo: SA History Online International Workers’ Day is celebrated globally on 1 May every year. In South Africa, where it follows so closely after Freedom Day on 27 April, it takes on a more nuanced meaning. Both days are imbued with meaning and symbolism. May Day, as it [...]

By | May 4th, 2017|Categories: News|

Can we even imagine a pro-poor economy? What does it look like?

An image of hands on the globe. Taken from SME South Africa “The failure to transform the structure of our economy has given oxygen to elite demagogues who want to seize the commanding heights of the economy for selfish accumulation agendas, in the name of the people, as other avenues [...]

By | May 4th, 2017|Categories: News|
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