Building fair, democratic and inclusive societies in Africa.
The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation shapes national approaches to transitional justice and reconciliation in Africa.
The Social Justice Agency in partnership with Institute for Justice and Reconciliation are hosting Dr Robin DiAngelo from the USA for a social justice engagement within the corporate, academic and social sphere. Dr Robin DiAngelo work as a diversity trainer, facilitator, lecturer amongst other things. Her book titled “White Fragility" is a New York Times best seller. She is [...]
The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) was founded in the wake of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission and promotes fair, democratic, and inclusive societies in post-conflict states across Africa. The South African Reconciliation Barometer (SARB) is a national survey-based public opinion project, located in the IJR’s Research and Policy Unit in Cape Town. Since its launch [...]
MEDIA RELEASE: The Institute For Justice And Reconciliation proudly present its 16th annual Ashley Kriel Memorial Youth Lecture 2019
Media Release: 7 October 2019 THE INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE AND RECONCILIATION (IJR) PROUDLY PRESENTS ITS 16th ANNUAL ASHLEY KRIEL MEMORIAL YOUTH LECTURE 2019 Dying to be men: A new Generation of manhood Venue: Bonteheuwel Secondary School Date: Thursday, 17 October 2019 Time: 18h30 – 20h00 FREE ENTRY, ALL WELCOME In 1987, at just 20 years old, [...]
PRESS RELEASE: The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation to host a three day Gender Indaba in Cape Town
Attention Media Houses: For Immediate Release 07 October 2019 The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation to host a three day Gender Indaba in Cape Town The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation will host a 3 - day Gender Indaba on the nexus between gender justice and reconciliation, and explore intersectional approaches to the creating and building of gender [...]
The World Economic Forum on Africa that was recently held in South Africa was dominated by a sideshow: acts of xenophobic violence were spreading from Gauteng into other provinces and across borders. The tense atmosphere was further heightened by the country mourning the gruesome murder of University of Cape Town student, Uyinene Mrwetyana. The dream of many Pan-Africanist thinkers [...]
Giving young people an opportunity to take part in shaping the future of South Africa is called for as the Youth Identity Project Conference is underway in Vryburg, North West. The project is closing off with a book launch on Friday 27 September and members of the public are invited to attend. A group of 45 young people came [...]
Dear Media Colleague, Attention Media Houses: For Immediate Release 20 September 2019 PRESS RELEASE AND MEDIA INVITE Book Launch: IJR to launch collection of poems, short stories and non-fictional pieces at the Youth Identity Conference in Vryburg on 27 September 2019 The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) hereby invites members of the media and the public to join [...]