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Truth and Reconciliation: The South African Experience. A paper presented at the civil society commemoration of the 2019 International Women’s Day in Zimbabwe

Truth and Reconciliation: The South African Experience. A paper presented at the civil society commemoration of the 2019 International Women’s Day in Zimbabwe, by Webster Zambara (PhD), Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR), Cape Town, South Africa. Introduction      Thank you the National Transitional Justice Working Group (NTJWG) [We come from far working together] for providing me and the [...]

Mar 15th, 2019|

Press statement : Anti-Racism Week kicks off

Press statement 13 March 2019 Anti-Racism Week kicks off The Anti-Racism Network South Africa (ARNSA) kicks off Anti-Racism Week 2019 with programmes taking place nationally from March 14 onwards. This includes workshops, discussions, protest action, lectures, sports matches and assemblies against racism taking place in Gauteng, the Western Cape, Northern Cape, Eastern Cape, KwaZulu Natal and Limpopo provinces. Anti-Racism [...]

Mar 14th, 2019|

STATEMENT OF SUPPORT FOR THE FAMILY OF LENNOX GARANE

18 January 2019 The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation [IJR], the Dullah Omar Institute [DOI], the Public Service Accountability Monitor [PSAM] and a growing number of civil society organisations have noted with serious concern the recent Protest Suicide of Lennox Mzuhleli Garane, Section Manager: Multilateral Relations in International Relations and Protocol Division of Parliament of the Republic of South [...]

Mar 8th, 2019|

After the TRC: South Africa’s missed opportunity of prioritising mental health and psycho-social support

South Africa celebrates 25 years of democracy this year. Last year, it marked the 20th anniversary of the submission of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s report to then-president Nelson Mandela. These are major milestones that warrant critical reflection. South Africans are trying to move out of the dark and long shadow which the past continues to cast over our society. [...]

Mar 6th, 2019|

INVITATION TO THE SECOND FORUM FOR AN ACCOUNTABLE PARLIAMENT ADMINISTRATION

Civil society organisations and interested individuals are invited to a Second FAPA Dialogue on Friday, 8 March 2019, 9:00 – 15:00, 1B, School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape  to consider an update on the Public Service Commission (PSC) inquiry into Mr. Garane’s untimely death and associated public interest issues. The 2nd FAPA will be hosted by the Dullah Omar Institute and co-convened with [...]

Mar 5th, 2019|

Public called to #UniteAgainstRacism – ARNSA

The Anti-Racism Network South Africa (ARNSA) has called on the public to support Anti-Racism Week from March 14-21. On Thursday, the group hosted its media launch for the week, where the theme, #UniteAgainstRacism, as well as some of the campaign activities, were made public. The launch took place at Constitution Hill in Johannesburg, where Anti-Racism Week patrons and supporting [...]

Mar 1st, 2019|

IJR 2018 Annual Report Tender Notice & Brief

The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation, a non-profit organisation based in Cape Town, South Africa is looking for a service provider to propose an innovative layout and design for its 2018 annual report which will capture the relatively new IJR brand and present milestones from the previous year while reinforcing the organisation’s message. IJR’s annual report targets primary stakeholders, [...]

Feb 27th, 2019|

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