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Mikhail Moosa | To improve vaccine uptake, take the vaccine to the people

By |2021-09-13T14:00:38+02:00Sep 13th, 2021|Categories: News|

Mikhail Moosa argues two recent surveys showed there is support for vaccination, but there needs to be an improved supply of Covid-19 vaccines to rural and township areas and a targeted approach to reaching older South Africans. Scepticism of vaccines is as old as vaccination itself. When the British government introduced mandatory smallpox vaccination in the [...]

JOB DESCRIPTION Communications Coordinator, Southern Africa

By |2021-09-07T16:07:11+02:00Sep 3rd, 2021|Categories: News, Vacancies|

Role Communications Coordinator, Southern Africa Responsible for The Communications Coordinator, Southern Africa, works closely with the Head of Communications in driving publicity and managing communications of Afrobarometer National Partners      in the Southern African region Location South Africa Reports to Head of Communications, and indirectly to the Research and Policy Director at the Institute for Justice and [...]

PAREN AUTJP Monitor Call for Articles

By |2021-08-25T14:42:12+02:00Aug 25th, 2021|Categories: News, Uncategorised|

INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE AND RECONCILIATION (IJR) PAN-AFRICAN RECONCILIATION NETWORK (PAREN) AFRICAN UNION TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE MONITOR (AUTJP MONITOR) Call for Articles 1.Background and Context: The African Union Transitional Justice Policy (AUTJP), adopted in February 2019, emphasises the important role played by non-state actors and civil society organisations as key partners with government and inter-governmental actors, in the [...]

Opinionista • Tim Murithi • 23 August 2021 Afghanistan: Building peace and nationhood after centuries of military adventurism in the graveyard of empires

By |2021-08-24T13:57:01+02:00Aug 24th, 2021|Categories: News|

The Afghanistan crisis suggests that the global narrative needs to change insofar as how the international system enables countries to emerge out of conflict and build inclusive societies. Neither peacebuilding nor nation-building occurs through the barrel of a gun pointed at the so-called recipients   The devastating images of Afghanis clinging to a US Air Force [...]


By |2021-07-23T14:22:56+02:00Jul 23rd, 2021|Categories: News, Peacebuilding and Mental Health, Uncategorised|

Cape Town, Friday 23 July 2021 - The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) sends its message of solidarity and support to the South African Women’s Peace Table convened by the Getrude Shope Women Mediators Network. IJR remains available to work collaboratively with associations, organisations and partners to mobilize and build our collective capacity to dialogue [...]

AB Announcing webinar on Covid-19, healthcare and NHI

By |2021-07-19T12:02:41+02:00Jul 19th, 2021|Categories: Events, News|

Join us on 28 July 2021 as we launch the release of the results of the Afrobarometer survey in South Africa we conducted in May/June this year. We will discuss the views of ordinary South Africans on the effects of Covid-19, how the state has performed on the pandemic and how people view vaccines and the [...]

Statement on the ongoing violence in KZN and Gauteng

By |2021-07-14T11:20:12+02:00Jul 14th, 2021|Categories: News|

Cape Town –Wednesday, 14 July 2021 – The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) strongly condemns, in the strongest terms, the violence, looting and destruction that is ongoing in parts of KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng Provinces. IJR calls on South Africans to calm and unite as the country pursues democratic processes and promotes a cohesive and inclusive [...]


By |2021-06-22T10:22:49+02:00Jun 22nd, 2021|Categories: News|

Statement on the Judgement of the Supreme Court of Appeal in the case of Joao Rodrigues v National Director of Public Prosecutions, Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Minister of Police and Imitiaz Ahmed Cajee. Cape Town – Wednesday, 22 June 2021 – The Preamble to the South African Constitution calls upon us to "Recognise the [...]

Protecting the right to public protest and public safety (29 June 2021)

By |2021-06-21T13:20:46+02:00Jun 21st, 2021|Categories: Events, News|

Policing under apartheid sought to uphold and advance the illegitimate state through brutality and repression. It often used the power of the state to terrorise and brutalise South African citizens. In the democratic dispensation this was to change, or rather it was supposed to. However, the SAPS has continued to be a site of contestation and [...]

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