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 [...]
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 [...]
Invitation: Conflict Transformation in a Multipolar World: Perspectives from South Africa | 10 May15:00 CET/SAST
The international actors’ landscape in conflict transformation and peacebuilding is changing and becoming increasingly multipolar. In this event series, the Berghof Foundation aims to explore the implications of these developments for the work in our sector. We will focus on countries with distinct approaches to conflict transformation who have yet received comparatively limited attention among peacebuilding communities in Western Europe and North America, while playing increasingly important roles in regional and international peacebuilding endeavours.
Join us for an online screening and conversation about the film "Steek My Weg or Hide Me". The documentary Seek My Weg focuses on the community of Smitsville in Barrydale of the Western Cape, and highlights the profound and enduring psychosocial consequences of forced removals. This online conversation will unpack the brutalities of white supremacy and [...]
Report Launch:Report on Civil Society Participation in Peace-Making and Mediation Support in the APSA: Insights on the AU, ECOWAS and SADC.
The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation in collaboration with the German Corporation for Development Cooperation invites you to the launch event: Report on Civil Society Participation in Peace-Making and Mediation Support in the APSA: Insights on the AU, ECOWAS and SADC. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by 25 February 2021 Download the report here: https://bit.ly/3aHgnNt
IJR is regularly asked to intervene in schools, both public and private, to assist with incidents of racism or persistent structural racism in schools. It would seem that while the country has a great constitution, the education systems which exist have not been transformed. We often hear pupils and teachers alike speak of the toxic racial environments [...]
IJR continues its exciting webinar series entitled "In Conversation with Communities" with the upcoming third installment featuring members of the Siyakha Forum. You are welcome to join us on Tuesday 29 September, 2020, 2pm. Link to join: http://ow.ly/wmcy50Bup25
We invite you to come and listen to what South Africans on the ground are saying today, and to open yourself to be challenged and inspired by their words. The SCM webinar series will be a culmination of 2-8 years’ of dialoguing, relationship building, and skills capacitation between the SCM project and its various stakeholders, including its IJR [...]