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PAREN AUTJP Monitor Call for Articles

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 [...]

By |Aug 25th, 2021|Categories: News, Uncategorised|

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

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 [...]

By |Aug 24th, 2021|Categories: News|

South Africans unsure of safety of COVID-19 vaccines; many unlikely to get vaccinated

Seven in 10 South Africans have little or no trust in the government’s ability to ensure that COVID-19 vaccines are safe, a new Afrobarometer survey shows. A majority of South Africans say they are unlikely to try to get vaccinated. Close to half believe prayer is more effective than a vaccine in preventing COVID-19 infection.

By |Jul 28th, 2021|Categories: News, Press Releases|

South Africans see postponing elections, using security forces to enforce lockdown as justified during COVID-19 pandemic

Seven in 10 South Africans have little or no trust in the government’s ability to ensure that COVID-19 vaccines are safe, a new Afrobarometer survey shows. A majority of South Africans say they are unlikely to try to get vaccinated. Close to half believe prayer is more effective than a vaccine in preventing COVID-19 infection.

By |Jul 28th, 2021|Categories: News, Press Releases|

MESSAGE OF SOLIDARITY WITH THE SOUTH AFRICAN WOMEN’S PEACE TABLE ON THE SOCIAL UNREST IN THE COUNTRY CONVENED BY THE GERTRUDE SHOPE WOMEN MEDIATORS NETWORK

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 [...]

By |Jul 23rd, 2021|Categories: News, Peacebuilding and Mental Health, Uncategorised|

AB Announcing webinar on Covid-19, healthcare and NHI

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 [...]

By |Jul 19th, 2021|Categories: Events, News|

Statement on the ongoing violence in KZN and Gauteng

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 [...]

By |Jul 14th, 2021|Categories: News|

Post-Covid Africa and Deepening Pan-Africanism

The African Union’s Agenda 2063 refers to pursuing “an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa, driven by its own citizens and representing a dynamic force in the international arena.” The devastating and wide-range effects of the Covid-19 pandemic has instigated a crisis that represents both a challenge and an opportunity for Africa to strive to realise its full potential in terms of consolidating peace and development, through the cultivating culture of Pan-African solidarity and self-determination. The disease does not discriminate against its victims on the basis of race, nationality, ethnicity, gender, culture religion or financial affluence, and it has fueled global pandemonium.

By |Jul 2nd, 2021|Categories: Newsletter|
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