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Announcement of Executive Director Transition

On behalf of the CSVR Board of Directors, we would like to inform you that Nomfundo Mogapi will be departing from her role as the Executive Director of the CSVR. After 17 years at CSVR, ...

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Blended Voices Symposium: Understanding Torture, War Trauma and Violence through an African Lens

CSVR is hosting a symposium to help build an understanding of torture, war trauma and violence through an African lens from 30 September 2020 to 24 March 2021. Africa’s relationship to torture, war trauma and ...

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Book Review of 'The Global Climate Regime and Transitional Justice'

The debate about global climate change triggers visceral emotions – moral outrage, a sense of injustice, feelings of empathy, and concerns for equity. When passionate partisans advocate their positions on climate action (i.e., what to ...

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Press Release: The African Union and CSVR Host the First Continental Forum on Transitional Justice

The African Union Commission Department of Political Affairs (AUC-DPA) and the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) jointly hosted the first Continental Forum on Transitional Justice (TJ) in Africa in Johannesburg, South ...

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State-Community Collaboration for Safe Communities: Promoting Urban Violence Prevention in Public Employment Programmes

The Community Work Programme (CWP) is a government led programme that was founded by the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (DCoGTA) in April 2010. Inspired by Public Employment Programmes in India, CWP represents ...

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Internal Seminar: Jay D. Aronson on the Magic of Math in Human Rights

On 19 June 2017, Jay Aronson, the founder and director of the United States-based Centre for Human Rights Science (CHRS), presented his work on transitional justice and technology at the CSVR Cape Town office, sharing ...

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