Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR)

Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR)

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The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation was launched in 2000 in the aftermath of South Africa´s Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The aim was to ensure that lessons learned in the transition from apartheid to democracy were taken into account as the nation moved ahead. Today, the Institute helps to build fair, democratic and inclusive societies in Africa through carefully selected engagements and interventions.

Latest publications

A Test of Trust: Insights on South Africans' Views of the COVID-19 Vaccine from Public Opinion Data

Central African Republic: Post-Electoral Crisis and the Prospects for Reconciliation

State of the Nation: Insights on South African Society, Economy and Politics

Social Cohesion Hangs in the Balance as South Africans Feel Economically Insecure: Reflections from the South African Reconciliation Barometer

Civil Society Participation in Peacemaking and Mediation Support in the APSA: Insights on the AU, ECOWAS and SADC

A Generation of Democracy in South Africa: Insights on Political Participation from the South African Reconciliation Barometer

Civil Society Leading Transitional Justice in Southern Africa: Lessons from Zimbabwe

The African Union Transitional Justice Policy: The Missing Sixth Pillar of the African Peace and Security Architecture

News in the COVID-19 crisis: Where do South Africans get their News, and is it Trustworthy? Findings from the 2019 South African Reconciliation Barometer

Safety and perceptions of safety

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