Localising the New Urban Agenda
The New Urban Agenda is a global commitment to sustainable urban development at all levels, based on a shared vision of cities for all
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The Police Leadership Campaign
Good leaders have the potential to hugely improve the safety of those in South Africa
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Global trends, nationalism and xenophobia
National migration policies are getting stricter and anti-foreigner sentiment is on the rise
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By 2030, people in South Africa feel & are safe; and play a role in creating safe environments.
White Paper on Safety and Security (2016)
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SaferSpaces

Blog

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The industry transformed and captured through violence: hitmen empowering themselves
22 May 2018 | by Azwi Netshikulwe, Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI)

In 2017, Azwi Netshikulwe and Ncedo Mngqibisa, Researchers at the Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI) at the University of Cape Town (UCT), conducted fieldwork in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng focusing on political assassinations and taxi violence. The fieldwork was part of a study conducted by UCT’s Centre for Criminology and the…

The industry transformed and captured through violence: hitmen empowering themselves
22 May 2018 | by Azwi Netshikulwe, Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI)

In 2017, Azwi Netshikulwe and Ncedo Mngqibisa, Researchers at the Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI) at the University of Cape Town (UCT), conducted fieldwork in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng focusing on political assassinations and taxi violence. The fieldwork was part of a study conducted by UCT’s Centre for Criminology and the…

Building a new cohort of Youth Leaders that advocate for Safer Communities in SA
22 May 2018 | by Matsetsebale Tleane, Inclusive Violence and Crime Prevention Programme, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit

The Inclusive Violence and Crime Prevention Programme (VCP) of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and its partners trained over 120 young people as youth leaders and ambassadors of safer communities in two provinces, Gauteng and Eastern Cape. The purpose of this training is capacity-building of young leaders who…

Building a new cohort of Youth Leaders that advocate for Safer Communities in SA
22 May 2018 | by Matsetsebale Tleane, Inclusive Violence and Crime Prevention Programme, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit

The Inclusive Violence and Crime Prevention Programme (VCP) of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and its partners trained over 120 young people as youth leaders and ambassadors of safer communities in two provinces, Gauteng and Eastern Cape. The purpose of this training is capacity-building of young leaders who…

How prioritising education in South Africa can prevent violence
02 May 2018 | by Cassidy Parker, ISS Consultant

The Seven Passes Initiative shows how supporting children with schoolwork creates a better society.

How prioritising education in South Africa can prevent violence
02 May 2018 | by Cassidy Parker, ISS Consultant

The Seven Passes Initiative shows how supporting children with schoolwork creates a better society.

Safety as the Bedrock of Open Streets
20 Apr 2018 | by Marco Geretto, Urban Designer and Co-founder of Open Streets Cape Town

At the most basic level, we have a collective responsibility to make the streets in front of our homes safer. Not by exclusion, but by looking out for one another. The more we intentionally participate in street life, the safer our streets become.

Safety as the Bedrock of Open Streets
20 Apr 2018 | by Marco Geretto, Urban Designer and Co-founder of Open Streets Cape Town

At the most basic level, we have a collective responsibility to make the streets in front of our homes safer. Not by exclusion, but by looking out for one another. The more we intentionally participate in street life, the safer our streets become.

The industry transformed and captured through violence: hitmen empowering themselves
22 May 2018 | by Azwi Netshikulwe, Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI)
Building a new cohort of Youth Leaders that advocate for Safer Communities in SA
22 May 2018 | by Matsetsebale Tleane, Inclusive Violence and Crime Prevention Programme, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
How prioritising education in South Africa can prevent violence
02 May 2018 | by Cassidy Parker, ISS Consultant
Safety as the Bedrock of Open Streets
20 Apr 2018 | by Marco Geretto, Urban Designer and Co-founder of Open Streets Cape Town

Events

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Open Dialogue Lunch: Maximising Brand in the Nonprofit Sector

  • Belron Training Centre, 10 Joubert Street Extension, Braamfontein

Community of Practitioners

Welcome to the newly registered safety practitioners and organisations. Find out how you can join.

Aniela Batschari

Mrs Aniela Batschari

  • Shukumisa Coalition

Mr Abel Phega

  • Sithuthukisa Bonke Crisis Centre
Shaheda  Omar

Dr Shaheda Omar

  • The Teddy Bear Clinic for Abused Children, t/a The Teddy Bear Foundation
Small Projects Foundation

Small Projects Foundation

  • National (all SA), Eastern Cape
Soteria Ministries

Soteria Ministries

  • Western Cape
Hands of Honour

Hands of Honour

  • Western Cape
Earthchild Project

Earthchild Project

  • Western Cape