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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9 Emerging Insights from Violence Prevention Programmes in South Africa
03 Sep 2019 | by Gianna Maita | Violence Prevention through Urban Upgrading (VPUU NPC)| VPUU NPC, Thomas Hellmann | GIZ South Africa| GIZ

What we’ve learned so far through knowledge management within the South African-German development cooperation

9 Emerging Insights from Violence Prevention Programmes in South Africa
03 Sep 2019 | by Gianna Maita | Violence Prevention through Urban Upgrading (VPUU NPC)| VPUU NPC, Thomas Hellmann | GIZ South Africa| GIZ

What we’ve learned so far through knowledge management within the South African-German development cooperation

‘Ripped’ and ‘Roids’: Muscularity and Illegal Use of Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids
03 Apr 2019 | by Tamsanqa Mashasha | Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI), Guy Lamb | Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI)

Illegal Anabolic-Androgenic steroid use is generally regarded as being trivial by law enforcement authorities, but the dangers are real. Continued AAS use can result in heart, liver and kidney diseases, as well as heart attack and stroke. How can we reduce the danger?

‘Ripped’ and ‘Roids’: Muscularity and Illegal Use of Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids
03 Apr 2019 | by Tamsanqa Mashasha | Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI), Guy Lamb | Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI)

Illegal Anabolic-Androgenic steroid use is generally regarded as being trivial by law enforcement authorities, but the dangers are real. Continued AAS use can result in heart, liver and kidney diseases, as well as heart attack and stroke. How can we reduce the danger?

The Climate Change-Violent Conflict Nexus in Global Perspective
21 Mar 2019 | by Gerald Moore | Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI)| University of Cape Town

What is the existing empirical evidence linking Climate Change to violent conflict? On 5 March 2019, Gerald A. Moore, a research assistant at the Safety and Violence Initiative, interviewed Professor Michael Brzoska, a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy in Hamburg, who shared his…

The Climate Change-Violent Conflict Nexus in Global Perspective
21 Mar 2019 | by Gerald Moore | Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI)| University of Cape Town

What is the existing empirical evidence linking Climate Change to violent conflict? On 5 March 2019, Gerald A. Moore, a research assistant at the Safety and Violence Initiative, interviewed Professor Michael Brzoska, a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy in Hamburg, who shared his…

South Africa's presidency must drive safety
01 Mar 2019 | by Andrew Faull | Institute for Security Studies| University of Cape Town

South Africa has not had a formal national policy to improve public safety since 2004. This changed in 2016 when cabinet adopted the White Paper on Safety and Security. This is the government’s flagship policy on crime, safety and violence prevention. However, implementation is the key challenge. The White Paper…

South Africa's presidency must drive safety
01 Mar 2019 | by Andrew Faull | Institute for Security Studies| University of Cape Town

South Africa has not had a formal national policy to improve public safety since 2004. This changed in 2016 when cabinet adopted the White Paper on Safety and Security. This is the government’s flagship policy on crime, safety and violence prevention. However, implementation is the key challenge. The White Paper…

9 Emerging Insights from Violence Prevention Programmes in South Africa
‘Ripped’ and ‘Roids’: Muscularity and Illegal Use of Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids
03 Apr 2019 | by Tamsanqa Mashasha | Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI), Guy Lamb | Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI)
The Climate Change-Violent Conflict Nexus in Global Perspective
21 Mar 2019 | by Gerald Moore | Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI)| University of Cape Town
South Africa's presidency must drive safety
01 Mar 2019 | by Andrew Faull | Institute for Security Studies| University of Cape Town

Events

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Resources

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South African Crime Quarterly No. 66 -

  • Institute for Security Studies, Centre of Criminology | 01 Dec 2018

DoCS Departmental Newsletter: March 2019 - Factsheet

  • Western Cape Department of Community Safety | 31 Mar 2019

DoCS Departmental Newsletter: December 2018 - Factsheet

  • Western Cape Department of Community Safety | 01 Dec 2018

Community of Practitioners

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

Tinus Etsebeth

Mr Tinus Etsebeth

  • South African Police Service

Mr MM MAHLANGU

  • Amandla (Diepsloot Safe-hub)
Mary-Ann  Stubbs

Mrs Mary-Ann Stubbs

  • MAS Training Consultancy

Mr Andrew Layman

  • Strategic Urban Management NPC