Information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic
Pocketbook on the Role of Councillors in Building Safer Communities, 2nd edition
The Pocketbook provides a conceptual overview, advice and resources to municipal councillors and other interested local government practitioners on the topic of Community Safety with a focus on preventative approaches beyond law enforcement.
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A Guide to Designing Integrated Violence Prevention Interventions
Learn from practical experience and best practices in area-based violence prevention
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Integrated Crime and Violence Prevention Strategy
The Integrated Violence and Crime Prevention Strategy (ICVPS) will serve as an implementation tool of the White Paper on Safety and Security. It has been adopted by Cabinet in March 2022.
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Understand Violence Prevention
Learn more about the basics of violence prevention in 3 short online modules!
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SaferSpaces

SaferSpaces is an interactive platform run by and for community safety and violence prevention practitioners in South Africa to connect, share knowledge and learn from each other.
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Catch Up on Latest Articles

Area Coordination and Multisectoral Partnerships in SPRINT
27 Oct 2021 | by Gianna Maita | Violence Prevention through Urban Upgrading (VPUU NPC)
Area Coordination and Multisectoral Partnerships in SPRINT
Why have South Africans been on a looting rampage? Research offers insights
20 Jul 2021 | by Guy Lamb | Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI)
Why have South Africans been on a looting rampage? Research offers insights
Summary of the SaferSpaces Online Conference: Preventing Violence in South Africa - From policy making to evidence-based implementation
11 Jun 2021 | by Lauren October | The Children's Institute
Summary of the SaferSpaces Online Conference: Preventing Violence in South Africa - From policy making to evidence-based implementation

Participate in Events

Pillar 2 Dialogue: Prevention and Rebuilding Social Cohesion
24 Oct 2022
https://bit.ly/3g1NmBf
Pillar 2 Dialogue: Prevention and Rebuilding Social Cohesion
Launch of the State of Urban Safety in South Africa Report
09 Jun– 09 Jun 2022 | South African Cities Network
Corner Pretoria Road & C.R.Swart Road Zuurfontein 33-Ir Kempton Park 1620
World Forum on Cities and Territories of Peace - 3rd Edition
26 Oct– 28 Oct 2021
online - https://www.ciudadesdepaz.com/wp-content/uploads/Official-Program.pdf https://www.ciudadesdepaz.com/?lang=en

Discover Prevention Projects

National Youth Resilience Initiative
GIZ South Africa | National (all SA)

The National Youth Resilience Initiative (NYRI) was conceptualized in 2020 to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic with the aim of…

Kind Heart Bench Project
| Western Cape

The aim of the project is to focus on the issues that our pupils deal with on a daily basis,…

SPRINT: Up-scaling Area-Based Violence Prevention Interventions
GIZ South Africa, Violence Prevention through Urban Upgrading (VPUU NPC), Isandla Institute | National (all SA)

The Safer Places: Resilient Institutions and Neighbourhoods Together (SPRINT) Project was conceptualised in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and is an…


Resources

Integrated Crime and Violence Prevention Strategy (ICVPS) - Policy/Legislation
Civilian Secretariat for Police Service | 25 Mar 2022
Municipal Guidebook - Applying Safety Measures into Integrated Development Plans - Guide/Manual
Gauteng Province, Province of Eastern Cape, South African Local Government Association, GIZ

Meet the Community

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

Matthew Green
5th Place Consciousness
Kagiso Bodigelo
Crystal park Neighborhood watch
Miss Rajeshree Kistensamy
Active Residents of South Africa (AROSA)