NYRI boosts youth in Mpumalanga
28 Sep 2023 | by Linda Dlamini | GIZ
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Call for Entries: Innovation Competition on Youth-led GBVF Prevention in Urban Spaces
15 Sep 2023 | by Tlholohelo Mokgere

Are you a young person running a project or intervention that contributes to gender-based violence and femicide (GBVF) prevention and enhancing community safety? We’re looking for you!

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Gaming tool promotes co-designing safer communities
06 Sep 2023 | by Linda Dlamini | GIZ

INDAWO is a gamified learning tool that promotes the co-designing process towards safer communities.

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On Common Ground: a Personal Perspective on Public Space
01 Sep 2023

Personalising Public Space: What does it mean to you? We want to hear from you, how do you use and take ownership of your public space?

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Revisiting the End Street North Park Pilot project: the impact of cocreation models on sustainable park activation
01 Sep 2023 | by VCP GIZ

End Street North Park in Johannesburg was selected as a site for piloting a collaborative model for for designing, developing and managing inclusive and sustainable public parks. Five years since its completion in 2018 the park remains in flux.

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NISSP launch a boost to school safety
23 Aug 2023 | by Ryan Hoffmann (GIZ)

The prioritisation of the topics of safety and Inclusion at schools in South Africa was boosted by the launching the National Inclusive and Safer Schools Partnership (NISSP) Strategy.

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Second phase of the National Youth Resilience Initiative gets underway
31 Jul 2023 | by Ryan Hoffmann (GIZ)

The first cohort of young people selected to participate in the second phase of the National Youth Resilience Initiative completed residential training in July 2023. 
The training took place in Gauteng from 3-7 July and brought together 25 committed community champions from the Sedibeng region for training on building resilience in themselves and other young people in their communities.

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Open Streets Festival returns to KwaDukuza
04 Jul 2023 | by Ryan Hoffmann (GIZ)

The Open Streets Festival returned to KwaDukuza on KwaZulu-Natal’s north coast on Friday, 23 June 2023 to commemorate World Environment Day and envision the future of the city.

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Open Streets: An exercise in urban resilience and safety
21 Jun 2023 | by ​Siyabonga Khanyile | KwaDukuza Municipality

Whilst the open street event is used to bring awareness about inclusive urban mobility, it also presents an opportunity for the city to try something new. This year’s event will be used to trial out the idea of adapting King Shaka Street to create a public square in response to the newly built KwaDukuza Museum.

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Integration in Action: Nelson Mandela Bay
20 Jun 2023 | by Ryan Hoffmann (GIZ)

The experience of the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro offers valuable lessons on the challenges and opportunities which come with the implementation of an integrated approach to violence and crime prevention.

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