Find out about events such as conferences, seminars or trainings that relate to community safety. If you would you like to promote your event, write to contact@saferspaces.org.za.

Events

Is social cohesion the missing link in preventing violence?
21 Apr 2016 | Institute for Security Studies, Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) | HSRC Cape Town, Durban, Pretoria

New research shows that social cohesion can both prevent and enable violence in South African communities. This seminar will launch a special edition of South African Crime Quarterly that showcases the research and investigates the role of social cohesion and the related concept of collective efficacy in reducing violence.

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Screening: Dreamcatcher & Panel discussion on preventing GBV
21 Apr 2016 | Lesedi la Batho | Alliance Francaise, Pretoria

The screening of the award winning documentary ” Dream Catcher” organised by Lesedi la batho in partnership with the Tri Continental Film festival, the French Embassy and the European Union Delegation to South Africa will be followed by a panel discussion between various stakeholders in the field of Gender Equality and Rights.

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Information Event: EU CfP for Youth Development
27 Jan 2016 | EU Delegation to South Africa | Embassy of Netherlands, Pretoria

An information session for the Call for Proposals by The European Union Delegation to South Africa for projects aimed at strengthening the capacity of CSOs and networks offering young people opportunities to actively participate in governance, social development, sustainable and inclusive growth in South Africa.

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EU Call for proposals: Youth development
04 Dec – 23 Feb 2016 | EU Delegation to South Africa

The European Union Delegation to South Africa is seeking proposals for projects aimed at strengthening the capacity of CSOs and networks offering young people opportunities to actively participate in governance, social development, sustainable and inclusive growth in South Africa.

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SVRI Forum 2015: Innovation & Intersections
14 – 17 Sep 2015 | Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) | Spier 1692, Stellenbosch

The SVRI Forum 2015 brings together researchers, gender activists, funders, policy makers, service providers, practitioners and survivors from around the world and will showcase innovation to end sexual violence, intimate partner violence and child abuse, and strengthen responses to survivors in low and middle income countries. The SVRI Forum is a key platform for sharing research, innovation and networking.

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Understanding GBV in South Africa
09 Sep 2015 | Soul City Institute | Soul City Institute, Johannesburg

South Africa has one of the highest rates of gender-based violence (GBV). Soul City Institute for Health and Development Communication has new research on its causes and what we can do to tackle the issue.

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1st South African Homicide Research Colloquium
03 – 04 Sep 2015 | UCT Safety and Violence Initiative | The Riverclub, Observatory, Cape Town

The aim of the colloquium is to develop a more comprehensive understanding of homicide (with a particular focus on South Africa). This event will seek to bring together researchers, those who work in the criminal justice and related sectors, policy makers and violence prevention practioners and activists.

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