Events – General / Other

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General / Other – Events

Retreat on Intentional Peace-building

28 Feb – 02 Mar 2017 | Phaphama Initiatives | Johannesburg

At a time when we are besieged by global uncertainty, fear and polarisation here is an irresistible invitation to people who are passionate about peace and nonviolence, and who are willing to learn, in a circle, with and from each other.

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Africa’s future is urban

23 Nov 2016 | Institute for Security Studies | ISS Africa, Pretoria

In less than 20 years, one out of every two people in Africa is likely to live in an urban area. Will Africa’s urbanisation translate to a better life for all, or is it set to compound slow development growth, poverty, inequality and violence? A new African Futures research paper addresses these questions and forecasts likely population numbers for Africa’s current and emerging megacities.

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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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