This two-day online conference will reflect on the prospects of the effective implementation of relevant evidence-based violence prevention interventions in South Africa.
Date: 29 Apr 2020
Time: 15:00 to 16:30
Venue: Online via Zoom, registration required
Attend event via webcast
Online via Google meet
The Civilian Secretariat for Police Service (CSPS) invites participants to the launch of SaferSpaces under new management, which will be taking place on 29 June 2017. CSPS with the guidance of an Advisory Group will be managing SaferSpaces in line with the implementation of the 2016 White Paper on Safety and Security.
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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