Events – Safety planning

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Safety planning – Events

Call for Abstracts - Preventing Violence and Promoting Safety in Fragile and Insecure Environments
19 Sep – 06 Oct 2017 | Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI) | Cape Town

The Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI) at the University of Cape Town is inviting abstracts for papers to be given at a conference titled ‘‘Preventing violence and promoting safety in fragile and insecure environments’‘. The conference will be taking place from 27-28 November 2017. Abstracts must be submitted via email by 6 October 2017 to: .

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Urban safety in South Africa: Crime stats and city responses
28 Sep 2016 | South African Cities Network, GIZ South Africa, Centre of Criminology | Msunduzi City Hall, Pietermaritzburg

The South African Urban Safety Reference Group invites all interested parties to a roundtable discussion, the purpose of which is to facilitate a city-level interpretation of official crime statistics, to profile individual city approaches and strategies based on the State of Urban Safety in South Africa Report 2016

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From Streetscapes to Thriving Communities
| Prevention Institute | Webcast

Prevention Institute and its co-sponsors are excited to present an in-person and webcast event with visionary thinkers Dinesh Mohan and Dick Jackson. Streets are in many ways at the heart of our communities, and street design can shape health outcomes in powerful ways. Yet street design isn’t enough: Residents need safe places to play, great destinations, and a thriving local economy.

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Stopping violence before it starts
| Institute for Security Studies | ISS Pretoria

The seminar will launch a special edition of the Institute for Security Studies journal, South African Crime Quarterly. This edition, on the prevention of violence in South Africa, was guest edited by Elizabeth Dartnall and Anik Gevers from the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) at the South African Medical Research Council.

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