SaferSpaces: Active Public and Community Participation

Active Public and Community Participation

Local residents can become agents of change in their neighbourhoods and can provide government with necessary insights to meet a communities safety needs with tailor-made interventions. So the local communities need to play an active role in planning and implementing any safety measures to ensure a sustainable change and prevention of violence and crime.

In this section you can learn and discuss about the following:
• Sustainable forums for co-ordinated and collaborative action on community safety.
• Public and community participation in the development, planning and implementation of crime and violence prevention programmes and interventions.
• Public and private partnerships to support safety, crime and violence prevention programmes and interventions.
• And other relevant topics.


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20 Oct 2020 | by Siphelele Ngobese | South African Cities Network| South African Cities Network (SACN), Thomas Hellmann | GIZ South Africa| GIZ
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