ODAC: Updates on Whistleblower Protections

ODAC are launching an updated resource to guide the public and private sector on how best to protect whistleblowers in South Africa given the recent amendments to the Protected Disclosures Act.


In 2017 the Protected Disclosures Act was amended significantly. Yet, little work has been done to promote or contextualise ...

Global Legislative Openness Week 2017 (GLOW^4)

In honor of the International Day of Democracy (September 15), we are thrilled to announce that the fourth annual Global Legislative Openness Week (GLOW) will take place this year from November 20-30, 2017! We are also pleased to announce micro-awards to help groups organize events for this year’s GLOW!


Organized ...

SAFCEI: Speak out against uranium mining in the Karoo

The South African Faith Communities' Environment Institute (SAFCEI) urgently needs your help.

Uranium mining is being considered in the Karoo and they until this coming Thursday (7 September) to voice objections to the proposed mines, which will destroy livelihoods and severely pollute and damage the natural environment and ground water. ...

Spotlight on violence against women


Executive ethics: a need for review?


The Public Protector’s ‘State of capture’ report, released in October 2016 outlined the degree to which the state has been captured by the politically connected Gupta family. It also outlines the degree to which this influence extended to the workings of some state-owned enterprises and the possibly corrupt awarding of ...

Public Lecture: Democracy and the Poor


RSVP to Mpho on info@pari.or.za or on 0847241800

CFCR: Discussion on the Nature of the Equality Clause

The Future of Employment Equity

Join the Centre for Constitutional Rights (CFCR) for a panel discussion on the interpretation of section 9(2) of the Constitution, as laid down in the matter of the Minister of Finance and others v Van Heerden (Van Heerden) and the future of Employment Equity Plans. ...

TEKANO: Call for applications!


Parliament Watch

Parliament Watch is calling a meeting of civil society, activists and interested stakeholders to engage on a range of strategies to pressure the speaker and members of parliament to act as representative of, and in the interest of the country at large.

The event will be taking place on Wednesday ...

Assist Students Depending on NSFAS

The University of the Western Cape Financial aid office is deliberately declining NSFAS funding for senior students who have passed 50% or more of their 2016 modules. According to NSFAS website and press releases, all students who were funded in 2016 and have passed 50% or more of their 2016 ...

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