Publications

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EMPOWERING COMMUNITIES THROUGH RENEWABLE ENERGY INVESTMENT

Research report on the potential of the South African Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme

The report provides insight on how the South African Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) facilitates economic development in local communities. The report brings together perspectives of various stakeholders within the renewable energy industry: local community members, renewable energy experts and financiers. more…

April 28, 2017

When Xenophobia Rears Its Ugly Head:

A variety of complex factors fuel xenophobia. The most recent xenophobic attacks in Durban demonstrate how the causes of xenophobia are profoundly complex and multifaceted and, indeed, what the response needs to be. more…

March 29, 2017

Human Rights Report Card 2017

In this publication series, the Centre for Constitutional Rights assesses regularly in how far the South African government, state organs and Chapter 9 Institutions have succeeded or failed in making constitutionally guaranteed Human Rights a reality. more…

March 17, 2017

Youth Employment Enterprise & Skills-Summit

The conference targeted the high youth unemployment rate South Africa and aimed at not only the identification of its major causes but also at the development of doable solutions to deal with the problem on the local level in Port Elizabeth (Eastern Cape). The conference brought together unemployed youths, prospective employers and civil society organizations which assist the youths to find employment to exchange information on ways to deal with youth unemployment. more…

Event Reports | March 9, 2017

Student Protests 2015, 2016 – and 2017?

For two years, South Africa has seen mass student protests. How did they shape the country? What did they achieve? And how will the movement evolve in the academic year 2017 that has just started? more…

February 28, 2017