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Category: Government

Championing Transitional Justice in Africa

16 September 2014

South Africa has a history of social injustice rooted in its apartheid past. Unlike numerous African countries on the continent, South Africa has become a success story – one that stands as a good example of healing. South Africa has provided positive reference for countries that are experiencing civil war […]

2015: The International Year of Evaluation

16 September 2014

2015 was officially declared as the International Year of Evaluation at the Third International Conference on National Evaluation Capacities held in São Paulo, Brazil, 29 September-2 October 2013. The aim of the International Year of Evaluation (EvalYear) is to strengthen the demand for and use of evaluation to inform public […]

Transforming our Society

21 August 2014

South Africa has now been enjoying the fruits of democracy for 20 years. When advocating for a peaceful transition after the fall of apartheid, Nelson Mandela said “…We as a people chose the path of negotiation, compromise and peaceful settlement. Instead of hatred and revenge we chose reconciliation and nation-building”. […]

Youth Day: How far has South Africa come since 1976?

16 June 2014

Every 16 June, South Africans across the country share in the celebration of Youth Day. This national holiday is for remembrance of the thousands of youths, who on 16 June 1976, risked their lives in protest against the oppression of apartheid and Bantu Education. Unfortunately, what started as a peaceful […]

Innovation: Utilising Mobile Survey Technology

13 May 2014 Screenshot of mobile survey technology phone interface.

  Throughout last year, Creative Consulting & Development Works (CC&DW) has been guided and inspired by thinking about how we can bring innovation into the research process to both increase the quality of our work and make the process more efficient and effective. One such way is to the employ […]

April Edition of HIV this Month

2 May 2014

      HIV this month. Issue no. 4. April 2014 Welcome to UNAIDS Science now and to the 4th issue of HIV this month 2014! UNAIDS ran a web story on Experts call for accelerating progress towards universal HIV treatment access this month to examine the latest evidence of […]

Expression of Interest: Consultants Database

3 April 2014

We are currently updating our Consultant Database and are looking for senior consultants with experience in a number of areas. Please see the below Expression of Interest: Consultants Database for more information.   Creative Consulting & Development Works (CC&DW) is a well-established consultancy providing a range of targeted services to […]

March Edition of HIV this Month

1 April 2014

HIV this month. Issue no. 3. March 2014 [pdf] Welcome to UNAIDS Science now and to the third issue of HIV this month 2014! The Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) this year happened early in March presenting exciting advances in HIV research. You may access recorded CROI sessions […]

What is Development?

6 March 2014 Tshabo, © Maureen Sill

  “Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.” – Kofi Annan The term development presupposes that something is changing, evolving or progressing in order to be realised in a more effective and often, ethical […]

Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry

29 January 2014 Social Justice Coalition's Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry logo

On day seven of the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry, we are with heavy hearts. Testimonies shared over the past week have been harrowing, including a visit to the Nkanini informal settlement ‘field of death’, a Cape Town crime hotspot where mob justice killings take place – and which doubles as […]