SJC To Host Community Caucus for WDC2014

Cape Town is a city that remains deeply scarred by centuries of division by design. During Apartheid, hundreds of thousands of black and coloured citizens were forced out to the City’s periphery into makeshift and underserviced settlements on hostile land. Today almost a million people – roughly a third of the City’s households – reside in informal or inadequate housing[1], cut off from the “city centre” and facing massive service delivery backlogs.

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SJC Endorses Joint Statement on the Open Government Partnership

On Tuesday 17 April 2012, the South African government joined representatives of 60 countries at the annual two-day meeting of the Open Government Partnership, an international, multilateral initiative that aims to secure concrete commitments from governments to promote transparency, empower citizens, fight corruption, and harness new technologies to strengthen governance. As one of eight countries…

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