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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SJC Supports COSATU Protest For Human Rights, Basic Services and Fair Labour Standards

  Social Justice Coalition (SJC) members joined the Congress of South African Trade Union’s (COSATU) protest in the Cape Town city centre today.  The protest – attended by various union movements and civil society organisations – called on government to address a number of issues facing poor and working class people in South Africa.  These…

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