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Institute hosts National Action Plan Discussions


Attending the discussions were from left: Prof Andre Keet, Ms Yasmin Sooka, Dr Willy Nel, Ms Gugu Ncongwana, Director: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, Ms Danaline Franzman, Chief Director: Social Justice and Participatory Democracy in the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development and Andile Mngxitama, columnist and political commentator.
Photo: Sibusiso Tshabalala
12 March 2013

The Institute for Reconciliation and Social Justice, together with the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development and the Foundation for Human Rights, hosted a workshop-style discussion with university and community role players on the National Action Plan (NAP) to Combat Racism, Xenophobia and related intolerances. As an obligation under the United Nations Declaration at the World Conference on Racism, Xenophobia and related intolerances held in Durban, 2001, the NAP was presented by Yasmin Sooka (Executive Director of the Foundation for Human Rights). Dr Willy Nel, from the Faculty of Education, was the respondent and Prof Andre Keet, Director of the Institute, facilitated the workshop.

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