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South Africa and Conflict and security

South Africa
  • Capital: Pretoria
  • Population: 49000000
  • Size: 1219912.0 Km2

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Is violence against women during conflict on the decline?
A. Pillay / Institute for Security Studies 2005
This document discusses the relationship between gender and peacekeeping in Africa. It draws on evidence from two Southern African peacekeeping experiences: the United Nations Observer Mission to South Africa (UNOMSA) and the Org...
Is the return of property and land a means of redressing injustice?
The International Center for Transitional Justice 2007
This study summarises the parallel development of restitution and reparations in international law and practice over the last century in order to provide context for recommendations on how restitution can best serve the needs of conte...
How successful is South Africa’s peacekeeping contribution to the Democratic Republic of Congo?
S. Koko / Institute for Security Studies 2007
This article discusses the role played by South Africa in peacekeeping during the recent conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). It particularly focuses on the factors that enabled President Mbeki’s ‘impose...
South Africa’s role in achieving global security
M. Soko / Centre for Policy Studies, South Africa 2007
Member countries of the India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Dialogue Forum seek to position themselves as regional leaders in the pursuit of global security. This paper examines the role of IBSA in international security through the lens...
Reconceptualising organised crime in South Africa
A. Standing / Institute for Security Studies 2006
This book analyses and attempts to conceptualise organised crime and gang violence in South Africa, particularly the Cape Flats. The overall argument of the book is that the 'parasitic model' of crime which sees criminal groups as dis...
Recommendations for the establishment of a transitional government in Zimbabwe
International Crisis Group 2007
This paper analyses the current crisis in Zimbabwe and puts forward recommendations for the establishment of a transition government and democracy in a post-Mugabe era. The paper argues that increased pressure and intervention ...
Laws, norms and mechanisms governing companies' breaches of international law
A. Ramasastry; R. Thompson / Institute for Applied International Studies, Norway 2006
Based on a number of surveys examining the jurisprudence of a total of sixteen nations - Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, South Africa, Spain, Ukraine, UK, and U...
Moving towards participatory governance systems and public participation mechanisms in South Africa
E. Tadesse / Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation, South Africa 2006
This research paper critically investigates some of South Africa’s post-apartheid policy-making processes, in order to assess the extent to which ordinary citizens have been empowered to understand policies and articulate their o...
The impact of gun free zones in South Africa
A. Kirsten / Small Arms Survey 2006
This report looks both at the process whereby Gun Free Zones (GFZs) were set up in South Africa and at the impact they have had to date. Quantitative data such as crime and firearms data, as well as a GFZ audit carried out in 2000, pr...
Recognising the demand side of the small arms trade
D. Atwood; A. Glatz; R. Muggah / Small Arms Survey 2006
This paper aims to inform the debates that will shape the outcomes of the 2006 Review Conference reviewing the 2001 ‘Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All It...
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