We joined the German-African Conference of Parliamentarians with our long-standing partner, the Institute for Security Studies, and its Executive Director Fonteh Akum, for a week full of engagements, looking at how to improve the bilateral cooperation in the age of a new geopolitical rivalry.
Our first Newsletter for 2022 has just been published. Open it to read about productive work our great partners did recently in diverse projects, and find links to research reports, articles and videos. Don't miss it!
Seasoned station commander Peter Breitner and youth officer Monika König from the Bavarian police were part of interactive workshops in our violence prevention pilot project with the Institute for Security Studies, focusing on two schools in the Western Cape and Gauteng.
Bergzicht Training in Stellenbosch has just celebrated its 30th anniversary. Over 12000 young people have gained important skills through Bergzicht's tailor-made training courses, which opened opportunities for employment and gave them the chance to live an independent and dignified life. The Hanns Seidel Foundation has supported Bergzicht since 1992.
To make progress in reducing violence, evidence is needed to know which interventions work and which don’t. A recent seminar discussed insights from new research on interventions which aimed to prevent violence against women and children in South Africa.