Call for Proposals: Public Stakeholder Perceptions Survey
The Commission’s mandate has implications for the SAHRC to engage with broader society, including key strategic stakeholders and the general public. In order to improve and enhance relations with stakeholders, it is critical for the Commission to ascertain a deeper understanding of stakeholder perceptions and views about its effectiveness in delivering on the broad mandate.
Call for Proposals and Quotations for the conduct of an audit of the SAHRCs ICT infrastructure and environment
The South African Human Rights Commission (Commission) extends a call for the submission of proposals and quotations for the conduct of an audit of the Commission’s ICT Infrastructure and environment.
Time to recap as UN celebrates world day of social justice for all
The General Assembly proclaimed February 20 as World Day of Social Justice in 2007. It invited member states to devote the day to promoting national activities in accordance with the objectives and goals of the World Summit for Social Development and the 24th session of the General Assembly.
Effects of Mining on Children
By Commissioner Lindiwe Mokate, SAHRC Commissioner responsible for Children’s Rights and Basic Education
The Mining Indaba is regarded as the largest mining investment event, bringing together key stakeholders in the industry. We recognise that mining is an important developmental activity which contributes to home, office, schools and life in general. For these reasons, mining has an important role in fostering the development and realisation of socio-economic rights within South Africa and beyond.
Let's talk Justice Interview with SAHRC Chairperson Adv Mushwana
Notice on compliance with Section 51
The most recent notice of exemption confirming the extension until December 2020 can be located in Government Gazette Notice 39504, No 1222 (11 December 2015).
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SAHRC Investigative Report: Western Cape - Joshua Generation Church
The South African Human Rights Commission is searching for talented individuals who are committed to shaping the future of South Africa.
NHRIs translate the international human rights norms and standards into lived realities at the domestic level
Opinion Piece: International Human Rights Day
10 DECEMBER 2015
By Advocate Mabedle Lourence Mushwana
Chairperson, South African Human Rights Commission and Chairperson of the International Coordinating Committee of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (ICC)
2016 will mark the 50th anniversary of the adoption of the two covenants namely, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights which together with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights form the International Bill of Human Rights
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Private bodies exempted from compiling the Manual contemplated in Section 51(1) of PAIA for a period of five years with effect from 1 January 2016The South African Human Rights Commission (the Commission) received notice on 26 November 2015 from the office of the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services confirming that the Minister has "decided to further exempt private bodies from compiling the Manual contemplated in Section 51(1) of PAIA for a period of five years with effect from 1 January 2016."The notice of exemption is yet to be gazetted. The Commission will make same available as soon as it has been published.Please see attached, the previous exemption notice which sets out which categories of private bodies must still comply with Section 51 of PAIA.If your private body falls within the exemption and a manual has already been prepared in terms of Section 51 of PAIA, please note that there is no need to submit the manual to the Commission. We do however strongly encourage you to upload the manual on your website and ensure that same is available at your office/s for public inspection.
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Click here to download the Tooklit for the Private Sector report
Request for proposal for the leasing of office space
Request for proposal for the leasing of office space and parking facilities for the SAHRC head office and Gauteng for a period of three (3) years with the option to extend for a further two (2) years.