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Celebrate Africa Day, 31 May, Diepsloot Youth Centre at 08h00


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The National Conference to reflect on the “Progress made towards the implementation of the DDPA on the Elimination of all Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance in South Africa – Reflecting on the WCAR20, in the context of the 25th Year Anniversary of the Constitution”.

The Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Honourable, Ronald Lamola (MP), cordially invites all to a National Conference to be hosted by the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development to reflect on the World Conference against Racism (WCAR) 20 years on and to assess progress made towards the implementation of South Africa’s National Action Plan to Combat Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance (NAP).

The event took place as follows:
Date: 23 - 24 May 2022
Time: 08h00 - 16h30 (Day 1) & 08h30 - 15h00 (Day 2)
Venue: Emperors Palace Hotel, 64 Jones Rd - Kempton Park, Gauteng

Watch on the Justice YouTube Channel: https://youtube.com/user/JusticeGOVZA


Fighting the scourge of Gender Based Violence Community Imbizo, Delft, 13 May 2022
The Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, Mr John Jeffery, will on Friday, 13 May 2022, host a justice service delivery Imbizo at Delft, Cape Town. The Imbizo is part of the Department’s recently launched Year of the Community programme and will focus exclusively on the on-going fight against Gender Based Violence and Femicide. Read the full media statement.

YouTube Live Stream Link: https://youtu.be/1sHzqM-Pj9U

Annual Events

National Wills Week

This year National Wills Week will take place from 13-17 September 2021 and Legal Practitioners will be called upon to provide free legal advice and free drafting of wills.

It is important that practitioners understand the challenges relating to the non–recognition of relationships and the challenges faced by communities during COVID-19 and how it impacts on succession and estate planning.


GBV and Femicide Summit

National Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and Femicide Summit

In his speech on the occasion of the National Women’s Day 2018, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that a National Summit on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and Femicide would be held between government and civil society to jointly determine a roadmap to end the scourge of gender-based violence and killings of women and girls in our country.

Moot Court

The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, in collaboration with the University of Pretoria and the Foundation of Human Rights, annually hosts, the National Schools Moot Court Competition. The objective of Moot Court Competition is mainly to persuade school children to understand the Constitution and its values and to establish a continuous Human Rights learning programme through education and information. Thus, enhancing respect for the primacy of the Human Rights.

Nelson Mandela Centenary 2018

In celebrating the centenary of Nelson Mandela and in the spirit of creating access to justice for all, the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development has identified 100 service/access points for the period 16 to 20 July 2018.


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