Publications

State-Community Collaboration for Safe Communities: Urban Violence Prevention Through Public Employment Programmes

Since 2009 the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation has conducted research and intervention projects that engage with and assess the role of the South African government’s Community Work Programme (CWP) in violence ...

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Global Comparative Analysis of Public Employment Programmes: Strengths and Limitations

Unemployment is not only prevalent in times of crisis but is an ongoing and structural issue worldwide, with markets being unable to supply enough jobs to meet the demand. In this context, private-sector employment can ...

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Government and Civil Society Collaboration: Lessons from a Partnership between CSVR, COGTA AND GIZ-VCP

The Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) has researched the Community Work Programme (CWP) since 2010. In 2016, the CSVR entered into a partnership with the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional ...

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Citizens' Report South Africa: Ensuring an Inclusive Reporting Process for HLPF

This shadow report on South Africa's implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is based on the resolution of the South African Civil Society Working Group on the SDGs to publish a Citizen' Report ...

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Participatory Methods in Violence Prevention: Lessons from CSVR's Collaboration with the Community Work Programme in South Africa

CSVR has been conducting research on South Africa’s Community Work Programme (CWP) since 2010. In 2016, the organisation commenced with an effort to strengthen urban violence prevention interventions carried out by CWP through their work. ...

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Learnings from Participants' Reflections on Strengthening Urban Violence Prevention Through the Community Work Programme

CSVR has been researching South Africa’s Community Work Programme (CWP) since 2010. In 2016, the organisation commenced with an effort to strengthen urban violence prevention interventions, carried out by CWP participants, by offering furthering training ...

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Strengthening Urban Violence Prevention Through the CWP: Learnings from CSVR's Pre- and Post-Training Evaluation

CSVR has conducted research on South Africa’s Community Work Programme (CWP) since 2010. In 2016, the organisation commenced with an eff ort to strengthen urban violence prevention interventions carried out by CWP through their work. ...

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