Non-Governmental Organisations and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission: An Impact Assessment

Non-Governmental Organisations and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission: An Impact Assessment

This report examines the relationship between Peace/Conflict Resolution Organisations and the TRC. Based mainly on interviews with NGO and TRC staff, the report outlines the various ways that NGOs participated in the development of the TRC legislation and engaged with TRC structures.

 

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Dr. Hugo van der Merwe is the Director of Research, Knowledge and Learning at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation. Since joining CSVR in 1997, he has developed and managed numerous research projects evaluating the work and impact of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission and managed various research, advocacy and intervention projects relating to transitional justice in South Africa and on the African continent.

Polly Dewhirst
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Polly Dewhirst is a former Project Manager in the Transitional Justice Programme at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation. She obtained her B.A history from the McGill University.

Brandon Hamber
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Brandon Hamber is a former CSVR Programme Manager. He holds a PhD Psychology from The University of Ulster and BA (Hons) MA (Clin. Psych) Ph.D. Clinical Psychology from The University of the Witwatersrand.

 

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