The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) is a South African-based non-profit organisation that provides platforms for the promotion of social- and economic justice in African states that have emerged from protracted conflicts.
Cultivating the potential for reconciliation and socio-economic justice in Africa through strategic partnerships and carefully constructed interventions.
Unesco Prize for Peace Education in 2008
Turquoise Reconciliation Award 2011
The Institute focuses on the following key areas of work:
- Tracking and analysing macro-economic, political and social trends in post-conflict societies
- Policy advice and Public dialogue
- Community-level engagement to further post-conflict reconstruction and development
- Educational resource development and training.