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Towards SADC people’s SUMMIT 

In heightening ASC’s levels of regional solidarity work, our representatives joined over 450 delegates drawn from labour, student, youth, economic justice and human rights networks and other social movements’ grassroots movements, community-based organizations, faith based organizations, women’s organizations; who gathered at the 2016 Southern African Development Community People’s Summit between the 17-19th of August 2016 …

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Combating Drivers of Xenophobia 

“Peace in Africa is in our hands” Currently around the world, refugees, asylum seekers, migrants, and others viewed as “foreign” have been the targets of violent attacks. ACTION Support Centre is currently at the forefront, addressing xenophobia motivated violence in four local communities in different provinces of South Africa. We acknowledge with appreciation Freedom House, …

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The Escalating Zimbabwe Crisis: A demand for socio-economic and political transformation

Zimbabwe Solidarity Forum The Escalating Zimbabwe Crisis A demand for socio-economic and political transformation The Zimbabwe Solidarity Forum (ZSF) joins all progressive forces that are deeply concerned about the deteriorating humanitarian situation, ongoing human rights violations and the inability of the Zimbabwe government to effectively respond to the demands and needs of the people of …

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Reflecting on Impactful Work

The ACTION Support Centre planned, facilitated and documented the NPA’s two day partners meeting held in Johannesburg, South Africa. The conference accorded partners an opportunity to reflect on their past four-year programme activities, their organizational strategies and how they have impacted on inequality. It also explored collaborative approaches for their partner organizations whilst sharing challenges …

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Migrant Crisis: Could Europe learn from Africa?

SALO hosted a dialogue on migration to bring into perspective the current issues at national, regional and international level. The discussions centered on the comparison of how migration is seen at different levels in different contexts. Europe is experiencing major pressures as the flow of desperate migrants predominantly from Syria and other countries reach record …

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Expressing views on China-Africa collaboration

The ACTION Support Centre (ASC), in partnership with the Southern African Liaison Office (SALO), hosted an informal civil society discussion on the 12th of October 2015, with the Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS). The discussion welcomed SIIS: Prof. Yang Jiemian, Director, Academic Committee, (Former President SIIS); Prof. Zhang Chun, Deputy Director, Center for West …

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CORE Survey to measure sustainability of Civil Society Organisations

The attendance of ACTION and other Non-Profit Organizations (NPOs) to the 2015 Civil Society Organization (CSO) workshop based in Johannesburg, was hosted by the Co-operative for Research and Education (CORE). The workshop focused on identifying scarce and critical skills in the education NGO sector for 2015. To this end, the organization had been commissioned by …

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