The Centre for Social Justice and Council of Social Justice Champions presents:
The 4th International Conference on Social Justice and the 5th Social Justice Summit
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Registration closes 6 October 2023 at 23:59 SAST.
The International Conference on Social Justice is 11 October 2023 from 08:00-20:00.
The Social Justice Summit is 12 October 2023 from 08:00-17:30.
The International Conference on Social Justice is in its fourth iteration. This year's theme is the role of business and civil society in advancing social justice. Previous years’ themes were: Leveraging the Sustainable Development Goals and the Global Human Rights Agenda to Advance Social Justice (2019); Law, Policy and Social Justice: Taking Economic Equality Seriously (2021) and Restitution (2022) This global platform seeks to bring together social justice researchers and other stakeholders to advance social justice and mobilise South Africa and the international community to accelerate progress on ending poverty and inequality in pursuit of the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It also seeks to deepen social justice scholarship and integration of social justice perspectives in all policy processes and academic pursuits. The outcomes of the conference will also contribute to accelerated implementation of South Africa’s Musa Plan for Social Justice (M-Plan) while catalysing effective pursuit of and accelerated progress on SDGs, in the African continent.Download concept note
The call for abstracts is now closed. Please note the following important dates:
- Deadline for submission of PowerPoint Presentations to firstname.lastname@example.org: 09 October 2023
- Deadline for submission of the draft paper: 11 October 2023
- Deadline for submission of the final paper: 15 November 2023
- Deadline for review and approval of the final paper by the Organising Committee: 30 November 2023
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We're pleased to announce the programme directors:
Summit and conference outputs
- Download the Cape Town Declaration on The Role of Business and Civil Society in Advancing Social Justice, adopted at the 4th International Conference on Social Justice on 11 October 2023
- Download the Cape Town Statement on The Role of Business and Civil Society in Advancing Social Justice, adopted at the 5th Social Justice Summit on 12 October 2023
Please contact the conference and summit organiser, Fanelesibonge Ndebele, with any queries.
+27(0) 21 808 9734
Centre for Social Justice, Stellenbosch University, Old Main Building, Cnr of Ryneveld and Victoria Streets, Matieland, 7602