The Centre for Conflict Resolution aims to contribute towards a just and sustainable peace in Africa by promoting constructive, creative and co-operative approaches to the resolution of conflict through training, policy development, research and capacity building.

News and Features

"South Africa's accession to the BRICS has helped broaden the bloc's focus from mainly economic cooperation to development cooperation."

Audio Files - Implementing the South African Defence Review

Download audio files for a dialogue on Implementing the South African Defence Review.


Audio Files - Recovering Democracy in South Africa

Download audio files for a dialogue launch of Recovering Democracy in South Africa by Raymond Suttner.


Public Dialogue - African Development in the 21st Century

CCR will host a public dialogue on 'African Development in the 21st Century' in Cape Town on 28 April 2015.


Seminar Report - South Africa and the BRICS

This CCR seminar report assesses the potential for increasing the impact of the BRICS bloc on global politics.


Print and Media

"The mammoth task confronting the 2014 National Defence Review has been outlined in a 30-year implementation plan that will be subject to periodic reviews."

Audio Files - Debating the Legacy of Cecil Rhodes

Download audio files for a dialogue on Debating the Legacy of Cecil Rhodes.

Defence Review: Who Will Keep The Peace?

Dawn Nagar discusses the progress made and public challenges faced in the implementation plans for the 2014 National Defence Review.


Ramphele Failed In University Transformation

Adekeye Adebajo discusses the role of black vice-chancellors in transforming post-apartheid universities in South Africa.


The Brics Challenge: New Players In An Old Game?

Kudrat Virk and Rosaline Daniel discuss the challenge from the South to global governance and the international economic order.


Latest Books

"The experience of conflict typically brings issues of political authority, security, society, and economy to the fore, albeit in different ways in different places."

Africa's Peacemakers: Nobel Peace Laureates of African Descent

Africa's Peacemakers is an innovative review of the contributions of Africans and the African diaspo...

Peacebuilding, Power, and Politics in Africa

Peacebuilding, Power, and Politics in Africa is a critical reflection on peacebuilding efforts in Af...

The EU and Africa: From Eurafrique to Afro-Europa

The EU and Africa offers a holistic and comprehensive assessment of the relations of the EU with Afr...

Region-Building in Southern Africa: Progress, Problems and Prospects

Region-Building in Southern Africa addresses the key political, socio-economic, and security challen...

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