Joint Submission to the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights,

64th Session, 24 September - 12 October 2018 This report on the implementation of economic, social and cultural rights in South Africa (focusing on...

SPII Talk Newsletter 2nd Quarter April – July 2018

SPII Talk Newsletter 2nd Quarter April – July 2018

In this edition of SPII Talk, Nsimbi helps us understand the disastrous human consequences of a failing land reform programme. Nsimbi, a 56-year-old domestic...

Vulekamali to improve public access to government budget data

Rhodes University’s Public ServiceAccountability Monitor (PSAM), last week gathered members from the National Treasury, the Legal Resources Centre, Afesis Corplan, and open data activist institute OpenUp for...

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Decent Standard of Living Index (DSLI) Project Meeting 22 June 2018 Overview What is a Decent Standard of Living (DSL) threshold? How might a...

Researcher Position

Researcher Position We are looking for a Researcher to join our office in Newtown, Johannesburg. Apply by:  27 June 2018, 5 pm SAST Studies...

2018 NATIONAL BUDGET DIALOGUE ON THE SA APPROPRIATION BILL

SPII was invited as a key Respondent to one of the first Consultative process organised by the Standing Committee on Appropriations following the tabling...

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The Crucial Role of local CSOs in helping communities reduce poverty 17 April 2018 The Poor are Getting Poorer  28 February 2018

Vulekamali Newsletter Issue 1 2018

Vulekamali Newsletter Issue 1 2018

IMALI YETHU is a coalition of civil society organisations working with the South African National Treasury to make budget information more accessible, user-friendly and...

Working Paper 18: Monitoring and Evaluating the Progressive Realisation of the Right to Water and Sanitation in South Africa

The progressive realisation of the right to water and sanitation is provided for in South Africa’s Constitution and the International Covenant of Economic, Social...

The Crucial Role of local CSOs in helping communities reduce poverty

The Crucial Role of local CSOs in helping communities reduce poverty

The unemployment in South Africa went up to 27.1 % in the third quarter of 2016 from 26.6 in the previous period. The number...

SPII Talk Newsletter 1st Quarter January – March 2018

SPII Talk Newsletter 1st Quarter January – March 2018

SPII Talk Newsletter: South Africa Rebooting It’s been quite an eventful first quarter of the year. The political hangover of the ANC’s 54th conference...

Vat Increase

Vat Increase

Value Added Tax will be increased to 15% from 1 April 2018. Some say it’s a necessary step to keep the economy on track,...