30 Years of Democracy in South Africa: Resilience, Reflections, and Innovations

February 2, 2024

This year marks the 30th anniversary of South Africa’s first democratic elections. This is an opportunity to learn from by the achievements of the country’s anti-apartheid movement and highlight the ongoing innovative efforts to advance democracy. The World Movement for Democracy is delighted to co-host with the Nelson Mandela Foundation a public discussion on Tuesday, February 13, to celebrate and reflect on 30 years of democracy in South Africa. This discussion will feature South African democracy champions Dr. Mamphela Ramphele, Rekgotsofetse Chikaneand 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Chair of the Steering Committee of the World Movement for Democracy, Maria Ressa.

This event will take place at the Nelson Mandela Foundation’s office in Johannesburg, South Africa. If you are in Johannesburg and would like to attend this event, contact Nthabiseng Lephoko, World Movement for Democracy’s Local Coordinator. Please note that the World Movement will not cover any costs to attend this event.