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This database includes the names and available details of organizations involved in transitional justice related activities on the African continent.

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Heritiers de la justice

Country: D.R.C and Rwanda
Language: English and French

Organization concerned with human rights and peace promotion in the Great Lakes region. Activities include the creation of local 'Committees of Defence and Mediation' which operates at the grassroots level and whose members are trained in human rights and mediation. Have worked in the past to provide psychosocial support to children fleeing conflicts in Rwanda and Burundi.

IBUKA

Country: Rwanda
Language: French and English

Organization of genocide survivors. Projects include advocacy for justice, documentation and memorialization intitiatives.

Institut des Droits de l'Homme et la Paix

Country: Senegal
Language: French

Promotes human rights through research and dissemination of information.

Institute for Healing of Memories

Country: South Africa
Language: English

Conducts personal healing workshops which assist in laying the ground for forgiveness and reconciliation between people of diverse backgrounds, races, cultures and religions.

Institute for Justice and Reconciliation

Country: South Africa
Language: English

Current Projects: Transitional Justice in Africa projects, Reconciliation Barometer, Memorialization projects in South Africa

Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Country: South Africa
Language: English

Security Analysis, Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration Programmes

Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

Country: Nigeria
Language: English

Documentation of human rights abuses, especially disappearances, freedom of expression etc., human rights education in schools, publishing of articles on human rights issues, legal aid work.

Inter-African Network for Women, Gender Equality and Development (FAMEDEV)

Country: Senegal
Language: French

International Center for Peace in Central Africa (CIPAC)

Country: DRC
Language: French and English

Current Projects: ICPCA is member of the Christian network NGO for human rights and civic organization, RODHECIC. ICPCA aims to participate in the implementation of the peace process in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (and in the Great Lakes Region) by providing its support and assistance to programmes focused on justice (retributive and restorative), reconciliation, dealing with post conflict issues (peacebuilding and peacekeeping), the DDR process and the forthcoming elections.

International Centre for Policy and Conflict (ICPC)

Country: Kenya
Language: English

Current Projects: The International Centre for Policy and Conflict (ICPC) is a strategic point to facilitate research and intervention in transitional societies moving towards democracy from conflicts and or dictatorship in the Great Lakes and Horn of Africa Region. The centre draws on the expertise and intellectual resources of human rights and governance practitioners in the region and focuses in establishing a one-stop knowledge information centre in the fields of transitional justice, conflict, policy and gender issues in the transitional societies.

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