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Views and Visions of Coexistence in South Africa.

Malan, Jannie
June 4, 2015

Source: (2008) Mount Edgecombe, South Africa: African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD)

This project was jointly undertaken by the Durban-based African Centre for the Constructive
Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD) and the New York-based Coexistence Initiative ( ). The main
objective was to elicit local understandings and articulations of coexistence in South Africa. The idea
was to select a few situations where violent conflict had been replaced by peaceful coexistence, and
to learn from what the people could share about their experiences. The project was therefore planned
as Coexistence Community Consultations in which receptively listening facilitators would encourage
participants to explain and discuss how they had moved from conflict to coexistence and how they
established and sustained their mode of coexisting with one another. (excerpt)


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