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Social Justice Conference

Chief Justice His Honourable Mogoeng Mogoeng will be delivering the keynote address at this year's Social Justice Conference on the 4th and 5th of March to be held at Engedi in Gauteng. The first day will consist of presentations and the second day will consist of Master Classes.  As a note, the Rules Board for Courts of Law intends introducing into the Uniform Rules the following rule "Rule 41A: Mediation as a Dispute Resolution Mechanism".

Presenters include

  • Ms Christa De Wet
  • Jabulane Phakoe
  • Dr Charles Flaendorp
  • Mr Laurie Greyvenstein
  • Mike Batley
  • Dr Lynette Roux
  • Mrs Terry Mphelo
  • His Honourable Judge Norman Davies

While the following topics will be discussed:

  • Mediation within the Gauteng Department of Social Development.
  • Is the Restorative justice programme in the Department of Correctional Services a successful transformative model?
  • Transformation of the Mediation Industry in South Africa.
  • How to get parties to the negotiation table.
  • Application of Restorative Justice Concepts in current social issues.
  • The Importance of Attachment Theory when designing Contract Schedules.
  • Court Annexed Mediation in SA - Challenges and Achievements.
  • Choose the right Drug and Alcohol Test.
  • Mediation and Road Accident Fund Matters. 

and Master Classes will cover: 

  • Family Foundations and Preservation of Families (training options for FFI Facilitators).
  • Attachement Theory when designing Contact Schedules.
  • Choose the right Drug and Alcohol Test.
  • Alienated parents seeking justice?
  • How badly drafted trust deeds can influence families.
  • Hate incidence and sexual misconduct.
  • Evaluation of the Parole System in SA.
  • Maternal Gatekeeping and Closed Gates.
  • Court Annexed Mediation.
  • Wills and Estates.
  • Organisational Transformation.

Dates and times
Monday, 4 March 2019 at 08:30 to 16:00
Tuesday, 5 March 2019 at 08:30 to 16:00

Registration Deadline
Friday 1st of March

Note: Early Bird Registration deadline has been extended to Monday 18th of February.

Online registration
You can register online by clicking on this link

Engedi, Protea Ridge & Honingklip Road, Muldersdrift, Krugersdorp

For more information contact Social Justice at Cell 064 800 3975 or Email

Social Justice - Gauteng Conference Programme
Registration Form
Online Registration
and see Rule 41A: Mediation as a Dispute Resolution Mechanism

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