The Embassy of France and the French Development Agency work with South Africa, Lesotho and Malawi to realise democratic, participatory governance. This partnership is based on our common values and the understanding that all stakeholders—governments, civil society and the private sector—have a responsibility to play. This association forms part of our international commitments to upholding human rights at home and in all our foreign relations.

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Partnership with feminist organisations in Lesotho and South Africa

Through its Civil Society Development Fund (CSDF), the Embassy of France in South Africa supports local civil society organisations through projects that contribute to upholding human rights, strengthening social cohesion […]

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Marianne Initiative – Call for applications 2023

The Marianne Initiative for Human Rights Defenders aims to better assist...

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Support of the Embassy of France in South Africa, Lesotho and Malawi to the Mudi River Clean-Up Project in Blantyre

The Embassy of France in South Africa, Malawi and Lesotho and...

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African youth leading on climate justice

In 2021, the Embassy of France in South Africa, Lesotho and...

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Growing the agency of GBV survivors through farming

“To nurture a (food) garden is to feed not just the...

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After sold-out performances at the National Arts Festival, Market Theatre Foundation’s dynamic youth theatre company, KwaSha!, is bringing Frantz Fanon's “The Drowning Eye” to Joburg this October.This production, which premiered to critical acclaim and full houses in Makhanda this year and will now open at The Ramolao Makhene Theatre (at the Market Theatre Laboratory) in Johannesburg on 7 October 2022 as part of the #PathsToDemocracy Forum and will play until the 23rd.Click here to be first in line to secure tickets 👉https://www.facebook.com/loverevolt#theatre #franzfanon ... See MoreSee Less
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Join the Embassy of France in South Africa's Innovation Department at the LEAP-RE Stakeholder Forum! This hybrid event will take place in Menlyn, Pretoria (South Africa) and online from 3 to 6 October. Register now to learn about:- Creating an international multi-stakeholder community working in renewable energy, science-based policymaking, funding and research, innovation, monitoring, evaluation as well as learning.- The opportunities and challenges of the African and European contexts.Registration link: bit.ly/LRSF_RegistrationOverall presentation of the event: tinyurl.com/ddx5n3d7Programme: bit.ly/LRSF_Agenda ... See MoreSee Less
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[#SouthAfrica🇿🇦] #event | Regional forum «Paths to Democracy» 🕊️

✨ This forum by @IF_SouthAfrica created with local partners will focus on #democracy through #innovation & #creativity
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#PathsToDemocracy #OurFuture

We’re excited to be partnering with @IF_SouthAfrica as part of the #Ourfuture: Africa-Europe Dialogues, a #PathstoDemocracy forum happening on 7 & 8 Oct 2022. Registrations are open ➡️https://pathstodemocracyforum.co.za