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Vacancy: Legal Researcher in Corporate Accountability team

Vacancy: Legal Researcher in Corporate Accountability team

19 May 2019

CER is looking for a Legal Researcher to join our Corporate Accountability and Transparency team. Based in Johannesburg or Cape Town, this position is for a legal researcher who has a passion for environmental rights and social justice, whilst having a good understanding of corporate law and the regulatory framework governing financial institutions. The ideal… continued

CER calls for a new Climate Change portfolio in the Presidency

CER calls for a new Climate Change portfolio in the Presidency

14 May 2019

The Centre for Environmental Rights has written to President Ramaphosa about his upcoming cabinet selection, asking him to give priority to the urgent need to improve environmental governance in South Africa by appointing Ministers and Deputy Ministers who are strong, forward thinking leaders, committed to reforming environmental and water governance, and addressing the global threat… continued

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Section 24 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996

Everyone has the right to an environment that is not harmful to their health or well-being; and to have the environment protected, for the benefit of present and future generations, through reasonable legislative and other measures that prevent pollution and ecological degradation; promote conservation; and secure ecologically sustainable development and use of natural resources while promoting justifiable economic and social development.

Report a Violation

National Environmental Crimes & Incidents Hotline (24 hours): 0800 205 005

In addition, there are a number of national and provincial hotlines that may be useful.

Contact us

  • Address:Cape Town: Second Floor, Springtime Studios, 1 Scott Road, Observatory, 7925, Cape Town - View map
  • Address:Johannesburg: Ninth Floor, Southpoint Corner, 87 De Korte Street, Braamfontein, 2001, Johannesburg - View map