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Centre for Environmental Rights - Advancing Environmental Rights in South Africa

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About the Centre


The Centre’s current funders are, in alphabetical order:

The CER has in the past held grants or received donations or support from:

The idea of the Centre was alive for at least 10 years before its establishment in 2009, and during that time many individuals and organisations have lent their support, including both financial contributions and in-kind donations of time and expertise. It would be difficult for us to list all those who have supported our work with their time, expertise or financial donations. However, below is a list of some of the organisations and individuals that have supported and continue to support our efforts:

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