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Centre for Environmental Rights - Advancing Environmental Rights in South Africa

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From 2 October 2017, our weekday office hours are 8:30 to 16:30, but please call beforehand if you want to make sure that the person you wish to see is in office.

  • Telephone: +27 21 447 1647
  • Fax: +27 86 730 9098
  • Email: info@cer.org.za
  • Physical address – Cape Town: Second Floor, Springtime Studios, 1 Scott Road, Observatory, Cape Town
  • Physical address – Johannesburg: Ninth Floor, Southpoint Corner, 87 De Korte Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg
  • Postal address: Second Floor, Springtime Studios, 1 Scott Road, Observatory, Cape Town, 7925
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  • Twitter: @CentreEnvRights

If you’re contacting the Centre for advice or representation, please see the requirements for qualifying for the Centre’s assistance.

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