1. Latest Focus Issue

    Focus 81 - State & Nation
    This edition of Focus, the last for the year, looks at State and Nation in South Africa. With the nation facing a plethora of challenges and an upcoming 18 months that many see as definitional for South Africa's future prospects, this edition analyses a number of important political and legal questions. Its publication also comes soon after the celebrations of the centenary of Helen Suzman's birth. This edition pays tribute to her life and legacy and, in doing so, hopes to draw lessons for our contemporary society from Helen's firmly held liberal principles.
  2. Latest Roundtable Issue

    Consultation and the Constitution
    On 26 August 2014, the Helen Suzman Foundation, in association with Prolog Consulting hosted a Roundtable discussion on Consultation and the Constitution. This Roundtable featured Prof Mtende Mhango, Dr Iraj Abedian, and the Honourable Deputy Minister John Jeffery.
  3. Helen Suzman Memorial

    Helen Suzman Memorial Lecture
    Delivered Former Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel - The Role of Civil Society in Sustaining our Constitutional Democracy.

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The HSF was founded in 1993 and has consistently promoted the liberal democratic values that informed Helen Suzman's work throughout her public life, and that she so clearly demonstrated in her devotion to public service.

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