The FW de Klerk Foundation writes regular articles on topical issues, supports language and cultural rights and participates in the national debate on racial and cultural issues. The Foundation also promotes communication by holding conferences and workshops.
Except for one, I have never missed any of the anniversaries of 2 February 1990 when Mr De Klerk made that major speech which put us where we are today.
A quarter of a century has passed since 2 February 1990 when I rose in Parliament to make the announcements that would change South Africa forever.
Thank you for the honour to address this seminal event: ‘the 25 Years since 2 February 1990, a Quarter Century of Building and Defending Non-Racial Constitutional Democracy’.
In July last year, FW de Klerk informed the Board of the FW de Klerk Foundation that he had decided to step down from the Chairmanship of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees.
The FW de Klerk Foundation is delighted to announce that its Board has decided to present the 5th annual FW de Klerk Goodwill Award to Afrika Tikkun.
The FW de Klerk Foundation welcomes the decision of the City of Cape Town to rename Table Bay Boulevard in honour of FW de Klerk.
The FW de Klerk Foundation and its Centre for Constitutional Rights (the CFCR) note with concern and strongly condemn acts of violence and other crimes committed against foreign shop owners in Soweto and elsewhere in Gauteng.
In a speech in Vienna on 20 January FW de Klerk addressed the questions of regionalism and linguistic minorities and the role that they are playing in the current crisis in Ukraine.