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.
The FW de Klerk Foundation welcomes the decision by government to ratify the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), which commits parties to ensuring these rights.
It is a great honour to be with you today and to be able to address the extremely relevant question of the Power of Regions within the context of the challenges facing Ukraine.
At the ANC’s glittering Gala Dinner in Cape Town last Friday President Zuma said that Jan van Riebeeck’s arrival in the Cape was the beginning of all South Africa’s problems.
25 YEARS SINCE 2 FEBRUARY 1990:
A QUARTER OF A CENTURY OF BUILDING AND DEFENDING NON-RACIAL CONSTITUTIONAL DEMOCRACY
According to “Rapport” of 30 November 2014, the Minister of Higher Education, Dr Blade Nzimande, has threatened to withdraw the registration of the private university, Akademia, if its language of tuition remains exclusively Afrikaans.
I am sorry that I am unable to attend this year’s World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in person - but long-standing engagements have made it impossible for me to be in Rome at this time of the year.
[Excerpt from Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech, delivered in Oslo, Norway, on 10 December 1993]
"...In our quest for peace we should constantly ask ourselves what we should do to create conditions in which peace can prosper.