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.
STATEMENT: FW DE KLERK FOUNDATION REACTS TO COMMENTS BY PRESIDENT ZUMA ON ROLE OF FW DE KLERK DURING TRANSITION TO NON-RACIAL DEMOCRACY
The FW de Klerk Foundation welcomes President Zuma’s recent remarks in which he gave recognition to the important role that FW de Klerk played in South Africa’s transition to democracy.
STATEMENT: EXTRACTS FROM SPEECHES BY FW DE KLERK HIGHLIGHTING KEY ISSUES DURING FIRST 20 YEARS OF THE NEW SA
A selection of significant quotes from speeches by former President FW de Klerk
SPEECH: FW DE KLERK ON THE TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE NEW SOUTH AFRICA
Twenty years ago we South Africans did something truly exceptional.
STATEMENT: FREEDOM DAY 2014
We are about to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the foundation of our non-racial constitutional democracy.
ARTICLE: QUOTAS IN SPORT: RACIALLY ISOLATING OURSELVES ONCE MORE
A core policy directive in the Department of Sport and Recreation’s 2013 White Paper on Sport and Recreation stated that "The racial composition of national teams should not be advocated, nor should National Federations be prescribed to on how they should select their teams. National teams should be selected on merit but transformation should be implemented at school/youth levels to prepare a broad basis of athletes for participation at higher levels in future".
ARTICLE: 50/50 DOWN ON THE FARMS
The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform (DRDLR) has just published its final policy proposals on land reform titled "Strengthening the Relative Rights of People Working the Land".
PUBLICATION: SA AT 20: THE NEED FOR REAL TRANSFORMATION
This publication is a compendium of speeches presented at the Foundation's annual conference in 2014.
ARTICLE: JAN VAN RIEBEECK
Sunday, 6 April will be the 362nd anniversary of the arrival of Jan van Riebeeck in the Cape - and of the founding of our mother city - Cape Town.