Helen Suzman Foundation



We are working with partners to support Little Nana’s mission to share her migration story with children across South Africa and raise awareness about migrant rights.

South Africa in the World Project

This foreign policy project at HSF aims to reimagine South Africa’s global role in an increasingly unpredictable world.

Service Delivery Monitoring Project

Documenting service delivery challenges across local municipalities from housing to water, sanitation, refuse removal and homelessness.

Recent Work

HSF rejects finalisation of white paper on citizenship, immigration and refugee protection
Helen Suzman Foundation
Apr 18, 2024

The Helen Suzman Foundation (HSF) is dismayed by Cabinet’s decision to adopts as final the White Paper on the Citizenship, Immigration and Refugee Protection: Towards a Complete Overhaul of the Migration System in South Africa (White Paper). This, despite strenuous objections from numerous civil society organizations, including HSF.

Manifestos, funding sources should guide your vote
Helen Suzman Foundation
Mar 26, 2024

“Who can I vote for because it seems as if all political parties are the same.”  This statement has dominated election discourse in the past and will likely feature again leading up to the May 29th elections.

South African Oral Presentation at the ICJ
Helen Suzman Foundation
Jan 11, 2024

Public sitting held on Thursday 11 January 2024, at 10 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Donoghue presiding, in the case concerning Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide in the Gaza Strip (South Africa v. Israel)