Past Programmes / Projects
|PROJECT [Focus Area]||RATIONALE||RESPONSIBLE||TARGET GROUP||TIME||PARTNER [S]||OUTCOME [S]|
Development and Adoption of the Charter of Positive Values
|Development of values that sought to unite the nation on shared values and ethics. |
A non-sectoral, non-partisan document of positive values
|MRM through its Panel of Experts||Different sectors of the community||2004|
|Maurice Webb Race Relations Unit [University of KwaZulu-Natal]|
Department of Arts and Culture
|• 2004 development of the Charter of Positive Values by MRM Panel of Experts.
• 2007 finalisation of the Charter of Positive Values at Ekurhuleni.
• Presentation of the Charter of Positive Values to former President Nelson Mandela on 25 July 2008.
• 29 July 2008 Adoption of the Charter of Positive Values Waterkloof Air force Base, witnessed by over 3,000 South Africans.
Mainstreaming of MRM in the Department of Correctional Services
|Mainstreaming of MRM||Department of Correctional Services||People in conflict with the Law||2005||Department of Correctional Services||• White Paper on Corrections 2005 as amended. Chapter 3|
Declaration and Launch of the MRM July Month
|The month of July declared and launched as MRM Month whereby society reflect and refocus on moral renewal issues||MRM National in partnership with provinces, local and regional structures||2009|
|• 2009 launch of the MRM Month at Nirvana Hall in Polokwane.
• Different activities including Debates, Dialogues etc.
MRM Youth Programme
|Employment of youth as part of MRM job creation and skills transfer programme|
16 Youth Coordinators, 2x from each province employed
|MRM National office||In and out of school youth and||2011||Provinces|
|• In and out of school youth learning about positive values
• 16 Youth Coordinators 2x from each province (except WC) trained on work ethics and Charter of Positive Values
Domestic Workers Celebration
|Celebrating Domestic Workers honoured by MRM for their role as pillars of home/family and society||MRM national office||Domestic Workers||2012||Transnet|
Lilian Dube [actress]
|• Domestic workers honoured, empowered and motivated at Birchwood Hotel.|
Adoption of Charter of Positive Values by the Social Cohesion Summit
|Popularise and enhance the Charter of Positive Values and the ethics embedded in the charter as means to achieve social cohesion||MRM national office and Department of Arts and Culture||Representatives of different parties and different sectors in of society represented in the 2012 Social Cohesion Summit||2012||Department of Arts and Culture||• Representatives of different parties and different sectors of society represented in the 2012 Social Cohesion Summit adopt the Charter of Positive Values as the unifying document of positive values.|
Charter of Election Ethics
|Values and ethics of general elections by voters, those voted and those administering||MRM national office||Parties; citizens; administrators||2014||PRASA, IEC, SABC, Political Parties, Labour||• Charter distributed to political parties; CBO’s; Youth; First time voters, etc.|
MRM COMMUNICATION PROGRAMME
|MRM Billboards, Radio Adverts and MRM Short Film to communicate the different values of the Charter||MRM Communication Subcommittee||Families; Schools; Institutions of Higher Learning; Business||2013-2014|
|National Lotteries Board|
|• 45% of society and particularly youth to recognise and identify with the principles/values in the Charter of Positive Values|
MRM PROJECT 20:20
|Basic programme of MRM to let different sectors of SA society reflect and refocus on the moral health of the nation 20 years into democracy and come up with intervention strategies for the next 20 years with 4x priorities for the first year||MRM Head Office through MRM Regional Co-ordinators and structures||Different sectors including youth, men, women, children business, media, traditional leaders, etc.||2014-2015||SAB|
Masimanyane Women’s Support Centre
University of Johannesburg
Various FET Colleges and other partners
|• Identify 4 priority areas for intervention that each sector will conduct to enhance positive values in society
• Present the outcomes to the Deputy President and later present to all party leaders and different sectors of the country by April 2015 when we celebrate Freedom day
• Communicate the Charter of Positive Values