In 2011 the Centre received a founding grant of €300 000 from the Belgian government. It has also obtained financial assistance from the German government for a workshop held in April 2012 in collaboration with the United Nations Mediation Support Unit.
Belgium Donates €300 000 to University of Pretoria
On 1 November 2010 University of Pretoria Vice-Chancellor Prof Cheryl de la Rey hosted Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Institutional Reforms, His Excellency Mr Steven Vanackere, at the University. Mr Vanackere announced a €300 000 grant to support the Centre for Mediation in Africa.
In the picture: Belgian Deputy Prime Minister Steven Vanackere, UP Vice Chancellor Cheryl de la Rey and former Belgian Ambassador to SA Jan Mutton
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