Restitution Conference 2016
The conference was opened with an intergenerational panel discussion on the need for restitution in South Africa. The panellists were Adv Thuli Madonsela and her daughter Wenzile; Dr Leon Wessels and his daughter Erica and Ms Nomonde Calata and her son Lukhanyo. More than 300 people attended the conference and 40 papers on a wide range of restitution related topics were presented. During the conference the Restitution Foundation made restitution awards to Prof Sabelo Ndlovu Gatsheni, the Khulumani Support Group and Stefaans Coetzee and the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC).