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File: The Restoration of Trust in Post-Apartheid South Africa

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Event: Global Summit on Negotiation and Trust
Venue: Thunderbird School of Global Management
Date: 08 November 2013

The Apartheid experience is complex with many facets. Like any historical account, it is flawed with contradictions and dilemmas. In the context of South Africa, there is no way in which one can talk about the power of negation as a tool and not make reference to lesson learned from the negotiated settlement of the deadly conflict which the United Nations Declared a Crime against Humanity.

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