Trainer for Confronting Racism and Colonial Continuities in Peace and Conflict Work
Moloko Malakalaka is a trainer and community facilitator born and bred in South Africa. He spent over 18 years working in peacebuilding and transitional justice fields for the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) and Freedom House – Southern Africa (FHSA). Moloko is experienced in working with different communities and civil society organisations in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Angola and Uganda. His primary focus entailed supporting regional networks and facilitating capacity building of NGOs and practitioners in the Global South. Furthermore, he contributed to strengthening community based interventions to implement systems and practices in institutions that recognize and adhere to human rights, peace and conflict work. Moloko is currently an independent consultant focusing on training and facilitation in Racism, Reconciliation, Mediation, Conflict Management and Diversity issues within private and public areas. Growing in apartheid South Africa until the dawn of constitutional democracy, Moloko learnt to appreciate and acknowledge that conflict transformation and human rights are fundamental in redressing racism and colonial injustices.