Media Advisory: The Department of International Relations and Cooperation to host South African Women in Dialogue (SAWID) one day workshop on the events in Tunisia.

Details of the workshop are as follows:

Date: Wednesday, 09 March 2011


Venue: OR Tambo Building
             460 Soutpansberg Road
             Rietondale

MEDIA PROGRAMME:

9:00 – 9:05                  Welcome:  Ms. Ruby Marks, Chief Director, Gender,
                                   Department of International Relations and  Cooperation.(DIRCO)

9:05 – 9:10.                 Welcome: Ms. Pumla Radebe, Chairperson of the Board of the Independent Development Trust

9:10 – 9:25.                 Presentation:  The 2006 Chile Tunisia Study Tour on Poverty and its Recommendations to Government (Ms. Girlie Silinda or Ms. Marthe Muller, South African Women in Dialogue)     

9:25 – 9:45                  Presentation: Tunisia –  Poverty Eradication and the Jasmine Revolution ( Ambassador Makina)

9:45 – 10: 30               Dialogue and discussion

10:30 – 11:00 TEA

11:00 – 11:20              Presentation: SA’s anti-poverty strategy versus the  Tunisian poverty eradication approach (Dr. Vusi Gumede, University of Johannesburg)

11:20 – 11:40              Strategic Planning and SA’s New Growth Path
(Mr. Joel  Netshitenzhe, Executive Director   Mapungubwe     Institute)

        
11:40 – 12:30                 Dialogue and discussion

12:30 – 13:30  LUNCH

13:30 – 13:50              Presentation: The State of SA’s Youth (Mr. Steven Ngobane, CEO of NYDA, and response by Ms. Dumisile Nxumalo of the SOMAFCO Trust.)

13:50   – 14:30            Dialogue and discussion

14:30  – 15:30             Facilitated Dialogue and Discussion: The unfolding events in Tunisia: Implications for a Developmental State

15:30  –  15:45            Summary and Way Forward:  Prof. Edith Vries

15:45 –16:00               Vote of thanks (DIRCO)

RSVP: Media Liaison: Curtis Singo on 072 625-7060 /SingoC@dirco.gov.za

Issued by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation
460 Soutpansberg
Rietondale

08 March 2011

 

 

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