Media Advisory - 24 July 2012

Human Settlements Deputy Minister Zoe Kota-Fredericks will lead discussions at a national workshop aimed at adopting a common South African position in preparation for the 6thWorld Urban Forum in Naples, Italy in September.

Amongst other things, the workshop seeks to introduce the concept of a permanent South African National Urban Forum to provide a platform for dialogue between all stakeholders of the urban sector about urbanisation in SA.

The workshop will be attended by technical experts from municipalities, provincial departments of Human Settlements, Human Settlements Institutions, Sector Departments, Civil Society Organisations, Academic Institutions and Think Tanks.

Venue: Turbine Hall, 65 Ntemi Piliso Street, Newtown, Johannesburg.

Date: 26 July 2012

Time: 9am

For more information contact Xolani Xundu: 083 788 5747

Issued by: National Department of Human Settlements 23 July 2012

Press Release Date: 
Tuesday, July 24, 2012