Press Release - 22 July 2015
The National Department of Human Settlements in partnership with the Chair for Education in Human Settlements Development and Management at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, will host a Research seminar to generate a common vision on future research into sustainable cities and human settlements in South Africa.
The seminar, under the theme “Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements are Possible - Working Together:” , will draw academics, human settlements practitioners and researchers from institutions of higher learning, TVET Colleges, Civil Society Organisations, Government and the Private Sector
The seminar will rigorously debate and discuss a framework of research themes that will support government delivery, elevate issues of evidence based policy formulation and practise; enhancing of individual, institutional and sectoral capacities and a coordinated cooperation of key institutions around knowledge creation for action.
Members of the media are invited to a media briefing that will take place from 10:30 am – 10:50 am.
Details of the event are as follows:
Date: 30 July 2015
Time: 08:00 am – 15:00 hrs
Venue: The Goldfields Auditorium, North Campus, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, University Way Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth