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


For more information contact: Roslyn Baatjies on 082 771 2100 or Isaac Skhosana on 081 495 2222
Press Release Date: 
Monday, July 27, 2015