OR Tambo Debate Series – Debate 1

Event details

  • | July 24, 2014
  • 6:00 pm
  • Donald Gordon Auditorium 2 Saint Davids Place Johannesburg 2193 South Africa
  • 0117173567

A series of 10 public debates will be run over 15 months. The debates will be hosted by a knowledgeable and versatile personality. A Wits academic will prepare a pre-debate position paper exploring comparative experience and contextualising the debate. The debate panel will comprise a suitable mix of representatives of government, civil society and business. The debates will be facilitated to ensure engagement on the practicalities of implementing the NDP and in the process push beyond established practices.The debates will be recorded and edited for teaching purposes and the also written up for wider dissemination. This will include the production of implementation tips following each debate.

The inaugural debate will feature a panel representative of government, labour, civil society and academia, who will give their perspectives on the NDP, highlighting its possibilities and limitations. Jeff Radebe (Minister in the Presidency), Professor Adam Habib (Wits Vice-Chancellor and Principal), Neil Coleman (COSATU) and Nku Nyembezi-Heita (Chairman: JSE Ltd.), will make up the panel of experts. Veteran journalist, Siki Mgabadeli, will be the moderator.

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OR Tambo Debate Series