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Media Invite: SAHRC Northern Cape Advocacy Unit will host various public outreach engagements

Attention: Editors and Reporters

26 August 2019

The SAHRC will host various public outreach engagements in the Richtersveld local municipal area, in Namaqualand which consist of the towns Port Nolloth, Alexander Bay, Lekkersing & Eksteenfontein, from 26-29 August 2019. 

The interventions are designed to raise awareness on human rights; to build sustainable working relations with local stakeholders; and to provide a platform for engagement with the Commission on matters that affect them.

THE DETAILS OF THE PROGRAMME ARE AS FOLLOWS:

Date

Location

Engagement

Focus

Time

26

Port Nolloth SAPS boardroom

Key Stakeholder Engagement:

 

OPCAT:

Human Rights and policing from a human rights perspective

08h00

26

Richtersveld Municipal Council Chambers Port Nolloth

Key Stakeholder Engagement:

 

Human Rights:

The Mandate of the SAHRC & the role of stakeholders in promoting human rights in the Port Nolloth community.

10h00

 

26

Sizamile, Port Nolloth

Public Outreach Engagement:

Community Information Session

Human Rights:

The Mandate of the SAHRC, Basic human rights & the responsibilities of community members

14h00

27

Alexander Bay

Key Stakeholder Engagement:

 

Human Rights:

The Mandate of the SAHRC & the role of stakeholders in promoting human rights in the Alexander Bay community.

10h00

27

Alexander Bay

Public Outreach Engagement:

Community information session

 

Children’s Rights:

The mandate of the SAHRC, Children’s rights and the child friendly complaints handling procedures

14h00

28

Eksteenfontein

Public Outreach Engagement:

Community information session

 

Freedom & security of the person:

Human rights and gender based violence

10h00

28

Port Nolloth

Public Outreach Engagement:

Community information session

 

Human Rights:

The mandate of the SAHRC, Basic Human Rights & the responsibility of the youth & how they can promote human rights in their communities.

19h00

29

Lekkersing

Public Outreach Engagement:

Community information session

 

Children’s rights:

The mandate of the SAHRC, Children’s rights and the child friendly complaints handling procedures

08h00

29

Lekkersing

Public Outreach Engagement:

Community information session

 

Freedom & security of the person:

Human rights and gender based violence

10h00

29

Port Nollothsville, Port Nolloth

Public Outreach Engagement:

Community information session

 

Human Rights:

The mandate of the SAHRC, Basic Human Rights & the responsibility of religious leaders & how they can promote human rights in their communities.

19h00

 

ENDS

For further information or enquiries, please contact: SAHRC Northern Cape Provincial Manager, Adv. Chantelle Williams (cwilliamsThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), or the Northern Cape Advocacy and Research Officer, Rev. Julian T. Masimila (jmasimilaThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) on 054-332 3993/4 or 0835229133.

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