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Media Invite: SAHRC WC Office hosts human rights engagements

Attention: Editors and Reporters

24 February 2020

On 24-27 February 2020, the South African Human Rights Commission (“the Commission”) Western Cape Provincial Office working in collaboration with various municipalities in the Garden Route District will be hosting stakeholder and public outreach engagements in the district. This will entail visits to a number of municipalities in the district, namely: George, Knysna and Bitou. The engagements are centred on the theme: “Deepening Human Rights Education and strengthening stakeholder relations”.

The engagements are scheduled to take place as follows:

DATE

AREA

VENUE

TIME

24 Feb 20

George

Conference Hall, George

10h00 – 13h00

24 Feb 20

George

Banquet Hall, George

17h00

 

25 Feb 20

Knysna

Committee Room, Clyde Street

 

 

10h00 – 13h00

25 Feb 20

 

Knysna

Khayalethu Community Hall

17h00

26 Feb 20

 

Plettenberg Bay

 TBC

10h00-13h00

26 Feb 20

 

Plettenberg Bay

TBC

17h00

 

These engagements will be used as a platform to intensify awareness on pertinent issues relating to basic human rights such as access to justice and information. The events are also aimed at educating communities on the Commission’s role and mandate.

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For further information or enquiries, please contact: SAHRC WC Provincial Manager, Ms Bahia Sterris (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) on 021 426 2277 or Advocacy Officer, Mr Lesego Raphalane (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) on 084 807 9766.

The South African Human Rights Commission.

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