Sustainable Development Goals(SDG’s) are a collection of the 17 global goals set by the United Nations General Assembly, as part of a resolution to transform our world and achieve sustainable development (the 2030 Agenda). Since adoption in 2015, the SDG’s have been well received by South Africa.
Dr Jakkie Cilliers, head of African Futures and Innovation at the Institute for Security Studies, will present a synthesis of a number of recent publications on Africa’s current development pathway and the potential
impact of key transitions in demographics, industrialization and stability on various indices such as levels of poverty, population size and income, with a time horizon to 2030 and 2040.
The recent parliamentary hearings on whether the Constitution should be amended to allow for land expropriation without compensation (EWC) have shown that, while almost everyone agrees on the need for accelerated land reform, there is little consensus about how this should be achieved; about how to do it in an economically responsible way; about whether large-scale EWC is an appropriate policy; and about the criteria for such expropriation.
“The effects of abuse are devastating and far-reaching. Domestic violence speaks many languages, has many colours and lives in many different communities”
Held in Johannesburg at the Sacred Heart College, this Roundtable attracted more than 90 people, representing…