- WEBINAR: ‘Enhancing the performance of SOEs by getting the governance right’
Join us on the 29th September from 14:00 – 16:00 with speakers Mr Ashraf Kariem, Chief Sector Expert Economy, National Planning Commission, Prof Lukas Muntingh, Africa Criminal Justice Reform (ACJR) Project Coordinator, UWC and Dr Simo Lushaba, Institute of Directors South Africa as we discuss the State of our SOE’s.
Please register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/…/reg…/WN_9UHFIkRATvSzI0aogLkixw
- CADRE DEPLOYMENT Building or Breaking a Capable State?
Since coming to power in 1994 the ANC has implemented a policy of ‘cadre deployment’, in terms of which senior positions in government departments, state-owned enterprises, and the security forces have been filled, as far as possible, by people who are either ANC members or, at least, loyal to its political agenda. This was, arguably, ...
- COVID-19 Vaccines: Some Unresolved Issues…
The Catholic Parliamentary Liaison Office cordially invites you to webinar with Dr Nicholas Crisp, Acting Director General of the National Department of Health and a widely acknowledged expert on issues of public health. He will talk about COVID-19 vaccines, vaccinating undocumented people, vaccine hesitancy and the role of civil society, especially the faith community, in ...
- ‘THE IMPACT OF THE RECENT VIOLENCE ON MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES: Reflecting on the experiences of the mobile community.’
Join us for a webinar on ‘THE IMPACT OF THE RECENT VIOLENCE ON MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES: Reflecting on the experiences of the mobile community’ with speakers Ms. Tarisai Gonyora, Attorney at Jacobs Gonyora Inc and Fr Rampe Hlobo SJ, Migration Delegate, Jesuit Province of Southern Africa. Register here: https://tinyurl.com/nu56wrrk
THE IMPACT OF THE RECENT VIOLENCE ON ...
- Online Discussion: The Social Market Economy – A Model for South Africa?
- The Need for an Anti-Corruption Commission 13.03.20
- Climate Change Finance Policy Packages and Water Security 10.03.20
- The Budget 2020 – will it do enough to buy the economy some breathing space? 06.03.20
- Regulations to the 2017 Refugees Amendment Act 28.02.20
- Teen Pregnancy 27.02.20
- Violence Against Children 28.11.19
- Gender-Based Violence and the implementation of the Domestic Violence Act 07.11.19
- Decommissioning the SASSA Pay-points: How the elderly pay the price 03.10.19
- BIG- Still a means to bridging the inequality gap? 05 September 2019
On 5 September, CPLO hosted a roundtable on the Basic Income Grant which explored whether a universal grant/basic income grant is still a viable means to bridging the poverty gap. The roundtable discussion led by Isobel Frye of the Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute, and Dominic Brown of Alternative Information and Development Centre used ...
- Eskom Unbundling Explained 29 August 2019
Eskom is South Africa’s largest power utility; which plays a central role in the country’s economy, as it is responsible for 90% of the country’s electricity supply. It was designed as a vertically integrated business model and continues to function as such. It is currently grappling with a financial debt that has proven impossible to ...
- The Basic Income Grant – Still a means to bridging the inequality gap? 05 September 2019
- The Youth Employment Service – Making a dent in youth unemployment
On Thursday, 4 July CPLO hosted a seminar on the Youth Employment Service (YES). Ms Bongiwe Beja, Youth Stream Lead for YES, unpacked the initiative which was launched to create one million jobs and job opportunities in three years (since 2018). The YES initiative is a joint collaboration between government, business and labour. The initiative ...
- Gender Based Violence and the Implementation of the Domestic Violence Act
‘On Thursday, 20th June the Catholic Parliamentary Liaison Office held a Round table on Gender Based Violence at the Sun Square Hotel in Gardens. The Roundtable was addressed by Ms Lisa Vetten, Mellon Doctoral Fellow, University of the Witwatersrand; AVC Bronwyn Pithey from the Women’s Legal Centre and AVC Tarisai Mchuchu from Mosaic. The focus ...
- Appropriate Technologies and Sustainable Development, 29 May 2019
Science, technology and innovation has a significant role to accelerate economic growth and improve people’s everyday lives. Global technological advancements such as industrial revolutions present both opportunities and threats which need to be taken into consideration in preparation for such interferences, especially for developing countries. The CPLO hosted a roundtable discussion on Appropriate Technology and ...
- Faith Communities: Reflecting on our Relationship with the Living Earth , 21 May 2019
The overall well-being of the human species is entirely dependent on a healthy living Earth. Research based reports such as the United Nations 2019 Biodiversity report, and recent reports by the International Panel on Climate Change Convention, summarises the human contribution to Earth destruction over the years. Which has proven to lead to evident social, ...