Batons or Ballots? Only a few days left!
There are only a few days to go until the IJR’s public dialogue on Batons or Ballots? Pursuing active citizenship and an interactive state, on 11 November!
We thought you might like to know a bit more about our speakers in advance:
The Dialogue will be chaired by Hennie van Vuuren, Director of the Cape Town office of the Institute for Security Studies (ISS), whose work focuses on corruption in South Africa and the region. To read more about his experience and the work of the ISS, click here.
Advocate Tseliso Thipanyane is the Chief Executive Officer (Operations) of the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC), and is responsible for the Commission’s research, education and training programmes. To read more about Advocate Thipanyane and his work, click here.
Advocate Mamiki Shai is the Deputy Public Protector for South Africa. To read more about the Office of the Public Protector, click here.
Dr. Ralph Mgijima is Chairperson of the Public Service Commission (PSC), after previously serving as commissioner resident for Gauteng. To read more about his experience and the work of the PSC, click here.
Kader Asmal is a Professor Extraordinary at the University of Western Cape, and previously served as Education Minister and Minister of Water Affairs. He was a Member of Parliament from 1994 to 2007. To read more about Professor Asmal, click here.
Have questions for the speakers before the Dialogue? Post them as a comment below!
The Dialogue will be held at the Townhouse Hotel, 60 Corporation Street, Cape Town. Secure private parking is also available in Corporation Street.
RSVP by 6 November by emailing events -at- ijr.org.za , or contacting the Political Analysis programme on +27 21 763 7137.
We look forward to seeing you there!