Conference programme: Economic Justice

We at the IJR are very much looking forward to the one-day national conference on Economic Justice for the Next Generation in Johannesburg on 16th August, which is co-hosted by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS). The draft programme, with confirmed speakers, is as follows:

8:00 – 8:30  Arrivals

8:30 – 9:00 Welcome and Introduction

Mr Jan Hofmeyr, Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR)

Dr Fanie du Toit, Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR)

Dr Holger Dix, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS)

9:00 – 10:30 Panel One: Education and Skills

Chair: Ms. Ayanda Nyoka, Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR)

Mr Khulekani Mathe, Senior Policy Analyst: National Planning Commission (NPC)

Professor Shireen Motala, Research and Innovation Division, University of Johannesburg (UJ)

Mr. Doron Isaacs, Deputy General Secretary: Equal Education (EE)

10:30 – 11:00  Tea

11:00 – 12:30 Panel Two: Youth and the Labour Market

Chair: Mr. Ralph Mathekga, Director: Clear Content Research & Consulting

Ms Percy Moleke, Programme Manager: Research and Policy, National Planning Commission (NPC)

Mr Ebrahim-Khalil Hassen, Editor: Zapreneur

Mr Jabu Mabuza, President: Business Unity South Africa (BUSA)

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:00 – 15:00 Panel Three: Youth Participation and Mobilisation

Chair: Mr. Eusebius McKaiser, Associate: Wits Centre for Ethics and Host: Talk Radio 702

Mr Mmusi Maimane, National Spokesperson: Democratic Alliance (DA)

Mr. Yershen Pillay, National Chairperson: Young Communist League (YCL)

Ms Kenetswe Mosenogi, Deputy Secretary General: ANC Youth League (ANCYL)

15:00 – 15:45 Discussion

15:45 – 16:00 Closing Remarks

The conference will be held at the Sunnyside Park Hotel in Johannesburg. Please RSVP to Christina.teichmann@kas.de before 14th August 2012.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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