Programme Day 1

 

Day 2 | Day 3

DAY 1: TUESDAY, 30 NOVEMBER 2021

09:00                Words of Welcome

Dr Neo Morei

(Dean: Faculty of Law, North-West University)

Prof Anél du Plessis

South African Research Chair: Cities, Law and Environmental Sustainability (CLES, NWU)

Mr Rio Nolutshungu

Chief Officer: Municipal Capabilities & Governance South African Local Government Association (SALGA)

 

09:20                Keynote Address

Ms Nomfundo Dlamini

Former Hub Manager: DDM eThekwini

 

SESSION I

Theme:  Imperatives for improved local governance in South Africa

Chair: Dr Felix Dube (CLES, NWU)

10:00 – 10:15                Better Regulation in Multilevel Government Systems: A South African Case Study

Curtly Keagan Stevens,

University of the Western Cape

10:15 – 10:30                History and Development of the Local Government System in South Africa: Towards Public Value

Lungelwa Kaywood,

North-West University

10:30 – 10:45                Covid-19 Impediments on a Thriving Informal Economy: Means of Achieving LED as a Legal Imperative in South Africa

Nonhlanhla Ngcobo,

North-West University

 

10:45 – 11:00    DISCUSSION & BREAK

SESSION II

Theme: Perspectives on participatory local democracy

Chair:  Ms Rebecca Matsie (SALGA)

12:00 – 12:15                An Arendtian perspective on safer and more inclusive public participation during a pandemic

Gisela Diedericks,

North-West University

12:15 – 12:30                One Step Forward, Two Steps Back? An Analysis of the City of Johannesburg’s Consultive and Participatory Processes with Regards to the Current Review of Its Informal Trading Policy and Bylaw

Patrick Lukusa Kadima,

University of the Witwatersrand

12:30 – 12:45                Putting Power Back in the Hands of the Community: Public Participation to Promote Accountability in Local Government

Johandri Wright,

North-West University

12:45 – 13:00    DISCUSSION

 

END OF DAY 1

Day 2 | Day 3 PDF Version

 

Site Map: