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Deputy Minister Jeffery to lead a dialogue on the Constitution, human rights and transformation at the University of the Witwatersrand

08 December 2015

The Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, Mr John Jeffery, MP, will lead the 3rd Dialogue on Development and Rights that will be held at the Wits School of Governance on Wednesday, 09 December 2015.

The dialogue will tackle recent developments across the globe, particularly in South Africa; assess the country’s 21 years of democracy, the practice of human rights, active citizenry and transformation issues, amongst others.

Prominent human right lawyer, Advocate George Bizos, veteran journalist, Mr Mondli Makhanya as well as representatives from the European Union, among others, will form part of the panel for the dialogue.

Media are invited as follows: 
Date:               Wednesday, 09 December 2015
Time:              18:00- 20:00
Venue:            Wits School of Governance, Donald Gordon Auditorium,
                        2 St David’s Place, Parktown

For media confirmations contact: Kgomotso Makinta on 012 357 8707 / 073 281 9661 or kmakinta@justice.gov.za   

Issued by the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development

Enquiries: Advocate Mthunzi Mhaga
Spokesperson for the for the Ministry of Justice and Correctional services
083 641 8141 / Mediaenquiries@justice.gov.za