Let me begin with my deepest thanks to all the SDG Advocates here today, especially to the co-chairs: President Akufo-Addo of Ghana and Prime Minister Solberg of Norway. Thank you for stepping up. Thank you for raising your inspiring voices for a sustainable future. Nelson Mandela talked about the long walk. We are on a… Read More »
Motsepe Foundation Breakfast, Sustainable Development Goal 5 Breakfast Panel Discussion Theme: “Achieve equality by ending all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere” In the words of the late Kofi Annan, “Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development… Read More »
Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, 2nd December 2018 I congratulate and thank the Deputy President for his excellent leadership as Chair of South Africa’s National AIDS Council. With his commitment, AIDS, health and broader social development will remain high on South Africa’s political agenda, setting an example to the region and the world.
Johannesburg, South Africa, 30 November 2018 Excellencies, Mama Graca, Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear Friends, It is a pleasure to join you today at the launch of Leading like Mandela initiative, providing a platform for leadership development and intergenerational dialogue on the concept of African leadership excellence. Now we must walk the talk of Madiba.
PRETORIA, 26 October 2018 – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is encouraged that the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) represents the first major government policy statement since 2012 which does not further decrease the spending ceiling available to national, provincial and local governments. This critical policy statement recognises that constant expenditure cuts might be… Read More »