Public Protector to launch the Good Governance Week

Public Protector Adv Thuli Madonsela will next week Monday launch the Public Protector Good Governance Week in Pretoria. The event will run from 17-22 October 2011.

The launch in the morning will be followed by a two-day high level conference on Good Governance under the theme: “Strengthening synergies and leadership in ensuring public accountability,” organised with the support of the Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer International Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).

In its second year, the initiative aims to raise awareness about the Public Protector services and to be accessible to all persons and communities as mandated by section 182 (4) of the Constitution.

It also aims to enhance access to such services and promote good governance in the conduct of all state affairs.

The week-long event will see the Public Protector and the team visiting among others taxi ranks, shopping malls and a public lecture at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), Soshanguve Campus on Thursday.

The same event will also be happening in all nine provinces where the Public Protector has offices and will be spearheaded by the Provincial Representatives.

The launch will take place as follows:

Date:      17 October 2011
Time: 06h00- 8h00 am
Venue: Marabastad Taxi Rank, Pretoria.


The Good Governance Conference will be held as follows:

Date:      17 -18 October 2011
Time: 09h00- 16H00
Venue: CSIR Convention Centre, Pretoria


Journalists can confirm attendance with Salvation Mokgatlhe on 079 031 5589

For more info:

Kgalalelo Masibi
Senior Manager: Outreach, Education and Communications
Tel: (012) 366 7069
Cell: 079 507 0399


Published Date: 
Thursday, October 13, 2011