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Media Invite: SAHRC commemorates Human Rights months by hosting a national water and sanitation hearing

12 March 2013

ATTENTION: Editors and Reporters

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) invites members of the media to the commemoration of the Human Rights Month with the hosting of the National Water and Sanitation Hearing on March 19th in Midrand.

The purpose of the national hearing is to create an opportunity for the SAHRC to engage with the relevant government departments responsible for service delivery, and to get them to respond to some of the problems people raised during the provincial hearings that took place between August and December, 2012.

The SAHRC will also present its report with findings and recommendations from the provincial hearings to government departments and key stakeholders.

The national hearing will be held as follows:

DATE:       Tuesday, 19 March 2013

VENUE:     Pan African Parliament (Midrand)

TIME:        09:00 – 16:00

The Chairperson and the deputy-Chairperson of the Human Rights Commission will be attending the hearing together with representatives from various Government Departments.


NB: The venue is a security restricted area. Please ensure you RSVP as soon as possible to:

Alucia Sekgathume
SAHRC External Communications Officer
Tel: 011 877 3627
E-mail: asekgathume@sahrc.org.za

For comments email info@sahrc.org.za [Back]

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Since its establishment, the SAHRC has dedicated itself to:
•  Raising awareness;
•  Monitoring and assessment;
•  Education and training
•  Addressing human rights violations

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The SAHRC promotes, protects and monitors human rights in South Africa. It also has a specific responsibility to promote and monitor the implemen-
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