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Media Advisory: SAHRC KwaZulu Natal Provincial Office in partnership with the KZN Department of Education and other stakeholders will conduct the Moot Court Workshops

31 August 2022

Attention: Editors and Reporters

The South African Human Rights Commission, KwaZulu Natal Provincial Office (the Commission) in partnership with the KwaZulu Natal Department of Education (DoE), and other stakeholders, will conduct workshops in preparation for the Provincial Oral Rounds of the National Schools Moot Court Programme (NSMCP). The Commission and DoE following the workshops, will host the Provincial Oral Rounds at the Durban Magistrate Court.

In order to prepare the learners for the Provincial Oral Rounds of the NSMCP, the Commission, DoE and other stakeholders, will conduct preparatory workshops with participating learners from the ten schools that advanced through the essay writing phase. The workshops are aimed at enhancing the oralists with trial advocacy and oral presentation skills. The preparatory workshop will also be used to orientate the learners on various aspects including court procedures and court etiquette.

The Provincial Oral Rounds of the NSMCP, which will be hosted following the workshops will provide learners with the opportunity to present oral arguments in a courtroom before judicial officers and legal practitioners.

The NSMCP workshops will be held as follows:

Date    : 01 - 02 September 2022

Time    : 09H00 – 17H00

Venues: Dokkies Teachers Centre, 321 ZK Mathews Rd, Umbilo, Berea, Durban


NSMCP Provincial Oral Rounds will be held as follows:

Date    : 03 September 2022

Time    : 08H00 – 16H00

Venues: Durban Magistrate Court, Cnr Somtseu & Stanger Street, Durban




For further information contact SAHRC KZN Acting Provincial Manager, Ms Pavershree Padayachee on Tel: 031 304 7323, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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