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Media Release: SAHRC Limpopo Co-host the 2022 Provincial Schools Moot Court Workshop and Oral Competitions for Grade 10 and 11 Learners

Date: 15 September 2022 

Attention: Editors and Reporters

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) is a Constitutional body, established to support constitutional democracy in terms of Section 181 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Constitution). Section 184(1) (b) of the Constitution obliges the SAHRC to promote the protection of human rights and monitor and assess the observance of human rights in the Republic of South Africa.

The SAHRC will promote human rights, through its Advocacy and Communication (ADVOCOMM) program by co-hosting the National Schools Moot Court Workshop and Oral Competition 2022, to educate the learners on the Constitutional Rights and prepare them to argue the cases before the Presiding Officers at the Limpopo High Court - Polokwane.  The teams in the top four will advance to the National Oral Competitions with the other provinces.

The Moot Court Workshop and Oral Competitions are for the learners who successfully completed the Essay Writing Phase of the Competition. The SAHRC will co-host with the University of Venda, Department of Education, and the Department Justice as follows:




NSMCC2022 Workshop

Limpopo High Court - Polokwane

15 September 2022

NSMCC 2022 Oral Competitions

Polokwane High Court

17 September 2022

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For further information contact SAHRC Limpopo Provincial Office Manager, Mr Victor Mavhidula @ 015 2913500 / 0767801500


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