The City of Tshwane has partnered with the University of South Africa as one of its key research and academic stakeholders in its expedition to inaugurate the Tshwane Green Economy Research Network.
The Tshwane Green Economy Research Network to be launched on November 24th, is a collaborative research and knowledge exchange platform established to advise and provide research support to the City of Tshwane in its agenda to transition towards a green economy. The platform brings together researchers, academia, thought leaders and industry experts to promote a shared-learning partnership, knowledge exchange and collaboration to advance green projects in the Capital City.
“The City has committed itself to a sustainable path of economic growth and development pursued in several ways including green urban designs, providing sustainable forms of public transport, integrated transport systems, hybrid engines, green buildings and supporting the demand management interventions to mention a few”.
“Collaboration and exchanging of knowledge through focused thematic networks will bring a significant contribution to better understand the green economy pathway and come up with sustainable ways to meet citizens’ social, economic and material needs”- said the Executive Mayor of Tshwane, Cllr Kgosientso Ramokgopa.
Members of the media are invited as follows
Date: Tuesday, 24 November 2015
Time: 8h00 for 8h30
Venue: UNISA, 1 Preller Street, Muckleneuk (Dr Miriam Makeba Concert Hall)
Cell: 083 677 1630
SOURCE: SOUTH AFRICAN OFFICIAL NEWS