Pretoria – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will, in his capacity as Chairperson of the Human Resource Development Council of South Africa, address the Science Forum South Africa tomorrow, Thursday 7 December 2017.
The Forum takes place in the main (Diamond) Auditorium at the CSIR Convention Centre on Meiring Naude Rd, Brummeria, Pretoria.
This Science Forum is an annual event organised at the initiative of the Minister of Science and Technology, Ms Naledi Pandor. The Forum promotes vibrant debate on the role of science in society and has achieved global acclaim for being Africa’s premier public platform for the science-and-society debate.
The 2017 Forum is focused on promoting Pan African cooperation in science and technology and the role of innovation in promoting inclusive development.
Minister Pandor and the African Union Commissioner of Human Resources, Sciences and Technology, H.E Prof Sarah Anyang Agbor, will set the strategic focus and orientation for discussion at the opening of the Forum.
Source: The Presidency Republic of South Africa