Minister Nathi Mthethwa hosts Human Rights Month dialogue at Vaal, 20 Mar

Minister Nathi Mthethwa to host human rights month dialogue at Vaal

The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa in partnership with other government departments, private and civil organisations will host human rights month dialogue on Tuesday, 20 March 2018 at Desmond Tutu Great Hall, Vaal University of Technologies (VUT). The dialogue forms part of the 2018 Human Rights Month under the theme, The year of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela: promoting and deepening a human rights culture across society.

The main topic for the dialogue is human rights and the language question – Are Afrikaans-only medium institutions antithetical to the founding values of the Constitution? Contributors are further expected to deliberate on current human rights issues and the extent to which it could promote the national agenda on social cohesion and nation building. Other speakers include: Dennis George, Advocate George Bizoz, Commissioner Angie Makwetla, Commissioner Prof David Mosoma, Justice Yvonne Mokgoro, Commissioner Mbuyiselo Botha.

Source: Government of South Africa