North West Legislature hosts People with Disability Sectoral Parliament and Summit in Hartebeesport Dam

The North West Provincial Legislature’s Portfolio Committee on Health and Social Development will be hosting the People with Disability Sectoral Parliament under the theme “Persons with Disabilities – Equal Partners in Shaping a Sustainability Future” at Seasons Lifestyle, Hartebeesport Dam at 9h00.

The following topics will be discussed at the event: “What are the required interventions that can be introduced to ensure an inclusive community without segregation” and “the role of technology in improving the lives of people with disabilities.”

The objective of the event is to strengthen oversight and accountability on issues facing people with disability and build sustainable stakeholder relations that will deepen participatory democracy.

On recognising that South Africa is celebrating 20 years of democracy where all sectors have a story to tell, the Legislature invited People with Disability across the province to participate in a Sectoral Parliament where they will interact with the Members of the Provincial Legislature and Executive Committee on issues affecting them.

The event will be attended by 300 stakeholders from the different sectors ranging from Disabled People of South Africa, Department of Social Development, Status on People with Disability Desk and Government departments focal desks.

Source: Government of South Africa.

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