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State of the Social Economy of South Africa
Start Date: Sep 04, 2013
End Date: Sep 05, 2013
Venue: Sunnyside Park Hotel, Parktown, Johannesburg
Description: Dr Susan Steinman, Director: Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Social Economy (CSESE), in the Faculty of Management at the University of Johannesburg, is hosting a colloquium on the ‘State of the Social Economy of South Africa’ from 4-5 September 2013 in Johannesburg.

In-depth conversations with speakers and expert panels will ponder solutions to the issues facing the social economy in a quest to create job opportunities and alleviate poverty in South Africa. The focus will be on how the social economy can feed into to the National Development Plan through improvements to; the policy and the current regulatory framework, education and training, access to finance, and the implementation of policies.

The opening plenary on 4 September is a breakfast conversation with Minister Trevor Manuel, Minister of National Planning in the Presidency of South Africa starting at 7h00. Minister Manuel will set the tone on how to approach the challenges to be discussed over the two days.

Time: 7h00 - 16h30
Registration: 7h30
RSVP: Tel: 011 559 1585/1685, E-mail: secolloquium@uj.ac.za.

For more about the Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Social Economy, refer to www.uj.ac.za/EN/Faculties/management/departments/CSE/Pages/home.aspx.

Website: http://www.uj.ac.za/EN/Faculties/management/departments/CSE/Pages/home.aspx
Created By: CPSI
Organizers: Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Social Economy
Participation Requirements: Open

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