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The Justice Moseneke Inquiry published: A Report to the Electoral Commission of South Africa in terms of Section 14(4) read with Section 5(2)(a) of the Electoral Commission Act.
The Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment has published the 4th Generation Environmental Implementation and Management Plan (EIMP) 2020/2024.
The National Development Agency (NDA) shared findings of a study commissioned by the organization to analyse the current legislative, policy and regulatory environment for the civil society sector: Regulatory Framework Requirements for the South African Civil Society to Promote Their Active Participation in the Developmental State Sector.
The Green Paper on Comprehensive Social Security and Retirement Reform has been published for public comment. "proposes the creation of a new National Social Security Fund (NSSF) - a government-managed fund which will provide retirement, disability benefits and unemployment benefits." (Source: https://www.news24.com/fin24/economy/south-africa/new-govt-plan-wants-south-africans-to-pay-12-of-their-earnings-into-state-managed-fund-20210818)
The Overview of National Strategic Plan on Gender-Based Violence and Femicide Roll-Out, Year 1, 1 May 2020-31 April 2021 "report is largely based on initially weekly and subsequently monthly reports that were submitted by government departments through the Department of Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities (DWYPD) to the Presidency."
The Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change "is the first in a series of reports to be adopted under the IPCC 6th assessment cycle."
The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) published the draft National Infrastructure Plan 2050 (NIP 2050) for public comment.
The Second Generation Vaal Triangle Airshed Priority Area Air Quality Management Plan: Final Plan has been published for implementation.
The National Treasury and the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) have requested public comments on a diagnostic study entitled:South Africa: Financial Ombud System Diagnostic. The study was commissioned by National Treasury and prepared by the World Bank Group (WBG).
The Unrest Map: Tracking South Africa's July 2021 Unrest "tracks incidents of violence, looting, arson, protests and other instability during the nationwide unrest of July 2021."
The Draft National Radio Frequency Plan 2021 (NRFP-21) is available for public consultation.
The J. W. Jagger Library fire of 18 April 2021 resulted in the loss of a major part of the Government Publications collection. We lost our collections for the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Seychelles, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. A large portion of the South African collection of books was destroyed, plus most of the House of Assembly/National Assembly Debates (Hansard), our Cape Provincial and Cape Town City Council collections, the post-1994 Provincial and local government collections, the Homelands and a section of South African statistics. Publications of the British Colonial Office, the European Union, the Commonwealth, various international governmental organizations including the United Nations, the International Labour Organization and the World Trade Organization were all lost.