Nelson Mandela revisits his prison cell on Robben Island in 1994, four years after his release from prison.
Celebrating the life of Nelson Mandela
UCT Libraries celebrate the extraordinary life of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, affectionately known as 'Madiba'. The Libraries hold many unique photographs, films, and documents relating to the life and struggles of Nelson Mandela. As a tribute to...
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Saturday, 24 June 2017
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World Environment Day, 5 June

"The United Nations designated 5 June as World Environment Day (WED) to deepen public awareness of the need to preserve and enhance the environment. That date recalls the opening day of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (Stockholm, 1972), which led to the establishment of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)." The theme for 2017 is Connecting People to Nature.

Publication Date:
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 14:15
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Disability toolkit : a quick reference guide & monitoring framework for employers

"The South African Human Rights Commission recognises that people with disabilities can make up a significant portion of South Africa’s productive workforce – if barriers preventing them from actively participating in employment are identified and removed. The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has worked with a small team of dedicated employers and research specialists to develop this quick reference resource guide, Disability toolkit : a quick reference guide & monitoring framework for employers, to assist employers to harness the potential of their diverse workforces and to equip employers with the knowledge and tools to make South Africa’s workplaces more accessible, more inclusive and more productive for people with disabilities."

Publication Date:
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 16:00
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Draft defence industry strategy

The National Defence Industry Council has published a draft Defence industry strategy. "This defence industry strategy is based on the defence industry policy and strategy guidelines set out in the 2015 Defence Review, and is intended to serve as the framework for sustaining and further developing the defence industry. It will be supported by the Implementation Master Plan, which will detail the steps and mechanisms for implementing the defence industry strategy."

Publication Date:
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 15:15
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White paper on national civil aviation policy 2017

The White paper on national civil aviation policy 2017 "evolved within the parameters set by the Constitution of South Africa, the National Development Plan (NDP), the White Paper on National Transport Policy and various legal instruments and international conventions relating to civil aviation. These parameters were used in defining goals, principles and objectives to guide the formulation of civil aviation policy."


Publication Date:
Monday, May 22, 2017 - 16:30