In preparation for refurbishment, the Government Publications Reading Room will be closed from Tuesday 18 June until further notice. Government Publications services will be available in the Special Collections Reading Room in the J. W. Jagger Library, entrance on University Avenue. Access for disabled persons will be through the libraries’ staff entrance in Library Road.
UCT Libraries has an incredibly diverse and multi-lingual collection on Nelson Mandela in its holdings. This includes a range of both South African and international publications, films and manuscripts. This year, Mandela Day falls on the same week as National Archives Awareness Week, so we have used the opportunity to highlight some of these papers.
"The theme of the Financial and Fiscal Commission’s (FFC) 2020/21 annual submission is: Repositioning Local Government Public Finances. The Commission argues that the Local Government Fiscal Framework is not in synchronisation with the constitutional mandate of the sphere and requires renewal and rebuilding."
UNAIDS has released Global AIDS Update, 2019: Communities at the Centre. This report shows that "community leadership in the AIDS response helps to ensure that HIV services are relevant to, and reach, the people who need them the most. When communities organize and people empower each other, oppression can be replaced by rights and access to HIV services can be accelerated."