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2019 21 Aug 12:30 15:00

Seminar: The SDGs in South Africa: why transitions are always the hardest part

This talk, by Dr Alexis Schäffler-Thomson, reflects on South Africa’s first phase of voluntary reporting for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Alexis is a consultant at the advisory firm Pegasys, which was part of the voluntary national review (VNR) process led by Statistics South Africa in preparation for the United Nations’ High-Level Political Forum 2019, held under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council in July. South Africa’s VNR reporting process consisted of several government-led data collection efforts for the SDGs, building on the country’s Millennium...

Venue: 

School of Economics Seminar Room, Level 4, New School of Economics Building, Middle Campus

Contact Information: 

A light lunch will be served prior to the seminar, at 12:30.

For catering purposes, please RSVP to Beverley.Adams@uct.ac.za by noon, Monday, 19 August 2019.

Event Type: 
Seminars, talks and public lectures