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