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The Integrated Urban Development Framework (IUDF)

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The Integrated Urban Development Framework (IUDF) is a policy initiative of the Government of South Africa, coordinated by the Department Of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs(COGTA).  The IUDF seeks to foster a shared understanding across government and society about how best to manage urbanisation and achieve the goals of economic development, job creation and improved living […]

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Address by Deputy Minister Andries Nel at the Municipal Innovative Infrastructure Financing Conference

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ADDRESS BY THE DEPUTY MINISTER OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS, MR ANDRIES NEL at the SALGA MUNICIPAL INNOVATIVE INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCING CONFERENCE, JOHANNESBURG, 13 June 2018. Programme Director, Cllr Mpho Khunou, MMC for Finance in Ekhuruleni, Dr Nkosindiphile Xhakaza, representing our host Mayor, Cllr Mzwandile Masina, President of SALGA, Cllr Parks Tau, and members of […]

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Deputy Minister Andries Nel to Host the Urban Sector Forum Gala Dinner

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Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Mr Andries Nel, will on Thursday, 03 May 2018, host the Urban Sector Donors Gala Dinner for Ambassadors, Heads of missions and Heads of Country’s International Agencies on the Integrated Urban Development Framework (IUDF). A number of international institutions and countries are potential Donors who supports […]

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Intermediate Cities Programme Workshop Paves Way for IUDF Implementation

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On Wednesday 15 November, the Intermediate Cities Programme workshop took place in Birchwood Hotel in the City of Ekurhuleni. The workshop brought together Intermediate City Municipalities, provincial COGTAs, Technical Steering Committee members as well as invited experts. The Integrated Urban Development Framework highlights the important roles that intermediate or secondary cities play within regional economies. While […]

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Deputy Minister Andries Nel’s Remarks at the City of Polokwane Council Meeting

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Deputy Minister Andries Nel’s remarks during the City of Polokwane Council meeting on 3rd November 2017 to discuss Intermediate City Municipality Support Programme Pilot Project The Deputy Minister thanked the Speaker, Chief Whip, the Executive Mayor and all councillors for the opportunity to be present at this historic occasion and have the opportunity to address […]

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South African Urban Conference to Assess Progress of Integrated Urban Development Framework Implementation

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The Ministry of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) will join other government spheres and various sectors at the South African Urban Conference which is set to kick off an eThekwini Urban Week from 30 October to 3 November 2017. The urban week celebration events will take place at Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban and feature: […]

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Deputy Minister Nel to Deliver and Participate in Discussions at the Dinner Exchange on the City, Culture and Heritage

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The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Mr Andries Nel, will attend a dinner conversation, hosted by ACC. Date: 24 October 2017 Time: 18:00 – 22.00 Venue: A4 Arts Foundation, 23 Buitenkant Street, Cape Town The purpose of the conversation is to explore how vital urban discussions can be opened up beyond a […]