Deputy Minister Tau to Participate at the National Conference on the Constitution

The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Mr. Parks Tau will this afternoon attend the National Conference on the Constitution, which is currently underway at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, Gauteng.

Taking place under the theme ‘Reflections on the Constitution: Rule of law, accountability, social and economic justice’ the conference seeks to reflect on the achievements in thematic areas over the past 25 years, current challenges, and the future of the country’s Constitutional democracy.

The Deputy Minister will, in the afternoon, further participate in a panel discussion that will review the role played by municipalities in advancing constitutional democracy and a reflection on how this sphere of government could play a more effective role going forward. This panel is informed by the role that local government has to play, being the closest sphere of government to communities as mandated by Section 152 of the Constitution.

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Issued by the Ministry of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs