Introducing the Opening Panel: Civil Society and the State – Strategies in public interest work and how voices are heard
PILG 2013 would like to invite all participants to attend our opening panel which will be hosted from 08h30 to 10h15 on Thursday, 11 June 2013.
Our esteemed panel (all there biographies can be viewed here) are:
Adam Habib, Vice Chancellor, University of the Witwatersrand
Bandile Mdlalose, General Secretary, Abahlali baseMjondolo (the South African shack-dwellers’ movement)
Fazila Farouk, Executive Director, SACSIS (South African Civil Society Information Service)
Chair: Jackie Dugard, senior researcher, Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa (SERI) and visiting senior fellow, Wits Law School.