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Media accreditation: Official Opening and SOPA 22 February 2018

Please be advised that the official opening ceremony of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament will take place on Thursday, 22 February 2018.  The Premier will deliver her State of the Province Address during the sitting at 14:15.

Already accredited for initial event of 16 February?

If you already submitted your details for accreditation for the Official Opening and SOPA initially scheduled for 16 February, you don’t need to submit again.

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Women's issues to the forefront

In her capacity as President of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament’s branch of the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians, Speaker Sharna Fernandez has initiated various activities during 2017 to firmly place the issue of gender-based violence on the agenda of the institution. In September she hosted a Women’s Dialogue, attended by delegates from various NGOs and CBOs that focus on gender-based violence issues across the Western Cape.

 

Cape Town Opera to brief standing committee

The Standing Committee on Cultural Affairs and Sport will be briefed by Cape Town Opera on its programmes on 20 September. Cape Town Opera not only showcases international acts but also has an education and outreach component. The organisation will provide information on their flagship programme, Opera is My First Language, which focuses on addressing the lack of formal music education in rural and township Western Cape Schools.

Meeting details:

Date: 20 September 2017
Venue: Chamber, 6th Floor, 7 Wale Street
Time: 08:30 to 10:30

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