The Western Cape Women’s Parliament (WCWP) will take place on Thursday, 21 November. The event will be attended by women Members of the Provincial Parliament, Members of the NCOP and approximately 58 delegates representing women’s organisations from across the province, including the Cape Metro, Central Karoo, Cape Winelands, Garden Route, Overberg and West Coast.
Women Members of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament (WCPP) convened on 14 Nov to re-establish its sub-branch of the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) network. The CWP is a network of women parliamentarians representing the parliaments across the Commonwealth nations. WCPP Deputy-Speaker Beverley Schäfer convened the meeting to re-establish the branch.
The Western Cape Provincial Parliament’s Standing Committee on the Premier and Constitutional Matters will conduct public hearings focusing on the Traditional Courts Bill [B 1B–2017] (NCOP) as part of its constitutional responsibilities.
The Western Cape Provincial Parliament (WCPP) will host a Gender-based Violence and Femicide Consultative Session on 28 October.
The Speaker of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament Hon Masizole Mnqasela will be presenting a set of educational materials to the principal of Jakes Gerwel Technical School in Bonnievale, on 24 October. Western Cape Minister for Education Debbie Schäfer will also be in attendance.
The Standing Committee on Finance, Economic Opportunities and Tourism has called for an urgent meeting with Provincial Treasury on 18 October. The aim of the meeting is for Provincial Treasury to brief the committee on the possible impact of the Special Appropriation Bill [B10 - 2019] on the Western Cape’s economy. The meeting is scheduled to take place from 13:00 to 14:00 in the Chamber, 6th Floor, Western Cape Provincial Parliament, 7 Wale Street, Cape Town.
On 17 October the Western Cape Police Ombudsman will brief the Standing Committee on Community Safety, Cultural Affairs and Sport.
Members of the public are hereby invited to submit objections to the following persons nominated for appointment as the Western Cape Commissioner for Children.
Click here to view the nominations and information on the process to follow to submit objections. Closing date for objections: 23 October 2019.
Nominations are invited for the appointment of the Western Cape Commissioner for Children in terms of section 2(2)(a) of the Western Cape Commissioner for Children Act, 2019 (Act 2 of 2019).
The National Council of Provinces (NCOP), in collaboration with the Western Cape Provincial Parliament (WCPP) and representatives of the South African Local Government Association (SALGA), will be embarking on a Provincial Visit Week from 16-20 September in the southern Cape.