Media accreditation for the 2017 Human Rights Day commemoration

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15 Mar 2017

The Human Rights Month will be used to link with the commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the passing of Steve Biko and the OR Tambo Centenary as a fitting tribute to mark his selfless and fervent effort towards bloodless transition to our new democratic dispensation and an advocate for human rights.

Members of the media are invited to apply for accreditation to cover the 2017 Human Rights Day scheduled to take place on 21 March 2017 at Buffalo City Municipality, Victoria Grounds, King Williams Town, Eastern Cape Province.

Details for collection of accreditation cards and about the events for media to cover is are as follows:

a)   Accreditation cards collection:

DATE: 20/03/2017

TIME: 09H00 – 10H00

VENUE: Steve Biko center in Ginsberg

b)   Social cohesion dialogue

DATE: 20/03/2017

TIME: 18H00pm

VENUE: Steve Biko center in Ginsberg

c)   Human Rights day celebrations

DATE: 21/03/2017

TIME: 09H00am

VENUE: Victoria Sports Grounds, in King Williams Town

Media accreditation: Patience on patiencemo@dac.gov.za  or call her on 0716806709: Tabita Ngqunge on Tabita@gcis.gov.za or call her on 072 344 7712: Andile Nduna on Andile.nduna@ecrac.gov.za or call him on 071 411 4820.

Enquiries: Ms Zimasa Velaphi on 012 4413010 /0721728925/ zimasav@dac.gov.za

                   Mr N Pinyana on 043 7222 602/9 or 0761428606 /ndlelantle@gcis.gov.za