09 June, 2006

Workshops for Social Impact Assessment Guidelines ...

The Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Western Cape, has appointed Tony Barbour to assist in developing Specialist Guidelines for Social Impact Assessments. As part of this process two Half Day Workshops will be held, one in Cape Town and one in George. The Workshops are scheduled to start at 9.00 am (registration at 8.30) and will aim to finish at 13.30.

The aim of the workshops will be to identify key issues that need to be addressed by the SIA Guidelines and the proposed approach for undertaking SIA's. An Executive Summary of the findings of the Literature Review component of the study and a Draft Agenda for the workshops are available from the DEA&DP officials under 'Workshop details' below.

Workshop details:

Cape Town Workshop
Date: Monday 19th June 2006
Venue: 7th floor Tower Block, 4 Dorp Street in Cape Town
Time: 8.30-9.00 am registration
RSVP: Crystal Pedro on 021-4834796 or Chpedro@pgwc.gov.za

George Workshop
Date: Friday 23rd June 2006
Venue: Conference Room at the George Municipality in York Street.
Time: 8.30-9.00 am registration.
RSVP: Terrence Taute on 044-8742160 or Tvtaute@pgwc.gov.za

Please note: Do not reply to Tony Barbour if you wish to attend. Please direct your replies to the contact persons from DEA&DP listed above.