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MUT and DHS 2017 National Conference

Attached, please find a call for papers for the 2017 National Human Settlements Conference.

Co-hosted by the SA Department of Human Settlements and Mangosuthu University of Technology, the conference will be held on 5 and 6 October in Durban, South Africa.

Sharing Reforming Urban Laws in Africa: A Practical Guide

Attached, please find English and Portuguese copies of the document, Reforming Urban Laws in Africa: A Practical Guide.

The Guide has been developed by Prof Stephen Berrisford (who has previously worked with AAPS in developing educational materials for African planning law courses) and the late Prof Patrick McAuslan.

Please read a short blurb below:

Deputy Minister Andries Nel Keynote Address 4 July 2016

4 Jul 2016
Address by Mr Andries Nel, MP, Deputy Minister for Cooperative Goverance and Traditional Affairs (responsible for Provincial and Local Government at the Planning Africa 2016 Conference: “Making Sense of the Future: Disruptions and Reinvention”, Sandton, Johannesburg

L N Sisulu Keynote address 5 July 2016

ADDRESS BY L N SISULU, MP, MINISTER OF HUMAN SETTLEMENTS, AT THE PLANNING AFRICA CONFERENCE OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN PLANNING INSTITUTE
5 JULY 2016, SANDTON CONVENTION CENTRE,
JOHANNESBURG

Minister Jeff Radebe Opening Speech 4 July 2016

4 Jul 2016
Keynote address by Minister Radebe on the occasion of Planning Africa Conference
Programme Director, Mr Yusuf Patel SAPI Past President
Honourable Paul Mashatile, MEC for Cooperative Governance, Traditional Affairs and Human
Settlements in the Gauteng Province
Councillor Parks Tau, Executive Mayor of the City of Johannesburg
Distinguished Guests
Ladies and Gentlemen
I wish to congratulate the South African Planning Institute on its 20th Anniversary since it was

CAP NEWSLETTER AUGUST 2016

Welcome to the July CAP Newsletter sharing news of activities by our members around the world.
The CAP Executive is very excited to announce that 3 new member institutes have joined our association.
Welcome to the planners from the Zambia Institute of Planners, St Lucia Institute of Land Use Planners and the
Planners’ Association of Dominica. We look forward to working with you and hearing about planning in your country.
In other news, preparations continue for United Nations Habitat III in October in Ecuador and details of the CAP

KEYNOTE ADDRESS TO SAPI PLANNING AFRICA 2016 GALA DINNER

I am honoured to have been invited by President Nthato Minyuku to deliver a Keynote Address at SAPI’s Gala Dinner to commemorate its 20th Anniversary.
There is a very significant, possibly unintended, symbolism in the theme of this year’s Planning Africa Conference and the event that we commemorate this evening: “Making Sense of the Future – Disruption and Reinvention” – but I will return to that a little later in my address.

20 Year Reflections

The South African Planning Institute (SAPI) was formed on 1 July 1996 through the amalgamation of the South African Institute of Town and Regional Planners (SAITRP) and the Development Planning Association of South Africa (DPASA).
This reflection of the 20 year journey taken by the leaders and members of SAPI is a tribute to the seless eorts made to build an independent and connected organisation.

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Why Join SAPI

“SAPI is your organisation and enables you to:

  • Promote yourself as a member of a leading planning body and utilise the MSAPI (Member of SAPI) badge;
  • Be part of a knowledge sharing network by receiving key information via website and e-mail updates;
  • Receive a discount equivalent to your annual SAPI membership fees for the premier planning event in the South African calendar (Planning Africa conferences);

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Purpose & Aim

The purpose and aim of the South African Planning Institute (SAPI) is to enhance the art and science of sustainable local, regional and national human and physical development planning, and the theory and practise relating thereto:

 

  • to promote the profession of planning in South Africa;
  • to promote a high level of professionalism and ethical conduct in the broad interests

 

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