The conference brought together over 50 participants representing academia, civil society organisations, and representatives of regional economic communities. What emerged during the two-day discussions was that there is a huge leadership deficit in the region as a key enabler for a democratic developmental state.

As we draw closer to the historic global summit on the Post-2015 Development Agenda, you are invited to join us for a discussion on Why and how Southern Africa should intensify efforts to meet SDGs. 

In very general terms, feminism as a radical thinking/conceptual tradition has deliberately ruptured the boundaries of conventional, often reactionary knowledge production everywhere it has been practiced, and has challenged convention as an ideological practice, by arguing for a politics of transformation and of daily life.

Members of the media are invited to attend an influential regional gathering hosted by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (Southern Africa Office) in collaboration with the UNDP South Africa, Southern Africa Trust and the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA).
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