Department of Arts and Culture at COP17

Editor of artSMart, Caroline Smart, talks to Mr Paul Mashatile, Minister of Arts & Culture on November 29, 2011. Ever since Paul Mashatile was appointed Minster of Arts and Culture, I have just missed meeting him on a number of occasions. However, yesterday I was privileged to spend some time chatting to him on his … Read more

Climate Change Response Expo

The Climate Change Response Expo is located in a collection of tents next to The Workshop.  The expo hosts a number of stalls – from climate robots (courtesy of UKZN) to solar water heaters, electric cars and enviro-NGOs and I would encourage all Durbanites to head down there this week (it closes on Friday)! More … Read more

COP 17 Events in Durban

Durban hosts COP17 for the next two weeks and the city is full of delegates attending the conference. A number of free events are also being run concurrently. Most of the action will be concentrated along the Beachfront, from Ushaka Marine World to the uMngeni Green Hub near Blue Lagoon. Please refer to the attached docuemnt … Read more

Young Scientists and Youth Initiatives on Climate Change and Indigenous Knowledge Systems

29th and 30th November 2011 Howard Campus of University of KwaZulu-Natal DURBAN, South Africa The Indigenous Knowledge Centre at the North-West University (South Africa) in cooperation with the NRF/DST Chair on African Traditional Medicines (University of KwaZulu-Natal), the National IKS Office (Department of Science and Technology, South Africa), and The New Partnership for Africa’s Development … Read more