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Johannesburg’s corridors of freedom and SA’s progress on localising sustainable development goals

When: Wednesday, 08 August 2018 - Wednesday, 08 August 2018
Where: Braamfontein Campus East
Senate Room, 2nd Floor, Solomon Mahlangu House
Start time:15:30
Enquiries:

Alison.Todes@wits.ac.za 

Former mayor of Johannesburg and President of the South African Local Government Association, Parks Tau, will present this seminar.

Tau is a former mayor of the City of Johannesburg (2011-2016) where he drove the Corridors of Freedom project, a major City of Johannesburg spatial transformation project. The session will involve a public interview with Tau on the project by Professors Philip Harrison, SA Research Chair for Spatial Analysis and City Planning and Alison Todes, School of Architecture and Planning. It will also include a presentation by Tau on how far South Africa has come in localising the Sustainable Development Goals.

Tau is President of the South African Local Government Association, and of the world body, United Cities and Local Governments. He will present this special session as part of the Faces of the City seminar series.

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