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MEDIA ADVISORY 09 April 2014

The Western Cape will host the first Provincial Report back since the Presidential Indaba on Youth Jobs and Skills which was held in Johannesburg on the 28th of February. The Indaba is organised by the Economic Development Department (EDD), National Youth Development Agency (NYDA), South African Youth Council (SAYC) and the Presidency.

The Western Cape leg of the provincial Indaba will be held on the 10th of April, at the Good Hope Centre, in Cape Town. Youths drawn from local business, labour and civil society are expected to attend. The theme for the event is:

Working together to empower the youth through jobs and skills for a better South Africa

Minister Ebrahim Patel will lead the Indaba supported by the Deputy Minister, for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation in the Presidency, Obed Bapela. The report back is a partnership between the government, the National Youth Development Agency and state owned entities.

The Indaba will take place as follows:
Date: Thursday, 10 April 2014
Time: 09h45 to 16h00
Address: Good hope Centre, Cape Town

Please note that for security purposes it is important that you confirm attendance by 9th April 2014.

Issued by the Economic Development Department
Enquiries: Phumzile Kotane - 0714628246 / This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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