The Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa (SERI) in partnership with Abahlali BaseMjondolo invites you to the eThekwini Launch of: 

Informal Settlement: Norms, Practices and Agency 


Siyanda ISAR screenshot

SERI has produced three-site based research reports: “Left Behind: Siyanda Informal Settlementwhich was produced in partnership with Abahlali BaseMjondolo and will be foregrounded in this launch, “Our Place to Belong: Marikana Informal Settlement” and “The Promised Land: Ratanang Informal Settlement”. 

Siyanda is located in eThekwini, KwaZulu-Natal, Marikana in Cape Town, Western Cape and Ratanang in Klerksdorp, North West province. A fourth report, “Here to Stay”, synthesises and compares findings across the three sites. 

The launch will consist of a stakeholder engagement, which will centre on the presentation of research findings and an exploration of policy implications for the upgrading of informal settlements. 

When: Monday, 21 October 2019, 10:30 – 13:30. 

Where: Diakonia Centre, 20 Diakonia Ave, Durban Central, Durban 

RSVP: Edward Molopi (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) / 011 356 5885 by 15 October 2019

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