Media Alert

11 March 2011

The Centre for Business and Professional Ethics (CBPE) at the University of Pretoria, in partnership with the Public Service Commission (PSC), will be hosting a conference on Living Ethics on the 14-16 march 2011. The conference is aimed at raising awareness on and promoting professional ethics as well as closing the gap between talking about and living ethical practice.

Key speakers from civil society, government and academia, as well as the media are expected to address the conference. These include, amongst others,

  • Ms Ferial Haffajee (City Press)
  • Prof Pierre De Vos (UCT) and
  • Mr Hennie van Vuuren (ISS)
One of the main focus areas the conference will address will be how to enhance integrity in government departments. The Constitution will also be examined to establish how it can contribute towards building integrity, in terms of balancing rights and responsibilities.

Media are invited to cover the event.

Venue: Burgers Park Hotel
Date: 14-16 March 2011
Time: 09h00 16h15

ISSUED JOINTLY BY THE CENTRE FOR BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL ETHICS (CBPE) AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA AND PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (PSC)

For more information, please contact:

Ben Van der Merwe; Manager: Centre for Business and Professional Ethics (CBPE) at the University of Pretoria, 012-4204373; Email: Ben.VanderMerwe@up.ac.za  or Ricardo Mahlakanya; Mr Humphrey Ramafoko; Director: Communication and Information Services; Public Service Commission; Tel: 012- 352 1196; Cell: 082 782 1730; Email: humpreyr@opsc.gov.za;



 

 

 

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