Balancing Religion, Custom and Constitutionalism

Roundtable Series - Number 3

September 14 Thursday

Date/time

September 14, 2017, 09h30 - 13h00

Loc.

CRL Rights Commission, Ground Floor, Forum 4, Braampark Office Park, 33 Hoofd Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg

With

Ms Thoko Mkhwanazi-Xaluva, Chairperson of the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities

Type

Discussion

This KAS event, co-hosted by the Centre for Unity in Diversity focuses on the question how to balance Religion, Custom and the Constitution in modern South Africa.

Also available in Deutsch

The aim of the seminar was to discuss the CRL Rights' Commission's Commercialisation of Religion and Abuse of People's belief System's Report and interrogate the role of religious freedom and customary practice within a constitutional democracy.

Programe

09h30 - 10h00 Registration, Tea\Coffee

10h00 - 10h10 Welcome and Introduction: Ms Zohra Dawood: Director, Centre for Unity in Diversity

10h10 - 10h20 Adress on behalf of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung: Ms Nancy Msibi: Representative, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung

10h25 - 10h55 Speaker: Ms Thoko Mkhwanazi-Xaluva: Chairperson, Commission for the Promotion and protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguastic Communities.

10h55 - 11h15 Respondent: Prof Pieter Coertzen: Extraordinary Professor in Comparative Church Law at the Catholic University of Louvain and at the Faculty of Theology of the University of Stellenbosch

11h15 - 12h15 Q&A Session with audience

12h15 - 13h00 Lunch

Balancin religion custom and constitutionalism

Deputy Chairperson of CRL Commission Luka Mosoma, Nancy Msibi, Chairperson of CRL Commission Ms Thoko Mkhwanazi-Xaluva, Zohra Dawood, Director, Centre for Unity in Diversity,Pieter Coertzen, Adv Kevin Malunga, Deputy Public Protector.

Balancing Religion, Custom and Constitutionalism
Balancing Religion, Custom and Constitutionalism
Balancing Religion, Custom and Constitutionalism
Balancing Religion, Custom and Constitutionalism

Contact person

Christina Teichmann

Project Manager (KAS-Office Cape Town)

Christina Teichmann
Phone +27 21 422 3844
Fax +27 21 422 1733
Languages: Deutsch,‎ English

Partners

CRL Rights Commission Centre for Unity in Diversity (CUD)