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ct conf finalThe FW de Klerk Foundation - in partnership with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation - invites you to attend our Annual Conference. Our theme for 2019 is: “Addressing Inequality”.

The FW de Klerk Foundation annually hosts a conference on 2 February in Cape Town (this year's event falls on Friday, 1 February), to coincide with the announcement in Parliament in 1990 of the release of Nelson Mandela and other prisoners and the unbanning of several organisations. Each year the conference tackles a topical theme, with input from a diverse range of influential speakers. Previous speakers include former President Kgalema Motlanthe, Justice Albie Sachs, Dr Mathews Phosa, Ms Rhoda Kadalie, Prof Frans Viljoen, Mr Sipho Pityana, Adv Jeremy Gauntlett, Mr Johann Rupert and former President FW de Klerk. 

Speakers for 2019 include:

  • Former President FW de Klerk
  • Prof Haroon Bhorat
  • Ms Penelope Vinjevold
  • Mr Wandile Sihlobo

Date: Friday, 1 February 2018
Time: 08h30 for 09h00 - 16h00
Venue: The River Club, Liesbeek Parkway, Observatory, Cape Town
Cost: R100 booking fee (non-refundable)

RSVP: ONLINE by 29 January 2019

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Seating is limited. 

Contact Us


PHONE: +27 (0) 21 930 36 22
FAX: +27 (0) 21 930 38 98

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Zeezicht Building, Tygerberg Park, 
163 Uys Krige Drive, Plattekloof, 
Cape Town, 7500, South Africa
P.O. Box 15785, Panorama, 7506, South Africa

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