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									                      MUNICIPAL PUBLIC PARTICIPATION DIRECTORATE
                                         SCHEDULE FOR 2008


FOCUS AREA                                   ACTIVITY                         TIMEFRAME                  RESPONSIBILITY
  1. Strengthen the Public Participation     PTT Meetings                     7TH -8TH March 2008        Thabo Mdukiswa
     Units with information and                                               (Umtata)
     strategies to make community                                             8th -9th May 2008 (PE)
     participation meaningful                                                 7th -8th August 2008
                                                                              (Wild Coast)
                                                                              6th -7th November 2008
                                                                              (Aliwal North)


2. Strengthening CDWP                        CDW INDABA (all 365 CDWs are     13th – 15th March 2008     Thabo Mdukiswa
                                             expected to attend)              (Johannesburg)


  2. Strengthening Public Participation      Municipal Public Participation   12th -14th June 2008       Langa Madyibi
     and Community Participation in all      Conference
     Government Programmes and
     Activities.
  3. Building the People Centre in All




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      Government programmes




4. Improving coordination and integration   Roundtables                     5th -7th March 2008          Thabo Mdukiswa
of CDWP                                                                     (Umtata),                    And Unit
                                                                            15th -17th May 2008 (PE),
                                                                            17TH -19TH July 2008 (East
                                                                            London),
                                                                            9th -11th October 2008
                                                                            (Wild Coast)
5. Izimbizo and Bringing Services Closer to April 2008 (Government-wide                                  Thabo Mdukiswa
the People                                  Programme)                                                   And Unit,
                                            October 2008 (Government-wide                                Communication unit,
                                            Programme)                                                   SPU
                                            November 2008 (Public Service
                                            Week)
6. CDW Training and Learner ship            Learner ship                    24th February – 7th March    Thabo Mdukiswa,
                                                                            2008 up to October 2008      And Unit


                                            Batho Pele Change Management    January – March 2008




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                                              Training
                                              India Training)                       January –June 2008      Thabo Mdukiswa
                                                                                                            And Linda Zwakala
7. Implementation of the Communication        Door to door campaigns,               April – July 2008       M H Gomomo
Strategy                                      Visit to Public places,
   •   Know your CDW Campaign                 People forums;
       (Introduction of CDWs to communities   And deployment of Senior
       and municipalities)                    Government Official and Public
                                              Officials to Adopt a WARD
8. Follow up on Master plan Indaba            Workshop in Pretoria                  18th -19th March 2008   Thabo Mdukiswa
                                                                                                            Langa Madyibi
                                                                                                            Lucy Mzimane
                                                                                                            M H Gomomo
9. Provincial Workshops to Cascade                                                  April -May 2008         Thabo Mdukiswa
Master plan to municipalities                                                                               H N Mhlana
10. Ward Committee Workshops                  Finalizing the outstanding            January- May 2008       Langa Madyibi
                                              Municipalities – Mbhashe, Port St                             Linda Zwakala
                                              Johns, KSD, Great Kei, Ntsika
                                              Yethu, Ngquza, Mhlontlo and
                                              Matatiele (they will be confirming)




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11. Mobilization of Communities              CDWs and ward committee visits        January – June 2008      Langa Madyibi
   •   Visits and Inspection of Feeding                                                                     H N Mhlana
       Schemes and School Learner
       Information
   •   Mobilization of communities for IDP
       processes
12. Monthly Thematic Areas
Jan: Education                               .Visit Mbange J S S a Mud school      .24th January 2008       Thabo Mdukiswa
                                             in Nggeleni together with DCW                                  And Unit
                                             .Meetings with the department of      25th February 2008
                                             Education




                                             .ST Patrick’s SSS will be Hosting a   19th March 2008
                                             celebration for their 88% pass rate
                                             during the 2007 exams. Through
                                             the CDW the school has invited
                                             the department to participate in
                                             preparations and they further




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                           requested the department to          March-May 2008
                           secure MECs of Education, Social
                           Development and Housing Local
                           Government and Traditional Affairs
                           to attend the event.
                           .visit to mud school by the unit,
                           department of education and
                           public works.




Feb: Safety and Security
                           .Organize Public Education on        March –June 2008
                           Social Crime Prevention in the
                           following areas Qumbu, Matatiele,
                           Engcobo, Grahams town,
                           Nqamakwe and Mqanduli.
                           .Organize no Abuse Against
                           Women and Children campaign in
                           the following areas Mount Ayliff,
                           Ngangelizwe, Zwelitsha




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March: Human Rights                     .Promotion the Safety of Women       21 March 2008
                                        and Children Pedi

April: Imbizo Focus Month and Freedom
                                        . Organize MEC T Xasa outreach       April 2008
Month
                                        programmes meeting with ward
                                        committee, community
                                        development workers and
                                        communities in the following areas
                                        MBhashe Municipality, Port ST
                                        Johns Municipality, Great Kei and
                                        Nkonkobe




May: Rural, Urban and Community
Development

June: Youth Month




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July: Tertiary Education

Aug: Women’s Emancipation

Sept: Culture and Heritage

Oct: The Rights of the Child and Imbizo
Focus month

Nov: Environment Issues/16 Days of Activism

Dec: 16 Days of Activism
Poverty Alleviation Programme                 Visit to Mmangweni Project          15 February 2008        Thabo Mdukiswa
                                              (Libode) together with department
                                              of Social Development and
                                              Agriculture to establish funding
                                              requirements and areas of support
                                              of the said project.
13. CDW Awards                                Preparatory meetings                June 2008               Langa Madyibi
                                                                                                          Phendulwa Mtwecu
14. ABSA Breakfast Meetings
15. Reporting Workshop                                                            10th -11th April 2008   Lucy Mzimane




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