The University of Pretoria (UP) Alumni Office invites you to join the first LeadUP: In Conversation with the VC virtual chat.

Posted on September 03, 2020

The University of Pretoria (UP) Alumni Office invites you to join the first LeadUP: In Conversation with the VC virtual chat. This new and exciting series of online panel discussions will see the Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Tawana Kupe moderate panel discussions in which distinguished alumni will be panellists. In these discussions, the panel will deliberate on topical issues of public interest.

The Justice Ministers of both South Africa and Namibia are alumni of UP and for the inaugural LeadUP: In Conversation with the VC virtual chat, Professor Kupe has invited Honourable Ministers Ronald Lamola, Minister of Justice and Correctional Services in South Africa, and Yvonne Dausab, Minister of Justice in Namibia, as his special guests for the discussion. Dean of the Faculty of Law at UP, Professor Elsabe Schoeman will also form part of the panel discussion which has been titled, By the book: In conversation with South Africa and Namibia’s Justice Ministers.

You are invited to join this exciting discussion as Professor Kupe chats to the Ministers about topics ranging from what justice really means, to what they hope to achieve whilst in office, especially as both countries come to grips with the COVID-19 pandemic and the scourge of corruption.

Date: Wednesday 9 September 2020

Time: 18:00 – 19:00 (South African Time)

During this discussion, you will:

  • Gain insight into the thinking and priorities of the Justice Ministers of South Africa and Namibia;
  • Gain insight into the ways in which the Justice Departments of the two countries have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic; and
  • Learn more about the University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Law and why it is ranked number 1 in Africa by Times Higher Education.

We look forward to hosting you!

Please follow link to confirm your attendance

Note that by clicking "attend," you will be notified via LinkedIn when we go live and be able to connect directly into the stream. You do not need to register elsewhere, and there is no advance link.



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