#cocreateDESIGN FESTIVAL Cape Town 2019 welcomes Ifeoma Ebo as Keynote Speaker

The #cocreateDESIGN FESTIVAL 2019, themed “Inspiring Resilience”, is taking place on 25 and 26 February at the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town. The festival will celebrate globally inspiring, people-led, on-the-ground projects that demonstrate the power of design to tackle current socio-economic and environmental shocks and stresses. Now in its second year, the festival boasts over 20 notable speakers and masterclass hosts from various backgrounds and from across the globe. Amongst these, […]

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#cocreateDESIGN FESTIVAL Cape Town 2019 puts focus on resilient communities and citizen-led solutions

The adverse shocks and stresses being experienced by people and communities in cities across Africa are becoming fiercer, more complex and more intertwined. Navigating these challenges – and finding long-lasting solutions – requires a broad-based societal commitment to co-design solutions that lead to healthier and more resilient African cities and communities. [29 January 2019]. The #cocreateDESIGN FESTIVAL, now in its second year, is an initiative of the Kingdom of the Netherlands […]

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Western Cape Maritime Cluster (WCMC) set to promote maritime skills development opportunities within the Western Cape

CAPE TOWN (23 October 2018). As a contribution to this year’s Transport Month, the Netherlands Consulate General as a member of the WCMC in partnership with Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT), will host a Maritime Day on 31 October 2018 at  DSCT. In support of the Operation Phakisa agenda, the Maritime Day seeks to highlight career and skills development opportunities in the maritime sector to underprivileged youth from township schools […]

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