South Africa and The Netherlands continue their cooperation in the water sector by working towards a “Blue Deal” and launching Hydronet

[27 February 2019]. The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) in conjunction with Netherlands Embassy will be hosting a roundtable discussion in support of the Blue Deal South Africa Initiative: Clean and sufficient water for all under the theme: Tackling water challenges through bilateral partnerships. The roundtable discussion takes place on 27 February 2019 in Pretoria. The discussion, which will be moderated by two young South African water professionals, takes […]

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#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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