The Competition Commission in partnership with the Centre for Human Rights at the Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria cordially invites you to a public seminar on ‘The Contribution and Impact of Competition Policy on Socio- Economic Rights’ which will be presented by Former Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo.

Date: Thursday 19 March 2015
Time: 13:00 - 17:30
Venue: Human Rights Conference, the Constitution Hill, 11 Kotze Street, Old Fort Building, Braamfontein
RSVP: Kindly confirm your attendance by Friday 13 March 2015 by sending an email to Itebogengp@compcom.co.za
Enquiries: Ms Itebogeng Palare (012 394 3189 / Itebogengp@compcom.co.za)
GPS: 26°11’23.0”S 28°02’37.9”E

Attendance at this event is free and it will be on a first come first served basis due to space limitation.


13:00 – 14:00    Arrival, registration and lunch
14:00 – 14:15    Opening and Welcome: Commissioner Tembinkosi Bonakele
14:15 – 14:30    Introductory Remarks: Prof Danny Bradlow, University of Pretoria
14:30 – 14:40    Video/Introduction of the Keynote Speaker
14:40 – 15:25    Keynote Address: Former Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo
15:25 – 15:40    Tea break
15:40 – 16:20    Introduction of the Panel Members/Panel Discussion
16:20 – 17:00    Q & A
17:00 – 17:15    Response by the Keynote Speaker
17:15 – 17:30    Vote of thanks: Deputy Commissioner Oliver Josie

About the Competition Commission

The Competition Commission is a statutory body constituted in terms of the Competition Act, No 89 of 1998. It is empowered to investigate, control and evaluate restrictive business practices, abuse of dominant positions and mergers in order to achieve equity and efficiency in South African economy.

About the Centre for Human Rights

The Centre for Human Rights was established in 1986. It is both an academic department and a non-governmental organisation, and works towards human rights education in Africa, a greater awareness of human rights, the wide dissemination of publications on human rights in Africa, and the improvement of the rights of women, people living with HIV, indigenous peoples, sexual minorities and other disadvantaged or marginalised persons or groups across the continent.


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