Press Alert, 25 October 2021
NUM National Policy Conference commences tomorrow at International Convention Centre in East London
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) will hold its National Policy Conference from 26-27 October 2021 where a range of policy issues within the sectors where the NUM is organising would be discussed and future plans are outlined.
The policy conference, which would be taking place at East London International Convention Centre (ICC) is organised under the theme “Back to Basics Means to Engage in Recruitment and Service to Members”.
Amongst the speakers invited to address the conference are Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) General Secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali, the African National Congress (ANC) deployee, South African Communist Party (SACP) 1st Deputy General Solly Mapaila , the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) and the IndustrALL Global Union.
]The Minister of Mineral Resources & Energy (DMRE) Gwede Mantashe and the Minister of Employment & Labour Thulas Nxesi are scheduled to address the policy conference.
Due to the high-security nature of the conference and in respect to the country’s Covid-19 Level -1 regulations, members of the media are urged to apply for accreditation timorously.
The NUM will not be able to entertain the last-minute request for accreditation.
For accreditation purposes, members of the media can forward their details i.e names, contact details and the name of the media house they are from to mamm...@gmail.com<mailto:mamm...@gmail.com> or lchi...@num.org.za<mailto:lchi...@num.org.za>.
The full programme will be distributed soon to accredited journalists.
For more detailed information, please contact:
Livhuwani Mammburu, NUM National Spokesperson, 083 809 3257
Luphert Chilwane, NUM Media Officer, 083 809 3255
The National Union of Mineworkers
7 Rissik Street.
Cnr Frederick Johannesburg
Tel: 011 377 2111 Cell: 083 809 3257
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