10GA Social Events

Panel Discussion –  Thursday 27th October 2016

Topic:  “How civil society can interface with government”.
Date: 27 October 2016
Time:  16h15-17h15
Location: Durban ICC

Key Discussion Points:

  • Identify enabling factors and challenges in the relationship between government and civil society.
  • Key ingredients for appropriate and effective partnerships between government and civil society.
  • Mechanisms and processes to facilitate multi-sectoral cooperation.

Dr  Aaron Motsoaledi                          National Minister of Health
Deputy Minister Bogopane-Zulu         Dept. of Social Development South Africa
Mr Thembinkosi Willies Mchunu         Premier KwaZulu Natal Province (TBC)      
Peter Ackland                                      Representing Civil Society (Eye Health) (IAPB CEO)
Name TBC                                          Representative from Liberian Government
Professor Hoosen Coovadia               TBC

Welcome Reception – Thursday 27th October 2016

19:00-21:00 Welcome Reception – Halls 5 / 6

The vibrant spirit of the fabulous Durban beaches will be brought to life at the 10GA Welcome Reception. Come and network with your colleagues and immerse yourself in this African experience.  Local crafters will be displaying their products giving you the opportunity to purchase an outfit for the gala dinner or other local gifts. Dress code is business attire.
Hotel Shuttle busses will depart from the ICC every 15 minutes from 20h00 to 22h00.

Gala Dinner – Friday 28th October 2016

18:30-19:30 Drinks on the Lawn – Botanical Gardens
19:30-00:00 Gala Dinner – Botanical Gardens

Join us to celebrate the 10GA in the beautiful Botanical Gardens at our African Gala Dinner. The evening will be packed full with African food, drink and a variety of entertainment. There will be a welcome drink upon arrival and then a cash bar for drinks through-out the evening.  Wine can be pre-ordered during the day on Friday at the ICC in the Exhibition Hall.

Remember prior to the evening, you can purchase elegant African attire for male and female delegates to wear from inside the exhibition hall and during the Welcome Reception at the ICC.

Hotel Shuttle busses will depart from the Gala Dinner every 15 minutes from 22h30 to 00h30.