Address to the Gauteng Senior Management Service, Trevor Manuel, MP, Minister in The Presidency: National Planning CommissionI must indicate that we used up luck and fruit, so as per the Auditor-General‘s report the presentations this days are actually quite fruitless.
14 November 2013
13 November 2013
Address to Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry District Six Homecoming Centre, Trevor Manuel, Minister in The Presidency: National Planning CommissionThank you for the opportunity to address this afternoon and for adapting your programme to accommodate me at this earlier time.
07 November 2013
Address to Helen Suzman Foundation Roundtable, Gordon Institute of Business Science by Trevor Manuel - Chaiperson: National Planning CommissionIt is very important that we understand the National Development Programme in respect of two views. The first is its lateral positioning. The National Planning Commission is not government.
04 November 2013
Speech by Minister in The Presidency: National Planning Commission Trevor A Manuel, MP at Inaugural Isibalo Annual Lecture, Senate Room, Wits UniversityI want to express my sincere appreciation to Wits University, and in particular, to the Demography and Population Studies Programme for their initiative in convening this annual lecture series.
22 October 2013
Speech by Minister in The Presidency: National Planning Commission during GovTech 2013 Conference, Cape Town Internationa Convention CentreArriving here this morning, the Chairperson and I had some concerns about the attendance because we concluded that it was rather unfair to invite this many technical people to listen to speeches when they would rather be at the exhibition where all the gadgetry was on display – it is like trying to drag kids out of a candy store.
22 October 2013
Public Protector Good Governance Conference implementing the National Development Plan in context, Trevor A Manuel, Minister in The Presidency: National Planning Commission, CSIR Convention Centre, PretoriaThe timing of the conference is apposite because as approach the twentieth year of our democracy, it is important that we introspect. By introspecting we need to learn about ourselves; we need to apply what we know; evaluate it against a set of objectives that we have always had for this country, for the quality of life of our citizens and be brutally honest about how we address the tasks at hand. The purpose of such introspection is not mere navel-gazing but to ensure that our people know that their lives are getting better and that we are focused on poverty eradication.
21 October 2013
The Sixth Annual Peace, Safety and Human Rights Lecture a memorial to Dullah Omar Unisa Senate Hall, Muckleneuk, Pretoria, Trevor A Manuel, MP, Minister In The Presidency: National Planning CommissionLet me express appreciation to the Unisa Institute for Social and Health Sciences for the honour of delivering this lecture. Dullah Omar was my comrade, friend and mentor, so the privilege of recalling his contribution is truly profound.
11 October 2013
The Ruth First Memorial Lecture 12 months on: Marikana and its meaning for the NDP Wits Great Hall Trevor Manuel – Chairperson: National Planning CommissionThank you for the opportunity to address you here this evening. This lecture is exceedingly difficult for at least three reasons.
29 August 2013
Amy Biehl Memorial Lecture University of The Western Cape, Cape Town Trevor A Manuel Minister In The Presidency: National Planning CommissionOurs is a state founded on the ideals of human rights and the question that surely has to confront us repeatedly is how we live out these ideals. It is important that we are reminded that they are entrenched in our Constitution, whose Preamble states:
27 August 2013