The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) will be hosting its 11th Annual Air Quality Governance Lekgotla from 3 -4 October 2016 at Emnotweni Arena and Conference Centre in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga. This is an annual event that provides an opportunity for intergovernmental coordination and collaboration where government officials share experiences and opportunities, debate issues and develop ways and means to ensure the effective implementation of the National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act (No. 39 of 2004) (AQA) in their respective jurisdiction.

The DEA invites all government officials in national, provincial and local government department working in air quality management to participate. Air Quality Officials who would like to present at the Air Quality Governance Lekgotla should forward their names and title of their presentation to Ms Agnes Makau at amakau@environment.gov.za before 31 July 2016.

Air Quality Multi-Stakeholder Workshop

The Air Quality Governance Lekgotla will be followed by the Multi-Stakeholder Workshop on 5 October 2016, hosted in collaboration with the National Association for Clean Air (NACA) at which various air quality management stakeholders attend to discuss issues of common interest.  The topics for the workshops will be announced before 31 July 2016.


A detailed programme for the Air Quality Governance Lekgotla and the Multi-Stakeholder Workshop will be made available by end of August 2016. Should you have any queries please contact Ms Agnes Makau on (012) 399 9200.


All air quality officials are encouraged to participate in these important events.




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