Siphokazi Mthathi

Siphokazi Mthathi

Executive Director OXFAM South Africa

Siphokazi (Sipho) Mthathi is the founding Executive Director of Oxfam South Africa, with two decades of experience in the human rights, development and social justice movement in Southern Africa.
She has served in positions including General Secretary of the Treatment Action Campaign, the South Africa Director of Human Rights Watch, Regional Advisor at the Coalition of African Lesbians, as well as Manager for South Africa and Southern Africa programs at Norwegian People’s Aid.
In her last position, Siphokazi worked in support of people and organizations advocating for just distribution of power and resources, particularly in the extractives industry. She is also a trustee of the boards of Open Society Institute for Southern Africa, and has served on the Boards of One in Nine Campaign and the Women on Farms Project, and currently also serves as member of the Executive Board of Oxfam International.
Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Oxfam South Africa, Mazibuko Jara, said “Sipho is highly regarded in African and global civil society as a decisive, strategic, inspirational and effective leader…”
She holds a BA (Hons) (University of the Western Cape [UWC)] and a Higher Diploma (HDE) from the university currently known as Rhodes.
 

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Tuesday 04/02/2020

From 10:35 To 11:25

02/04/2020 10:35 02/04/2020 11:25 Panel: Rethinking Mine Closure & Rehabilitation
  • Developing an inclusive closure stagey: What are the key social and environmental aspects of mine closure and how to balance those with the technical and financial requirements?
  • Does and Don’ts in planning and best practices: What are the strategies that have not worked as well in the past and how can we learn from the experience of others?
  • The roles and expectations of governments and local communities: What has led to the redesign of closure conditions and what is the role of local community groups in ensuring good environmental outcomes?
  • Regulations & Disclosure: What are the gaps in existing regulatory frameworks and what are the recommendations for companies?
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"Panel: Rethinking Mine Closure & Rehabilitation "

Boubacar Bocoum Deshnee Naidoo Hon. Thembi Siweya Joanne Heyes Siphokazi Mthathi
Time and date

Tuesday 04/02/2020

From 10:35 To 11:25

02/04/2020 10:35 02/04/2020 11:25 Panel: Rethinking Mine Closure & Rehabilitation
  • Developing an inclusive closure stagey: What are the key social and environmental aspects of mine closure and how to balance those with the technical and financial requirements?
  • Does and Don’ts in planning and best practices: What are the strategies that have not worked as well in the past and how can we learn from the experience of others?
  • The roles and expectations of governments and local communities: What has led to the redesign of closure conditions and what is the role of local community groups in ensuring good environmental outcomes?
  • Regulations & Disclosure: What are the gaps in existing regulatory frameworks and what are the recommendations for companies?
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