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EVENTS - 2019


Upcoming Events

Event Province & Municipality Additional Information Contacts

World Water Day 22 March 2019

DWS

The UN World Water Development Report on freshwater resources 2017 will be launched as part of the South African activities.

Malehlabathe Matsoso
Phone: 0828014624
Email: MatsosoM@dws.gov.za

Bloem Water’s Zone VI Games 18 April 2019

Bloem Water
Free State

The countries that will be participating are Lesotho, Botswana and Swaziland. Lepelle Water and Bloem Water will also form part of the games to promote wellness within organisations and serve as a networking session.

Kido Thoabala
Phone: 051 403 0800
Email: mamoketet@bloemwater.co.za

River and Environmental Management Cooperation (Remco) Conference 12 May 2019

IUCMA

The purpose of the conference is to create an effective platform for the River Basin Institution to exchange knowledge about operational methods and practices.

Sylvia Machimana
Phone: 013 753 9000
Email: sylviam@iucma.co.za

Youth Day 16 June 2019

Government

Previously known as Soweto Day, Youth Day marks the start of the Soweto riots of 1976. On 16th June 1976 nearly 30,000 pupils from Soweto joined a protest march.

Malehlabathe Matsoso
Phone: 0828014624
Email: MatsosoM@dws.gov.za

Mandela Day 18 July 2019

DWS

Annual international day in honour of Nelson Mandela, celebrated each year on his birthday

Malehlabathe Matsoso
Phone: 0828014624
Email: MatsosoM@dws.gov.za

National Women’s Month 09 August 2019

Government

The holiday commemorates the national march of women on this day in 1956 to petition against legislation that required African persons to carry the 'pass'.

Malehlabathe Matsoso
Phone: 0828014624
Email: MatsosoM@dws.gov.za

Heritage Day 24 September 2019

Government

The intention of Heritage Day is for all South Africans to celebrate their heritage, the diversity of their beliefs and traditions and remember their struggles against Apartheid.

Malehlabathe Matsoso
Phone: 0828014624
Email: MatsosoM@dws.gov.za

World River Day 25 September 2019

DWS

The Adopt-a-River project aims to improve the health of the aquatic ecosystems in a manner that maximizes economic growth and improves human health.

Malehlabathe Matsoso
Phone: 0828014624
Email: MatsosoM@dws.gov.za

Global Hand Washing Day 15 October 2019

DWS

To raise awareness about the socio-economic benefits of Hand washing with soap as the most cost-effective way to combat the spread of communicable diseases

Malehlabathe Matsoso
Phone: 0828014624
Email: MatsosoM@dws.gov.za

World Monitoring Day 18 October 2019

DWS

An international education and outreach programme that builds public awareness and involvement in protecting water resources

Malehlabathe Matsoso
Phone: 0828014624
Email: MatsosoM@dws.gov.za

World Toilet Day 19 November 2019

DWS

World Toilet Day was created to raise global awareness of the daily struggle for proper sanitation that billions of people face across the globe.

Malehlabathe Matsoso
Phone: 0828014624
Email: MatsosoM@dws.gov.za

16 Days of Activism of No Violence Against Women and Children 25 November 2019

DWS

A campaign to educate people about the scourge of violence against women and children.

Malehlabathe Matsoso
Phone: 0828014624
Email: MatsosoM@dws.gov.za


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