Cape Town Memorial Service for Dr Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert on Wednesday 26 May
Idasa and the Open Society Foundation for South Africa invite the citizens of Cape Town to a memorial service for one of South Africa’s most visionary political leaders, political analyst Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert, who died on Friday 14 May.
Join us in paying respects to a man who played a critical role in South Africa’s transition to democracy and made an enormous contribution to democracy globally. His life was rooted in the values of social justice; by his example he demonstrated what democracy is and how it should be lived by citizens of South Africa and other countries.
Speakers include his fellow founder of Idasa, Dr Alex Boraine, and colleagues
MP Wilmot James and UCT Professor Mike Savage.
The service will be on Wednesday 26 May at Idasa’s Cape Town Democracy Centre, 6 Spin St, opp Church Square. It will start at 12.30 and will end in time for the motion of condolence debate that will be held in Parliament at 2pm.