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Congress  |  Miscellaneous

COSATU 10TH NATIONAL CONGRESS, Gallagher Estate, Midrand, 21-24 September 2009

PROGRAMME

First Day, 21 September 2009

1.    Opening

09:00

2.    POPCRU choir singing the National Anthem, the Internationale and Solidarity forever!

09:05 - 09:20

3.    Presentation of the Credentials report

09:20 – 09:30

4.    Minutes of the ninth national congress

09:30 – 09:45

5.    Confirmation of the agenda

09:45 – 09:50

6.    Acknowledgement of all the previous recipients of Elijah Barayi Award and former NOBs

09:50 – 10:00

7.     Acknowledgement of invited organisations sponsors and institutions

10:00 – 10:20

8.    Live cultural item Pindar and POPCRU sings the God Bless Africa

10:20 – 10:30

9.    Opening address by the COSATU President, Sidumo Dlamini

10:30 – 11:15

10. Process to elect the new COSATU NOBs

11:15 – 11:25

11. Keynote address by the ANC President, Jacob Zuma

11:25 – 12:15

12. Address by the SACP General Secretary, Blade Nzimande

12:15 – 13:00

Lunch

13:00 – 14:00

Political Session

 

13. Political report by the General Secretary

14:00 – 15:00

14. Debate of the secretariat political report and affiliates political resolutions

15:00 – 18:30

15. Congress adjourns

18:30

16. Celebrating the life of Violet Seboni

19:00 – 21:00

Supper

 

Second Day, 22 September 2009

1.    Address by the President of South African Confederation of Trade Unions (SACOTU)

09:00 – 09:10

2.    Presentation of Elijah Barayi Awards

09:10 – 09:30

3.    Political resolutions continues

09:30 – 13:00

Lunch

13:00 – 14:00

Organisational Session

 

4.    Presentation of the organisational report, by the General Secretary and the Deputy General Secretary

14:00 – 15:00

5.    Presentation of the audited statements and financial report by the General Secretary

15:00 – 15:30

6.    Debate of the secretariat organisational report and affiliates organisational resolutions

15:30 – 19:00

Supper

 

7.    Lusanda sings and screening of the film on global economic crises

19:00 – 21:00

Third Day, 23 September 2009

1.    Address by the General Secretary of the ITUC, Guy Ryder

09:00 – 09:30

2.    Address by the President of SANGOCO

09:30 – 09:45

3.    Debate of the secretariat organisational report and affiliates organisational resolutions continues

09:45 – 11:30

Socio Economic Report

 

4.    Address by the Deputy President of the RSA, Kgalema Motlanthe

11:30 – 12:00

5.    Presentation of the socio-economic report

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch

13:00 – 14:00

6.    Debate of the secretariat socio economic report and the affiliates socio-economic resolutions

14:00 – 16:00

7.    Presentation of awards to – special recognition by the congress

16:00 – 16:30

International Session

 

8.    Speech by the President of Swedish - LO

16:30 – 16:45

9.    Address by the President of the Nigerian Labour Congress, Abdulwahed Ibrahim Omar

16:45 – 17:00

10.  Presentation of the awards Elijah Barayi Awards to international guests

17:00 – 17:30

11. Presentation of the international report

17:30 – 18:30

12. Debate of the secretariat international report and affiliates international resolutions

18:30 – 19:00

13. Cultural Evening with Busi Mhlongo & Ntando or Malaika or Mafikizolo or Freshly Ground

19:00 – 00:00

Supper

 

Fourth Day, 24 September 2009

1.    Address by the ITUC-Africa region, Kwasi Adu-Amankwah

09:00 – 09:30

2.    Debate of the secretariat international report and affiliates international resolutions continues

09:30 – 12:45

3.    Adoption of the secretariat report

12:45 – 13:00

Lunch

13:00 – 14:00

4.    The 10th National Congress declaration

14:00 – 14:30

5.    Announcement of the NOBs election results

14:30 – 15:00

6.    The NOBs pledge

15:00 – 15:15

7.    Closing Address by the new COSATU President

15:15 – 15:30

 

 

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