The South African Legislative Sector hosts National Youth Parliament - Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of June 16

The South African Legislative Sector comprising Provincial Legislatures and led by the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa, will host a National Youth Parliament on 29 and 30 June 2016 in Kliptown, Soweto in Johannesburg.

About 1000 participants will meet in Kliptown for the two-day event to mark the 40th anniversary. The theme is: "Following our commitment to the youth: Partnering with the Youth to strengthen local governance".

The two-day event is aimed at encouraging the Youth to participate in the sector's programmes and to enable them to influence legislation relevant to their needs.

The participants include amongst others, Members of Parliament, Members of Provincial Legislatures, Cabinet Ministers, veterans of 1976 uprising, youth formations from all provinces and civil society.