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DEA 2017/18 Internship Programme

DEA 2017/18 Internship Programme

 

The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) invites unemployed graduates, who wish to apply for the 2017/18 Internship Programme. DEA is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. DEA is inviting applicants who have not previously participated in any Internship programme and currently unemployed. The closing date for all Internship applications is 23 December 2016.

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National Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Report 2015/16

National Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Report 2015/16

 

The 2015/16 financial year marks the 9th year in which DEA has collaborated with its provincial counterparts and statutory bodies to develop the National Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Report (NECER); a joint publication that aims to provide an overview of environmental compliance and enforcement activities undertaken by the various environmental authorities.

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16 Days of Activism 2016

16 Days of Activism 2016

 

The 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children is an international awareness-raising campaign. It takes place every year from 25 November (International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women) to 10 December (International Human Rights Day). The period includes Universal Children’s Day and World AIDS Day.

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General Notice for stakeholder comment: Distribution Maps for Certain Indigenous Species in South Africa

General Notice for stakeholder comment: Distribution Maps for Certain Indigenous Species in South Africa

 


Minister Molewa gives notice of intention to publish distribution maps for certain indigenous species to facilitate implementation of Threatened or Protected Species Regulations, 2007, as it relates to the translocation of specimens. Stakeholders are invited to comments by 2 December 2016.

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State of the Oceans and Coasts around South Africa

State of the Oceans and Coasts around South Africa

 

In this report card, DEA provides brief synopses of some results of monitoring a suite of variables that range from physical and chemical ocean properties to plankton and other biological attributes, which have been chosen as potentially useful indicators of change, health and management of South Africa’s marine and coastal systems.

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DEA annual report for the financial year 2015/16

DEA annual report for the financial year 2015/16

 

The report outlines the achievements of the department in the financial year 2015/16, in tandem with our constitutional mandate – to ensure the right to an environment that is not harmful to the health and well-being of South Africans and all those who live in our country. 

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Vacant post: Executive Director to be Head of Secretariat of the Africa Institute

Vacant post: Executive Director to be Head of Secretariat of the Africa Institute

 


The Africa Institute is seeking the Executive Director on a 3 year renewal contract to be the Head of the Secretariat of the Africa Institute. He/she will have to provide the strategic leadership of the Africa Institute towards the fulfilment of its mission and mandate. 

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30 November 2016  - Representatives from national governments in Africa, Asia and South America as well as international organizations were back in South Africa last week for a workshop on CITES and livelihoods just one month after the World Wildlife Conference – the 17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES (CoP17), held in Johannesburg. 


29 November 2016 - The Department of Environmental Affairs will bid farewell to the SA Agulhas II as she departs for Antarctica on Wednesday, 30 November 2016, at the East Pier Quay, V&A Waterfront Cape Town. Aboard the vessel will be the Sanae 56 expedition team, DEA’s supporting team, members from the National...


28 November 2016 - The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, has thanked the outgoing CEO of the South African Weather Service (SAWS) Dr Linda Makuleni, for her contribution. In a media statement released on the 9th November 2016, the SAWS Board clarified that it had decided to release the CEO of her responsibilities with effect from 02 November 2016.


24 November 2016 - The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa has commended the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (known as the Hawks) on the arrest at the OR Tambo International Airport on Wednesday 23 November 2016 of a Chinese national for suspected dealing in rhino horn.


23 November 2016 - The Department of Environmental Affairs will host community engagement roadshow as part of the process to finalise the Strategy for Addressing Air Pollution in Dense Low-Income Communities of South Africa, in Emalahleni on Friday 25 November 2016.