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Launch of the Centre for Environmental Rights and the Environmental Defence Fund

11 August 2010 at 9:00 pm

Launch of the CER and EDF

Visiting the CER office: Susie Brownlie, Jeffrey Rametti (Tsoga Environmental Centre), Louis Smith (CER), Claire le Roux (CER), Melissa Fourie (CER), Chamuwari Ketano (CPUT) and Olivia Rumble (CER)

Sibongile Kotela (CER), Chamuwari Ketano (CPUT) and Unathi Sobekwa (CER)

Stephen Law, Chair of EDF Board

Terry Winstanley, Chair of CER Board

Melissa Fourie, Executive Director of CER

Eleonore van der Horst and Christina Teichmann (Konrad Audenauer Stiftung)

Nicholas Smith (Smith Ndlovu Summers) and Louis de Villiers (WESSA)

Seraj Haroun and Terry Winstanley (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr)

Andy Gubb and Mumsie Gumede (WESSA)

Guitarist Steve Newman

On 3 August 2010, the launch of the Centre for Environmental Rights and the Environmental Defence Fund was celebrated at a small function in Observatory, Cape Town.

Listen here to the speeches made by the chair of the Board of the Centre for Environmental Rights, Terry Winstanley; the chair of the Board of the Environmental Defence Fund, Stephen Law; the Centre’s Executive Director, Melissa Fourie; and former Constitutional Court Judge Albie Sachs.

Click here for photographs of the event.