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AFRICAN NATIONAL CONFERENCE

51st National Conference Programme

Stellenbosch University

SUNDAY, 15 DECEMBER 2002

10.00-12.00 NWC
13.00-15h00

Special NEC/ Photo session

10.00-17h00

Electoral Commission

11.00-21.00

Arrival and Registration of Delegates, Observers and Guests

MONDAY, 16 DECEMBER 2002

Session 1

08.30-10.30 Interdenominational Prayers OPEN
    National Anthem - led by choir  
    Poem dedicated to the Day of Reconciliation  
   

Adoption of the Programme and Rules of Conference

 

Session 2

10.45-13.00

Political report by President Thabo Mbeki

OPEN
 

13h00-15.00

Lunch  

Session 3

15.00-18.00 Organisational Report - Secretary General Kgalema Motlanthe OPEN
   

Credentials report

 
 

18.00-20.00

Supper  
Session 4 20.00-21.00 Clarifications on Organisational Report CLOSED
   

Financial Report - Treasurer General Mendi Msimang

 
Session 5 21.00-21.30

Constitutional amendments (part 1)

 
Session 6 21.30-22.30 Nominations for the NEC OPEN
   

Meeting of Drafting committee, Commission facilitators and rapporteurs

 

TUESDAY, 17 DECEMBER 2002

Session 7

08.30-11.00 Strategy and Tactics CLOSED
   

Briefing on Commissions

 
Session 8 11.00-13.00 Commissions (x25) CLOSED
   
  • On Strategy and Tactics, including issues arising from Political
    and Organisational reports
 
  13.00-15.00 Lunch  
Session 9 15.00-17.30 Commissions (contd.) CLOSED
  18.00-20.00 Supper  
Session 10 20.00-21.30 Nominations for NEC OPEN
   

Meeting of Drafting committee, Commission facilitators and rapporteurs

 

WEDNESDAY, 18 DECEMBER 2002

Session 11

08.30-12.30 Commissions (x21) on Programme of National Democratic Transformation CLOSED
   
  1. Transformation of the state and governance
  2. Economic Transformation
  3. Social Transformation
  4. Target groups
  5. Peace and Stability
  6. Infrastructure development
  7. International
  8. Building the ANC
  9. Finance and Fundraising
  10. Communications
  11. Constitutional amendments
 
  12.30-14.30

Lunch

 
Session 12 14.30-17.30 Commissions (contd.) CLOSED
  17.30.-19.30

Supper

 

Session 13

19.30-20.30 Nominations for NEC OPEN
  20.30-23.00 Cultural evening for delegates and guests  
   
  • Robbie Jansen and Allou April with the Sons of Table Mountain
  • Poetry by Cdes Baleka Mbete, Cde. Sankie Mthembi-Mahanyele and Cde.

    Lindiwe Mabuza
  • Movement Band
  • Choir from Cape Town
 
    Meeting of Drafting committee, Commission facilitators and rapporteurs  

THURSDAY, 19 DECEMBER 2002

Session 14

08.30-12.30 Report, discussions and adoption of Strategy and Tactics

Constitutional amendments
CLOSED
  12.30-14.30

Lunch

 
Session 15 14.30-18h00

Draft Resolutions

CLOSED
 

18.00-20.00

Supper

 

Session 16

20.00-22.00

Draft Resolutions (contd.)

CLOSED

FRIDAY, 20 DECEMBER 2002

Session 17

08.30-11.30 Announcement of National Executive Committee OPEN
    51st Conference Declaration  
    Closing Address by Incoming President  
   

Nkosi sikelel' iAfrika

 
 

12.00-14.00

Lunch

 
  10.00-16.00 51ST NATIONAL CONFERENCE RALLY  
   
  • Cultural activities
  • President addresses rally at 12.00