White Papers: 1997
Government prepares a White Paper on a subject to set out its policy on the matter. White Papers are listed by date.
1 October 1997Department of Education (National) (The Government of South Africa)
This policy provides the framework for the transformation of the Higher Education system.
1997Department of Social Development (National) (The Government of South Africa)
This white paper describes the principles, guidelines, recommendations, proposed policies and programmes for developmental social welfare in South Africa.
1997The Government of South Africa
This white paper proposes an Integrated Disability Strategy for South Africa, in order to help recognise the right of people with disabilities to play a full, participatory role in society. The strategy requires integration of disability issues in all government development strategies, planning and programmes, in all three spheres of government. It also requires capacity building and wide public education.
July 1997Department of Environmental Affairs (National) (The Government of South Africa)
This Paper proposes an environmental management policy that includes recommendation for infrastructure and legislation. The policy aims to ensure that resources are used in a sustainable way and that the impact of development on the environment is carefully managed. The policy proposes that a holistic approach be adopted and that integrated planning, participation and partnership are key factors. It also looks at how to empower and educate communities around environmental issues.
(File type: pdf; size: 1.47 MB)1 June 1997Transport Management (Department of Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government)
This is a policy document that is intended to further RDP objectives in a consultative and co-operative manner. The White Paper contains a variety of policy statements, including: transport and urban and rural development; public transport planning and operations; traffic safety management; and environmental sustainability.