Ahead of COP21 in Paris last year, civil society met with the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) to give input into the Intended Nationally Determined Contribution for South Africa (INDC). “We worked hard on our input to the DEA stakeholder meetings and this resulted in the omission of ‘nuclear’ from the NDC as a solution […]
Liz McDaid is representing SAFCEI at the NERSA hearings today. Read our press release below. In its submission to the National Energy Regulator (NERSA) hearings, SAFCEI has spoken out against Eskom’s proposed tariff increases. The Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) submits that the current methodology […]
SAFCEI spent some time in Durban this week, briefing faith leaders from the Kwazulu Natal Inter-religious Council environmental group on SAFCEI’s court action against the nuclear deal as well as on the outcomes from COP21, done by Lydia Mogano who was there during the first week of the climate talks.
Our nuclear campaign has bounded ahead in these last weeks and SAFCEI marked several momentous occasions. The most exciting one was the launch of our court action, which was officially announced on 15th October. Together with Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA-Jhb), SAFCEI held a press briefing in Johannesburg about our joint challenge of the various aspects […]
Read our latest press releases: 9 September 2016: Nuclear procurement – government ignores court case 18 August 2016: Nuclear court case – more missing documents requested 29 June 2016: Earthlife Africa press release: WorleyParsons – more evidence of Rosatom nuclear scandal 12 June 2016: Government finally replies to nuclear court case 3 June 2016: Government […]
SAFCEI is celebrating a year of Nuclear Vigils next week! (21 October 2015) The time has flown since that first time we stood outside parliament in prayerful reflection, and every week since, and we would like to invite you to join us in marking this special day. The Vigil will be held in its usual spot, […]
Earthlife Africa Jhb and SAFCEI draw the line on Joemat- Pettersson’s secret nuclear deal Earthlife Africa Jhb and Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute 15th October 2015 Embargoed until 12 noon 15th October 2015 Environmental justice organisations, Earthlife Africa Jhb (ELA-Jhb) and the Southern African Faith Communities Environment Institution (SAFCEI) are going to court in […]
INVITATION TO PRESS BRIEFING From: Earthlife Africa Jhb (ELA) Southern Africa Faith Communities Environment Institution (SAFCEI) Venue: Civicus House, located at 24 Gwi Gwi Mrwebi St, Newtown Date: 15th October 2015 Time: 11:00 am to 12:30 pm RE: NUCLEAR POWER PLANT PROCUREMENT – LEGAL CHALLENGE Secrecy continues to shroud government’s procurement of 9600 […]