06-10 September 2017

Open Book Festival

06-10 September2017

Jay Naidoo

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Jay Naidoo was general secretary of the Congress of South African Trade Unions from 1985 to 1993, and served as a minister in Nelson Mandela’s cabinet from 1994 to 1999. He has worked in various capacities for the United Nations and other international organisations, pursuing the goals of social justice and human dignity. He serves on the board of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, committed to building good governance in Africa, and is a trustee of the EarthRise Trust, which is rethinking models of rural development. Change is his most recent book.