"Government and society need to work in genuine partnership to pursue the country's current economic vision with conviction and vigour," writes trade and industry minister Rob Davies on the eve of the World Economic Forum in Davos. "In the meantime, South Africa needs to continue to send a message to the world that it is still very much open for business."
Every year Team South Africa joins the 2 500 high-level delegates to the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in the Swiss village of Davos. Brand South Africa CEO Miller Matola explains why this is important to solving the country's problems.
On Tuesday 20 January Brand South Africa will host a live Twitter chat on reputation management and competitiveness with Media Tenor founder and CEO Roland Schatz, live from the World Economic Forum in Davos. Join the conversation from 17h00 CAT @Brand_SA using the hashtag #SAinDavos.
On the eve of the World Economic Forum at Davos, South Africa grapples with three challenges in building an equal society: high unemployment, poverty and inequality. A way forward is in infrastructure investment, considered the most direct way to creating skilled, high-paying jobs.
As Team South Africa prepares to showcase the country's successes at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, we must remember that a quality education for young people is critical to our global competitiveness, writes Brand South Africa CEO Miller Matola.
Team South Africa will again be joining world leaders at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, in late January. The meeting is an opportunity to enhance South Africa's global reputation and tell the country's story of competitiveness and social cohesion.