Global civil society activity in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

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Pietermaritzburg is the capital and second-largest city in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It was founded in 1838 and is currently governed by the Msunduzi Local Municipality. Its Zulu name umGungundlovu is the name used for the district municipality. Pietermaritzburg is popularly called Maritzburg in Afrikaans, English and Zulu alike, and often informally abbreviated to PMB. It is a regionally important industrial hub, producing aluminium, timber and dairy products, as well as the main economic hub of Umgungundlovu District Municipality. The public sector is a major employer in the city due to the local, district and provincial governments being located here. It is home to many schools and tertiary education institutions, including a campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal. It had a population of 228,549 in 1991; the current population is estimated at over 600,000 residents and has one of the largest populations of Indian South Africans in South Africa.

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Organizations based in Pietermaritzburg

Southern African Society for Plant Pathology Est. 1962

Grassland Society of Southern Africa Est. 1966

Zoological Society of Southern Africa Est. 1959

Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies Est. 1965

African Conservation Trust Est. 2000

Gift of the Givers Foundation Est. 1992

View More profiles (6 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Past Events in Pietermaritzburg

2010 Biennial Congress – Association for French Studies in Southern Africa
2003 Conference – Association for Christian Theological Education in Africa
2002 World summit on environmental law foundations for sustainable development
2002 Triennial congress – International Society for Myriapodology
2002 Biennial conference – International Oral History Association
2001 Biennial congress – Entomological Society of Southern Africa
1999 Meeting on timber harvesting and transport technologies for forestry in the new millennium – International Union of Forest Research Organizations
1999 Annual congress and general meeting / Annual Congress – Southern African Society for Plant Pathology
1998 General assembly – Presbyterian Church of Southern Africa
1996 International Conference – Third World Science Technology and Development Forum
1995 World conference on natural resource modelling
1995 World conference on natural resource modeling / Conference – Resource Modeling Association
1994 Meeting – Southern Africa Association for Drama and Youth Theatre
1994 Conference – Zoological Society of Southern Africa
1994 World congress
1994 Biennial conference
1992 Earthlife Africa international environment conference
1990 African Arachnological Colloquium – African Arachnological Society
1987 Annual general meeting and conference – Southern African Museums Association
1985 Biennial International Conference – African Language Association of Southern Africa
1977 Triennial Conference – English Academy of Southern Africa

View More Past Events (21 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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