Main focal areas

The current main focal areas include:

  • Communications Strategy (improving visibility)
  • Resource Mobilisation Strategy (for improved sustainability)
  • Integrated State of the Environment Report
  • Sustainable Development Awards
  • Engagement in the NDP6 process
  • Consideration and contribution to amendment of the Environmental Management Act


Recent activities of the Advisory Council include discussions and actions regarding:

  • Critical Issues for Sustainable Development
  • Biodiversity Offsets
  • Environmental Levies
  • Dimension Stone Mining
  • Over-tourism
  • Human Wildlife Conflict
  • Rehabilitation of abandoned mining sites
  • Amendment to the Environmental Management Act
  • State of Environment Conference and Report
  • Collaboration with the German SD Council

Full information is available in the Annual Report for financial year 2020/21.