Barry Streek memorial lecturesHeld annually since 2007
The annual Barry Streek Memorial Lecture was delivered by Press Ombudsman, Pippa Green on June 27 at the Cape Town Press Club. The lecture centered around freedom of the media in a changing South Africa: the role of self-regulation.
Tony Leon delivered the Barry Streek Memorial Lecture this year. He pondered: "The Mandela Presidency: Beginnings or Ending of Free Space for South Africa?" – Reflections on South Africa's emergence into a free society and lessons for our country today.
Former President FW de Klerk delivered the annual lecture which honours the late Barry Streek, who was a parliamentary reporter throughout the De Klerk presidency.