2002 Media Statements

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DECEMBER 2002
   
2002/12/06 Cabinet Appointment of Three Deputy Directors-General in the Department of Foreign Affairs
2002/12/03 Joint Communiqué of the 19th Regional Summit on Burundi, Arusha, 1-2 December 2002
2002/12/05 Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Offers Condolences to the Family of Godfrey Fitz
2002/12/03 Media Statement: Way Forward for Burundi Peace
2002/12/03 Final Communiqué: Africa - Europe Ministerial Meeting, Ouagadougou, 28 November 2002
   
NOVEMBER 2002
   
2002/11/20 Statement on the Bilateral Meeting Between Presidents Mbeki and Chissano in Maputo, 21 November 2002
2002/11/18 Interlaken Declaration on the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme for Rough Diamonds, 5 November 2002
2002/11/11 Communiqué of the Ministerial Conference Between the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the European Union (EU) Official Opening
2002/11/05 SADC / EU Ministerial Conference
2002/11/04 Statement on the Arrival of Minister Dlamini Zuma in Cambodia in Anticipation of President Mbeki's Address to the 8th ASEAN Summit, 4-5 November 2002
2002/11/04 Statement on the Appointment of Deputy Ministers by President Thabo Mbeki
OCTOBER 2002
   
2002/10/31 Statement on Donation of R 1 Million to the Kingdom of Lesotho
2002/10/31 Statement on Donation of R 1 Million to the Kingdom of Lesotho
2002/10/29 Communiqué of the 2002 SADC Consultative Conference: SADC Institutional Reform for Poverty Reduction Through Regional Integration, 28-29 October 2002
2002/10/25 Statement on South Africans Attacked in Seychelles
2002/10/23 President Mbeki to Lead the South African Delegation to the Third Session of the South Africa - Algeria Binational Commission, Algiers, 22-23 October 2002
2002/10/17 Statement on the Withdrawal of Rwandan Forces from the Democratic Republic of Congo
2002/10/14 Update on South Africans Affected by the Bomb Blast in Bali, Indonesia
2002/10/04 President Mbeki Hosts a Meeting of International ICT Executives
   
SEPTEMBER 2002
2002/09/25 Statement on Behalf of the African Union to the Ad Hoc Committee of the Whole of the UN General Assembly for the Final Review and Appraisal of the Implementation of the United Nations New Agenda for the Development of Africa in the 1990s (UN-NADAF
2002/09/16 Statement on Meeting Between Deputy Minister Aziz Pahad and Special Envoy from the Government of Sudan
2002/09/16 South African Government Congratulates the Government of Sri Lanka on the Commencement of Peace Talks
2002/09/16 United Nations Declaration on the New Partnership for Africa's Development, 16 September 2002
2002/09/16 Report by President Mbeki on the Panel Discussion on the International Community's Partnership with the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
2002/09/16 Deputy Minister Aziz Pahad to Participate in Congressional Hearing on NEPAD
2002/09/17 Statement on the Acceptance of United Nations Weapons Inspections by the Government of Iraq
2002/09/17 Joint Ministerial Statement on the CTBT
2002/09/17 Statement on Resumption of Burundi Peace Negotiations
2002/09/10 Statement on the Anniversary of the Terror Attacks on the USA on 11 September 2001
2002/09/09 President Mbeki to Lead South African Delegation to 57th United Nations General Assembly, New York, 12-16 September 2002
2002/09/04 WSSD: Minister Skweyiya Informs Global Civil Society that the Summit was a Success
2002/09/03 WSSD: Agreement Reached on Majority of Summit's Plan of Implementation
   
AUGUST 2002
2002/08/31 WSSD: South African Government Commends Disciplined Marches
2002/08/31 WSSD: High Level Dialogue on the Future of Multilateralism. The Future of Multilateralism, A unique platform for dialogue among Heads of State, United Nations, World Bank and World Trade Organisation
2002/08/30 WSSD: The Johannesburg Call, A statement by local government of the world at the World Summit on Sustainable Development, Johannesburg, South Africa, 30 August 2002.
2002/08/29 Joint Communiqué Following a Meeting of the South African Inter-Ministerial Security Committee and the Lesotho Government, Sandton, 29 August 2002
2002/08/29 WSSD: Statement on Marches Planned for Saturday
2002/08/29 WSSD: Interpreting Services at the Summit: TISSA
2002/08/29 WSSD: Coal and Sustainable Development Conference, 29 August 2002, Johannesburg
2002/08/28 WSSD: Johannesburg Principles on the Role of Law and Sustainable Development Adopted at the Global Judges Symposium held in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 18-20 August 2002
2002/08/28 WSSD: Renewable Energy Round Table Seminar, 28 August 2002, Johannesburg
2002/08/28 WSSD: Interpreting Services at the Summit: TISSA
2002/08/27 WSSD: Statement on Greenpeace Activists
2002/08/26 WSSD: Statement on Attack on Swiss Delegate
2002/08/26 WSSD: Art Exhibition on Disability
2002/08/26 WSSD: Joint Declaration of the Partner Regions of Bavaria, Québec, Shandong, Upper Austria, Western Cape for Sustainable Development
2002/08/26 Communiqué on the Burundi Cease-Fire Negotiations
2002/08/26 Update on the Burundi Peace Negotiations
2002/08/22 Statement by the South African Government on the Situation in Zimbabwe
2002/08/21 Minister Dlamini Zuma to Lead Delegation to Ministerial Meeting of the SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security
2002/08/21 Statement on Burundi Ceasefire Negotiations
2002/08/21 Advisory: President Mbeki to Receive Letters of Credence from Heads of Mission
2002/08/20 Statement on the Arrest of a South African in Zimbabwe
2002/08/14 The South African Government Announces the Official Visit to South Africa by the Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq Mr Tariq Aziz, 3rd-8th July 2002
2002/08/12 Statement on Burundi Ceasefire Negotiations
2002/08/02 Deputy Minister Pahad's Statement on Comments Accusing Iran of Industrial Espionage
2002/08/02 Statement Following the Bomb Blast at the Hebrew University - 25 July 2002
   
JULY 2002
2002/07/24 Humanitarian Aid Arrives in Palestine
2002/07/24 Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Aziz Pahad to Pay Official Visit to the Republic of Angola from 25-26 July 2002
2002/07/22 Statement Following the Israeli Air Strike on Gaza City
2002/07/22 Humanitarian Aid Arrives in Israel
2002/05/21 Deputy Minister Aziz Pahad Leads South African Delegation to Fifth SA-Japan Partnership Forum
2002/07/02 Advisory: Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq to visit South Africa
   
JUNE 2002
2002/06/26 Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Aziz Pahad, Leads Humanitarian Aid Mission to Palestine
2002/06/23 Ukusungulwa Kobumbano Lwamazwe Ase-Afrika Kanye Nobambiswano Olusha Lokuthuthukiswa Kwamazwe Ase-Afrika (NEPAD) (IsiZulu)
2002/06/22 Tlholeho ya Kopano ya Afrika le Tharollo e Ntjha ya Afrika (Sesotho)
2002/06/21 Basic Information: Birth of the African Union and the New Partnership for Africa's Development
2002/06/20 Launch of African Union Summit 2002 Website
2002/06/19 Statement on the Bus Bombing in Jerusalem on Tuesday, 18 June 2002
2002/06/19 Media Advisory: Briefing on the Continental Experts Meeting on the African Union
2002/06/18 Media Alert: Briefing on South Africa's Hosting of the African Union Summit
2002/06/17 Statement by the Department of Foreign Affairs on NEPAD
2002/06/14 Joint Communiqué Between the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya and South Africa, 14 June 2002
2002/02/14 Statement on the SADC Council of Ministers, Gaborone, 14-15 June 2002
2002/06/10 Statement on the State Visit to Libya, 12-14 June 2002
2002/06/10 President Thabo Mbeki to Hold Discussions with United Nations Secretary-General During World Food Summit, Rome, 10-13 June 2002
2002/06/10 President Thabo Mbeki and Minister of Foreign Affairs Arrive in Rome Ahead of the World Food Summit and NEPAD Implementation Committee Meeting, 10-13 June 2002
2002/06/20 Statement on the Group of 8 Meeting in Kananaskis, Canada, 26-27 June 2002
2002/06/10 Condolences Offered to the Families of Those Killed in Masvingo, Zimbabwe and Northern Syria
2002/06/07 President Thabo Mbeki Leads South African Delegation to the World Food Summit and NEPAD Implementation Committee Meeting, Rome, 10-13 June 2002
2002/06/06 Statement on the Bus Bombing in Megiddo and the Bombardment of President Arafat's Ramallah Headquarters
2002/06/05 Statement by Minister Dlamini Zuma on the State of Readiness to Host the WSSD in South Africa
2002/06/04 Statement on the Crash of the Military Helicopter in Angola
2002/06/04 Minister Dlamini Zuma Arrives in Bali, Indonesia for the Final Preparatory Committee Meeting on the World Summit on Sustainable Development
2002/06/03 Media Advisory: World Food Summit: Five Years Later, 10-13 June 2002, Rome
Accreditation
2002/06/02 Statement on Minister Dlamini Zuma's Meeting with President Arafat, Ramallah, 2 June 2002
2002/06/02 South African Embassy Hosts "Faranani! - Togetherness / Samehorigheid" Concert at the Royal Carre Theatre, Amsterdam, 7 June 2002
   
MAY 2002
2002/05/28 Statement on the Mozambican Government's Request for Relief Assistance
2002/05/27 Media Statement of the Observer Mission of the SADC Extended Troika to Lesotho
2002/05/24 Minister Dlamini Zuma to Present Awards at the Joint Government - Tribute Magazine - SABC Africa Day Celebrations
2002/05/23 Statement on Deputy Minister Aziz Pahad's Meeting with Members of the Japan Federation of Economic Organisations (Keidanren)
2002/05/23 Statement on the Joint Government - Tribute Magazine - SABC Africa Day Celebrations
2002/05/22 Statement on the South African Observer Team for the Lesotho General Elections
2002/05/21 Minister Dlamini Zuma to Address the First Annual International Humanitarian Forum
2002/05/21 Statement on Recent Suicide Bombings in Israel
2002/05/17 Statement on the Inter-Party Dialogue Held on 17 May 2002, Harare, Zimbabwe
2002/05/15 Statement on the Likud Party Vote Against a Palestinian State
2002/05/08 Statement on the Visit to Lesotho by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma on 8 May 2002
2002/05/07 Statement on the Appointment of Mr Kingsley JN Mamabolo as Deputy Director-General: Africa, Department of Foreign Affairs
2002/05/05 Statement on the Presidential Election in France
2002/05/05 Media Statement on President Mbeki's Arrival in Mozambique
2002/05/05 Statement on the Air Crash in Kano, Northern Nigeria
2002/05/03 Statement on the Death of Muhammed Ibrahim Egal, Leader of Somaliland
   
APRIL 2002
   
2002/04/30 Media Statement on President Mbeki's State Visit to Mozambique
2002/04/30 Advisory: Presentation of Credentials by Four Heads of Mission (Designate) to President Mbeki, 30 April 2002
2002/04/29 Deputy Minister Aziz Pahad to Render Voluntary Services to the Gauteng Emergency Services and Natalspruit Hospital, Tuesday 30 April 2002
2002/04/29 South African Government Statement on the Agreement Between Israel, Palestine, USA and the UK
2002/04/26 Statement on the United Nations Security Council Mission to the Great Lakes Region
2002/04/22 Statement on the Visit of Secretary of State Colin Powell to the Middle East and the Growing Humanitarian Crisis in Palestine
2002/04/17 Statement on the Arrest of Marwan Bargouthi
2002/04/08 Mrs Zanele Mbeki to Represent South Africa at the Funeral of the British Queen Mother, 9 April 2002
2002/04/08 Statement on the Inclusion of Cyril Ramaphosa in UNHRC Mission to the Middle East
2002/04/08 Statement on the Inauguration of the Zimbabwe Inter-Party Dialogue, Harare, 8 April 2002
2002/04/05 Media Statement on the Meeting Between Deputy Minister A Pahad and the Israeli Ambassador
2002/04/05 Final Communiqué of the Fourth Summit of Signatories to the Agreement for a Cease-Fire in the Democratic Republic of Congo
2002/04/05 Media Statement on the Working Visit by the Prime Minister of Canada, 6-8 April 2002
2002/04/04 Alert: Official Visit by the Prime Minister of Canada, 6-8 April 2002
2002/04/04 Statement on the Cease-Fire Ceremony in Angola
2002/04/03 Final Communiqué, Kimberley Process Meeting, Ottawa, 18 to 20 March 2002
2002/04/03 Statement on the Cease-Fire Ceremony in Angola
   
MARCH 2002
   
2002/03/29 Minister Dlamini Zuma on the Outcome of the 14th Arab League Summit Held in Beirut
2002/03/29 Statement by Deputy Minister A Pahad on the Situation Between Israel and Palestine
2002/03/28 Statement on the Earthquake in Afghanistan
   
2002/03/27 Minister Dlamini Zuma to Hold Bilateral Discussions with Nabil Shaat, Chief Advisor of President Yasser Arafat
2002/03/26 Communiqué Issued at the End of the Second Meeting of the Heads of State and Government Implementation Committee of the New Partnership For Africa's Development (HSIC), Abuja, 26 March 2002
2002/03/26 Minister Dlamini Zuma Arrives in Beirut for the Arab League Summit
2002/03/19 Commonwealth Marlborough House Statement on Zimbabwe
2002/03/19 SAOM Executive Committee Meeting on the Zimbabwe Elections, 18 March 2002
2002/03/19 Statement on the Minister of Foreign Affairs Addressing the University of Alberta in Edmonton, then Proceed to the Beirut for the Arab Summit
2002/03/19 President Mbeki to Arrive in Mexico to Attend the International Conference on Financing for Development
2002/03/17 Statement on President Mbeki's Attendance of the International Conference on Financing for Development
2002/03/16 Commonwealth Statement on Zimbabwe
2002/03/15 Visit of Deputy President J Zuma to Zimbabwe
2002/03/15 South Africa Signs the Protocol to the Treaty Establishing the African Economic Community Relating to the Pan-African Parliament
2002/03/15 Statement on the Adoption of the Historic Resolution on the Middle East by the United Nations Security Council on 13 March 2002
2002/03/14 Statement on the Elections in Zimbabwe
2002/03/13 Interim Statement by the South African Observer Mission to the Zimbabwean Presidential Elections
2002/03/13 Statement of the South African Government on the Elections in Zimbabwe
2002/03/13 President Mbeki Consults UN, Other Bodies over Zimbabwe
2002/03/13 Memorandum of Understanding Beween the Governments of the Republic of South Africa and the Republic of Italy in the Field of Health in Gauteng Province
2002/03/13 Statement on the State Visit of the President of the Republic of Italy, Mr Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, 12-15 March 2002
2002/03/13 Abridged Programme: State Visit of the President of the Republic of Italy, Mr Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, 12-15 March 2002
2002/03/13 Media Statement on the 75th Ordinary Session of the OAU Council of Ministers, Addis Ababa, 13-15 March 2002
2002/03/12 Statement on the Incursions into Palestinian Refugee Camps and Towns and the Use of Excessive Military Force
2002/03/11 Statement on Minister Dlamini Zuma Laying Wreaths in Mamelodi, Pretoria
2002/03/09 Statement on the Department of Foreign Affairs' Support for the South Africa - Uganda Student Exhange Programme
2002/03/09 SAOM Welcomes the High Voter Turnout at the Patience and Determination of the Zimbabwean People to Express their Will Peacefully
2002/03/08 Joint Communiqué on the Political Discussions Between Deputy Minister A Pahad and the Deputy State Secretary for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Mr Volodymir Yelchenko, 8 March 2002
2002/03/08 Statement on the Deployment of 50 South African Observers to the Zimbabwe Elections
2002/03/07 Deputy President's Zuma Meets With OAU Ambassadors at the Third African Development Forum, Addis Ababa
2002/03/07 Deputy President's Zuma's Itinerary at the Third African Development Forum, Addis Ababa
2002/03/07 Introduction to the New Diplomatic Immunities and Privileges Act, Act No 37 of 2001
2002/03/06 Statement on the Working Visit to South Africa by the Deputy State Secretary for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Mr Volodymir Yelchenko, 7-9 March 2002
2002/03/04 Statement on the Escalation of Violence in the Middle East
2002/03/04 Statement on the Deputy President's Working Visit to Ethiopia
2002/03/04 Media Release on the Internal Violence in India
2002/03/04 Media Statement on the Lesotho General Elections
2002/03/04 South African Observers Deployed Throughout Zimbabwe
2002/03/03 Arrival of 27 Additional Observers to Elections in Zimbabwe
2002/03/01 SAOM Welcomes the Commitment of ZANU-PF to Accept the Outcome of the Election Results and Appeals for Political Tolerance and Elimination of Violence
2002/03/01 President Mbeki Leads South Africa to CHOGM, 2-5 March 2002, Brisbane, Australia
   
FEBRUARY 2002
2002/02/28 Statement on the Visit to Zimbabwe by Deputy President Zuma
2002/02/28 Media Release on the South African-Tunisian Business Forum, Johannesburg and Cape Town, 25-28 February 2002
2002/02/28 Statement on the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, 2-5 March 2002, Brisbane
2002/02/27 Statement on the South African Observer Team for the Lesotho General Elections
2002/02/26 South African Observer Mission to Work Closely with International Observers in Zimbabwe
2002/02/26 South African Observer Welcomes the Zimbabwean Government Undertaking to Provide Security for Observers
2002/02/25 Deputy President's Zuma Meets With OAU Ambassadors at the Third African Development Forum, Addis Ababa
2002/02/23 Statement of Condolence From President Mbeki on the Train Fire Tragedy in Egypt
2002/02/23 Statement on the Death of Jonas Savimbi, Leader of the UNITA Rebel Movement in Angola
2002/02/23 Response by the South African Government to Allegations of Non-Assistance by Mr Crawford Lindsay von Abo
2002/02/22 Statement on the Incidence of Violence in Kwekwe, Zimbabwe
2002/02/22 French Parliament Adopts Legislation on Repatriation of Saartjie Baartman
2002/02/21 Media Briefing: Stockholm Progressive Summit, 22-23 February 2002
2002/02/20 Statement by Deputy Minister A Pahad on the Accreditation of South African Journalists to the Presidential Elections in Zimbabwe
2002/02/20 Briefing by the South African Observer Mission (SAOM) in Zimbabwe
2002/02/20 Statement on the Death of a South African in Ethiopia
2002/02/19 Media Launch of the Outreach Programme of Renaissance South Africa
2002/02/18 Statement on the Imposition of Targeted Sanctions on Zimbabwe
2002/02/15 Geboorte van die Afrika-unie en die Nuwe Vennootskap vir Afrika se Ontwikkeling
(Afrikaans)
2002/02/15 South African Observer Mission Leaders to Attend Presidential Election Rallies Throughout Zimbabwe
2002/02/14 South African Observer Mission Leader Pays Courtesy Call on President Robert Mugabe, Meets Council of Traditional Leaders and the MDC
2002/02/14 President Mbeki's Message of Condolence to the Prime Minister of Lesotho
2002/02/13 Deputy Minister Aziz Pahad Leads the South African Delegation to the First Secretariat Meeting of SA-US Bilateral Cooperation Forum
2002/02/13 Statement on South Africa's Depositing of the Declaration of Acceptance on Private International Law
2002/02/12 Minister for Africa at the UK Commonwealth Office Visits South Africa from 12-16 February 2002
2002/02/12 Media Statement on the SADC Council of Ministers Meeting in Zanzibar, United Republic of Tanzania, 13-15 February 2002
2002/02/06 Joint Communiqué of the Sixth Session of the South Africa - Iran Joint Commission, 4-5 February 2002 (Corresponding to 15-16 Bahman 1380), Tehran
2002/02/05 Minister Dlamini Zuma Briefs Iran's Vice President on NEPAD
JANUARY 2002
   
   
   


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