Deputy Minister Sue van der Merwe to commemorate UN Day
International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Sue van Der Merwe will on Monday, 26 October 2009 host a reception to commemorate UN Day.
The anniversary of the entry into force of the United Nations Charter on 24 October 1945 has been celebrated as UN Day since 1948. This is to make known the aims and achievements of the United Nations Organization. UN Day is an opportunity for nations to reaffirm their faith in the principles and the purpose of the United Nations Charter and celebrate the goals and achievements of the Organization.
Media is invited as follows
Date: Monday, 26 October 2009
Venue: Burgers Park Hotel, Van der Walt & Minaar Street,
Media is advised to arrive at 12h15.
12h30- Arrival of Deputy Minister Sue van der Merwe
12h50- Keynote Address by Deputy Minister Sue van der Merwe
13h00- Response by UN Resident Coordinator, Dr Agostinho Zacarias
13h15- Media Photo Opportunity
(Please present press cards)
RSVPS: Nthabiseng Ramatshela on 082 675 0893
Department of International Relations and Cooperation
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23 October 2009