Pan African Women’s Day

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation will host a Pan African Women’s Day under the theme “Working together for equal opportunities and progress for women: Forward to the African Women’s Decade 2010-2020”.

Members of the Media are invited as follows:

Date : Friday, 30 July 2010
Time : 08h30
Venue : 460 Soutpansberg Road
Rietondale
Pretoria
0001
Rsvps : Nthabiseng Ramatshela on 082 675 0893

Programme

08h30 - 09h30: Registration
                            Singing of National Anthem

09h45 - 09h55: Opening and Welcome: Ms Ruby Marks (Chief Director: Gender) and
    Ms Mavivi Myakayaka-Manzini: Amb. Designate

10h00 - 10h20: Remarks by the Minister of International Relations and
Cooperation: HE Maite Nkoana-Mashabane

10h25 - 10h45: Meeting the Millennium Development Targets: Challenges Facing Women in South Africa: HE Noluthando Mayende-Sibiya: Minister for Women, Children and Persons with Disabilities

10h50 - 11h20: Key note address: Madam Koite: Chairwoman of PAWO: Historical and Contemporary significance of PAWO in Africa and PAWO Plan of Action: 2010-2011

11h25 - 11h45: Presentation by African Union: Head of Women, Gender and Development Directorate: Ms Litha Musyimi-Ogana: The African Women’s
Decade 2010-2020

11h50 - 12h20: Presentation by Amb-Designate Dr. Mohau Pheko:
Addressing all Forms of Human Security: Context and Challenges
12h30 - 13h00 Interactions with Panel: Q&A

13h05 - 13h20: Summary of Discussions: Ms Mavivi Myakayaka-Manzini

13h20 - 13h45: Vote of Thanks by Ms Ruby Marks, Chief Director: Gender, Department of International Relations and Cooperation

End of Media Programme
For more information and RSVP contact Nthabiseng Ramatshela on 082 675 0893/ ramatshelan@dirco.gov.za

Issued by: Department of International Relations and Cooperation
460 Soutpansberg Road
Rietondale
Pretoria
0001

29 July 2010

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