Media Invite: President Zuma to address Ministerial Consultation on Climate Change

President Jacob Zuma will address an Informal Ministerial Consultation on Climate Change hosted by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation. The Informal Ministerial Consultation is attended by ministers dealing with climate change from various countries around the world and forms part of a series of consultations towards South Africa’s hosting of the United Nations (UN) Climate Change Conference, which is to take place in Durban from 28 November to 09 December 2011.

Members of the media are invited as follows:

Date: Friday, 09 September 2011

Venue: DIRCO Conference Centre,
460 Soutpansberg Road, Rietondale,
Pretoria

Time: 08h30 for 9h00

As part of the process in the run-up to Durban, the state parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change took a decision in Cancun, Mexico, in 2010 to confer upon the incoming President of the Durban conference, Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, a mandate to “undertake inclusive and transparent consultations in order to facilitate the work towards the success” of the conference in Durban.

For more information, please contact Nelson Kgwete on 076 608 8567

RSVP: Nthabiseng Ramatshela on 082 675 0893 / ramatshelan@dirco.gov.za

NB: Please RSVP beforehand; and bring along your ID/passport/ Press card.

ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION

OR Tambo Building
460 Soutpansberg Road
Rietondale
Pretoria
www.dirco.gov.za

06 September 2011

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