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December 2011
2011/12/28 President Zuma condemns the series of Christmas day bomb attacks in Nigeria, conveys condolences to families and victims
2011/12/22 Important international relations events to note for the month of January 2012
2011/12/21 Statement by Mr Andries Nel, MP, Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development of the Republic of South Africa on the Election of Six Judges of the International Criminal Court
2011/12/19 The South African Government congratulates Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) President-elect, Mr Joseph Kabila Kabange
2011/12/15 Media Release on Statement by Mr Andries Nel, Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, to the Meeting of the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court, United Nations Headquarters, New York, 14 December 2011
2011/12/15 South Africa and Mozambique agree to elevate Relations
2011/12/14 Media Advisory: Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to address the Media on recent International Developments
2011/12/14 Joint Communiqué at the end of a Two Day State Visit to the Republic of Mozambique by His Excellency Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa
2011/12/14 Deputy Minister Marius Fransman to attend the inaugural meeting Africa-Turkey
2011/12/13 Political developments in the Republic of Yemen
2011/12/13 Press Conference Remarks by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa, at the conclusion of Official Discussions between President Zuma and President Guebuza, Maputo, Mozambique, 13 December 2011
2011/12/13 President Zuma arrives in Mozambique for a state visit
2011/12/13 South Africa welcomes the election of Ms Fatou Bensouda as Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court
2011/12/12 President Zuma to visit Mozambique on a state visit
2011/12/12 President Zuma returns to South Africa from West African visit
2011/12/11 Official visit to the Republic of Benin by His Excellency Mr. Jacob Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa
2011/12/11 Closing statement by COP17/CMP7 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Durban ICC, 11 December 2011
2011/12/11 Durban conference delivers a historical breakthrough in Climate Change talks
2011/12/10 President Zuma congratulates the United Republic of Tanzania on her 50th Anniversary of Independence
2011/12/07 Deputy Minister Fransman to brief AU Peace and Security Council on Madagascar
2011/12/07 President Zuma to visit two West African countries
2011/12/06 South Africa supports UNSC Resolution 2023 on Eritrea
2011/12/05 Statement on the DRC Presidential and Parliamentary elections held on 28 November 2011
2011/12/04 COP17/CMP7 cocktail function
 

November 2011

2011/11/30 Statement by COP17/CMP7 President, Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, to the media, ICC Durban, 30 November 2011
2011/11/28 Joint statement: OPEC Secretary General receives the South African Government’s Special Envoy for COP17/CMP7
2011/11/25 Deputy Minister Fransman returns from SADC meeting in Angola
2011/11/24 Joint communiqué between the Republic of South Africa and  the Republic of Benin
2011/11/23 Media Statement by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, incoming President of the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and the 7th Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties (CMP7) to the Kyoto Protocol, 23 November 2011, Cape Town
2011/11/23 President Zuma to receive President of Benin Dr Thomas Boni Yayi on a state visit
2011/11/23 South Africa to airlift SADC Member States’ contributions to Somalia
2011/11/23 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 23 November 2011
2011/11/22 Deputy Minister Fransman to represent South Africa at SADC Extraordinary Council of Ministers
2011/11/22 Media statement on Deputy Minister Fransman’s recent visit to Palestine
2011/11/21 Outcomes of Continental Consultative Dialogue on Impact of Climate Change on Women
2011/11/21 The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) to host UN International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
2011/11/18 South Africa welcomes election of Dr Tladi to the International Law Commission
2011/11/17 President Zuma returns from a successful visit to Gulf Region 
2011/11/17 Deputy Minister Ebrahim visit to Sri Lanka
2011/11/17 10 Days Countdown to the 17th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP17/CMP7)
2011/11/16 Continental Consultative Dialogue on the Impact of Climate Change on Women
2011/11/14 Deputy Minister Ebrahim arrives in India to attend the 13th Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation Council of Ministers
2011/11/13 President Jacob Zuma arrives in Abu Dhabi
2011/11/11 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to undertake a two nations working visit to India and Sri-Lanka
2011/11/11 Media statement by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane following consultation with French Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Pretoria
2011/11/10 President Jacob Zuma to travel to the DRC on a working visit
2011/11/10 Statement on the Cabinet meeting of 9 November 2011
2011/11/10 President Zuma to visit two nations in the Gulf Region
2011/11/09 Statement by the Permanent Representative of the Republic of South Africa to the United Nations, Ambassador Baso Sangqu at the United Nations Security Council Open Debate on Protection of Civilians, 09 November 2011
2011/11/09 Media Statement: South Africa-Argentina Bi-National Commission Seminar in Buenos Aires on 09-10 November 2011
2011/11/08 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to co-chair the 3rd session on SA-Mali cooperation
2011/11/08 Working visit to South Africa by delegation from Republic of Kazakhstan
2011/11/08 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to deliver public lecture at UKZN
2011/11/08 Deputy Minister Fransman to brief media on SA-Kazakhstan relations
2011/11/06 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to receive French Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
2011/11/06 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to chair session on SA-Mali cooperation
2011/11/03 Deputy Minister Ebrahim concludes visit to Oman
2011/11/02 President Zuma arrives in France for the G20 Summit.
2011/11/02 South African Government congratulates Tunisians
 
October 2011
2011/10/31 25 Days Countdown to COP17/CMP7
2011/10/30 Deputy Minister Ebrahim arrives in Muscat, Oman for the first meeting of the South Africa-Oman Partnership Forum
2011/10/30 President Jacob Zuma concludes his visit to Perth Australia for CHOGM Meeting
2011/10/28 25 Days Countdown to the 17th Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP17/CMP7)
2011/10/28 South Africa votes yes in support of an end to the No - Fly Zone in Libya by adopting Resolution 2016 of 2011
2011/10/27 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to lead a delegation to the first meeting of the South Africa-Oman Partnership Forum
2011/10/27 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 26 October 2011
2011/10/27 President Zuma arrives in Perth, Australia, ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of State and Government Meeting (CHOGM)
2011/10/26 Media statement by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim after political consultation with the Belarus Deputy Minister, Sergei Aleinik on Wednesday, 26 October 2011, Parliament, Cape Town
2011/10/26 President Jacob G Zuma extends condolences to Kenya following recent grenade attacks targeting Kenyans in a nightclub and at a bus terminal
2011/10/25 Breakfast Event to jointly commemorate UN Day and the legacy of Oliver Tambo
2011/10/25 Statement on "The Situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian Question"
2011/10/24 Deputy Minister to host his Belarus counterpart
2011/10/24 President Zuma leads a delegation to the Commonwealth Heads of State and Government Meeting (CHOGM) taking place in Australia
2011/10/24 South Africa and Belarus to hold political consultations
2011/10/24 Press statement following conclusion of Pre-Cop Ministerial Meeting, Spier conference centre, Stellenbosch, Western Cape Province, South Africa, 21 October 2011
2011/10/23 Statement on General Bheki Cele Canada posting speculations
2011/10/23 Message of condolences following earthquake in Eastern Turkey
2011/10/22 President Zuma sends condolences following the passing on of Prince Sultan Bin Abdul-Aziz
2011/10/21

Communiqué: Pre-COP Ministerial Meeting, Spier Conference Centre, Stellenbosch, Western Cape Province, South Africa, 20 - 21 October 2011

2011/10/21 South Africa-Equatorial Guinea joint statement, 21 October 2011
2011/10/21 Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ebrahim Ebrahim to host the Deputy Minister of the Republic of Belarus, Mr Sergei Aleinik who undertakes a working visit to South Africa.
2011/10/21 Pre-COP Ministerial Meeting, Spier Conference Centre, Stellenbosch, 20 to 21 October 2011
2011/10/20 Media statement on the death of the former Libyan leader, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi
2011/10/20

Briefing following Pre-COP Ministerial Consultations

2011/10/19 Statement by Deputy Minister Marius Fransman on the nominations for a Prime Minister of Consensus in Madagascar, 19 October 2011
2011/10/19 President Jacob Zuma to receive President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasago of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea on a two-day State Visit to South Africa
2011/10/19 State Visit by His Excellency President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasago of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea to the Republic of South Africa
2011/10/18 India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Dialogue Forum Fifth Summit of Heads of State and Government Tshwane Declaration, 18 October 2011
2011/10/17 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to host pre-COP17/CMP7 Informal Ministerial Consultations
2011/10/17 Media Statement on 5th IBSA Dialogue Forum
2011/10/17 Press Statement of the Organ Troika
2011/10/13 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting, 12 October 2011
2011/10/13 Deputy President Motlanthe to undertake Working Visit to Nordic Countries
2011/10/12 Invitation: Media Workshop on COP17/CMP7 Wednesday, 26 October 2011 08h00 – 17h00 CSIR Convention Centre, Meiring Naude Rd, Brummeria, Pretoria; Latitude S 25º 45.191’, Longitude E 28º 16.649
2011/10/12 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane congratulates Judge Hoffmann on his appointment as Vice President of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
2011/10/11 Invitation to Tree Planting Photo Opportunity
2011/10/11 Message of Condolence to the Kingdom of Thailand following severe flooding that has ravaged the country
2011/10/11 Cancellation of Media Briefing on SA, Qatar Bilateral Consultations
2011/10/10 Media statement on the Third Round of Bilateral Consultations between South Africa and Qatar
2011/10/10 Speech by Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana Mashabane, on the occasion of the “South African mayors conference on Climate Change in preparation for COP17/CMP7”, Emperors Palace, Kempton Park.
2011/10/10 President Zuma congratulates the President of Liberia, Her Excellency Madam Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf on her being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2011
2011/10/07 The South African government to host the 5th  India, Brazil, South Africa (IBSA) Dialogue Forum Summit.
2011/10/06 Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ebrahim Ebrahim to host  Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar, Mr Saif Muggadam Al-Buainain.
2011/10/06 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to mark the 50-days countdown to UN Conference on Climate Change (COP17/CMP7)
2011/10/06 Media Statement on the Dalai Lama’s Decision to cancel his Visit to South Africa
2011/10/06 South Africa abstains on the Vote in the UN Security Council on the situation in Syria, 05 October 2011
2011/10/05 The South African government calls on political stakeholders in Somalia to refrain from using violence following the explosion in Mogadishu
2011/10/05 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane concludes successful Visit to the Republic of Panama
2011/10/04 Media Advisory: Public Lecturer by Prime Minister of Turkey his Excellency, Mr Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
2011/10/04 Welcoming Remarks by Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe at the bilateral meeting with Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey, H.E. Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Pretoria, 04 October 2011.
2011/10/04 Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe to host the Prime Minister of Turkey, Tayyip Erdoğan
2011/10/04 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane arrives in Panama City for UN climate change meeting
2011/10/03 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane departs for UN Climate Change Meeting in Panama
 
September 2011
2011/09/30 Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe concluded his official visit to the People’s Republic of China (PRC)
2011/09/29 Media advisory: Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to address the media on SA’s readiness to host UN Conference on Climate Change (COP17/CMP7)
2011/09/29 Media advisory: Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to deliver a key note address at the International Rural Youth Development Summit, University of KwaZulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg Campus, 29 September 2011
2011/09/29 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to address Media on SA-Russia Relations
2011/09/28 Lecture Delivered by the Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa Kgalema Motlanthe at the China Executive Leadership Academy, Shanghai, China, 28 September 2011
2011/09/27 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane co-chairs SA-Russia intergovernmental committee
2011/09/27 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to address NEDLAC on COP17/CMP7
2011/09/27 Notification: Media Accreditation for COP17/CMP7
2011/09/27 Invitation To A Current Affairs Forum (CAF) at the Department of International Relations and Cooperation
2011/09/27 Message of Condolence on the passing on of Prof. Wangari Maathai
2011/09/26 Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe departs for the People’s Republic of China
2011/09/26 South African Government congratulates Zambian President-Elect Mr Michael Sata
2011/09/23 President Zuma condemns Mass Shooting Incident in Burundi, conveys condolences to Families of Victims
2011/09/22 Media statement following the signing of the Bilateral Agreement establishing diplomatic relations between South Africa and South Sudan
2011/09/22 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 21 September 2011
2011/09/22 Statement by President Jacob Zuma to the General Debate of the 66th United Nations General Assembly, UN Headquarters, New York, 21 September 2011.
2011/09/21 Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe to undertake an Official Visit to the People’s Republic of China
2011/09/21 Media Briefing by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman, 21 September 2011, Cape Town
2011/09/21 Media Statement: South Africa recognizes the National Transitional Council
2011/09/20 Deputy Minister Fransman to brief Media on International Developments
2011/09/20 Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim to undertake an Official Visit to the Republic of Mongolia
2011/09/19 Statement by the Ministerial Committee of the Organ (MCO Troika) Mission to Madagascar
2011/09/19 Press Statement of the Organ Troika
2011/09/16 Deputy Minister Ebrahim's address on the occasion of the US ( Belated ) National Day.
2011/09/16 President Zuma departs for United Nations General Assembly
2011/09/16 Fourth South Africa-European Union Summit, Joint Communiqué, South Africa, 15 September 2011
2011/09/15 On the Road to Durban: Promoting Sustainable Energy Access in Africa, Speech for Deputy Minister Ebrahim, 15 September 2011
2011/09/15 Speech by Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim I Ebrahim, on the occasion of a Public Lecture on “Libya, the United Nations, the African Union and South Africa: Wrong Moves? Wrong Moves? Pretoria University, 15 September 2011
2011/09/15 Meeting of the AU High-Level ad hoc Committee on Libya
Pretoria, South Africa, 14 September 2011
2011/09/15 Deputy Minister Ebrahim’s Remarks on the occasion of the American (belated) National Day, delivered on Thursday 15 September 2011
2011/09/14 President Zuma to lead South African Delegation to the Fourth SA-EU Summit
2011/09/14 President Zuma hosts AU Meeting on Libya
2011/09/13 Key note address by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane on the occasion of the African Ministers meeting on Climate-Smart Agriculture
2011/09/13 Deputy Minister Marius Fransman to lead SADC Troika Ministerial Meeting on Madagascar political situation
2011/09/13 Media Advisory: Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to join ICTS Cluster Media Briefing
2011/09/13 Media Advisory: Media Briefing of the International Cooperation, Trade and Security Cluster
2011/09/12 Media Advisory: President Zuma to lead SA Delegation to the 4th SA-EU Summit
2011/09/09 Media Advisory: President Zuma to lead South African Delegation to the Fourth SA-EU Summit in Kruger National Park
2011/09/09 Address by President Jacob Zuma, to the Informal Ministerial Consultations on COP 17, O.R. Tambo Building, Tshwane, 09 September 2011
2011/09/08 Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe leaves for New Zealand on a working visit
2011/09/08 President Jacob Zuma conveys condolences to the Russian Federation
2011/09/08 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane concludes successful Official Visit to the Republic of Serbia
2011/09/08

Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 7 September 2011

2011/09/06 Media Invite: President Zuma to address Ministerial Consultation on Climate Change
2011/09/06 Statement by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Republic of South Africa, on COP17/CMP7 on the occasion of the Commemorative Event for the 50th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Non-Alignment Movement (NAM). Belgrade, Serbia, 06 September 2011
2011/09/03 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane concludes successful official visit to the Republic of Bulgaria
2011/09/03 Official Visit by the Deputy President Mr Kgalema Motlanthe to the Democratic Republic of São Tomé & Príncipe on 3 September 2011
2011/09/02 Speech by Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on South Africa’s Foreign Policy at Atlantic Club in Sofia, Republic of Bulgaria on 2nd September 2011
2011/09/02 President Jacob Zuma concludes his state visit to Norway: August 30 to September 1, 2011
2011/09/01 Statement by H. E. Ambassador Abdul Samad Minty, Permanent Representative of the Republic of South Africa to the Conference on Disarmament, 1 September 2011
2011/09/01 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane undertakes Official Visit to the Republic of Bulgaria
 
August 2011
2011/08/30 Joint statement issued at the conclusion of the Eighth Basic Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change - Inhotim, Minnas Gerais (Brazil) 26-27 August 2011
2011/08/30 International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Ebrahim I Ebrahim held a successful 9th SA–Cuba Joint Consultative Mechanism (JCM) Meeting with the Republic of Cuba’s 1st Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Marcelino Medina Gonzalez, on 29 August 2011 in Havana
2011/08/29 Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe to undertake a Working Visit to the Republic of Guinea-Bissau
2011/08/29

Remarks by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to Labour on COP17/CMP7, 29 August 2011

2011/08/29 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane consults with Organised Labour on COP17/CMP7
2011/08/29 President Zuma undertakes State Visit to the Kingdom of Norway
2011/08/29 Media Invite: COP17 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane meets Organized Labour
2011/08/29 The South African Government Statement on the car bomb that exploded at the United Nations Building in the Nigerian capital, Abuja on Friday 26 August 2011
2011/08/29

International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Ebrahim I Ebrahim to co-chair the SA-Cuba 9th JCM on 29 and 30 August 2011 in Cuba

2011/08/27 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane attends the 8th Basic Ministerial Meeting to be held in Brazil from 26 – 27 August 2011
2011/08/26 South African Government position on the unfreezing of Libyan Assets
2011/08/25 Statement by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman, at the AU Pledging Conference on Somalia, Addis Ababa, 25 August 2011
2011/08/25 President Zuma attends AU Meeting on Libya
2011/08/25 Deputy President Motlanthe to undertake Working Visit to the Republic of Guinea-Bissau
2011/08/25 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 24 August 2011
2011/08/24 Deputy Minister Fransman to attend the AU Pledging Conference on Somalia
2011/08/24 South Africa-Ghana Joint Media Statement
2011/08/23 Opening Statement by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim at the Eleventh Annual Regional Seminar on the Implementation of International Humanitarian Law, 23 August 2011, OR Tambo Building, Pretoria
2011/08/22 The South African Government statement on Libya
2011/08/22 Media Advisory: Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to brief the Media on the latest developments in Libya
2011/08/22 President Jacob Zuma to receive Ghanaian President John Atta Mills on a Two Day State Visit to South Africa
2011/08/19 Media Advisory: Deputy Minister Mr Marius Fransman to meet the Minister-President of the Flemish Government
2011/08/19 Statement on the incoming visit of Minister-President of Regional Government of Flanders, Belgium, 22 – 27 August 2011.
2011/08/19 Statement on Official Visit of Dr Ahmet Davutoğlu,  Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey to South Africa.
2011/08/18 Media Advisory: Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to receive Turkish Counterpart, Minister Davutoglu on a Working Visit to the Republic of South Africa
2011/08/18 The South African Government Statement on the demise of Rtd General Solomon Mujuru
2011/08/17 Media Advisory: Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to host Breakfast Meeting on COP17/CMP7
2011/08/15 President Jacob Zuma leads a South African Delegation to the 31st Ordinary Summit of SADC Heads of State and Government – August 16-18, 2011
2011/08/15 Joint Communiqué at the conclusion of the Bilateral Discussions between Hon. Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa and her Tanzanian Counterpart, Hon. Bernard K. Membe on 13th August 2011, Pretoria, South Africa
2011/08/15 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to receive Tanzanian Ministers of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives a Working Visit to South Africa on 13 August 2011 in Pretoria
2011/08/15 South Africa – Burundi Joint Statement, August 12, 2011
2011/08/12 Media Advisory: Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to receive Tanzanian Ministers of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives on a Working Visit to South Africa
2011/08/11 Media Statement by President Jacob Zuma at the conclusion of Official Talks with President Pierre Nkurunziza during the State Visit to the Republic of Burundi, 11 August 2011
2011/08/11 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 10 August 2011
2011/08/10 President Jacob Zuma extends messages of condolence to the people of Comoros
2011/08/10 President Jacob Zuma to visit Burundi
2011/08/10 Keynote address by Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Marius Fransman, on the occassion of the official opening of the Pan African Youth Union Executive Committee, 10 August 2011.
2011/08/09 Statement by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Llewellyn Fransman, on South Africa’s Relief Programme in Somalia to a Media Briefing held on 9 August 2011 at the OR Tambo Airport, Johannesburg
2011/08/09 Speaking Notes for Consul General, H. E. Mr Pule Malefane on the occasion of Women’s Day 2011 Celebration, Rizvi Law College, Bandra
2011/08/08 Media Advisory: Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Marius Fransman will welcome Dr Imtiaz Sooliman and the Gift for Givers team from their mission in Somalia and thereafter brief the media
2011/08/08 Statement by Deputy Minister Ebrahim after Bilateral Meeting with Syrian counterpart, Mr Mikdad
2011/08/08 Speech by Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana Mashabane, on the occasion of a “Consultative Dialogue on Women and Climate Change – preparing for Durban and Beyond”, 8 August 2011, Polokwane
2011/08/07 Remarks by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, National Consultative Workshop on Women and Climate Change, Sunday, 07 August 2011
2011/08/05 Media Advisory: Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ebrahim Ebrahim and Syrian counterpart to brief the media on Monday, 08 August 2011
2011/08/05 Speech by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim on “South Africa’s position vis-à-vis recent UNSC resolutions on Libya and the Libyan crisis as a test of South Africa’s leadership role on “African solutions to African problems” – presented at the University of Venda - August 2, 2011
2011/08/05 Media Advisory: Consultative Dialogue on Women and Climate Change
2011/08/04 South Africa’s Statement at the UN Security Council delivered by Ambassador Baso Sangqu following the Adoption of a Resolution of the UN Security Council on the Renewal of the AU/UN Operation in Darfur
2011/08/03 Media statement on an agreement to provide financial assistance to the Government of the Kingdom of Swaziland
2011/08/03 Deputy Minister Fransman interview with SABC Morning Live RE: Update on South Affrica's support for the famine outbreaks in Somalia
2011/08/02 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane on South Africa’s level of preparedness on COP17/CMP7 scheduled for November – December 2011 in Durban, RSA.
2011/08/02 South Africa is concerned about the situation in Syria
2011/08/02 Media Invite: UN Delegation to brief Media on preparations for COP17/CMP7
2011/08/01 Media Advisory: Deputy of International Relations and Cooperation, Ebrahim Ebrahim to conduct a Public Lecturer at the University of Venda
 
July 2011
2011/07/29 Media Invite: Ministers Nkoana-Mashabane and Molewa to brief Media on COP17/CMP7
2011/07/29 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 26 July 2011
2011/07/25 South Africa - Brazil Joint Press Statement, 23 July 2011
2011/07/25

The South African Government condemns Norway Attacks

2011/07/25 South Africa condemns violent Demonstrations in Malawi
2011/07/23 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to receive Brazilian Minister of External Relations H.E. Antonio Patriota, Pretoria, 23 July 2011
2011/07/22 Lecture by Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ebrahim I Ebrahim, on the occasion of the Speakers Meeting at the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), 22 July 2011
2011/07/22 The South African Government responds to the Famine in Somalia, 22 July 2011
2011/07/22 Media Advisory: Deputy Minister Marius Fransman to brief Media on Famine Outbreak in Somalia
2011/07/22 Joint Communiqué issued at the end of the State Visit to South Africa by His Excellency Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of the United Republic of Tanzania, 18th – 21th July 2011
2011/07/21 Media Advisory: Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ebrahim Ebrahim to conduct a Public Lecturer at South Africa Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)
2011/07/20 Media Advisory: Deputy Minister of DIRCO, Ebrahim Ebrahim and his Vietnam and Guinea counterparts to brief the Media on the Tripartite Cooperation
2011/07/19 Address by President Jacob Zuma at the South Africa-Tanzania Business Forum Meeting, on the occasion of the State Visit by His Excellency, President Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania, Royal Elephant Hotel, Pretoria, 19 July 2011
2011/07/19 Media Statement by President Jacob Zuma on the occasion of the State Visit by the President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Mr Jakaya Kikwete, Pretoria, 19 July 2011
2011/07/19 Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim to chair a Meeting on the Trilateral Project to improve Rice and Vegetable Production in the Republic of Guinea
2011/07/18 State Visit by President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete of Tanzania to the Republic of South Africa
2011/07/18

Media Advisory- The South African Government will host a meeting of the High Level Review Panel on the Tripartite Cooperation

2011/07/17 Media statement South Africa looks forward to Tanzanian State Visit
2011/07/15 Media Advisory: President Zuma to receive UK Prime Minister Cameron on a working visit to South Africa
2011/07/15 Media Advisory: State visit by President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete of Tanzania
2011/07/15 President Zuma to receive Uk Prime Minister Cameron on a Working Visit To South Africa
2011/07/15 President Zuma to receive President Kikwete of Tanzania on a state visit to South Africa
2011/07/15 Statement by the South African Government following the Bombings in Mumbai
2011/07/15 Remarks by Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on the occasion of the OR Tambo Dinner during the Heads of Mission Conference,  Velmore Conference Center, 14 July 2011.
2011/07/14 Media Advisory: State visit by President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete of Tanzania
2011/07/14 Deputy Minister Marius Fransman’ keynote address at the University of Preoria on the topic “The United Nations and Regional Challenges in Africa: 50 Years After the Death of Dag Hammarskjöld”
2011/07/14 Mr. J.T. Radebe, Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development of the Republic of South Africa during the United Nations Security Council Debate on the situation in the Sudan
2011/07/14 Statement delivered by Mr. JT Radede, Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development during the UN Security Council Debate on Children and Armed Conflict – 12 July 2011
2011/07/14 Information Note: Dates for the Side Events at the Third Part of the AWG-LCA 14 and Third part of AWG-KP 16 - Panama City, Panama
2011/07/11 Communiqué on the Working Visit to Khartoum (Sudan) by President Jacob Zuma from 8 to 9 July 2011
2011/07/11 The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) hosts the South African Heads of Mission conference
2011/07/11 Media Advisory: President Jacob Zuma will be meeting the Heads of Mission in Pretoria
2011/07/11 Media Advisory: President Jacob Zuma will receive letters of credence from Heads of Mission based in South Africa
2011/07/08 President Jacob Zuma today departs to Sudan to attend the inauguration of the new state of South Sudan
2011/07/07 President Jacob Zuma to lead the South African delegation to the inaugural celebration of the new state of South Sudan
2011/07/06 Media Statement by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane during DIRCO’s Weekly Media Briefing, 06 July 2011
2011/07/06 Media Advisory: Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to brief the Media on current International Developments
2011/07/06 Cabinet Statement on Meeting of 6 July 2011
2011/07/04 The International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Ebrahim I. Ebrahim on a Two Day Working Visit to the Republic of Serbia scheduled for 4 and 5 July 2011
2011/07/04 President Jacob Zuma to undertake a Working Visit to the Russian Federation
2011/07/04 President Jacob Zuma concludes his attendance and participation in the Seventeenth Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union – Held in Malabo (Equatorial Guinea)
2011/07/03 Statement by Minister Nkoana-Mashabane during the Session attended by German Federal Chancellor, Angela Merkel, Petersberg Climate Dialogue II, 3rd July 2011
2011/07/03 Welcoming Address by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane during the Petersberg Climate Dialogue II, 3rd July 2011, Berlin, Germany: 09H45, “Setting the Scene”
2011/07/01

President sends Tourism Minister to Monaco Wedding

2011/07/01 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to undertake a Working Visit to Berlin, Germany, to participate in the Petersberg Climate Dialogue II: Rising to the Climate Challenge: 3 and 4 July 2011
2011/07/01 International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Ebrahim I. Ebrahim met with the Greek Deputy Minister Dimitrios Dollis in Athens, Greece, this afternoon, 30 June 2011
 
June 2011
2011/06/29 Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim I. Ebrahim, signs a Declaration with the Republic of Cyprus
2011/06/27 Minister’s Remarks at the Women and Climate Change Side-Event on the sidelines of the 17th Ordinary Session of the African Union (Malabo – Equatorial Guinea), 27 June 2011
2011/06/27 Communiqué on Meeting of the AU High Level Ad Hoc Committee on Libya, Pretoria, South Africa, 26 June 2011
2011/06/27 Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim I Ebrahim leaves tonight on a Working Visit to Cyprus
2011/06/27 South Africa prepares to participate in the 17th Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly: to be held in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea (June 30 – July 1, 2011)
2011/06/26 President Zuma to host the 6th Meeting of the African Union Ad Hoc High Level Committee on Libya
2011/06/26 Media Advisory: President Jacob Zuma to host the AU High Panel on Libya
2011/06/24 The South African Government confirms receiving a Loan request from the Swaziland Government
2011/06/23

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane successfully concludes a Visit to the Republic of Mali

2011/06/23 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 22 June 2011
2011/06/22 Remarks by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane on the occasion of a Working Visit to the Republic of Mali, Bamako, 22 June 2011
2011/06/22 Joint Communiqué of the Seventh Session of the Republic of South Africa – Democratic Republic of Congo Bi-National Commission (BNC), held in Lubumbashi from 16 to 21 June 2011
2011/06/22 International Relations and Cooperation Minister, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane arrives is Mali
2011/06/21 International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Marius Fransman arrives in Oslo for a Working Visit, 21-23 June 2011
2011/06/21 International Relations and Cooperation Minister, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, to undertake an Official Visit to the Republic of Mali on 21 June 2011
2011/06/21 Deputy Minister Fransman concludes his working visit to the United States of America
2011/06/20 Remarks by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane on the occasion of the Ministerial Session of the Bi-National Commission between South Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lubumbashi, DRC: 20 June 2011
2011/06/20 The South African Government Statement on the passing on of Former President Frederick Chiluba of the Republic of Zambia
2011/06/17 Deputy Minister Marius Fransman address to the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), 16 June 2011, Washington, USA
2011/06/16 Address by Marius Llewellyn Fransman, MP, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation delivered on the occasion of the Youth Roundtable: Youth Action for Economic Freedom in our Lifetime Enhancing SA Skills, Thursday 16th June 2011, Washington DC, USA.
2011/06/16 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane’ speech during her interaction with the G-77 and China on Climate Change – 16 June 2011 (New York)
2011/06/16 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane’ speech at an interactive session with the group of climate friends: 16 June 2011 (New York)
2011/06/16 Minister’ Media Conference on Climate Change and Libyan issues – 16 June 2011 (New York)
2011/06/16 Deputy Minister Marius Fransman address to the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), 16 June 2011, Washington, USA
2011/06/16 President Jacob G. Zuma will lead a delegation to the 7th session of SA-DRC BI-National Commission
2011/0616 Deputy Minister Fransman celebrates youth day with South African students in Washington
2011/06/15 Media Programme: DIRCO and NYDA Youth Month Celebration
2011/06/14 Deputy Minister Fransman leaves New York for Washington on his second leg of the working visit to the United States of America, 11-18 June 2011
2011/06/14 Media Advisory: DIRCO in cooperation with the NYDA commemorates Youth Month by hosting Debates on International Relations
2011/06/13 Speech delivered by Deputy Minister Marius Fransman on Economic and Social Council and the Peace Building Commission Interactive Panel discussion “Promoting durable peace and sustainable development in Sudan and South Sudan”, 13 June 2011, ECOSOC Chamber, New York
2011/06/13

Statement by Deputy Minister Marius Fransman of the Republic of South Africa to the UNDP Segment of the Annual Session of the Executive Board of the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, 13 June 2011

2011/06/13 International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Fransman arrives in New York for a Working Visit
2011/06/13 Communiqué of the Second COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Summit, Vision: Towards a Single Market, Theme: Deepening COMESA-EAC-SADC Integration, 12 June 2011, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
2011/06/13 Communiqué: Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community, Sandton, Republic of South Africa, 11 and 12 June 2011
2011/06/13 Media Statement: South Africa hosts the Second Tripartite Summit of the Common Market for East and Southern Africa (COMESA), East African Community (EAC) and the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC)
2011/06/12 Closing Remarks by His Excellency Jacob Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa at the SADC-COMESA-EAC Tripartite Heads of State and Government Summit Meeting, Venue Sandton Sun Convention Center, South Africa, Date 12 June 2011
2011/06/12 Welcome Remarks by His Excellency Jacob Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa at the SADC-COMESA-EAC Tripartite Heads of State and Government Summit Meeting, Venue: Sandton Sun Convention Centre, South Africa, Date: 12 June 2011
2011/06/10 Minister Maite Nkoane-Mashabane successfully concluded her Visit to the United Kingdom
2011/06/10 Statement by the Incoming COP17/CMP7 President as the World prepares for Durban Negotiations
2011/06/10 African Union (AU) Press Release: Chairperson sends a Message of Condolence to President Zuma on the death of one of one of Africa's greatest heroines, Mama Sisulu
2011/06/09 Opening Remarks by Minister Nkoana-Mashabane and British Foreign Secretary William Hague at the start of the 9th United Kingdom – South Africa Bilateral Forum, Lancaster House, London, Thursday, 09 June 2011
2011/06/09 Words by Ambassador Phatse Justice Piitso on the occasion of his Farewell Function, organised by the African Diplomatic Corps in Havana, Hotel Nacional, 9 June 2011
2011/06/09 Deputy Minister Fransman to co-chair the Fifth Policy Consultative Forum with 1st Vice Minister Park-Suk-hwan of the Republic of Korea
2011/06/09 Media Advisory: Special Working Visit by the US First Lady Michelle Obama to the Republic of South Africa
2011/06/09 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 8 June 2011
2011/06/09 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane departs for the UK to attend the 9th SA-UK Bilateral Forum
2011/06/08 Media Advisory: Deputy Minister Fransman to co-host the Policy Consultative Forum with Vice Minister Park-Suk-hwan
2011/06/08 South Africa Chaired the African Union Peace and Security Council for the month of May 2011.
2011/06/07 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to lead SA delegation to the 9th SA-UK Bilateral Forum
2011/06/07 The South African Embassy hosts a farewell function for 72 medical students
2011/06/06 Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe to attend the United Nations High-Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS, New York
2011/06/06 Media Statement: US First Lady to Visit South Africa
2011/06/03 Speech by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the Millennium Development Goals follow-up Ministerial Meeting – June 3, 2011 (Tokyo, Japan)
2011/06/03 Media Advisory: The South African government to host the Second Tripartite Summit of the Common Market for East and Southern Africa (COMESA), East African Community (EAC) and the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC)
2011/06/02 South Africa to host the Second Tripartite Summit of the Common Market for East and Southern Africa (COMESA), East African Community (EAC) and the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC)
2011/06/02 Statement by Ambassador Xolisa Mabhongo during the commemorative event to mark the 50th anniversary of the first human space flight and the establishment of the United Nations Committee on the peaceful uses of outer space, 1 June 2011.
2011/06/02 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane arrives in Japan for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) follow-up meeting and to co-chair the South Africa-Japan partnership forum, 2 - 3 June 2011
 
May 2011
2011/05/31 Media Statement by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane following DIRCO’s Budget Vote Speech, 31 May 2011
2011/05/31 Budget Vote Speech: Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Honorable Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, National Assembly, Tuesday, 31 May 2011
2011/05/31 Budget Vote Speech by Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr. Marius Fransman to the National Assembly – Tuesday, 31 May 2011
2011/05/30 Media Advisory: Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to hold a post Budget Speech Media Briefing
2011/05/30 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to deliver the DIRCO’s Budget Speech
2011/05/28 Address by Deputy Minister Marius Fransman at the Celebration of the 48th Africa Day, held at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg on Saturday 28th May 2011
2011/05/27 Media Avisory. Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Mr Marius Fransman to deliver a keynote address during the Department’s Africa Day celebration on the theme “Accelerating Youth Empowerment for Sustainable Development
2011/05/27 Media Advisory: Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to hold a post Budget Speech media briefing.
2011/05/27 Statement following Comoros Inauguration
2011/05/27 Amb Jerry Matthews Matjila appointed as DIRCO Director-General
2011/05/26 Statement by the Deputy President of South Africa, Kgalema Motlanthe, at the 2nd Africa-India Summit, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 25 May 2011
2011/05/26 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 25 May 2011
2011/05/25 Speech by the SA ambassador to Venezuela, Mr. B.W Gila at the invitation by Venezuelan National Assembly on Africa day, 25 May 2011
2011/05/25 Speech by Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms. Maite Nkoana-Mashabane during the XVI Non-Aligned Movement Ministerial Conference and Commemorative Meeting in Bali (Indonesia) - May 25, 2011
2011/05/25 Statement on the situation in the Abyei Region of Sudan
2011/05/25 The Department of International Relations and Cooperation celebrates Africa Day 2011
2011/05/25 South African Government welcomes the introduction of a direct flight from Johannesburg to Mumbai
2011/05/24 Deputy President Motlanthe arrives in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to attend the 2nd Africa India Forum Summit
2011/05/23 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to attend the XVI NAM Ministerial Conference and 50th Commemorative Meeting
2011/05/22 Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe to attend the Second Africa-India Forum Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
2011/05/20 Speech by Minister Nkoana-Mashabane at the Progressive Women’s Movement of South Africa (PWM-SA) Summit on Women, Peace and Security – May 20-22, 2011
2011/05/20 Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe to attend the Second Africa-India Forum Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
2011/05/19 Media Advisory: Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to brief the Media
2011/05/18 Statement by Ambassador Mandisi Mpahlwa of South Africa, Peoples’ Friendship University, Moscow, 18 May 2011
2011/05/17 Media Briefing Cancelled: Media Advisory: Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to brief the media on current international developments and upcoming events
2011/05/13 Statement by South Africa’s Ambassador to Burundi, Mr Membathisi Mdladlana, on Palama’s Workshop with its Burundian, Rwandanese and South Sudanese Counterparts
2011/05/13 Media Advisory: Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to brief the Media on current international Developments and upcoming Events
2011/05/12 Media Statement by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ismail Ebrahim during a Press Briefing held today, 12 May 2011 following Bilateral Engagements with Dr Mohammad Javad Larijani, Head of the Supreme Council for Human Rights of the Islamic Republic of Iran
2011/05/12 Speech by Deputy Minister Marius Llewellyn Fransman, MP, on the theme “South Africa’s Role in the International Arena” – 12 May 2011 (UWC)
2011/05/11 Keynote Address by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, H. E. Mr. Ebrahim I Ebrahim at the BRICS Round-Table Discussion hosted by the IMC and the Financial Times, Wednesday, 11 May 2011
2011/05/11 Deputy Minister Marius Fransman to conduct a public lecture at the University of the Western Cape – May 12, 2011
2011/05/10 Media Advisory: Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman to deliver a key note address during the Western Cape Youth Empowerment Day.
2011/05/10 Media Advisory: Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Marius Fransman to conduct a public lecturer at the University of Western Cape Town.
2011/05/10 National Independent Electoral Commission of Burundi (CENI) to observe SA Municipal Elections scheduled for 18 May 2011
2011/05/09 Media Advisory: Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to participate in a Roundtable Discussion with The Financial Times and International Marketing Council (IMC) to examine South Africa's role in BRICS
2011/05/06 Media Advisory: Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane hosts a Breakfast Meeting with Western Cape Business Women's Forum themed "Role of women in Africa's Economic Development"
2011/05/04 Remarks by Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe on the Visit by the Vice-President of Vietnam, Her Excellency Nguyen Thi Doan 04 May 2011, Pretoria
2011/05/03 Media Advisory: Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe to host Vice-President of Vietnam
2011/05/02 The South African Government Statement on the Killing of Mr Osama bin Laden
2011/05/02 The South African Government Statement on Developments in Lybia.
2011/05/01 Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe to host Vice-President of Vietnam, Nguyen Thi Doan, from 2 – 4 May 2011
 
April 2011
2011/04/29 President Zuma to attend World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town
2011/04/29 South African Government welcomes and supports efforts by the Palestinian Parties to set up a Transitional Unity Government
2011/04/29 Media Programme – Visit by the Vice-President of Vietnam to South Africa
2011/04/29 Media Advisory: Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe to host Vietnam Vice-President
2011/04/27 Address by His Excellency President Jacob Zuma on the celebration of Freedom Day, Union Buildings, Pretoria, 27 April 2011
2011/04/27 Remarks by Ambassador PJ Pitso on the occasion of the 17th Anniversary of Freedom Day, Hotel Nacional, 27 April 2011
2011/04/21 Media Statement on South Africa’s 17th Freedom Day Celebrations in New Delhi
2011/04/20 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting held on 20 April 2011
2011/04/20 South African Government congratulates Nigeria President-Elect Goodluck Jonathan
2011/04/18 Questions & Answers Session following the Media Briefing by Minister Nkoana-Mashabane, Pretoria, 18 April 2011
2011/04/18 Notes following a Media Briefing by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to the Media in Pretoria on 18 April 2011 on latest International Developments
2011/04/15 Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to brief the media on current and upcoming international developments
2011/04/15 Sanya Declaration on BRICS, 13 April 2011
2011/04/14 Address by President Jacob Zuma to the plenary of the third BRICS leaders meeting, Sanya, Hainan Island, People's Republic of China
2011/0414 Statement by South African President Jacob Zuma during the Joint Press Conference by BRICS Heads of State at the Third BRICS Summit Sanya, Hainan Island, People's Republic of China
2011/04/14 President Zuma arrives in china to attend BRICS summit
2011/04/14 President Jacob Zuma urges business to explore BRICS opportunities
2011/04/14 SA Government Statement on the political situation in Swaziland
2011/04/11 The President of the Republic of South Africa, H. E. Mr Jacob G. Zuma, will lead a High Level Delegation to the Third BRICS Summit in China this week
2011/04/11 The President of the Republic of South Africa, H. E. Mr Jacob G. Zuma, to travel to Mauritania on 9 April and to Libya on 10 April 2011
2011/04/07 Congratulatory Message from South Africa’s High Commissioner to India to the Cricket World Cup Winners
2011/04/06 South African Government confirms death of three South Africans in the MONUSCO Plane Crash
2011/04/05 Transcript following Minister Nkoana-Mashabane’s Media Briefing on Current and International Issues, 05 April 2011
2011/04/05 Notes following Minister’s Media Briefing on Current and International Issues, 05 April 2011
2011/04/04 Media Advisory: Minister of International Relations and BRICS countries Ambassadors to participate in a BRICS Roundtable Discussion
2011/04/02 The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane appoints Amb Jerry Matthews Matjila as an acting Director-General
2011/04/01 Media Advisory: Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to brief the media on BRICS (Breakfast briefing)
2011/04/01 Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane will brief the media on current and upcoming International developments.
2011/04/01 Communiqué Summit of the Organ Troika on Politics, Defence and Security 31 March 2011-04-01, Livingstone, Republic of Zambia
 
March 2011
2011/03/31 Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe concluded his working visit to the United State of America
2011/03/31 Condolences to the people and Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar on recent natural disaster
2011/03/31 Cote d'Ivoire Army General seeks refuge
2011/03/31 South Africa welcomes and supports the UNSC resolution on Cote d’Ivoire, 31 March 2011
2011/03/31 Address by Mr Marius Fransman, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation during a Panel discussion on South Africa’s Second Term on the UN Security Council - expectations, objectives and challenges, Centre of Mediation and the Centre for Human Rights University of Pretoria, Wednesday, 30 March 2011
2011/03/30 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting held on 30 March 2011
2011/03/30 President Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma arrives in the Republic of Zambia for the SADC Troika Summit, 31 March 2011
2011/03/30 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane leads the South African delegation during debates on the Ministerial Committee of the Organ on Politics, Defence and Politics on 29 March 2011 in Zambia
2011/03/28

Public Lecture by the Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa, Kgalema Motlanthe, at New York University, New York, United States of America 28 March 2011

2011/03/28 Speaking Notes by Deputy President of South Africa Kgalema Motlanthe at the New York Stock Exchange
2011/03/28 President Jacob G. Zuma to attend the SADC Troika Summit in Livingstone, Zambia, 28-31 March 2011.
2011/03/28 Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe arrived in New York ahead of working visit to USA
2011/03/28 Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Member States of the Southern African Customs Union (SACU), Friday, 25 March 2011 in Pretoria, South Africa
2011/03/25 Concluding Remarks by President Jacob Zuma at SACU Summit 25 March 2011
2011/03/25 Opening Remarks by His Excellency Jacob Zuma at the Heads of State and Government Meeting of the Southern Africa Customs Union countries 25 March 2011
2011/03/24 South Africa to host South Africa-Danish Consultations
2011/03/23 Media Advisory: South African Government will host the third Southern Africa Customs Union (SACU) Summit for Heads of State and Government.
2011/03/23 Statement by South Africa under agenda item 8, entitled “Follow-Up to the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action”, Sixteenth session of he Human Rights Council, Geneva, 22 March 2011
2011/03/23 The South African Government to host the third Southern Africa Customs Union (SACU)Summit in Pretoria on 25 March 2011
2011/0323 Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa, H.E. Kgalema Motlanthe, to undertake a working visit to the USA.
2011/03/22 Meeting of the AU High-Level Ad Hoc Committee on Libya, Nouakchott, Islamic Republic of Mauritania, 19 March 2011
2011/03/18 MEDIA ADVISORY: The South African Government to host the third Southern Africa Customs Union (SACU) Summit for Heads of State and Government.
2011/03/18 South Africa welcomes and supports the UN Security Council’s Resolution on no fly zone in Libya, 18 March 2011
2011/03/17 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting held on 16 March 2011
2011/03/16 Deputy Minister Ebrahim concludes his Working Visit in Berne for the 3rd Annual SA – Swiss High Level Consultations
2011/03/15 Closing Remarks by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim: 3rd South Africa – Switzerland HLC, Bern, 15 March 2011
2011/03/15 Media Briefing Statement by International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister, Marius Fransman, on Current Affairs, Cape Town, 15 March 2011
2011/03/15 Opening remarks by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim
3rd South Africa – Switzerland HLC BERN, 15 March 2011
2011/03/15 Message from His Excellency Mr Toshiro Ozawa, Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of South Africa, 14 March 2011; and Information for those wishing to make donations to assist the affected population
2011/03/15 Deputy Minister Ebrahim arrived in Berne for the 3rd Annual SA – Swiss High Level Consultations
2011/03/14 Deputy Minister Ebrahim departs South Africa to attend the 3rd Annual SA – Swiss High Level Consultations
2011/03/14 Deputy Minister Marius Fransman to brief the Media on Upcoming and International Developments
2011/03/11 Media Briefing by the Minister Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, OR Tambo Building, 10 March 2011
2011/03/11 Media statement following the visit by the Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for African Affairs, Dr Hadi Solaimanpour to South Africa
2011/03/11 Condolences to the people and Government of Japan on the earthquake and Tsunami
2011/03/11 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to attend the 3rd annual SA-SWISS High Level Consultations
2011/03/11 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane’s Interview with Partnership Magazine, India
2011/03/10 Media Briefing by International Relations and Cooperation Minister, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Pretoria, 10 March 2011
2011/03/10

Media Advisory: Cancellation of Joint Media Briefing by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim and his counterpart Dr Hadi Solaimanpour of Iran on 10 March 2011

2011/03/09 India-Brazil-South Africa Dialogue Forum, Seventh Trilateral Commission Meeting, Ministerial Communiqué, 8th March 2011
2011/03/08 Opening Remarks by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the 7th IBSA Trilateral Commission Meeting, New Delhi, 8 March 2011
2011/03/08 Remarks by Deputy Minister Ebrahim I Ebrahim during Bilateral Meeting with the Deputy Foreign Minister for African Affairs of Iran, Dr Hadi Solaimanpour, Pretoria, 8 March 2011
2011/03/08 Media Advisory: The Department of International Relations and Cooperation to host South African Women in Dialogue (SAWID) one day workshop on the events in Tunisia
2011/03/08 Media Advisory: Joint Media Briefing by Deputy Minister Ebrahim and Dr Hadi Solaimanpour, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for African Affairs
2011/03/08 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to host Dr Hadi Solaimanpour, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for African Affairs
2011/03/08 BRICS: A New Partnership for Africa by Mohau Pheko, High Commissioner of the Republic of South Africa to Canada
2011/03/07 Media Advisory: Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to brief the Media on upcoming International Developments
2011/03/04

Media Advisory: Deputy Minister Fransman to brief the Media on upcoming International Developments

2011/03/04 Talking Notes by Hon. Dr Hage Geingob, Chairperson of the SADC Council of Ministers and Minister of Trade and Industry of the Republic of Namibia on the occasion of Briefing the Media on the outcome of the Meeting of the SADC Council of Ministers, Windhoek, Namibia, 04 March 2011
2011/03/03 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting held on 2 March 2011
2011/03/03 Joint Communiqué on the occasion of the State Visit to France by the President of the Repub.lic of South Africa, 2 – 3 March 2011
2011/03/02 Deputy Minister Ebrahim arrives in Windhoek ahead of SADC Council of Ministers Meeting
2011/03/02 Media Advisory: South Africa to host the Global Commission on Elections, Democracy and Security
2011/03/01 Notes following Deputy Minister Fransman’s Media Briefing, 1 March 2011
 
February 2011
2011/02/28 Statement  by Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa, to the 16th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council Geneva, Switzerland, 28 February 2011
2011/02/28 Statement by Deputy Minister RE: Evacuation of South Africans from Libya
2011/02/27 Media Advisory: Deputy Minister Fransman to welcome South Africans Citizens evacuated from Libya
2011/02/26 South Africa welcomes and supports the UNSC Resolution on Libya - UNSC Resolution on Libya, 26 February 2011
2011/02/26 Deputy Minister Ebrahim I Ebrahim to lead South African Delegation to SADC Council of Ministers
2011/02/26 Statement in Explanation of Vote by SA Ambassador Baso Sangqu on the Resolution on Libya in the United Nations Security Council, New York, 26 February 2011
2011/02/26 The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation undertakes a working visit to Geneva to attend the High-Level Segment of the 16th Session of the UN Human Rights Council, 27-28 February 2011
2011/02/25 Media Advisory: Deputy Minister Fransman to brief the Media on International Developments
2011/02/24 President Jacob Zuma to pay a State Visit to France from 2 to 3 March 2011
2011/02/24 Media Programme: High Level Global Sustainability Panel (GSP) convened by the United Nations Security General (UNSG)
2011/02/24 Condolences to the people of Tanzania on the bomb blast
2011/02/23 Budget Speech by Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan, Parliament, 23 February 2011
2011/02/23 Media Advisory: President Zuma to Co-Chair High Level Global Sustainability Panel (GSP)
2011/02/23 State Visit to France by President Jacob Zuma of South Africa, (Paris, 2 and 3 March 2011)
2011/02/23 Condolences to the People and Government of New Zealand on the Earthquake in Christchurch
2011/02/23 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting held on 16 February 2011
2011/02/22 Tribute to Jannie Momberg by Marius Llewellyn Fransman, Deputy Minister of International Relations & Cooperation, delivered in the National Assembly, Cape Town, Tuesday 22 February 2011
2011/02/22 Transcript: International Cooperation, Trade and Security Cluster Briefing, 22 February 2011
2011/02/22 International Cooperation, Trade and Security Cluster (ICTS) Media Briefing after 2011 SONA, Final Speaking Notes
2011/02/22 South African President Jacob Zuma congratulates Mr Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on his re-election as the President of the Republic of Uganda
2011/02/21 Media Statement on the Situation in Libya
2011/02/21 Main Address by Deputy Minister Fransman on the occasion of the African Diaspora Technical Committee of Experts Meeting (TCEM) on 21 February 2011
2011/02/21 President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Nouakchott in Mauritania on a working visit in his capacity as a member of the African Union High‐Level Panel for the Resolution of the Crisis in Côte d'Ivoire.
2011/02/21 The South African Government has noted the report in the Sunday Times, dated 20 February 2011, entitled "Zuma clips Mbeki's wings". The South African Government wishes to clarify factual misconceptions in the article.
2011/02/18 South Africa explains its Vote in favour of the Draft Resolution on Israeli Settlements, 18 February 2011
2011/02/18 Media Briefing by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, 17 February 2011 Cape Town
2011/02/18 South Africa to host the African Diaspora Technical Committee of Experts Meeting scheduled for 21 and 22 February 2011
2011/02/18 Media Statement in response to former Malagasy President, Marc Ravalomanana’s Press Briefing on 17 February 2011
2011/02/17 Address by President Jacob Zuma in response to the Debate on the State of the Nation Address, National Assembly, Cape Town, 17 February 2011
2011/02/17 The Department of International Relations and Cooperation announces the departure of DG Dr Ayanda Ntsaluba
2011/02/17 Media Statement on the SAS Drakensberg Vessel in the West Coast of Africa
2011/02/16 Media Statement on a Working Visit to Mauritania and Côte d’Ivoire by His Excellency President Jacob Zuma as a Member of the African Union (AU) High Level Panel on the Resolution of the Crisis in Côte D’Ivoire
2011/02/16 Media Advisory: Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to host DIRCO’s Weekly Media Briefing
2011/02/15 Visit of the Director-General of the Department of Women, Children and People with Disabilities, Dr Nonhlanhla Mkhize, to the United Nations in Geneva
2011/02/14 IBSA Ministerial Meeting, New York, 11th February Joint Statement
2011/02/14 Media Statement on the Resignation of President Mubarak
2011/02/11 Media Advisory: Annual Dinner in honour of the Diplomatic Corps, hosted by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms M Nkoana-Mashabane
2011/02/10 State of the Nation Address By His Excellency Jacob G Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa, at the Joint Sitting Of Parliament, Cape Town, 10 February 2011
2011/02/10 Farewell Remarks by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ishmail Ebrahim at a Luncheon in honour of departing Belgian Ambassador, H. E. Mr J Mutton, 10 February 2011, Cape Town
2011/02/09 President Jacob Zuma welcomes the Announcement of the Southern Sudan Referendum Results
2011/02/08 Keynote Address by Deputy Minister Marius Fransman, MP to United Nations Country Team Retreat Reception, 08 February 2011, 18h30, The House of JC Le Roux, Stellenbosch
2011/02/08 Media Advisory: Deputy Minister Marius Fransman to deliver Keynote Address to United Nations Country Team Retreat
2011/02/07 The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Marius Fransman will address a group of “Women in Empowerment Network” on opportunities in Africa.
2011/02/04 Report of the NEPAD Heads of State High Level Sub-Committee on Infrastructure to the AU Nepad Heads of State and Government Orientation Committee by President Jacob Zuma – January 29, 2011.
2011/02/04 Meeting of the Ministerial Committee on Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development in the Sudan – January 29, 2011 (Ethiopia)
2011/02/03 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 2 February, 2011
2011/02/03 Joint Communiqué: Seventh Annual Consultations between the Republic of South Africa and the Kingdom of Spain, Pretoria, 2 February 2011
2011/02/02 President Zuma to receive Letters of Credence
2011/02/01 Statement by Acting President Kgalema Motlanthe on the update regarding Health of Former President Nelson Mandela, 31 January 2011
 
January 2011
2011/01/31 President Jacob Zuma concludes his participation in the 16th African Union Summit – January 27-31, 2011 Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
2011/01/31 Media Statement on the situation in Egypt
2011/01/31 Deputy Minister Fransman to host Spain Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Mr Juan Antonio Yáñez-Barnuevo
2011/01/31 President Jacob Zuma arrives at the AU Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
2011/01/28 Media Advisory: Deputy Minister Ebrahim I Ebrahim will meet United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of migrants, Mr Jorge Bustamante
2011/01/28 President Jacob Zuma arrives at the AU Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
2011/01/27 Media Advisory: Deputy Minister Fransman to host Spain Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Mr Juan Antonio Yáñez-Barnuevo
2011/01/27 Media Advisory on a Briefing Session on the South African Citizens abducted by suspected Somali Pirates in October 2010
2011/01/26 Remarks by Deputy Minister Ebrahim I Ebrahim at the Graduation Ceremony of Media24 Journalism Academy, 26 January 2011
2011/01/25 The South African Government conveys condolences following terror attacks at Domodedovo Airport in Moscow, Russian Federation
2011/01/25 President Zuma to lead South African Delegation to the 16th Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly
2011/01/24 Joint Communiqué issued at the end of the State Visit to South Africa by His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda, 21 – 22 January 2011
2011/01/20 Media Programme State Visit by President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda to the Republic of South Africa
2011/01/20 The South African Government congratulates the people of Southern Sudan on the Referendum
2011/01/18 State Visit by President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda to the Republic of South Africa
2011/01/14 President Jacob Zuma conveys condolences to the Government and people of Brazil following mudslide disaster
2011/01/13 Media Advisory: State Visit by President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda to the republic of South Africa
2011/01/07 The South African government supports the referendum in Sudan
2011/01/06 Notes following Media Briefing by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Wednesday 05 January 2011
2011/01/04 Media Advisory: Department of International Relations and Cooperation-Directorate: Ministerial & Departmental Media Liaison
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