Breakfast Event to jointly commemorate UN Day and the legacy of Oliver Tambo
Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ebrahim Ebrahim, will host a Breakfast Event to celebrate United Nations (UN) Day held annually on 24 October. This Event will also commemorate the birthday of Oliver Tambo (27 October 1917) by celebrating his legacy and the contributions he made at the United Nations.
MEMBERS OF THE MEDIA ARE INVITED AS FOLLOWS:
Date : Friday, 28 October 2011
Venue : VIP Reception Area, Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), 460 Soutpansberg Road, Pretoria
Time : 08h30 (Media to arrive at 08:00)
Media wishing to cover the event must send their details to Ms Laoura Lazouras 012 351 1256/ email@example.com
For general inquiries kindly contact Mr Nelson Kgwete on 076 608 8567.
08h15 -08h30: Arrival of guests
To be greeted by Protocol officials
Guests to be seated
08h30: Arrival of Deputy Minister Ebrahim, who is greeted by Ambassador Thandi Lujabe-Rankoe, Programme Director, and other senior DIRCO officials
Deputy Minister Ebrahim is introduced to the UN Resident Coordinator, Dr. Agostinho Zacarias, the CEO of the Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Foundation, Mr. Mavuso Msimang, and other VIP guests
VIP guests are seated
Food is served
08h50 -09h00: Keynote Address by Deputy Minister Ebrahim
09h04: Ambassador Lujabe-Rankoe introduces the UN Resident Coordinator, Dr. Zacarias, who joins Deputy Minister Ebrahim at the podium.
Deputy Minister Ebrahim presents Dr Zacarias with a miniature bust of OR Tambo, which he receives on behalf of the UN Country Team in South Africa.
Photo opportunity with invited members of the media
09h05-09h15 Response by Dr. Zacarias, the Resident Coordinator of the UN system in South Africa
09h15 Ambassador Lujabe-Rankoe introduces the CEO of the Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Foundation, Mr. Msimang
09h15-09h25: Response by Mr. Msimang, CEO of the Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Foundation
09h25: Ambassador Lujabe-Rankoe makes brief closing remarks
09h25-09h35: Final photo opportunity with invited members of the media
10h30: End of formal programme
Deputy Minister Ebrahim departs at leisure, escorted by Ambassador Lujabe-Rankoe and other senior DIRCO officials
ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION
OR Tambo Building
460 Soutpansberg Road
27 October 2011