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December 2012
2012/12/12

Communiqué of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU) at its 346th Meeting

2012/12/12 President Jacob Zuma sends condolences to the Republic of the Philippines
2012/12/10 President Zuma concludes successful working visit to Tanzania
2012/12/07 President Zuma arrives in Tanzania for the SADC Extra-Ordinary Summit
2012/12/06 President Zuma to attend SADC Extra-Ordinary Summit in Tanzania
2012/12/06

Media statement by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim, on international relations matters, Thursday, 06 December 2012, DIRCO

2012/12/06 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to brief media on international developments
2012/12/05 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 5 December 2012
2012/12/05 South Africa condemns Israel’s decision to build 3000 new settlement homes in the West Bank
2012/12/05 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to brief media on international developments
2012/12/04 Accreditation for the fifth BRICS Summit
2012/12/02 Remarks by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on World AIDS Day, Nelspruit, Mpumalanga Province, 01 December 2012
 
November 2012
2012/11/30 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to commemorate World AIDS Day by encouraging people to get tested for HIV
2012/11/29 Statement by Zaheer Laher, Charge d'Affaires a.i. of the Republic of South Africa, to the United Nations General Assembly on Agenda Item: The Question of Palestine, 29 November 2012
2012/11/29 Statement by the Government of the Republic of South Africa on the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
2012/11/27 President Jacob Zuma congratulates President Ernest Bai Koroma of the Republic of Sierra Leone
2012/11/26 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to co-chair 5th South Africa-China Strategic Dialogue Mechanism Meeting
2012/11/23 Deputy Minister Fransman to deliver Keynote Address at the SAIIA Roundtable Event on “South Africa: Development Partner and Global Player”
2012/11/23 Statement on the Situation in Democratic Republic of the Congo
2012/11/22 Workshop on Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004), Pretoria, South Africa, 21 and 22 November 2012: Presentation by Ambassador Baso Sangqu, Chairman of the 1540 Committee
2012/11/21 Roundtable Discussion by Deputy Minister Marius Fransman at the University of Stellenbosch on the theme “South Africa: A strong African Brick in BRICS”, on 21 November 2012
2012/11/21 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 21 November 2012
2012/11/20 Deputy Minister Fransman to deliver Public Lecture on BRICS at the University of Stellenbosch
2012/11/20 Statement by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mshabane, on international developments, with specific focus on the Israel-Palestine conflict, Imbizo Media Centre, Parliament, Cape Town, 20 November 2012
2012/11/20 Workshop on the Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) For African States
2012/11/20 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to speak on Israel-Palestine Conflict
2012/11/19 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to speak on Israel-Palestine Conflict
2012/11/19 President Jacob Zuma sends condolences to the Arab Republic of Egypt
2012/11/16 Statement by Ambassador Baso Sangqu, Permanent Representative of the Republic of South Africa at the Joint Debate of the UN General Assembly on the “Report of the Security Council”  and “Reform of the Security Council” 15 November 2012
2012/11/16 Statement by Ambassador Baso Sangqu, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, at the Joint Briefing to the Security Council on Counter-Terrorism, United Nations, New York, 14 November 2012
2012/11/16 Statement by Ambassador Baso Sangqu, Permanent Mission of the Republic of South Africa at the Meeting of the Security Council on the Situation between Palestine and Israel – 14 November 2012
2012/11/16 Joint Communiqué: Third South Africa-Ireland Partnership Forum Co-chaired by Mr Marius Fransman MP, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa, and Mr Joe Costello TD, Minister of State for Trade and Development of Ireland. Cape Town, 15 November 2012
2012/11/16 Deputy Minister Fransman to deliver Public Lecture on BRICS at the University of Stellenbosch
2012/11/16 South Africa congratulates Somalia on the endorsement of its new Cabinet
2012/11/15 Deputy Minister Fransman hosts Irish Minister of State for Trade and Development
2012/11/15

Deputy Minister Fransman to co-host the 3rd Session of SA-Ireland Partnership Forum

2012/11/14 Statement by Ambassador Baso Sangqu, Permanent Mission of the Republic of South Africa at the Meeting of the Security Council on the Situation between Palestine and Israel – 14 November 2012
2012/11/14 Statement by Ambassador Baso Sangqu, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, at the Joint Briefing to the Security Council on Counter-Terrorism, United Nations, New York, 14 November 2012
2012/11/13 Media statement by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim, on international relations matters, Tuesday, 13 November 2012, DIRCO
2012/11/13 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to brief Media on international developments
2012/11/13 Deputy Minister Fransman to co-host the 3rd Session of SA-Ireland Partnership Forum
2012/11/12 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to brief Media on international developments
2012/11/12 Joint Communiqué at the conclusion of the Meeting of the Joint Commission of Cooperation (JCC) between the Republic of South Africa and the Republic of Uganda, Pretoria, South Africa, 9 November 2012
2012/11/12 Deputy Minister Ebrahim hosts the UK’s Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
2012/11/12 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to undertake a Working Visit to Russia
2012/11/12 Condolences to the President and the people of the Republic of Ghana
2012/11/09 South Africa elected to the ECOSOC
2012/11/09 Remarks by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on the occasion of the Joint Press Conference following the conclusion of the Inaugural Session of the Joint Commission of Cooperation between the Republic of South Africa and the Republic of Uganda, Pretoria, 09 November 2012
2012/11/08 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to host her Ugandan counterpart
2012/11/08 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 7 November 2012
2012/11/07 Joint Communiqué at the end of the State Visit to the Republic of South Africa by President Hifikepunye Pohamba of the Republic of Namibia, 07 November 2012
2012/11/07 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to host her Ugandan counterpart
2012/11/07

President Zuma congratulates US President Obama on his re-election

2012/11/07 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to host her Ugandan counterpart
2012/11/06 Media Conference Remarks by President Jacob Zuma at the conclusion of Bilateral Discussions with President Hifikepunye Pohamba of the Republic of Namibia, Cape Town 06 November 2012
2012/11/06 Toast Remarks by His Excellency President Zuma on the occasion of the State Visit by His Excellency President Hifikepunye Pohamba of The Republic of Namibia, Cape Town, 06 November 2012
2012/11/05 Opening Remarks by Deputy Minister Ebrahim during a Working Visit in Pakistan, 05 November 2012
2012/11/05 State Visit by the President of the Republic of Namibia
2012/11/05 Gurgaon Communiqué: 12th Meeting of the Council of Ministers of IORARC, IORARC at 15 – The Next Decade
2012/11/05 H E President J Zuma to host the President of the Republic of Namibia, H E President H Pohamba
2012/11/02 Statement on the attack of a Sudan ammunitions facility
2012/11/02 Joint Communiqué: South Africa and Argentina Binational Commission, Pretoria, 1 – 2 November 2012
2012/11/02 Remarks by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on the occasion of the Joint Press Conference, following the conclusion of the Third South Africa – Argentina Binational Commission Ministerial Meeting, Pretoria, 02 November 2012
2012/11/02 Statement by Deputy Minister Ebrahim during the opening of the 12th Meeting of the Council of Ministers, New Delhi, India
2012/11/01 Deputy Minister Ebrahim undertakes Working Visit to India
2012/11/01

State Visit by the President of the Republic of Namibia

2012/11/01 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to host Argentinean counterpart
2012/11/01 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to host Argentine counterpart
 
October 2012
2012/10/31 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to host Argentinean counterpart
2012/10/30 Joint Communiqué at the conclusion of the 4th Session of the South Africa-Zimbabwe Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC), 30 October 2012
2012/10/30 Remarks by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on the occasion of the Joint Press Conference, following the conclusion of the Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC) Meeting between the Republic of South Africa and the Republic of Zimbabwe, 30 October 2012, Pretoria
2012/10/29 Media Statement by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim, on developments in the international relations field, 29 October 2012
2012/10/29 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to host Zimbabwean counterpart
2012/10/29 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to brief Media on international developments
2012/10/26 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to host Zimbabwean counterpart
2012/10/26 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to brief media on international developments
2012/10/25 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to host Zimbabwean counterpart
2012/10/24 Address by Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim I Ebrahim, on the occasion of a Public Lecture titled, “Reflections on BRICS : Prospects for South Africa and Africa”, at the University of Johannesburg, Soweto Campus, 24 October 2012
2012/10/24 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to deliver Public Lecture at the UJ, Soweto Campus
2012/10/24 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 24 October 2012
2012/10/23 Joint Communiqué of the Eighth Session of the Republic of South Africa - Democratic Republic of Congo Bi-National Commission (BNC), held in Pretoria
2012/10/23 Opening Remarks by President Jacob Zuma on the occasion of the Eighth Session of the South Africa/DRC BNC, Pretoria, 23 October 2012
2012/10/23 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to deliver Public Lecture at the UJ, Soweto Campus
2012/10/23 Update on investigation into SA’s Ambassador to Oman
2012/10/22 Address by President Jacob Zuma to the African Farmers Association of South Africa Gala Dinner held at St George Hotel and Conference Centre, Pretoria, 22 October 2012
2012/10/22 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to participate in the programme of the Association of Korean Companies in South Africa
2012/10/22 Media Statement by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation on developments in the international relations field, 22 October 2012
2012/10/22 Opening Remarks by Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Republic of South Africa, on the occasion of the 8th Session of the Bi-National Commission with the DRC, 22 October 2012, Pretoria
2012/10/22 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to receive her Counterpart from the DRC
2012/10/19 Address by President Jacob Zuma to the Presidential Infrastructure Investment Conference – Sandton Convention Centre, 19 October 2012
2012/10/19 Joint Communiqué on the Meeting between His Excellency President Jacob Zuma of South Africa and The Right Honourable Motsoahae Thomas Thabane, Prime Minister of The Kingdom of Lesotho: Pretoria, 18 October 2012
2012/10/18 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to receive her Counterpart from the DRC
2012/10/18 Statement on the attack on a UNAMID Convoy in Darfur, Sudan which resulted in the death of a South African Peacekeeper
2012/10/18 President Jacob Zuma to host President Joseph Kabila Kabange of the DRC
2012/10/17 President Zuma to host Prime Minister Tom Thabane of Lesotho
2012/10/17 Address by Deputy Minister Fransman at a reception hosted by the Human Rights Watch on the theme: South Africa at the African Union -The future of African integration and South Africa’s Foreign Policy, Wednesday, 17 October 2012
2012/10/15 Address by the African Union Commission Chairperson, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, during the Hand-over Ceremony today African Union Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Monday, 15 October 2012
2012/10/15 Joint Communiqué at the end of the meeting between Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa and Mr Utoni Nujoma, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Namibia, 15 October 2012, Pretoria, South Africa
2012/10/15 Minister Nkoana Mashabane to host her Namibian counterpart
2012/10/11 Closing Remarks by Deputy Minister Marius Fransman during the Second Ministerial Political Consultations, 11 October 2012, Cape Town
2012/10/11 Deputy Minister Fransman to host Swiss Counterpart
2012/10/11 Address by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim at the Africa Regional Dialogue on the New Development Agenda Post-2015 Global Thematic Consultations on Governance 11 October 2012
2012/10/10

Statement on Cabinet Meeting of 10 October 2012

2012/10/09 Closing Remarks by Deputy Minister Fransman during the South Africa – Ukraine Bilateral Meeting
2012/10/09 Deputy Minister Fransman to host Swiss Counterpart
2012/10/09 Opening Remarks by Deputy Minister Marius Fransman during the South Africa – Ukraine Bilateral Consultations Tuesday, 9 October 2012, Cape Town
2012/10/09 Statement by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim, to the Media Briefing on the 5th BRICS Summit and donation to Palestine refugees 09 October 2012
2012/10/09 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to brief Media on 5th BRICS Summit
2012/10/09

Deputy Minister Fransman to host Ukrainian Counterpart

2012/10/08 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to brief Media on 5th BRICS Summit
2012/10/08 Deputy President Motlanthe to undertake Working Visit to Italy
2012/10/08 President Zuma sends condolences following the demise of Dr Stanislaus Mudenge
2012/10/04

Media alert - Deputy Minister Fransman to receive Deputy Minister Mayko

2012/10/04 Speech delivered by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim on the occasion of the celebration of the National Day of the Republic of Korea, 04 October 2012
2012/10/04

Press Statement: Deputy Minister Fransman to host Ukrainian and Swiss counterparts 04 October 2012

 
September 2012
2012/09/28 President Zuma congratulates Sudan and South Sudan on agreements reached
2012/09/28 Opening Remarks by Deputy Minister Ebrahim at the 40th Anniversary of the Muslim Youth Movement in South Africa, Friday 28 September, Durban
2012/09/26 Statement by H. E. Minister Maite Nkoana Mashabane, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa at the Debate of the United Nations Security Council on the Situation in the Middle East, 26 September 2012
2012/09/26 President JG Zuma’s Remarks at the UN Secretary-General’s Mini Summit on Somalia, New York, 26 September 2012
2012/09/26 President Jacob Zuma’s Remarks to the Launch of the UN Secretary-General’s Global Initiative on Education, New York, US, 26 September 2012
2012/09/26 BRICS Meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Statement to the Press
2012/09/26 Address by Deputy Minister Ebrahim I Ebrahim to the 40th Anniversary Banquet of the Muslim Youth Movement of South Africa, NMJ Centre, Durban, 26 September 2012
2012/09/25 Statement by President Jacob Zuma of the Republic of South Africa to the General Debate of the 67th Session of the General Assembly, New York, 25 September 2012
2012/09/24 Address by President Jacob Zuma of the Republic of South Africa to the High Level Meeting of the 67th Session of the General Assembly on the Rule of Law at the National and International Levels, UN Headquarters in New York, 24 September 2012
2012/09/24 Address by President Jacob Zuma to the High Level Event on Women’s access to Justice on the margins of the UN General Assembly, New York, 24 September 2012
2012/09/23 President Zuma arrives in New York for the UN General Assembly
2012/09/22 President Zuma leads South African delegation to the UN General Assembly
2012/09/21 Speech by Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim I Ebrahim, on the occasion of a Public Lecture on “South Africa’s Foreign Policy : A Vision for South – South Cooperation”, University of the Philippines, 21 September 2012
2012/09/21 Statement by the Deputy Minister for Justice and Constitutional Development to the 21st Session of the Human Rights Council, Mr Andries Nel, MP on the occasion of the Adoption of South Africa’s Second Universal Periodic Report presented on 21 September 2012
2012/09/21 Statement by Ambassador Baso Sangqu, Permanent Representative of the Republic of South Africa to the United Nations Security Council on the Situation in Afghanistan
2012/09/21 Deputy Minister Fransman concludes successful South African-Somali Diaspora Workshop, calls for peace and reconstruction in Somalia
2012/09/20 President Jacob Zuma congratulates the new Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Mr Hailemariam Desalegn
2012/09/20 Deputy Minister Ebrahim in South Korea for the Sixth Policy Consultative Forum
2012/09/19 Remarks by Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman, at the Knowledge Sharing Workshop on Somalia, themed: “South Africa’s Role in Peace-Building and Reconstruction of Somalia”, 19 September 2012, Cape Town
2012/09/19 Statement delivered by Ambassador Nozipho Mxakato-Diseko, Deputy Director-General: Multilateral, at the Department of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa at the UN Security Council Debate on Children and Armed Conflict, 19 September 2012
2012/09/19 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to visit to the Philippines
2012/09/19 Government is working with the families of Afghan blast victims
2012/09/19 President Zuma sends condolences to Former President Kaunda
2012/09/19 Minister Nkoana Mashabane to visit Cyprus
2012/09/19 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 19 September 2012
2012/09/18 Deputy Minister Fransman to deliver keynote address on South Africa’s peace-building role in Somalia
2012/09/18 Eulogy by Deputy Minister Ebrahim I. Ebrahim at the memorial service of the late Ambassador Ali Halimeh of Palestine to South Africa, 18 September 2012
2012/09/18 South African nationals amongst the dead in Kabul
2012/09/17 Memorial service for the late Ambassador Ali Halimeh
2012/09/17 President Zuma conveys condolences following the passing on of Palestinian Ambassador
2012/09/17 President Zuma leads South African delegation to the 5th SA-EU Summit
2012/09/17 Deputy Minister Fransman concludes visit to Cuba
2012/09/15 Closing Remarks by Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim, on the occasion of the Gala Dinner in honour of participants at the Diplomatic Fair, Southern Sun Hotel, Pretoria, 15 September 2012
2012/09/14 Address by Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim I Ebrahim, on the Occasion of the Diplomatic Fair, 14 September 2012
2012/09/13 President Zuma congratulates the Government and people of Somalia following successful Presidential elections
2012/09/12 Deputy Minister Fransman concludes successful visit Panama, travels to Cuba
2012/09/11 Speech by Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana Mashabane, on the occasion of the New Age Business Briefing on “South Africa’s  role in BRICS, and its benefits to job creation and the infrastructure drive in South Africa”, 11 September 2012, Sandton Sun, Johannesburg
2012/09/11 Public Lecture by Minister Maite Nkoana Mashabane at the Department of Political Science, University of Pretoria, on: “A vision for South Africa’s Foreign Policy – Now and Beyond”, 11 September 2012
2012/09/11 Diplomatic Fair to promote and celebrate cultural diplomacy in South Africa
2012/09/11 South Africa calls for durable and lasting peace in Sri Lanka
2012/09/10 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to outline SA’s foreign policy priorities at an event organised by The New Age
2012/09/10 President Zuma congratulates the Government and people of Angola following successful elections
2012/09/10 Deputy Minister Fransman to visit Panama and Cuba
2012/09/07 Remarks by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim, at the conclusion of the Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC) Meeting between the Republic of South Africa and the Republic of Malawi, 07 September 2012
2012/09/07 Closing Remarks by Deputy Minister Ebrahim: SA-Malawi Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC), 7 September 2012
2012/09/07 Opening Remarks by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim, SA-Malawi Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC), 07 September 2012
2012/09/07 South Africa sends first consignment of emergency aid to the Republic of Niger
2012/09/07 Deputy Minister Ebrahim and Malawi Foreign Affairs Minister to address the Media
2012/09/07 The African Renaissance Fund contributes to sustainable development on the Continent
2012/09/05 Deputy Minister Ebrahim and Malawi Foreign Affairs Minister to address the Media
2012/09/05 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to co-chair the South Africa-Malawi Joint Commission for Cooperation Meeting
2012/09/04 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 4 September 2012
2012/09/03

Remarks by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim at the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) on ‘South Africa and the United Nations Security Council: Promoting Peace in the Middle East and North Africa’, 03 September 2012

2012/09/03 Deputy Minister Fransman to deliver Keynote Address on Development and Humanitarian Assistance
2012/09/03 The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) concludes its Summit with the adoption of the Final Outcome Document
2012/09/03 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to address Speaker’s Meeting at the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)
2012/09/01 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to visit Thailand and Myanmar
 
August 2012
2012/08/30 Joint Communiqué on the State Visit to the Republic of Botswana by His Excellency Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa
2012/08/30 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to address Speaker’s Meeting at the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)
2012/08/29 Address by President JG Zuma at the Official Opening of the South Africa-Botswana Business Seminar on the margins of the President’s State Visit to Botswana Gaborone, Botswana
2012/08/29 Statement by Deputy Minister Marius Fransman at the Ministerial Interactive Debate of the XVI Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit, Teheran, Iran, 28-29 August 2012
2012/08/28 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane’s Parliamentary Answer confirmed the independence of government in foreign policy decision-making
2012/08/28 President Zuma sends condolences to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
2012/08/27 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to attend Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit
2012/08/27 Opening Remarks by International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim at the International Conference of the Afro-Middle East Centre (AMEC) on MENA: A transforming Region and its impact on the African Continent, Sheraton Hotel, Pretoria, 27 August 2012
2012/08/24 Remarks by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on the occasion of the joint press conference following a meeting with Ms Catherine Ashton, European Union (EU) High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, 24 August 2012 Pretoria
2012/08/24 SADC Observer Mission to monitor elections in Angola
2012/08/23 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to host her European Union (EU) counterpart
2012/08/23 Cancellation of Media Briefing by Deputy Minister Fransman
2012/08/22 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to host her European Union (EU) counterpart
2012/08/22 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to host her EU counterpart
2012/08/21 Remarks by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on the occasion of the Press Conference following a Meeting with the Eritrean Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Osman Salih Mohammed, on 21 August 2012 in Cape Town
2012/08/21 Deputy Minister Fransman to brief Media on International Developments
2012/08/21 President Jacob Zuma sends his condolences to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
2012/08/21 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to host her Eritrean counterpart
2012/08/21 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 21 August 2012
2012/08/20 President Jacob Zuma sends his condolences to the Republic of Sudan
2012/08/20 Media Advisory: Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to host her Eritrean counterpart
2012/08/20 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to host her Eritrean counterpart
2012/08/17 Statement by Deputy Minister Ebrahim on the Palestinian/Israeli Situation
2012/08/17 Remarks by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim, on the occasion of the Joint Press Conference following the 2nd Meeting of the South Africa - Vietnam Partnership Forum, Pretoria, Friday, 17 August 2012
2012/08/17 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to host Vietnamese counterpart
2012/08/16 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to host Vietnamese counterpart
2012/08/15 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to co-chair SA-Vietnam Partnership Forum meeting
2012/08/15 South Africa condemns claims by Mr Kayumba Nyamwasa a former General in the Rwandan Armed Forces.
2012/08/15 President Zuma to lead a SA delegation to the SADC Summit in Mozambique
2012/08/14 Media Briefing by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim, 14 August 2012
2012/08/14 Opening Statement by the Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim at the Twelfth Annual Regional Seminar on the Implementation of International Humanitarian Law, 14 August 2012, OR Tambo Building, Pretoria
2012/08/14 President Zuma sends condolences to Iran
2012/08/14 Briefing by Deputy Minister Ebrahim
2012/08/13 Twelfth Annual Regional Seminar on International Humanitarian Law, 14-17 August 2012
2012/08/13 President to travel to Zimbabwe for mediation
2012/08/13 President Zuma congratulates Mr Mohammed Magarief on his appointment as Libya's President
2012/08/08 South Africa calls for an end to violence in the Rakhine State, Myanmar
2012/08/08 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 8 August 2012
2012/08/07 Joint Statement on the 2012 South Africa-United States Strategic Dialogue
2012/08/07 Remarks by International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the Joint Press Briefing with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, 07 August 2012
2012/08/07 Statement by Minister Maite Nkoane-Mashabane at the South Africa – US Business Partnership Meeting, 7 August 2012
2012/08/07 Media Programme for Minister Nkoana-Mashabane's Meeting with US Secretary of State Clinton
2012/08/07 Joint Communiqué issued on the occasion of the State Visit to Jamaica by His Excellency Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma President of the Federal Republic of South Africa, 6th August 2012
2012/08/08 Statement by H E President Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa during the Press Conference following Bilateral Meeting with the Most Honourable Portia Simpson Miller, Prime Minister of Jamaica
2012/08/06 Non Aligned Movement (NAM) Committee on Palestine Meeting in Ramallah
2012/08/03 Address by President JG Zuma to Heads of Missions/Ambassadors and High Commissioners accredited to South Africa, Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guest House, Pretoria, 03 August 2012
2012/08/02 SA congratulates Somalia on successful adoption of a Constitution
2012/08/02 Media Programme for Minister Nkoana-Mashabane's Meeting with US Secretary of State Clinton
 
July 2012
2012/07/31 President Zuma to visit the Commonwealth of Jamaica
2012/07/31 Postponement of Media Briefing by the Deputy Minister Fransman
2012/07/31 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 31 July 2012
2012/07/30 Remarks by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the Gala Dinner hosted for the SADC Ministerial Committee of the Organ, 30 July 2012
2012/07/30 Briefing by the Deputy Minister Fransman
2012/07/30 Opening Remarks by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the Ministerial Committee of Organ of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), Pretoria, 30 July 2012
2012/07/30 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to host her US Counterpart
2012/07/30 South Africa to host SADC’s 14th Ministerial Committee of the Organ on Politics, Defence and Security
2012/07/27 Invitation to SADC MCO Ministerial Meeting
2012/07/26 Agreement between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the IAEA
2012/07/26 Press Statement on the Meeting with Malagasy Political Leaders
2012/07/26 Media accreditation for US Secretary of State's Visit to South Africa
2012/07/25 President Zuma arrives in Seychelles
2012/07/25 President Zuma sends condolences on the passing of the President of Ghana
2012/07/24 President’s Special Envoy meets Madagascar’s Political Leadership
2012/07/24 President Zuma congratulates Mr Pranab Mukherjee on winning India’s Presidential Election
2012/07/20 Media Statement by Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mrs Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the 5th Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) Beijing, China, 20 July 2012
2012/07/20 Statement by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ebrahim Ebrahim, on the UN Security Council Vote on the extension of the mandate of the UN Supervision Mission in Syria (UNSMIS), Pretoria, 20 July 2012
2012/07/20 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to address the Media regarding the UN Security Council Vote on the situation in Syria
2012/07/20 President Zuma sends condolences to the United Republic of Tanzania
2012/07/19 Opening Address by Mr Ebrahim I Ebrahim, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, on the occasion of the Africa Regional Consultation on “Strengthening Partnerships for Civilian Capacities in the Aftermath of Conflict”, 19 July 2012 Pretoria, South Africa
2012/07/19 Opening Statement by Deputy Minister Ebrahim I Ebrahim on the occasion of the Bilateral Meeting with Mr Henry Bellingham, UK Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office responsible for Africa, Pretoria, 19 July 2012
2012/07/19

Media Invite: Deputy Miniser Ebrahim to address the media regarding the UN Security Council vote on the situation in Syria, 19 July 2012

2012/07/18 Eulogy by Deputy Minister Ebrahim I. Ebrahim at the memorial service of the late Ambassador Leslie Gumbi, OR Tambo Building, Department of International Relations and Cooperation, 18 July 2012.
2012/07/19 South Africa’s position on the situation in Syria
2012/07/18 DIRCO celebrates Nelson Mandela International Day
2012/07/18 Statement by Hon. Jeff Radebe, Minister for Justice and Constitutional Development of the Republic of South Africa to the UN General Assembly on the occasion of the Nelson Mandela International Day, United Nations, New York, 18 July 2012
2012/07/18 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to host UK Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Africa
2012/07/18 President leads a South African Delegation to the People’s Republic of China
2012/07/17 Minister Dlamini Zuma officially recognised as new Chairperson of the AU Commission
2012/07/17 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of Tuesday, 17 July 2012
2012/07/16 Acceptance Speech of newly elected African Union Commission Chairpersonship by South African Home Affairs Minister Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, African Union, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Monday 16 July 2012
2012/07/16 Incoming Chairperson of the African Union Commission
2012/07/16

Address by Deputy Minister Fransman, on South Africa’s position on Palestine, (Hewat) College of Cape Town (Athlone) on 14 July 2012

2012/07/16 President Zuma arrives in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the AU Summit
2012/07/16 Welcoming Remarks by International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim at the Roundtable Discussion on “Developments in the MENA Region” hosted by the Policy, Research and Analysis Unit (PRAU), 16 July 2012
2012/07/14 Speech for President J Zuma at the 27th Meeting of the NEPAD Heads of State and Government Orientation Committee (HSGOC) at the AU Summit
2012/07/13 Deputy Minister Fransman to address  breakfast session on Palestine
2012/07/11 President Zuma leads high-level delegation to the AU Summit in Ethiopia
2012/07/10 Speech by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ismail Ebrahim on the occasion of the farewell luncheon hosted in honour of Mr Khalid Ba’Omar, Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman, Tuesday, 10 July 2012
2012/07/06 Deputy Minister Ebrahim concludes successful Working Visit to the Kingdom of Spain
2012/07/05 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to co-chair the 4th SA-Chile Joint Consultative Mechanism meeting
2012/07/04 Media remarks by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the bilateral consultations with the Belgian deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and European Affairs, Mr Didier Reynders: 4 July
2012/07/03 President Zuma to lead South African delegation to the 19th Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly
2012/07/03 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to co-chair South Africa-Chile joint consultative mechanism meeting
2012/07/03 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to host Belgian counterpart
2012/07/03 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to host Belgian Deputy Prime Minister Didier Reynders
2012/07/02 South Africa will host the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Double Troika Ministerial meeting on 03-04 July 2012 in Pretoria, South Africa.
2012/07/02 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to attend Burundi Independence Day
 
June 2012
2012/06/29 8th South Africa-Spain Annual Consultations in Madrid
2012/06/27

Couple released from captivity in Somalia returns to South Africa

2012/02/25 President Zuma congratulates Mr Mohamed Morsi on winning Egypt’s Presidential Election
2012/06/21 Media briefing with family member of released couple
2012/06/21 Release of South African couple from captivity in Somalia
2012/06/18 Sentencing of South African citizen in Thailand
2012/06/18 Speech by Deputy Minister Ebrahim, The San Francisco African American Chamber, 18 June 2012
2012/06/15 President to attend G20 Summit in Mexico
2012/06/14 Youth Day Celebration: “Youth uniting for economic diplomacy”
2012/06/13 Speech by Mr Ebrahim i Ebrahim deputy minister of International Relations and Co-operation of the Republic of South Africa, 13 June 2012, Commonweath Club of California, 12 June 2012.
2012/06/13 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 13 June 2012
2012/06/13 Deputy Minister Marius Fransman visits the United Kingdom for the Commonwealth Ministerial Task Force
2012/06/13 Deputy Minister Fransman to conduct a Public Participation Programme in the Free State
2012/06/11

President Zuma sends a message of condolences to Kenya

2012/06/08 The South African Government congratulates the Kingdom of Lesotho Prime Minister, Mr Motsoahae Thomas Thabane
2012/06/06 Statement delivered by Ambassador Xolisa Mabhongo, Resident Representative/Governor of the Republic of South Africa, International Atomic Energy Agency Board of Governors, Vienna, Austria, 6 June 2012
2012/06/05 Deputy President Motlanthe to undertake Working Visit to Turkey
2012/06/04 Welcoming Remarks by International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim at the Roundtable Discussion on “Post Conflict Reconstruction and Development: The Role of Reconciliation in Nation Building” hosted by the Policy, Research and Analysis Unit (PRAU), Monday, 4 June 2012
2012/06/04 President Zuma sends condolences to Nigeria following Plane crash
2012/06/04 Communiqué of the Extraordinary Summit of SADC Heads of State and Government, Luanda, Angola, June 01, 2012
2012/06/04 President Zuma concludes a successful Working Visit to Angola
2012/06/01 Statement delivered by Justice and Constitutional Development Deputy Minister Andries Nel at the 19th Special Session of the Human Rights Council on the Deteriorating Human Rights Situation in the Syrian Arab Republic and the recent killings in El-Houleh, Palais de Nations, Geneva, 01 June 2012
2012/06/01 Statement by Deputy Minister Marius Fransman at the Second Istanbul Conference on Somalia, Turkey, 01 June 2012
 
May 2012
2012/05/31 Statement by the Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, the Honourable Mr Andries Nel, MP, on the occasion of the Presentation of South Africa’s Second UPR Report, Thursday, 31 May 2012, Human Rights Council, Geneva
2012/05/31 Deputy Minister Fransman participates in the Istanbul II Conference on Somalia
2012/05/31 President Jacob Zuma visits Angola for SADC Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government
2012/05/30 South African Government position on the brutal attacks in the Syrian village of Al-Houlem
2012/05/30 Statement by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim at The Presidency Budget Vote on South Africa’s Role in creating a better Africa and a better World, 30 May 2012
2012/05/30 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 30 May 2012
2012/05/29 South African Government confirms the death of two Citizens in Doha, Qatar
2012/05/27 Africa’s time has come, but let’s not be complacent
2012/05/25 Declaration of the Global African Diaspora Summit, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 25 May 2012
2012/05/25 Closing Statement of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP) delivered on behalf of Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane by Ambassador Mxakato-Diseko, Ambassador-at-Large for COP17/CMP7, Bonn: Friday, 25 May 2012
2012/05/25 Closing Remarks by the President of the Republic of South Africa, HE Mr Jacob Zuma, on the occasion of the Closing Session of the Global African Diaspora Summit, under the Theme: “Towards the Realisation of a United and Integrated Africa and its Diaspora”, Sandton Convention Centre, 25 May 2012
2012/05/25 Opening Remarks by the President of the Republic of South Africa, HE Mr Jacob Zuma, on the occasion of the Opening Session of the Global African Diaspora Summit, Sandton Convention Centre, 25 May 2012
2012/05/24 Gala Dinner for the Global African Diaspora Summit
2012/05/23 Statement following the Ministerial Meeting of the Global African Diaspora, OR Tambo Building
2012/05/23 Remarks by Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa, HE Ms. Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on the occasion of the Ministerial Meeting of the Global African Diaspora, OR Tambo Building, Wednesday, 23 May 2012.
2012/05/22 Opening Remarks by Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, HE Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim, on the occasion of a Debate with the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) on the Global African Diaspora Summit, Parliament, Cape Town, Tuesday, 22 May 2012
2012/05/21 Media programme for the Global African Diaspora Summit
2012/05/21 Pre-Global African Diaspora Summit event: Media Colloquium
2012/05/18 Deputy President Motlanthe to receive Nigerian counterpart
2012/05/17 Opening Remarks by Director General of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation, Ambassador Jerry Matjila, on the occasion of the Global African Diaspora Pre-Summit Consultations Meeting, DIRCO, 17 May 2012
2012/05/17 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, President of COP17/CMP7 official Launch of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP) at the UNFCCC Inter-sessional Climate Change Meeting in Bonn, 17 May 2012
2012/05/17 Media arrangements for the pre-Global African Diaspora Summit events
2012/05/17 Media arrangements for the Global African Diaspora Summit
2012/05/17 ‘The 10th Anniversary of the AU: Africa Reclaiming the 2nd Decade of the 21st Century: Taking stock of the current challenges facing the AU and the future developmental prospects of the African Continent’, Pan African Youth Dialogue Africa Day Panel Discussion, Rhodes University, 17 May 2012
2012/05/16 Deputy Minister Fransman concludes a successful Working Visit to Hungary
2012/0516 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 16 May 2012
2012/05/15 Remarks by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, during a Press Briefing on international relations matters, OR Tambo Building, 15 May 2012
2012/05/14 Remarks by Deputy Minister Marius Fransman, on the occasion of South Africa’s Freedom Day Celebrations, Theme:  “Working Together to Build Unity and Prosperity’’, Hungary, 14 May 2012
2012/05/14 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to brief the Media on the Global African Diaspora Summit
2012/05/14 Deputy Minister Marius Fransman visits Hungary
2012/05/14 President Zuma to undertake Working Visit to the Republic of Benin
2012/05/14 Introductory Statement by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim on the occasion of a meeting with HE Excellency, Mr Hossein Amir Abdollahian, Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Pretoria, 14 May 2012
2012/05/10 NAM Ministerial Declaration on the Centenary Year of the ANC as a Liberation Movement
2012/05/10 Statement by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, to the NAM Ministerial Meeting – Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, 10 May 2012
2012/05/09 Application for Accreditation: Global African Diaspora Summit, South Africa
2012/05/08 Application for Accreditation: Global African Diaspora Summit, South Africa
2012/05/07 Eritrean Airlines’ Inaugural Flight to arrive at O. R. Tambo International Airport
2012/05/07 The South African Government welcomes the Launch of Eritrean Airlines’ Flights into South Africa
2012/05/07 Deputy Minister Ebrahim concludes his Working Visit to the Middle East and Asia
2012/05/07 President Zuma congratulates Mr Hollande on winning French Elections
2012/05/07 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to participate in the Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement in Egypt
2012/05/07 Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe to visit Germany and Finland
2012/05/07 Ministers Meeting in Bonn express determination to build on strong momentum of historic Durban Climate Change Conference
2012/05/04 Application for Accreditation: Global African Diaspora Summit, South Africa
2012/05/03 The Release of Nayati Shamilin Moodliar in Malaysia
2012/05/03 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 3 May 2012
2012/05/02 Deputy Minister Ebrahim Speech on the occasion Freedom Day Celebrations: 2 May 2012
2012/05/02 Deputy Minister Ebrahim arrives in Kazakhstan on an official visit
2012/05/02 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to host ministerial meeting on the Durban Platform as COP17/CMP7 President
2012/05/02 Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim concludes his Working Visit to Saudi Arabia
2012/05/02 Statement by His Excellency, Mr Jacob Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa, on the occasion of the Joint Media Conference following the meeting with Her Excellency, President of the Republic of India, Mrs. Pratibha Devisingh Patil Union Buildings, Pretoria, 02 May 2012
April 2012
2012/04/30

Statement by Ambassador Xolisa Mabhongo, Resident Representative/Governor of the Republic of South Africa to the IAEA; First Preparatory Committee for the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, General Debate, 30 April 2012, Vienna, Austria

2012/04/30 State Visit by the President of the Republic of India, Her Excellency, Mrs Patil.
2012/04/30 President Jacob Zuma to receive President Pratibha Patil of India
2012/04/28 Opening remarks by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim on the occasion of his meeting with Prince Abdul-Aziz bin Abdullah, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia
2012/04/27 The South African government has learnt with horror about  the kidnapping of 12 year old Nayati Shamilin Moodliar in Kuala Lumpur in the morning of 27 April 2012. 
2012/04/27 Joint Communiqué at the conclusion of the bilateral discussions between President Jacob Zuma and President Joyce Banda on the occasion of President Banda’s working visit to South Africa, 27 April 2012.
2012/04/27 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to undertake a two nation working visit to the Middle East and Asia
2012/04/27 Address by His Excellency President Jacob Zuma at the Freedom Day Celebrations, Union Buildings, Pretoria, 27 April 2012
2012/04/26 Budget Vote Speech of the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Honourable Marius Fransman, to the Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation, Wednesday 25 April, 2012.
2012/04/26 President Jacob Zuma to receive President Joyce Banda of Malawi on 27 April 2012
2012/04/25 Budget Vote Speech of the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Honourable Ebrahim Ebrahim, to the Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation, Wednesday 25 April, 2012
2012/04/25 Budget Vote Speech of the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Honourable Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, to the National Assembly, Wednesday 25 April, 2012
2012/04/24 South Africa congratulates Timor-Leste on its recent presidential elections
2012/04/24 Deputy Minister Fransman encourages interactions between the Diplomatic Corps and local business
2012/04/24 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to deliver Budget Vote Speech
2012/04/24 Deputy Minister Fransman to address Breakfast Meeting on the Promotion of Economic Diplomacy
2012/04/23 Deputy President Motlanthe visits Malawi
2012/04/23 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane stresses the importance of Local Government in Foreign Policy Implementation
2012/04/23 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to deliver Budget Vote Speech
2012/04/19 Remarks by Deputy Minister Marius Fransman on the occasion of receiving the Order of Vasco Nunes de Balboa, under the Great Cross Degree, Cape Town, 19 April 2012
2012/04/18 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 18 April 2012
2012/04/17 Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to deliver a Public Lecture in Buffalo City, East London
2012/04/17 South Africa deplores coup d’état in Guinea-Bissau
2012/04/17 Deputy Minister Fransman to receive Panama Counterpart
2012/04/17 President Zuma sends condolences following the passing of the first President of independent Algeria
2012/04/16 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to visit the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
2012/04/16 Deputy Minister Fransman to host Panama Counterpart
2012/04/16 South Africa’s response to the Developments in Syria
2012/04/10 President Jacob Zuma congratulates Vice-President Joyce Banda for assuming Malawi’s Presidency
2012/04/10 South Africa congratulates Myanmar on its recent Parliamentary By-elections
2012/04/10 South Africa congratulates Myanmar on its recent Parliamentary By-elections
2012/04/02 South African Government's response to the recent Military Confrontation between the Republic of Sudan and South Sudan
 
March 2012
2012/03/30 South Africa's response to the developments in Syria
2012/01/30 President Zuma concludes a successful Working Visit to the Republic of India
2012/03/29 BRICS Partnership for Global Stability, Security and Prosperity
2012/03/29 Address by President Jacob Zuma during BIRCS Business Breakfast Session hosted by South Africa, Diwan I Am Taj Mahal Hotel, Delhi, India, 29 March 2012
2012/03/29 Statement on SA’s Humanitarian Assistance to the Republic of Congo
2012/03/28 President Jacob Zuma leads SA delegation to the Fourth BRICS Summit, New Dehli, India
2012/03/28 President Zuma concludes a successful Visit to the Republic of Korea
2012/03/27 Speech by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ismail Ebrahim to a Meeting of the Private Investors for Africa hosted by Standard Bank, on ‘Investing in Africa: Opportunities and Prospects’, Saxon Hotel, Johannesburg, 27 March 2012
2012/03/26 Opening Remarks by His Excellency President Zuma during Courtesy Call by President Hu Jintao of The People’s Republic of China on the Sidelines of The Nuclear Summit Seoul, South Korea, 26 March 2012
2012/03/26 President Zuma arrives in South Korea for the Nuclear Security Summit
2012/03/23 President Zuma to travel to South Korea and India
2012/03/22 Briefing on International Relations Matters, 22 March 2012
2012/03/21 South Africa intervenes in the Sahel Region
2012/03/21 Intervention by Minister Nkoana-Mashabane at the Ministerial Meeting of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union on the situation in the Sahel region (open session), Bamako, Mali, 20 March 2012
2012/03/20 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to brief Media on International Relations Matters
2012/03/20 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 20 March 2012
2012/03/19 South Africa’s Consular Services in Thailand
2012/03/19 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to participate in AU Peace and Security Council Meeting
2012/03/19 President Zuma returns from the African Union Heads of State and Government Ad - Hoc Committee Meeting
2012/03/15 President Jacob Zuma extends Condolence to the Belgian Citizens killed in a Bus Accident in Switzerland
2012/03/14 Humanitarian Mission led by Deputy Minister Fransman reaches out to the needy in Madagascar
2012/03/13 Remarks by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on the occasion of the press conference following meeting with Somali Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, 13 March 2012
2012/03/13 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to receive Somali Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
2012/03/13 Remarks by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim on the occasion of the Commemoration of the Great East Japan Earthquake, Pretoria, Tuesday, 13 March 2012
2012/03/12 Deputy Minister Fransman leads Humanitarian Mission to Madagascar
2012/03/12 Speech by Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim I Ebrahim, on the occasion of a Public Lecture on the Theme “South Africa and the United Nations Security Council: Promoting the African Agenda”, University of Limpopo, Turfloop, Monday, 12 March 2012
2012/03/12 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to receive Somali Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
2012/03/09 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to deliver a Public Lecture at the University of Limpopo
2012/03/08 Statement delivered by Ambassador Xolisa Mabhongo, Resident Representative/Governor of the Republic of South Africa, International Atomic Energy Agency Board of Governors, Vienna, Austria, 8 March 2012
2012/03/08 South Africa and Nigeria commit to strengthen bilateral relations
2012/03/08 Joint Press Briefing by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation and the Nigerian High Commission
2012/03/07 Diplomatic Fair for South Africa and the International Community to showcase and celebrate Diversity
2012/03/07 South Africa and Sri Lanka discuss Peace and Sustainable Political Settlement in Sri Lanka
2012/03/07 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 7 March 2012
2012/03/06 Speech by Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on the occasion of a Public Lecture on “Celebrating the Legacy of Liberation Movements in Africa: Freedom through Diplomacy”, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, 06 March 2012
2012/03/06 President Zuma sends condolences to the Republic of Congo
2012/03/06 International Women's Day Celebration
2012/03/05 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to deliver Public Lecture at the University of Cape Town
2012/03/05 Official Visit of the Minister of External Affairs of Sri Lanka, Prof GL Peiris, 4-6 March 2012
2012/03/05 SADC Council of Ministers Meeting concludes successfully in Angola
2012/03/02 President Zuma holds consultative talks with members of the SADC Council of Ministers
2012/03/02 Deputy Minister Ebrahim concludes his working visit to Egypt
2012/03/01 Deputy Minister Ebrahim Speaking Notes during the Media Briefing
2012/03/01 Deputy Minister Marius Fransman concludes his participation in the High-Level Segment of the 19th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)
 
February 2012
2012/02/29 Statement by International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Marius Fransman at the High Level Segment of the 19th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Geneva, Switzerland
2012/02/29 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to participate in SADC Council of Ministers Meeting in Angola
2012/02/29 Deputy Minister Marius Fransman arrives in Geneva for UN Human Rights Council Meeting
2012/02/27 President Zuma to visit two SADC Countries
2012/02/27 Deputy Minister Marius Fransman to participate in the High-Level Segment of the 19th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council
2012/02/23 Statement by the Minister of International Relations and Co-operation, Ms Maite Nkoana- Mashabane, at the London conference on Somalia, 23 February 2012, London
2012/02/23 President Jacob Zuma conveys condolences to the Government and people of the Argentine Republic following the subway train crash at Once Central Station, 22 February 2012
2012/02/23 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to visit the Arab Republic of Egypt
2012/02/22 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 22 February 2012
2012/02/21 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to participate in the International London Conference on Somalia
2012/02/21 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane advocates for reform of Global Governance Institutions at G20 Ministerial Meeting in Mexico
2012/02/17 Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to participate in G20 Ministerial Meeting in Mexico
2012/02/17 President Zuma to visit Benin on AU Business
2012/02/15 Deputy Minister Fransman expresses concern following Cyclone Giovanna in Madagascar
2012/02/14 South African Government’s response to the situation in the Maldives
2012/02/13 Press Statement: Bilateral meeting between the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa and the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Cape Town
2012/02/12 SADC Extra-Ordinary Inter-State Politics and Diplomacy Committee (ISPDC)
2012/02/12 Cancellation of Media Briefing for SADC Double Troika and Extraordinary Inter-State Politics and Diplomacy Ministerial Meetings
2012/02/11

Remarks by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, at the Annual Dinner hosted by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation, 11 February 2012, Cape Town

2012/02/11 South Africa hosts SADC Double Troika and Extraordinary Inter-State Politics and Diplomacy Ministerial Meetings
2012/02/10

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabne to host the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Mr William Hague

2012/02/08 SADC double Troika and extraordinary Inter-State Politics and Diplomacy Ministerial meetings
2012/02/08 Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 8 February 2012
2012/02/07 South African Government welcomes the reconciliation between the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) and Hamas
2012/02/06 South Africa’s stance regarding UN Security Council Vote on Syria
2012/02/03
Press release on South Africa-France Forum for Political Dialogue held on 2 and 3 February 2012
2012/02/03 Written submission by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman, on the occasion of a Roundtable Discussion on “South Africa’s Second Tenure in the UN Security Council: Promoting the African Agenda, UNISA, Pretoria
2012/02/03 Outcomes of South Africa-France Forum for Political Dialogue 
2012/02/02 Statement on the situation in the Middle East (Syria)
2012/02/02 President Zuma sends condolences to Papua New Guinea
2012/02/01 Deputy Minister Fransman to participate in roundtable discussion on UN Security Council
January 2012
2012/01/30 Transcript copy: Interaction between Minister of International Relations and Co-operation Maite Nkoana Mashabane and media following election of African Union Commission Chairperson, African Union, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Monday 30 January 2012
2012/01/30 South African Government position on the Report of the Commission of Inquiry on Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation (LLRC) in Sri Lanka
2012/01/28 President Zuma in Addis Ababa for the AU Assembly
2012/01/27 India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Trade Ministers meeting
2012/01/26 Press statement of the Ministerial Committee of the Organ Troika, 26 January 2012

2012/01/25 Statement by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim at the UN Security Council Open Debate on "The Situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian Question", 24 January 2012
2012/01/23 Deputy Minister Marius Fransman to brief the media on political developments in Madagascar
2012/01/23 Deputy Minister Ebrahim to preside over UN Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East

2012/01/23 President Zuma to lead SA Delegation to the AU Assembly
2012/01/20 Media Statement by Deputy Minister Marius Fransman on the return of former President Marc Ravolamanana to Madagascar
2012/01/18 Press statement by Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, on the Chairpersonship of the African Union Commission, 18 January 2012, Bela-Bela Municipal Chambers, Bela-Bela
2012/01/17 Press briefing on AU Commission Chairpersonship
2012/01/13 South African Government welcomes UN Security Council Resolution 2033
2012/01/13 Media Invite: Discussion Forum on Sudan’s transition to democracy
2012/01/10 President Zuma arrives in New York ahead of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and UN Global Sustainability Programme (GSP) meetings
2012/01/09 President Zuma sends condolences to Guinea-Bissau
2012/01/09 Media Invite: Discussion forum on Sudan’s transition to democracy
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