Deputy Minister Fransman to participate in roundtable discussion on UN Security Council

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), in collaboration with the Institute for Global Dialogue (IGD), invites all media to a Roundtable Discussion on “South Africa’s second tenure in the UN Security Council: Promoting the African Agenda”, to be addressed by Deputy Minister Marius Fransman of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO).

The discussion forum will take place as follows:

Date: Friday, 03 February 2012
Venue: Kwame Nkrumah Room, 4th Floor, UNISA Building, 263 Skinner Street, Pretoria


09:00 - 09:30: Registration

09:30 - 09:45: Welcome remarks by Dr. Siphamandla Zondi, Executive Director of IGD

09:45 - 10:00: Opening address by Mr. Marius Llewellyn Fransman, Deputy Minister of DIRCO

10:00 - 10:20: Presentation by Mr. Aubrey Matshiqi, Helen Suzman Foundation

10:20 - 11:00: Discussants

Dr. David Zounmenou, Institute for Security Studies
Prof. Anthoni van Nieuwkerk, University of the Witwatersrand

11:00-12:00: Open discussion

12:05: Vote of thanks by Mr. Francis Kornegay, IGD

Light Lunch

Kindly RSVP by Thursday, 02 February 2012, to Ms Laoura Lazouras at or telephone: (012) 351 1256/  cell: 083 564 2024.

For enquiries:
Nelson Kgwete
Mobile: 076 608 8567
Telephone: 012 351 1105


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