Media Advisory

11 July 2013

DIRCO to host a Discussion Forum on “Spain in the World: Spanish Perspectives in the Eurozone Crisis” with Mr Gonzalo de Benito Secades, State Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Spain

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation invites all media to a Discussion Forum on Spain in the World: Spanish Perspectives in the Eurozone Crisis”, with Mr Gonzalo de Benito Secades, State Secretary for Foreign Affairs of Spain. International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim will deliver the opening remarks at the Forum.

The Discussion Forum will take place as follows:

Date:  
Friday, 12 July 2013

Time: 10:00 – 12:00

Venue:
MultiPurpose Centre 2 and 3, DIRCO, OR Tambo Building, 460 Soutpansberg Road, Rietondale, Pretoria

 PROGRAMME
09:30 – 10:00 Registration, tea and coffee

10:00 – 10:05 Welcome by Programme Director:  Mr Fadl Nacerodien, Chief Director: Policy Research and Analysis Unit

10:05 – 10:15 Opening Remarks: Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation

10:15 – 10:30 Spain in the World: Spanish Perspectives in the Eurozone Crisis: Mr Gonzalo de Benito Secades, State Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Spain

10:30 – 10:45 Impact of the Eurozone Crisis on South Africa: Mr Goolam Ballim, Chief Economist, Standard Bank

10:45 – 10:50 Interactive Discussion

11:50 – 12:00 Closing and way forward: Amb. Tebogo Seokolo, Acting Deputy Director-General: Europe

12:00 – 13:00 Light Lunch

Kindly RSVP by Thursday, 11 July 2013 to Ms Laoura Lazouras at LazourasL@dirco.gov.za or telephone: (012) 351 1256/  cell: 083 564 2024.

For enquiries: Nelson Kgwete, KgweteN@dirco.gov.za, 076 431 3078

ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION

 

 

 

 

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