Media Advisory

24 July 2014

Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers to address IGD symposium on the 50th anniversary of the G77 + China

The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Luwellyn Landers, will deliver a keynote address at an international symposium hosted by the Institute of Global Dialogue (IGD), associated with UNISA, in partnership with the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES). 

The theme for this symposium is “G77 + China @ 50: South Africa/Africa and the changing multilateral diplomacy of the South”

Other speakers will include:

  • H.E. Ms. Susana Caputi (Honorary Consul of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, Chair of G77+China)
  • Ambassador Nozipho Mxakato-Diseko (Deputy Director-General: Multilateral, DIRCO)
  • Roberto Bissio (Coordinator, Social Watch International Secretariat, Uruguay)
  • Ambassador George Nene (Former Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations in Geneva)
  • Ambassador James Jonah (Former UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs)
  • Ambassador John Tesha (Executive Secretary, Africa Forum)
  • Ambassador David K. A. Kikaya (Former Permanent Representative of Kenya to UN-Habitat)

Media are invited as follows:

Date: Friday, 25 July 2014

Time: 09:00 for 09:30 until 16:00

Venue: Burgers Park Hotel, Pretoria

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Enquiries: Mr. Nelson Kgwete, +27 76 431 3078


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