Media Alert

15 May 2015

A. Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to brief Media on International Developments

The media are invited to a briefing by International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane on international developments, focusing on the outcomes of the recent  SA-Iran Joint Commission and preparations for the June 2015 AU Summit to be hosted in South Africa.

All media are invited as follows:

Date: Today, Friday, 15 May 2015

Time: 11h00 - 12h00

Venue: Media Briefing Room , Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), O.R Tambo Building, Soutpansberg Road, Rietondale, Pretoria, 0084

RSVP: Maliwas@dirco.gov.za

Enquiries: Nelson Kgwete, +27 76 431 3078


B. Media Workshop on the 25th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU Summit)

In preparation for the upcoming African Union Summit to be held in Sandton, Johannesburg (07-15 June 2015), the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) invites media representatives to a one-day, interactive AU Summit workshop scheduled for Friday, 15 May 2015, in Pretoria. The workshop will update media representatives on the status of preparations for South Africa’s hosting of the AU Summit.  

NB: PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO THE AFOREMENTIONED MEDIA BRIEFING BY MINISTER NKOANA-MASHABANE, THE TIME OF THE AU SUMMIT MEDIA WORKSHOP, WHICH WAS ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED FOR 11H00, HAS BEEN MOVED TO 12H30. THE VENUE OF THE WORKSHOP REMAINS AT GCIS

All media are invited as follows:

Date: Today, Friday, 15 May 2015

Time: 12h30 - 14h30

Venue: GCIS Auditorium, 1035 Tshedimosetso House, cnr Francis Baard and Festival streets, Pretoria

RSVP: Ms Rhandzu Hlungwani, hlungwanir@dirco.gov.za    

Enquiries: Nelson Kgwete, +27 76 431 3078

Programme

AU SUMMIT MEDIA WORKSHOP

Date: Friday, 15 May 2015

Time: 12h30- 14h30

Venue: GCIS Auditorium, 1035 Tshedimosetso House, cnr Francis Baard and Festival streets, Pretoria

Item Agenda Topics Presenter
1. Welcome & Introductions Chairperson
2. Purpose of the AU Media workshop Chairperson
3. AU Summit programme and other logistics Ms Selly Ramokgopa, Deputy Chief of State Protocol
4.
  • Summit theme;
  • Agenda 2063;
  • What role is SA playing in the AU?
Prof Eddy Maloka, Special Adviser to International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane
5. Media logistics for AU Summit GCIS/DIRCO Public Diplomacy
6. Q&A session ALL
7. Closure Chairperson
8. Networking and Refreshments  
     

ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION

OR Tambo Building
460 Soutpansberg Road
Rietondale
Pretoria
0084




 

 

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