MEDIA ALERT

14 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: 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.

All media are invited as follows:

Date: Friday, 15 May 2015

Time: 11h00-13h00

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:              11h00- 13h00
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

 

 

 

 




 

 

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