Media Advisory

15 October 2018

DIRCO to host the 2018 Heads of Missions Conference

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) will host the 2018 Heads of Missions (HOM) conference from 21 to 25 October 2018 under the theme: “A new dawn: Inclusiveness of South Africa’s foreign policy which aims to promote a better South Africa, Africa and the world.”

The biennial Heads of Mission Conference brings together the heads of South Africa’s diplomatic missions abroad to assess national, regional, continental and global trends and dynamics, and to determine a strategy to be implemented in line with South Africa’s foreign policy vision and mission.

The conference will also serve as a platform for South Africa’s diplomats to be briefed about progress on government’s programmes and plans.

The media are invited as follows:

Opening Session

Date: Monday, 22 October 2018

Venue: DIRCO Conference Centre

Time: 08h00 – 10h30

Media Briefing

Date: Monday, 22 October 2018

Venue: DIRCO Conference Centre

Time: 12h00 – 13h00

Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa

Date: Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Venue: DIRCO Conference Centre

Time: 08h00 – 12h30

For access control, media are requested to arrive at 08h00. Members of the media are also requested to present their valid press cards at the gate.

RSVP: Cossa Dolly at cossad@dirco.gov.za and rapakuanak@dirco.gov.za

Enquiries: Mr Ndivhuwo Mabaya, 083 645 7838 or Mabayan@dirco.gov.za

ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION

OR Tambo Building
460 Soutpansberg Road
Rietondale
Pretoria
0084




 

 

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