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2013/12/12

Address by Mr Marius Llewellyn Fransman, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation on the occasion of the Nelson Mandela memorial service held at St Georges Cathedral, Cape Town, Thursday, 12 December 2013

2013/12/10 Tribute by President Jacob Zuma delivered at the memorial service in honour of former President Nelson Mandela, FNB Stadium, Johannesburg, 10 December 2013
2013/12/05 Address to the Nation by President Jacob Zuma on the departure of former President Nelson Mandela, 5 December 2013
2013/11/26 Remarks by His Excellency, President Jacob Zuma of the Republic of South Africa to the South Africa-Ghana Business Forum, 26 November 2013
2013/11/26 Media Remarks by His Excellency President Jacob Zuma at the end of the Official Talks with His Excellency President John Dramani Mahama during State Visit to Ghana, 26 November 2013
2013/11/26 Opening Remarks by His Excellency President Jacob Zuma during the Occasion of State Visit to the Republic of Ghana, 26 November 2013
2013/11/23 Presentation by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim to the 5th Annual Wasatiyyah Symposium organised by the International Peace College of South Africa, in association with Shahmohamed Trust, 23 November 2013, Cape Town
2013/11/21 Address by Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation at the Asia and Middle East Western Cape Trade and Investment Seminar, 21 November 2013
2013/11/20 Statement by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim, on international developments, 20 November 2013, OR Tambo Building, Pretoria
2013/11/15 Statement by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim, on international developments, 15 November 2013, OR Tambo Building, Pretoria
2013/11/06 Closing Remarks by Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Republic of South Africa, on the occasion of the Inaugural Session of the Bi-National Commission (BNC) between the Republic of South Africa and the Republic of Namibia, 6 November 2013
2013/11/06 Opening Remarks by Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Republic of South Africa, on the occasion of the Inaugural Session of the Bi-national Commission between the Republic of South Africa and the Republic of Namibia, Windhoek, 6 November 2013
2013/11/05 Opening Remarks by His Excellency President Jacob Zuma at the ACIRC Summit, Pretoria, 5 November 2013
2013/11/05 Media Remarks by International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the conclusion of the Permanent Joint Commission for Cooperation (PJCC) with the Republic of Ghana, Pretoria, 5 November 2013
2013/11/01 Address by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on the occasion of the BRICS-National Youth Consultative Forum hosted by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation, O.R. Tambo Building, Friday, 01 November 2013
2013/11/01 Remarks by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim to South African Diaspora in Perth, Australia, 1 November 2013
2013/11/01 Opening Remarks by the Acting Director General of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), Adv Yolisa Maya, on the occasion of the BRICS-National Youth Consultative Forum, DIRCO, 01 November 2013
2013/10/31 Statement by Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, to the media on the Eleventh Session of the South Africa - Iran Joint Commission, Pretoria, South Africa, 31 October 2013
2013/10/28 Closing Remarks by International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane on the occasion of the 1st Session of the Ministerial Meeting of the Angola-DRC-South Africa Tripartite Mechanism on Dialogue and Cooperation, Kinshasa, 28 October 2013
2013/10/28 Opening Remarks by International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane on the occasion of the 1st Session of the Ministerial Meeting of the Angola-DRC-South Africa Tripartite Mechanism on Dialogue and Cooperation, Kinshasa, 28 October 2013
2013/10/23 Remarks by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa, at the Media Briefing following the Inaugural Session of the South Africa-Niger Joint Commission of Cooperation, 23 October 2013
2013/10/18 Media Remarks by International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane at the Conclusion of the Joint Commission for Cooperation with the Republic of Angola, Pretoria, 18 October 2013
2013/10/17

Remarks by Mr Clayson Monyela, Spokesperson for the Department of International Relations and Cooperation on the occasion of the Media Briefing on the Launch of Ubuntu Radio and Ubuntu Magazine

2013/10/16 Address by President Jacob Zuma on the occasion of presentation of credentials by new heads of mission accredited to South Africa, 16 October 2013
2013/10/14 Toast Remarks by His Excellency, President Jacob Zuma, on the occasion of the State Banquet hosted in honour of H E President Francois Hollande of France, Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guest House, Pretoria, 14 October 2013
2013/10/14 Address by President Jacob Zuma on the occasion of the South Africa-France Business Forum, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, 14 October 2013
2013/10/14 Statement by President Jacob Zuma at the Media Briefing with President François Hollande, Pretoria, 14 October 2013
2013/10/11 Speech by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim I. Ebrahim, delivered on the occasion marking O. R. Tambo Month under the theme: “Celebrating the Life and Times of O. R. Tambo – In service of his country,” O. R. Tambo Building, 11 October 2013
2013/10/11 Statement by Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe on the occasion of the South Africa - Sweden Bi-National Commission
2013/10/08 Media Statement by the Minister of International Relations, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on international relations developments, OR Tambo Building, 08 October 2013
2013/10/02 Remarks by H. E. Mr JG Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa at the Joint Media Briefing during the State Visit to Senegal, 2 October 2013
2013/09/30

Remarks by Minister of Public Works, Mr Jeremy Cronin, at the National Day of the People’s Republic of China, 27 September 2013

2013/09/25 Opening Statement to Special Event of the President of the General Assembly to follow up on efforts made towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals, UN Headquarters, New York, USA, Wednesday, 25 September 2013
2013/09/24 Statement of the President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency Mr Jacob Zuma, to the General Debate of the 68th Session of the UN General Assembly, UN Headquarters, New York, USA
2013/09/19 Keynote Address by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman, on the occasion of an Ambassadorial Forum to commemorate the 15th Anniversary of South Africa – China Diplomatic Relations, DIRCO Conference Centre, 19 September 2013
2013/09/16 Statement by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim, on “A New Deal For Somalia”, Brussels Conference, 16 September 2013, Brussels
2013/09/16 Statement by Republic of South Africa delivered by the Minister of Energy, Mr Dikobe Benedict Martins on the occasion of the 57th Session of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference, Vienna, 16th to 20th September 2013
2013/09/10 Lecture by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Marius Fransman, “Celebrating the OAU/AU 50th Celebrations – Africa and her Diaspora strengthening Relations“, 10 September 2013, Havana-Cuba
2013/09/10 Press Remarks by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane on the Occasion of the Joint Media Conference, SA-UK Bilateral Forum, 10 September 2013
2013/09/06 Statement by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim, on international developments, 06 September 2013, OR Tambo Building
2013/09/05 Statement by H. E. Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim, Friendship and Dialogue in the Foreign Policy of Ubuntu, the Turquoise Harmony Institute Dinner, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Rosebank, Johannesburg, Thursday, 5 September 2013
2013/08/12 Remarks by the Minister of International Relations & Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on the occasion of the Joint Press Conference following the conclusion of the Bilateral Meeting with Mr Vuk Jeremić, President of the 67th Session of the UN General Assembly, Pretoria, 12 August 2013
2013/08/12 Closing Remarks by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim on the occasion of the 7th Partnership Consultative Forum, 12 August 2013
2013/08/06 Remarks by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on the occasion of the Joint Press Conference following the conclusion of the Bilateral Meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Mr Pham Binh Minh, Pretoria, 06 August 2013
2013/07/29 Public Lecture by Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, H.E. Mr Ebrahim I Ebrahim: “The impact of former President Mandela’s legal background and the ideal of a new South Africa”, University of Cape Town, 29 July 2013
2013/07/25 Statement by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim, on international developments, OR Tambo Building, Pretoria, 25 July 2013
2013/07/24 Speech by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim to the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee Dialogue on the Middle East : “A deeper understanding of the Middle East, the importance of its historical make-over and the geopolitical relations between countries of the region”, 23 – 24 July 2013
2013/07/18 Remarks to the Media by President Jacob Zuma at the conclusion of the 6th SA-European Union Summit, Pretoria, 18 July 2013
2013/07/18 Remarks by Mr Andrew Mlangeni (MP) at the Nelson Mandela International Day commemorative event at the United Nations Headquarters, New York, 18 July 2013
2013/07/11 Remarks by Deputy Minister Marius Fransman following the 9th South Africa-Spain Annual Consultations, Pretoria, 11 July 2013
2013/07/09 Statement by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim, on international developments, 09 July 2013
2013/07/04 “Celebrating 19 years of South Africa’s Foreign Policy”, Public Lecture by Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, H. E. Mr Ebrahim I Ebrahim, South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), 04 July 2013
2013/07/02 Media Statement by Deputy Minister Ebrahim at the conclusion of the visit by the Somalia Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Jamal Barrow, 2 July 2013
2013/07/01 National Statement by H.E. Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa, on the occasion of the “International Conference on Nuclear Security” of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Vienna, 01 July 2013
2013/06/29 Speech of Deputy Minister Ebrahim I Ebrahim at the African Union Peace and Security Council Ministerial Meeting on: “National Reconciliation, a Crucial Factor for Security, Stability and Sustainable Development in Africa”, Algiers, Algeria, 29 June 2013
2013/06/27 Remarks by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Her Excellency Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on the occasion of the Joint Press Conference following the conclusion of the Bilateral Meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic, His Excellency Mohamed Ould Salek, Pretoria, 27 June 2013
2013/06/25

Statement by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on international developments, 25 June 2013, OR Tambo Building

2013/06/21 Statement by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim, on international developments, 21 June 2013, OR Tambo Building
2013/06/07 Statement by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on international developments, 07 June 2013, OR Tambo Building
2013/06/06 Remarks by President Jacob Zuma on the occasion of the presentation of credentials by Heads of Mission accredited to South Africa, 6 June 2013
2013/06/04 Address by President Jacob Zuma to the Japan National Press Club, Tokyo, 4 June 2013
2013/06/04 His Excellency President Jacob Zuma’s intervention during the TICAD-V Summit, Japan
2013/05/31 Budget Vote Speech by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim I Ebrahim, to the National Assembly, Cape Town, 30 May 2013
2013/05/31 Budget Vote Speech by Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, H.E. Ms Maite Nkoana Mashabane, at the National Assembly, Cape Town, 30 May 2013
2013/05/31 Budget Vote Speech by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman, to the National Assembly, Cape Town, 30 May 2013.
2013/05/25 Message by President Jacob Zuma on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Organisation of African Unity / African Union
2013/05/21 His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor-General of Canada Keynote Address at the University of Witwatersrand on Canada-South Africa Relations Johannesburg, South Africa, Tuesday, May 21, 2013
2013/05/17 Statement by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman, on the occasion of welcoming Prof. Cyril Karabus to South Africa, Cape Town International Airport, 17 May 2013
2013/05/14 Media Statement by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim during the DIRCO weekly media briefing on international developments, 14 May 2013, Pretoria, South Africa
2013/05/13 Remarks by Deputy Minister Marius Fransman on the occasion of the Joint Press Conference following the conclusion of the South Africa-Belarus Inter-Ministerial Political Consultations, Minsk, 13 May 2013
2013/05/09 Toast Remarks by H.E. Jacob Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa, on the occasion of the opening of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa, Cape Town International Convention Centre, 09 May 2013
2013/05/07 Remarks by President Jacob Zuma at the end of the Official Talks with His Excellency President Goodluck Jonathan of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Cape Town, 07 May 2013
2013/05/07 Statement by High Commissioner Dr Zola Skweyiya at the London Conference on Somalia, 07 May 2013
2013/05/06 Remarks by Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim, on the occasion of the Second Ordinary Session of the Third Parliament, Midrand, 06 May 2013
2013/05/03 Opening Remarks by H.E. President Zuma at the Central African Republic International Contact Group Meeting, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, 3 May 2013
2013/04/29 Remarks by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, H.E. Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on the occasion of the joint press briefing following the conclusion of bilateral meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany, Dr Guido Westerwelle, Pretoria, 29 April 2013.
2013/04/25 Statement by the Minister for International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane on the occasion of the General Assembly Debate on Peaceful Resolution of Conflicts in Africa
2013/04/24 Joint Statement delivered by Ambassador Abdul Samad Minty, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations in Geneva on: “The humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons”, at the Second Session of the Preparatory Committee for the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, Geneva, 24 April 2013
2013/04/23 Statement by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane: Parliamentary Debate on the Central African Republic, Cape Town, 23 April 2013
2013/04/22 Media Statement by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman, on the case of Prof. Cyril Karabus, City Lodge, OR Tambo International Airport
2013/04/11 Remarks by President Jacob Zuma to the South African Heads of Mission Conference attended by Ambassadors, High Commissioners and other Diplomats stationed abroad, OR Tambo House, Pretoria, 11 April 2013
2013/04/09 Media Statement by Deputy Minister Ebrahim on International Relations Issues, Tuesday, 09 April 2013, DIRCO
2013/04/04 Media Statement by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on international relations matters; Thursday, 04 April 2013, DIRCO
2013/03/29 Address by Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman at the 25th Remembrance Ceremony for Dulcie September in Arcueil, France, 29 March 2013
2013/03/27 Plenary Session Statement by the Honourable President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency Jacob Zuma addressing the Summit Theme “BRICS and Africa: Partnership for Development, Integration and Industrialisation”
2013/03/27 Statement by BRICS Leaders on the establishment of the BRICS-Led Development Bank, Fifth BRICS Summit, 27 March 2013, Ethekwini
2013/03/26 Remarks by President Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma on the occasion of the official signing ceremony during the State Visit to South Africa by the President of the People’s Republic of China Mr Xi Jinping, at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse, Pretoria, 26 March 2013.
2013/03/23 Press Statement by Statement by Prof Karabus
2013/03/13

Speech by Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, at the BRICS ACADEMIC FORUM WELCOME DINNER, 10 March 2013, Durban, eThekwini, KwaZulu-Natal

2013/03/11 Message of President Jacob Zuma: Commonwealth Day, Monday, 11 March 2013
2013/03/05

Statement by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on the occasion of the joint press briefing with the Premier of the KwaZulu-Natal Province, Dr Zweli Mkhize, regarding preparations for the 5th BRICS Summit, 05 March 2013, Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban

2013/03/05 Speech by Deputy Minister of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman, on the occasion of BRICS provincial Road Show in Cape Town, Western Cape Province, 05 March 2013
2013/03/04 Media statement by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim, on international developments, 04 March 2013, OR Tambo Building, Pretoria
2013/03/01 Remarks by International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim on the conclusion of the 12th Partnership Forum Meeting with Japan, Pretoria, 1 March 2013
2013/02/26 Remarks by Deputy Minister Fransman on the occasion of the Signing of the South Africa – United Nations Strategic Co-operation Framework (UNSCF): 2013-2017, Pretoria, South Africa, 26 February 2013
2013/02/25 Statement by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim, at the High Level Segment of the 22nd Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Monday, 25 February 2013, Geneva
2013/02/18 Opening Remarks by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane during the official meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi
2013/02/13 Media statement by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim, on international relations matters, Wednesday, 13 February 2013, Pretoria
2013/02/12 Remarks by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, H.E. Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on the occasion of the Joint Press Conference following the conclusion of the Bilateral Meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, H.E Minister Sergey Lavrov, Pretoria, 12 February 2013
2013/01/31 Remarks by Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on the occasion of the 15th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between South Africa and the People’s Republic of China, Thursday, 31 January 2013
2013/01/31 Media Statement by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on recent international developments, 31 January 2013, St George Hotel
2013/01/30

Intervention by the Republic of South Africa at the Mali Donor Conference on Tuesday, 29 January 2013, Addis Ababa, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

2013/01/27 An opinion piece by President Zuma: Africa is rising, 27 January 2013
2013/01/27 Address by President Jacob Zuma during High Level Event on the Campaign for Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Africa (CARMMA), 27 January 2013
2013/01/26 Intervention by His Excellency, President of the Republic of South Africa, President Jacob Zuma, during the AU/NEPAD Heads of State and Government Orientation Committee Summit, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 26 January 2013
2013/01/26 Remarks by President Jacob Zuma to the 18th Summit of the Committee of Participating Heads of State and Government of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APR Forum), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 26 January 2013
2013/01/25 Address by President Jacob Zuma during High Level Event on the Campaign for Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Africa (CARMMA), 27 January 2013
2013/01/24

Media statement by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim, on international relations matters, Thursday, 24 January 2013, DIRCO

2013/01/23 Remarks by International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim at the BRICS Provincial Road Show, Polokwane, Limpopo Province, 23 January 2013
2013/01/16 South Africa and BRICS: An African perspective

 

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