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2019
2019/12/10 Keynote Address by Ms Candith Mashego-Dlamini, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, on the occasion of the DIRCO-UN Seminar on “South Africa in the Multilateral World,” DIRCO, O.R. Tambo Building, 10 December 2019
2019/12/09 Remarks by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Candith Mashego-Dlamini, at the Southern African Regional Launch of the United Nations Global Study on Children deprived of Liberty, Pretoria, 9 December 2019
2019/12/02 Tribute by Minister Dr Naledi Pandor on the occasion of the Memorial Service in honour of the late Ambassador Radhi-Sghaiar Bachir of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic to South Africa, DIRCO Conference Centre, 2 December 2019
2019/11/27 Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the closing ceremony of the Multi-Stakeholder National Dialogue Plenary II, Kingdom of Lesotho, 27 November 2019
2019/11/23

Statement delivered by Deputy Minister Mashego-Dlamini during the G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting in Nagoya, Japan, 23 November 2019

2019/11/20

Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the UN Security Council Briefing on the situation in the Middle East, including the question of Palestine, Wednesday, 20 November 2019

2019/11/19

Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Debate on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace: The Role of Reconciliation in the Maintenance of International Peace and Security, 19 November 2019

2019/11/18 Media Statement by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor on South Africa’s Presidency of the United Nations Security Council, 18 November 2019
2019/11/18

Address by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, MP, at UNISA, on 18 November 2019

2019/11/08

Address by South Africa’s Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, at the 15th Year Anniversary Gala Dinner: Islamic Relief South Africa at The Houghton Hotel, Johannesburg, on 8 November 2019

2019/11/07 Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the SMME Programme of the Second South Africa Investment Conference, University of Johannesburg, Soweto, 7 November 2019
2019/11/07 Opening Remarks and Country Statement by Minister GNM Pandor at the 19th Meeting of the IORA Council of Ministers (COM), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, 7 November 2019
2019/11/06 Closing Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Second Africa Investment Conference, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, 6 November 2019
2019/11/06 Opening Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Second South Africa Investment Conference, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, 6 November 2019
2019/11/05 Pre-Investment Conference Briefing by Minister Naledi Pandor to the South African Heads of Missions Abroad on 05 November 2019 at the Sandton Convention Centre
2019/11/05 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the UN Security Council Debate on the Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Tuesday, 05 November 2019
2019/11/04 Statement by Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Meeting on Peace and Security in Africa: Visit of the Deputy Secretary-General to Horn of Africa, 4 November 2019
2019/10/31

Statement on behalf of South Afric a by Ambassador J Matjila, International Court of Justice, Under the theme “Threat to international peace and security and its evolution through the practice of the Security Council and Court”, 31 October 2019

2019/10/31

Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the UN Security Council Briefing on the UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK), Thursday, 31 October 2019

2019/10/30 Statement by Dr GNM Pandor, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, for the 10-year Anniversary of the Establishment of the Mandate on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Wednesday, 30 October 2019
2019/10/30 Statement by Minister Mapisa-Nqakula, South African Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Affairs, during the Security Council Briefing on Cooperation between the United Nations and Regional and Sub-Regional Organisations (African Union), 30 October 2019
2019/10/30

Explanation of Vote by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa, to the United Nations, during the Security Council Mandate Renewal of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO), 30 October 2019

2019/10/29 Statement by Dr GNM Pandor, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa, during the United Nations Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security, 29 October 2019
2019/10/28

Statement by Dr GNM Pandor, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, during the UN Security Council Open Debate on the situation in the Middle East, including the question of Palestine, Monday, 28 October 2019

2019/10/23 Statement by H.E. Dr Naledi Pandor, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, on the occasion of the Interactive Debate of the 18th Summit of the NAM, themed: “NAM Baku Summit: Upholding the Bandung Principles to ensure concerted and adequate Response to the Challenges of the Contemporary World,” Baku, Azerbaijan, 26 October 2019
2019/10/23 Statement by Mr Alvin Botes, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, on the occasion of the Ministerial General Debate of the 18th Non-Aligned Movement Summit themed: “NAM Baku Summit: Upholding the Bandung Principals to ensure concerted and adequate Response to the Challenges of the Contemporary World,” 23 October 2019
2019/10/10

Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations during the Security Council Meeting on the UN Verification Mission in Colombia, 10 October 2019

2019.10/09 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila,  Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Meeting on MONUSCO, 09 October 2019
2019/10/08

Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Meeting on Mali, 8 October 2019

2019/10/07

Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Debate on the “Maintenance of International Peace and Security in Africa: The Centrality of Preventative Diplomacy, Conflict Prevention and Resolution”, 7 October 2019

2019/10/03

Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Meeting on the Great Lakes Region, 3 October 2019

2019/10/02

Closing Remarks by Dr Naledi Pandor, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation on the occasion of the Ministerial Session of the Ninth Session of the Bi-National Commission (BNC) between the Republic of South Africa and the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Pretoria, 2 October 2019

2019/10/02 Opening Remarks by Dr Naledi Pandor, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, on the occasion of the Ministerial Session of the Ninth Session of the Bi-National Commission (BNC) between the Republic of South Africa and the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Pretoria, 2 October 2019
2019/10/02 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Debate on Peace and Security in Africa: Mobilising the Youth towards Silencing the Guns by 2020, 2 October 2019
2019/10/01 Remarks by Minister GNM Pandor on the occasion of the Dinner commemorating 25 Years of Diplomatic Relations between South Africa and the United Arab Emirates, 1 October 2019
2019/09/28 Statement by Dr Naledi Pandor on the occasion of the General Debate of the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, United Nations, New York, 28 September 2019
2019/09/27 Statement by Dr Naledi Pandor, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa, on the occasion of the 43rd Annual Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs of the Group of 77, United Nations Headquarters, New York, 27 September 2019
2019/09/26 Statement by Dr Naledi Pandor, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa, during the Security Council Briefing on Peace and Security in Africa: Partnership to strengthen Regional Peace and Security, 26 September 2019
2019/09/26 Statement by Minister Naledi Pandor: Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Foreign Affairs/International Relations, 26 September 2019, New York
2019/09/25 Statement by H.E. Minister Naledi Pandor, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa, during the UN Security Council Meeting on “Cooperation between the United Nations and regional and sub-regional organisations in maintaining international peace and security: the contribution of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO), Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in countering terrorist threats”, 25 September 2019
2019/09/23

Statement by H.E. President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa to the United Nations Secretary-General’s Climate Summit, 23 September 2019

2019/09/20

Speech by Minister Naledi Pandor, MP, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation on the occasion of the African Diaspora Engagement held at DIRCO Conference Centre on 20 September 2019

2019/09/16 Remarks by Minister Naledi Pandor on the occasion of the Media Briefing on South Africa's participation in the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York from 24 – 30 September 2019, 16 September 2019
2019/09/10

Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Debate on the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), 10 September 2019

2019/09/05

Address to the Nation by President Cyril Ramaphosa, 5 September 2019

2019/09/05

Welcome Remarks delivered by Finance Minister, Mr Tito Mboweni on behalf of President Cyril Ramaphosa during a Plenary Session entitled: Shaping Inclusive Growth and Shared Futures in the Fourth Industrial Revolution World Economic Forum on Africa, Cape Town, 05 September 2019

2019/09/04 Keynote Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa during the Ease of Doing Business Seminar, World Economic Forum on Africa, Cape Town, 04 September 2019
2019/09/04 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Briefing on the situation in Libya, 04 September 2019
2019/09/04 Speech by Deputy Director-General Ambassador Sooklal commemorating 25 Years of bilateral relations between South Africa and Bangladesh at the Bangladesh Institute of International Strategic Studies (BIISS), 04 September 2019
2019/08/28

President Cyril Ramaphosa Address at the Science and Technology in Society Forum at Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development, Yokohama, Japan, 28 August 2019

2019/07/27

Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the UN Security Council Meeting on “the Situation in the Middle East”, Tuesday, 27 August 2019

2019/08/26 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Meeting on the United Nations and African Union Hybrid Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), 26 August 2019
2019/08/25 Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the G7 and Africa Partnership, 25 August 2019, Biarritz, France
2019/08/20

Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Briefing on Yemen, 20 August 2019

2019/08/16

Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa during his visit to SOMAFCO in Morogoro, State Visit to the United Republic of Tanzania, 16 August 2019

2019/08/11 Media Statement by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr. Naledi Pandor (MP), on President's Outgoing Visit and upcoming SADC Summit in Tanzania, 11 August 2019
2019/08/08 Keynote Address by Dr Naledi Pandor, MP, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation at the Graduation Ceremony: South African Women’s Capacity Building Programme on Conflict Resolution, Mediation and Negotiation, Thursday, 8 August 2019
2019/08/08 Speech by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Candith Mashego-Dlamini, on the occasion of the Official Hand-Over of Humanitarian Assistance from the Republic of South Africa to the Republic of South Sudan in Juba, 08 August 2019
2019/08/02 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, on the Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict, 2 August 2019
2019/07/29

Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, on the occasion of Security Council Meeting on Libya, 29 July 2019

2019/07/26

Statement by Ambassador Xolisa Mabhongo, Deputy Permanent Representative of South Africa, to the United Nations during the Security Council Briefing on the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Afghanistan, 26 July 2019

2019/07/25

Opening Address by Director-General, Mr KE Mahoai, at the Six Month Review Workshop of South Africa’s Term as an Elected Member of the United Nations Security Council, 25- 26 July 2019

2019/07/24

Statement by Ambassador Xolisa Mabhongo, Deputy Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Meeting on MONUSCO, 24 July 2019

2019/07/23

Statement by Ambassador Xolisa Mabhongo, Deputy Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Open Debate on the situation in the Middle East, including the Question of Palestine, Tuesday, 23 July 2019

2019/07/21 Statement by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Hon. Alvin Botes on the occasion of the Special Meeting on the Defence of the Norms of the Charter of the UN and International Law, 21 July 2019
2019/07/21

Statement by International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Alvin Botes of South Africa, on behalf of the Africa Group on the occasion of the Closing Ceremony of the Ministerial Meeting of the CoB of the NAM, 21 July 2019, Caracas, Venezuela

2019/07/20

Statement by Mr Alvin Botes, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, on the occasion of the Ministerial Committee of the NAM on Palestine, Caracas, Venezuela, 20 July 2019

2019/07/20 Statement by Mr. Alvin Botes, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, on the General Debate of the Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) under the theme: “Promotion and consolidation of peace through respect for International Law,” Caracas, Venezuela, 20 July 2019
2019/07/18 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Briefing on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace: Strengthening Partnerships for Nationally-Owned Transitions”, 18 July 2019
2019/07/18

Statement by Ambassador Xolisa Mabhongo, Deputy Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Council Briefing on the situation in Yemen, Thursday, 18 July 2019

2019/07/11

Address by Dr GNM Pandor, Budget Vote Speech, Department of International Relations and Cooperation, on 11 July 2019 at 14h00 at the National Assembly, Parliament

2019/07/11

Budget Vote Speech of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation delivered by Deputy Minister Alvin Botes, Cape Town, 11 July 2019

2019/07/11

Media Statement by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, on the occasion of the Budget Vote Speech, 11 July 2019, Imbizo Media Centre, Parliament, Cape Town

2019/07/09

Statement by Ambassador Xolisa Mabhongo, Deputy Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, on the occasion of an Open Debate of the Security Council on the issue of “Linkages between International Terrorism and Organised Crime”, 9 July 2019

2019/06/22 Address by South Africa’s Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, at the Minister’s Breakfast in honour of the Diplomatic Corps, held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre 1, Ballroom East, Cape Town, on 22 June 2019
2019/06/20 State of the Nation Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa, Parliament, Cape Town, 20 June 2019
2019/06/20

Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the UN Security Council Briefing on the situation in the Middle East, including the Question of Palestine, Thursday, 20 June 2019

2019/06/19

Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Briefing on the International Criminal Court and the situation in Sudan, 19 June 2019

2019/06/19

Opening Remarks by Ambassador Anil Sooklal, Deputy Director-General: Asia and the Middle East at DIRCO, and Chair of the IORA Committee of Senior Officials (CSO), Durban, 19 June 2019

2019/06/18 Address by South Africa’s Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, at the Fifth Annual Meeting of the ID4Africa Movement, held at Emperors Palace Convention Centre, Ekurhuleni, on 18 June 2019
2019/06/17 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Briefing on Yemen, 17 June 2019
2019/06/14 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Briefing on the situation in Burundi, 14 June 2019
2019/06/14 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Meeting on the United Nations and African Union Hybrid Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), 14 June 2019
2019/06/13 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Meeting on “Cooperation between the United Nations and Regional and Sub-Regional Organisations in maintaining Peace and Security”, 13 June 2019
2019/06/12

Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Meeting on the “Maintenance of International Peace and Security: Conflict Prevention and Mediation”, 12 June 2019

2019/06/12

Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Briefing on Mali, 12 June 2019

2019/06/11

Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Briefing on Protection of Civilians: Missing Persons in Armed Conflict, 11 June 2019

2019/06/10 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Briefing on the situation in Libya, 10 June 2019
2019/06/10 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Meeting on Kosovo, 10 June 2019
2019/06/06 Press Conference by the African Members (A3) of the United Nations Security Council (Côte d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea & South Africa) on the situation in Sudan at the UNSC Press Stakeout, UN Head Quarters, New York, 6 June 2019
2019/06/06 Joint E10 Statement delivered by the Permanent Representative of South Africa to the UN, Ambassador Jerry Matjila, during the Open Debate on the Working Methods of the Security Council, 6 June 2019
2019/06/04 Address by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, during an event to welcome the new DIRCO Principals, Tuesday, 4 June 2019
2019/06/04 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Meeting on the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa, 04 June 2019
2019/05/31 Explanation of Vote by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Meeting on the Adoption of the Amisom Mandate Renewal, 31 May 2019
2019/05/29

Statement on the Appointment of Members of the National Executive, 29 May 2019

2018/05/28 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Meeting on the humanitarian situation in Syria, 28 May 2019
2019/05/25

Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa on the occasion of the Presidential Inauguration, Tshwane, 25 May 2019

2019/05/23

A3 Joint Statement on the United Nations Security Council Open Debate on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict, 23 May 2019

2019/05/22 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Briefing on the situation in Somalia, 22 May 2019
2010/05/22 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the UN Security Council Briefing on the situation in the Middle East, including the Question of Palestine, Wednesday, 22 May 2019
2019/05/21 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Meeting on Iraq, 21 May 2019
2019/05/21 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Briefing on the situation in Libya, 21 May 2019
2019/05/20 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Briefing on Ukraine, 20 May 2019
2019/05/20 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, on the occasion of the coordinated Briefing of the Chairs of the 1267/1989/1373 &1540 Committees, 20 May 2019
2019/05/16

Statement delivered by Ambassador Jerry Matjila during the Security Council Meeting on Peace and Security in Africa: G5 Sahel Joint Force, 16 May 2019

2019/05/15

Statement Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Meeting on Yemen, New York, 15 May 2019

2019/05/16 Statement of the Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on the State of Readiness for the Presidential Inauguration
2019/05/08 Statement by Ambassador Xolisa Mabhongo, Deputy Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations during, the Security Council Debate on the situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina, 08 May 2019
2019/05/07 Statement by the Deputy Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, Ambassador Xolisa Mabhongo, during the United Nations Security Council Open Debate on Investing in Peace: Improving Safety and Performance of UN Peacekeepers, 07 May 2019
2019/05/03 Address by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, H.E. Ms LN Sisulu at the Conversation with the members of the Hellenic, Italian and Portuguese Communities Alliance, Alberton, Johannesburg, 3 May 2019
2019/04/30 Explanation of Vote by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Mandate renewal of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) 30 April 2019
2019/04/30

Remarks by LN Sisulu, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, on the occasion of the DIRCO Monthly Media Briefing, 30 April 2019, DIRCO Media Centre

2019/04/29 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the UN Security Council Open Debate on the situation in the Middle East, including the Question of Palestine, Monday, 29 April 2019
2019/04/25 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Meeting on Ukraine, 25 April 2019
2019/04/23

Statement by South Africa during the United Nations Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security: Sexual Violence in Conflict, 23 April 2019

2019/04/17 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Meeting on the United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), 17 April 2019
2019/04/15

Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Meeting on Yemen, New York, 15 April 2019

2019/04/12 Keynote Address by L N Sisulu, MP, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation at the Dr Phyllis Naidoo Memorial Lecture, Senate Chamber I, Westville Campus University Of Kwazulu-Natal, 12 April 2019
2019/04/10 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the UN Security Council Meeting on the humanitarian situation in Venezuela, 10 April 2019
2019/04/05

Statement by Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, at a Public Lecture on South Africa’s two-year non-permanent membership in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), 05 April 2019, Durban

2019/04/04 Keynote Address by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, HE Ms LN Sisulu, at the Mid-Term Meeting of the BRICS Business Council, Johannesburg, 4 April 2019
2019/04/03

Keynote Address by L N Sisulu, MP, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation to the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), Johannesburg, 3 April 2019

2019/04/03 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Debate on the situation in Haiti, 3 April 2019
2019/04/02 Remarks by Deputy Minister L. Landers on the occasion of the GRULAC Luncheon, DIRCO, 2 April 2019
2019/04/02 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Briefing on the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), Tuesday, 2 April 2019
2019/03/26 Statement by the Permanent Mission of South Africa to the United Nations during the Security Council Meeting on the Middle East including the Question of Palestine, 26 March 2019
2019/03/26 Statement by His Excellency Dr. Hage G. Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia and Chairman of the Southern African Development Community, on the occasion of the SADC Solidarity Conference with Western Sahara, Pretoria, South Africa, 26 March 2019
2019/03/26

Welcome Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa on the occasion of the SADC Solidarity Conference with the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic, OR Tambo Building, Tshwane, 26 March 2019

2019/03/25 Statement by Hon. Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation and Chair of the SADC Council of Ministers, on the occasion of the SADC Solidarity Conference with Western Sahara, Pretoria, South Africa, 25 March 2019
2019/03/25 Welcome Remarks by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Lindiwe Sisulu, on the occasion of the SADC Solidarity Conference with Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic, Pretoria, 25 March 2019
2019/03/20

Statement delivered by Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, H.E. Mr Luwellyn Landers, at the Second High Level Meeting on South-South Cooperation, on 20 March 2019

2019/03/18

Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the UN Security Council Meeting on the United Nations Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, New York, 18 March 2019

2019/03/12

Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Briefing on cooperation between the UN and Regional or Sub-Regional Organisations, 12 March 2019

2019/03/11

Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations during the Security Council Briefing on the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), 11 March 2019

2019/03/11 Statement by the Leader of Government Business and MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Sihle Zikalala, on the repatriation of the mortal remains of Ms Buhle Bhengu and visit to the Bhengu family Umlazi H Section, 11 March 2019
2019/03/08

Opening Remarks by Deputy Minister R Mhaule, at the Ninth Deputy Ministerial Working Group Meeting (DMWG) between the Republic of South Africa and the Islamic Republic of Iran, 08 March 2019, Cape Town

2019/03/07

Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations on the Briefing to the Security Council by the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), 7 March 2019

2019/03/05

Opening Remarks by Deputy Minister Landers during his Working Lunch with the European Union Ambassadors accredited to South Africa, Pretoria, 05 March 2019

2019/02/28 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Security Council Meeting on Myanmar, 28 February 2019
2091/02/28 Statement delivered by the Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, Ambassador Jerry Matjila, during the United Nations Security Council Briefing on the political situation in Syria, 28 February 2019
2019/02/27

Opening Remarks by Mr Luwellyn Landers, MP, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa, at the Western Sahara Side-Event, on 27 February 2019, on the European Union and its Member State’s responsibility for the Decolonisation of Western Sahara

2019/02/26

Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, during the Open Briefing of the United Nations Security Council, 26 February 2019

2019/02/25 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations during the Security Council Meeting on the AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID)
2019/02/25 Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers at the Annual High-Level Panel Discussion on Human Rights mainstreaming, 40th Session of the Human Rights Council, Human Rights in the light of Multilateralism: Opportunities, Challenges and the way forward
2019/02/25 Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers, South African Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation at the High-Level Segment of the 40th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Geneva, Switzerland
2019/02/22 Statement by Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation at a Public Lecture on Creating a Secure and Peaceful world: Key priorities during South Africa's tenure in the UN Security Council
2019/02/21 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations during the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Central African Republic 21 February 2019
2019/02/20 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations during the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East including the question of Palestine
2019/02/19

Statement by the Permanent Representative of South Africa, Ambassador Jerry Matjila, on the situation in Burundi

2019/02/19 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations during the Security Council meeting on Yemen
2019/02/19 Remarks by L N Sisulu, Minister of International Relations and cooperation on the occasion of the DIRCO media engagement, 19 February 2019
2019/02/14 Reply by President Cyril Ramaphosa to the debate on the State of the Nation Address, 14 February 2019
2019/02/13 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations during the Security Council Meeting on Iraq, 13 February 2019
2019/02/13 Address by L N Sisulu, MP, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, at the occasion of the debate on the President?s State of the Nation Address, 13 February 2019
2019/02/12 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations during the Security Council meeting on Ukraine
2019/02/07

State of the Nation Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa, 7 February 2019, Parliament

2019/02/05

Statement by the Deputy Director-General Global Governance and Continental Agenda of South Africa, Ambassador Mxolisi Nkosi, during the United Nations Security Council Debate on “Transnational Organised Crime at Sea as a Threat to International Peace and Security”, 5 February 2019

2019/02/04 Statement by the Permanent Representative of South Africa, Ambassador Jerry Matjila, United Nations Security Council Debate on “Threats to international peace and security: Impact of mercenary groups on regional peace and stability”, 4 February 2019
2019/01/29 Speech by Deputy Minister Landers participation at the GEG-Africa Programme and the T20 African Standing Group Meeting, the G20 and Africa: Navigating African Priorities for the G20, 29 January 2019
2019/01/26 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations during the UN Security Council Meeting on Venezuela, 26 January 2019
2019/01/26 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations during the UN Security Council Open Debate on Addressing the Impacts of Climate related Disasters on International Peace and Security, 25 January 2019
2019/01/25 Gandhi Mandela Freedom Lecture by His Excellency President Ramaphosa during his State Visit to the Republic of India, 25 January 2019
2019/01/25 Media Remarks by His Excellency President Ramaphosa at the conclusion of Official Talks on the occasion of his State Visit to India, 25 January 2019
2019/01/23 Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa during the WEF Global Press Conference, Davos-Klosters, Switzerland
2019/01/23 Statement by Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations during the Security Council Meeting on Colombia, 23 January 2019
2019/01/22 Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the media briefing of the launch of the Global Commission on the Future of Work Report at the International Labour Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
2019/01/22 Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the official launch of the Global Commission on the Future of Work Report in Geneva, Switzerland
2019/01/18 Statement delivered by H.E. Ambassador J Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations in New York during the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) meeting on Libya - 18 January 2019
2019/01/17

Statement delivered by H.E. Jerry Matjila during the United Nations Security Council Briefing on Sudan Sanctions, 17 January 2019

2019/01/11 Statement by South Africa to the United Nations Security Council on the Situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), 11 January 2019
2019/01/11 Statement on the Results of the 30 December 2018 Presidential, Legislative and Provincial Elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo by the SADC Organ Chairperson, His Excellency Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia, 11 January, 2019
2019/01/09 Speech by Deputy Minister Mhaule on the 25 years of South Africa’s Freedom at the Research and Information System for developing countries (RIS), 9 January 2019
2019/01/02 Preliminary Statement by Honourable Joseph Malanji, M.P., Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Zambia and Head of the SADC Electoral Observation Mission (SEOM) to the 2018 Presidential, Legislative and Provincial Elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo Kinshasa, 2 January 2019
 

 

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