1. South Africa’s Post-Apartheid Foreign Policy

The Institute for Pan-African Thought and Conversation (IPATC), in collaboration with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) and the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), conducted a half-day policy engagement on “South Africa’s Post-Apartheid Foreign Policy”. The IPATC book, Foreign Policy in Post-Apartheid South Africa, and the single-authored Essays on Nigeria and South Africa, were disseminated to about 80 senior and middle-level policymakers and DIRCO’s library at the meeting.

Session I: Key Issues on South Africa’s Foreign Policy

Chair: Ms T. Fadane

Speakers: Professor Adekeye Adebajo, Director, Institute for Pan-African Thought and Conversation, University of Johannesburg.

Ms Nicole Fritz, Extraordinary Adjunct Lecturer at the Centre for Human Rights at the University of Pretoria and the University of the Witwatersrand School of Law, Johannesburg.

Ambassador Professor Iqbal Jhazbay, Professor at the University of South Africa (UNISA).

Session II: South Africa’s Key Bilateral Relations

Chair: Ms. L. Mminele

Speakers: Professor Gilbert Khadiagala, Jun Smuts Professor, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

Professor Adekeye Adebajo, Director, Institute for Pan-African Thought and Conversation, University of Johannesburg.

Session III: South Africa’s Key Multilateral Relations

Chair: Dr R. Morake

Speakers: Ambassador Mxolisi Nkosi, Deputy Director-General, Global Governance and Continental Agenda, Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO).

Advocate Doctor Mashabane, Chief Director: United Nations Political Peace and Security, Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO).

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Event Type

Venue

Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), Tshwane

Date

10 April 2018