UNDP South Africa launches the Africa Human Development Report – Accelerating Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in Africa

By | 10 November 2016

Pretoria – UNDP South Africa in partnership with UN Women and the Commission on Gender Equality launched the second Africa Human Development Report published by UNDP entitled: Africa Human Development Report 2016, Accelerating Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in Africa.  The report was launched on Thursday 27 October 2016 at the Sheraton Hotel, in Pretoria. The aim… Read More »

OR Tambo Debate Series – the new dynamic to support the National Development Plan

By | 10 November 2016

Since the adoption of the National Development Plan (NDP), the government has shifted its focus towards achieving the goals set out in the plan. In an attempt to contribute and assist government to effectively implement priorities outlined in the plan, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in South Africa in partnership with the Department of… Read More »

Readout of the Secretary-General’stelephone call to H.E. Mr. Jacob Zuma, President of the Republic of SouthAfrica

By | 31 October 2016

The Secretary-General spoke with H.E.Mr. Jacob Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa. He acknowledgedSouth Africa’s leading role in addressing pressing global issues, particularlywith respect to peace and security in Africa and the Climate Change agreement.He thanked President Zuma for the constant support he has given to theSecretary-General on these issues.

Diplomatic Fair 2016

By | 27 October 2016

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), through the Branch: Public Diplomacy, will host the Diplomatic Fair on Saturday, 29 October 2016, from 9:00 at the Union Buildings lawns, Pretoria, under the theme: “OR Tambo Lives! Celebrating the Life and Legacy of OR Tambo”. Other activities will include exhibitions, cultural performances, a kiddies’ fun… Read More »