South Africa’s Heads of Mission have all returned home this week to be briefed by President Cyril Ramaphosa, Department of International Relations and Cooperation, SA Minister Lindiwe Sisulu and other ministers during the #HeadsOfMission Conference. The conference is running from the 21st-26th of October 2018.
PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA ADDRESSES THE HEADS OF MISSION CONFERENCE AT O.R. TAMBO BUILDING, PRETORIA
The Conference hosted by DIRCO from 21 to 25 October 2018 is held under the theme: “A New Dawn: Inclusiveness of South Africa’s foreign policy which aims to promote a better South Africa, Africa and 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 also serves as a platform for South Africa’s diplomats to be briefed about progress on government’s programmes and plans.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has emphasized the importance of Africa prospering as a continent. Ramaphosa says the country is not immune to shifts in the geopolitical landscape. He says when Africa prospers, so does South Africa.