International Relations hosts consultation meeting on Agenda 2063 of Members of the Forum for Former African Heads of State and Government, 10 to 11 Dec

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) will host the Consultation Meeting on Agenda 2063 of members of the Forum for Former African Heads of State and Government. The meeting is convened by the African Union Commission and will focus on the contribution of the Former African Heads of State and Government in shaping Africa’s future through Agenda 2063.

The meeting re-affirmed that the Forum for Former African Heads of State and Government working closely with the African Union Commission, AU Policy making Organs, RECs, National Government, Private Sector, Professional Associations, Faith-Based Organisations ,Ordinary citizens including Africans in the Diaspora has a critical supportive role, particularly in the area of advocacy to ensure full realisation of the aspirations of Agenda 2063.

Media are invited as follows:

Opening Session, Wednesday, 10 December 2014

Time: 19h00 to 21h00

Remarks by Chairperson of the African Union Commission – H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma

Remarks by Chairperson of the Forum – H.E. Joachim Chissano

Opening Remarks by a Representative of the Host Country

Venue: Sheraton Hotel in Pretoria

Session 2: Chaired by H.E. Joachim Chissano – Chairperson of the Forum and moderated by H.E. Dr. Ibrahim Mayaki – Chief Executive Officer of the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency

Thursday, 11 December 2014

Time: 09h00 to 16h00

Venue: OR Tambo Building, 460 Soutpansberg Road, Rietonadale



Mr Curtis Singo

Cell: 072 625 7060

NB: Accreditation is compulsory therefore members of the media are kindly requested to send their Names and ID Numbers as soon as possible.