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March 2021
2021/03/18

President expresses condolences at passing of His Excellency President John Magufuli of the Republic of Tanzania

2021/03/16

Media Statement on the Virtual Meeting between the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigrant Affairs of the Republic of Yemen, Dr Ahmed Bin Mubarak, 16 March 2021

2021/03/11

Minister Pandor to lead a South African delegation to a virtual Meeting of the SADC Council of Ministers on 12 and 13 March 2021

2021/03/09

Joint Press Statement – Meeting of the Leaders’ Network with United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, 9 March 2021

2021/03/09

South Africa observes Commonwealth Day

2021/03/08

Webinar Address by Dr Naledi Pandor, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, during the Motsepe Foundation’s International Women’s Day Summit, 08 March 2021

2021/03/04

Minister Pandor to visit schools in Stellenbosch as part of DIRCO’s “Back to School Campaign”

2021/03/04

Speech by Minister Naledi Pandor on the occasion of the Parliamentary Debate on the Cuban doctors in South Africa, 04 March 2021

 
February 2021
2021/02/27

Minister Pandor conveys South Africa’s message of condolences to Botswana on the passing of former Foreign Minister Archie Mogwe

2021/02/24

Statement on virtual Cabinet Meeting of 24 February 2021

2021/02/17Debate of State of the Nation Address by Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, 17 February 2021
2021/02/13

South Africa condemns drone attacks directed at various targets in Saudi Arabia

2021/02/11

State of the Nation Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa, Parliament, Cape Town, 11 February 2021

2021/02/10South Africa congratulates Adv Dumisa Ntsebeza’s on his appointment to the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights
2021/02/10

Statement on virtual Cabinet Meeting of 10 February 2021

2021/02/04

As Africa unites to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, we also pin our hopes on the AU Peace Fund to silence the guns, Daily Maverick, by Naledi Pandor, 4 February 2021

2021/02/03Opening Remarks by the Chairperson of the Executive Council of the African Union, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa, Dr Naledi Pandor, delivered during the 38th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council, on 3 – 4 February 2021
2021/02/01

South Africa condemns the detention of leaders in Myanmar

 
January 2021
2021/01/25

Ambassador Mathu Joyini, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations delivers her maiden statement on Security Council Reform

2021/01/22

Statement by HE Deputy Minister Alvin Botes during the virtual commemoration of the entry into force, of the Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, 22 January 2021

2021/01/22

South Africa welcomes the entry-into-force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

2021/01/20

Address by Dr Naledi Pandor, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, on the occasion of the Chatham House London Virtual Engagement, 20 January 2021

2021/01/20

Minister Naledi Pandor conveys condolences on the passing away of His Excellency, Dr General (Rt) Sibusiso Moyo, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of the Republic of Zimbabwe

2021/01/20

Minister Pandor to reflect on South Africa’s tenure in the UNSC and as the chair of the African Union, 20 January 2021 at 16h00

2021/01/19

Welcoming Remarks by Dr Naledi Pandor, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, during the virtual Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) Week 2020, 19 January 2021

2021/01/19

Minister Pandor to deliver the opening address for AUDA NEPAD 6th Annual Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa

2021/01/19

Statement on virtual Special Cabinet Meeting of 19 January 2021

2021/01/16

South Africa welcomes forthcoming elections in Palestine

2021/01/12Joint Communiqué on the occasion of the Working Visit by H E Mr Sabri Boukadoum, Minister of Foreign Affairs of The People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, 12 January 2021
2021/01/11

Statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on progress in the national effort to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, 11 January 2021

2021/01/11

Minister Pandor saddened by the passing away of Ambassador Kubheka

2021/01/11Minister Pandor to host the Minister of Foreign Affairs of The People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, H E Mr Sabri Boukadoum, on a Working Visit to South Africa
2021/01/01

South Africa completes its two-year term as an elected member of the United Nations Security Council