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Title: Department of International Relations and Cooperation 2011/2012 Annual Report


1
Department of International Relations and
Cooperation2011/2012 Annual Report
  • Presented to the Portfolio Committee on
    International Relations
  • By
  • Amb. JM Matjila
  • Director-General

2
Overview
  • Situational Analysis
  • Summary of Highlights
  • Programme One Administration
  • Corporate Services
  • Human Resources
  • Diplomatic Training, Research Development
  • Programme Two International Relations
    Cooperation
  • Enhanced African Agenda Sustainable
    Development
  • Deepening Bilateral Relations
  • Strengthening South-South Relations
  • Strengthening Relations with Strategic
    Formations of the North
  • Participate in the Global System of
    Governance
  • Strengthening Political and Economic
    Relations
  • Programme Three Public Diplomacy State
    Protocol
  • Public Diplomacy State Protocol
  • Programme Four International Transfers

3
DIRCO Missions Abroad
Missions per Region Africa Bilateral 46 Africa
Multilateral 1 Americas Caribbean 17 Europe
27 Asia Middle East 32 Multilateral
-2 Total 126
4
Situational Analysis
  • Global environment characterised by major shifts
    in global, political, social, economic and
    cultural dynamics which include
  • New Economic Powers
  • New Media and Social networks
  • Environmental Change
  • Heightened demand for scarce resources
  • Changing nature of conflict and insecurity
  • New economic powers influencing the balance of
    the global distribution of power resulting in the
    formation of new political and economic
    groupings
  • Challenging the established political and
    economic order and placing pressure on
    international organisations to reflect new
    realities
  • SA and African economies increasingly linked to
    these new economic powers
  • Proliferation of regional and preferential
    trading blocs leading to increased intra regional
    trade but to the exclusion of others

5
Situational Analysis (cont)
  • Globalisation continues to shape the world
    notwithstanding the global economic crisis
  • The convergence of information platforms,
    globalised media and social networking has a
    major impact on governance, economic activity and
    mobilisation across social, cultural and
    religious and national boundaries e.g. (MENA
    Region)
  • Natural and man-made disasters are impacting on
    all aspects of human development particularly
    food security
  • Conflict between environment and development
    clearly visible in climate change negotiations
  • Increasing resource driven competition
  • Asian region growing despite world recession and
    remains the worlds main growth point China is
    the world no.2 biggest economy, Japan no.3, and
    Korea no.13
  • Spread of FTAs in Asia exacerbate competition for
    small African economies like SA

6
Situational Analysis (cont)
  • Debt crisis gave rise to deep divisions between
    Northern and Southern Europe which endangers the
    future of the EMU
  • Rising nationalistic tendencies in Europe
  • In Asia increased tensions over disputed
    territories in the South China Sea
  • US shifting some of its military assets to Asia
    to counter-balance China

7
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8
Strong Performance of Emerging Market
Developing Economies
Source WEO- Coping with sluggish growth, Oct
2012
9
Share of south-south merchandise 1995-2010
Source UNCTAD
10
Total Trade in goods and services
Source UNCTAD
11
Source Quantec with own calculations
12
Top five manufactured exports in 2011
Source the dti
13
SA Top Exports
Rank SA Top Export destinations - 2011 Value Rm Share Cumulative Share
1 China 85 297.4 12.33 12.33
2 United States 59 629.4 8.62 20.96
3 Japan 55 294.6 8.00 28.95
4 Germany 43 168.3 6.24 35.19
5 United Kingdom 28 681.1 4.15 39.34
6 India 24 333.3 3.52 42.86
7 Netherlands 21 504.4 3.11 45.97
8 Switzerland 21 373.1 3.09 49.06
9 Republic of Korea 17 281.9 2.50 51.56
10 Mozambique 17 184.8 2.48 54.04
11 Zimbabwe 17 148.8 2.48 56.52
12 Zambia 16 212.4 2.34 58.87
Source IDC
14
Source 2011 Annual Tourism Report
15
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16
SA Trade Exposure (2007-11)Source the dti
17
SAs Top Exports Markets in the EU, 2011Source
the dti
18
Trade with Americas 2011
Figures obtained from the South African Revenue
Service - Figures in R(Million)
19
Trade with the Americas
  • Source the dti 2012
  • Figures in ZAR (Billion)

20
Summary of highlights
  • 2011-2012 was an extraordinary year in South
    Africas conduct of international relations with
    several major diplomatic successes
  • Mediation and facilitation in Zimbabwe and
    Madagascar
  • Leadership role in PCRD process in Sudan
  • Non-permanent member of the UNSC focusing on
    strengthening relations between UN and regional
    organisations particularly the AU and increasing
    the presence of the AU Mission in Somalia
  • Initiating the SADC-EAC FTA
  • President Zumas championing of the New
    Partnership for Africa North-South Corridor
  • Successful preparations for the hosting of the
    Global African Diaspora Conference (hosted in May
    2012)

21
Summary of highlights (cont)
  • SA successful participation in two BRICS Summits
    focusing the attention on the development of
    Africa particularly infrastructure, as well as to
    conduct a feasibility study for the establishment
    of a BRICS Development Bank
  • Successful hosting of the COP 17/ CMP7 in Dec.
    2011
  • securing the second commitment period of the
    Kyoto Protocol
  • unanimous adoption of the Durban Platform for
    enhanced action
  • resetting the global and environmental agenda
  • Extensive lobbying for Minister Dlamini Zuma as
    Chair of the African Union Commission
  • SA experts elected to the International Law
    Commission, Committee on the Elimination of
    Racial Discrimination, International Residual
    Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals and the Council
    of the International Maritime Organisation
  • Mainstreaming of Gender issues in international
    fora, e.g. 56 Session of the Commission on the
    Status of Women

22
Summary of highlights (cont)
  • 32 Structured Bilaterals held advancing SAs
    domestic priorities
  • Humanitarian assistance provided to Somalia,
    Nicaragua, Thailand, Turkey Congo
  • Electoral assistance to DRC Guinea Conakry
  • Improvement of veterinary laboratory services in
    West Africa supported through the IAEA
  • SADPA feasibility study as well as bill completed
  • Public Diplomacy activities expanded to convey
    SA foreign policy positions through social media,
    weekly media briefings, media statements and
    seminars as well as Ministerial Outreach
    Programmes

23
Summary of highlights (cont)
  • Introduced steps to strengthen Asset Management,
    ICT HR systems
  • Fully integrated the new framework for Annual
    Performance Plans issued by National Treasury and
    the Management Performance Assessment Tool (MPAT)
    in Departmental planning processes
  • Strategic Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Unit as well as Youth Directorate established in
    the Office of the DG
  • Diplomatic training provided to 286 officials,
    protocol training to 1952 officials from all
    spheres of Government and 116 African diplomats
    mainly from the SADC region, trained
  • ECONOMIC TOOLKIT developed for Economic Diplomacy
    and 96 officials trained at Head Office and 27
    trained abroad
  • Employee Wellness Centre provided counselling and
    emotional support to 321 employees and families
    following natural disasters and conflict in
    countries of accreditation
  • Establishment of an Implementation Committee
    comprising senior managers on both Internal and
    AG Audit Findings

24
Programme One Administration
25
Management of Property Portfolio
  • Took final delivery of the Abuja Chancery and
    Official Residence upon completion of the
    defects liability period
  • Completed the design of a new Chancery in Dar es
    Salaam and a Chancery and staff housing in
    Lilongwe and prequalified contractors to
    undertake these projects
  • Completed the renovation of the Official
    Residence in London
  • Completed the refurbishment of elevators in South
    Africa House, London
  • Relocated staff in Washington to temporary office
    space and commenced with extensive renovations
    of the Chancery
  • Purchased an Official Residence in Geneva,
    Switzerland
  • Completed property acquisition strategy

26
Consular Services
  • The Department continued to render consular
    assistance to South African nationals travelling,
    working, studying and living abroad that required
    consular assistance.
  • Interventions included assistance to South
    African nationals and their families affected by
    incidents of piracy and kidnappings in Somalia
    and Mali. The services also included
  • 66 nationals in distress
  • 168 new prisoners
  • 96 deaths
  • 19 cases of adoptions and abduction
  • 513 service of process
  • 57 extradition
  • 24706 public documents authenticated
  • Some of the technical problems affecting ROSA
    were addressed
  • The Consular Incident Command Centre was fully
    staffed and training was provided to twenty (20)
    consular officials on handling emergencies.

27
ICT
  • ICT Policies drafted and communicated through
    departmental structures.
  • Achieved 98 network availability globally
  • Completed Office Establishment Module for
    Diplomatic, Immunities and Privileges Project
    (DIAP)
  • Achieved improved Internet access response time
    through the installation and activation of a
    Web-gateway to enable web filtering.
  • Progressed with 15 sites (new Missions)
  • Recently advertised post for CIO
  • Audit Committee assisting the Department to
    improve control measures
  • Developed Action Plan for the implementation of
    Internal Audit and AG Reports

28
Financial Management
  • Unqualified Audit Opinion
  • Approved Departmental Budget
  • Co-ordination of Budget Mid-Term Reviews
  • Smooth financial year-end closure
  • Training for accountants at missions on finance
    related
  • issues and DTRD training
  • Implemented the Electronic Cashbook System
  • Opened separate DHA bank accounts at the missions

29
Supply Chain Management
  • To improve the accuracy of Asset Register,
    quarterly asset verification was conducted.
  • The Asset Management system was upgraded and the
    Web Browser installed to improve the process of
    updating the Fixed Asset Register at Missions.
  • Submission of 30 day compliance certificate to NT
    on monthly basis.
  • Implementation of Commitment Register by Business
    Units to monitor all commitments made.

30
Human Resources
  • 2786 POSTS ON THE APPROVED ESTABLISHMENT
  • 2392 POSTS FILLED
  • 14.1 VACANCY RATE
  • POSTS FILLED 323
  • External candidates 110
  • Internal candidates 121
  • Appointments on contract 92
  • 116 UNFUNDED VACANT POSTS WERE VERIFIED AND
    SUBSEQUENTLY ABOLISHED IN LINE WITH THE
    DPSA DIRECTIVE.

31
EMPLOYMENT EQUITY STATUS 31 MARCH 2012
Occupational Categories MALE MALE MALE MALE FEMALE FEMALE FEMALE FEMALE Total
Occupational Categories African Coloured Indian White African Coloured Indian White Total
Political Office Beares 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
Legislators, senior officials and managers 447 42 59 196 372 29 41 207 1393
Professionals 3 0 0 3 4 2 2 1 15
Technicians and associated professionals 5 0 1 2 15 0 1 6 30
Clerks 229 12 2 13 489 29 10 52 836
Service and sales workers 62 4 0 3 44 1 1 1 116
Plant and machine operators and assemblers 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 19
Elementary Occupation 21 0 0 0 45 0 0 1 67
TOTAL 785 60 63 217 970 61 55 268 2479
  • Total number of SMS members 266
  • Female SMS members 36
  • People employed with disabilities 1.5

32

OCCUPATIONAL FUNCTIONAL ASSESSMENT (OFA)
  • In the process of finalising the OFA in DIRCO, in
    conjunction with DPSA
  • OFA will enable the Department to review its
    Organisational Structure and align it with its
    Functional Mandate

33
PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT
  • 2011/12 performance appraisals finalised
  • 98.5 SMS members
  • 98 Level 2-12 officials
  • 2012/13 performance agreements submitted
  • 96 SMS members
  • 98.5 Level 2-12 officials

34
Diplomatic Training, Research and
Development
  • 286 officials trained in preparation for Foreign
    Service (HOMs, counsellors, cadet training,
    Mission Administration)
  • 1952 officials trained in Protocol and Etiquette
    for all government departments (national,
    provincial, local, state agencies and civil
    society)
  • 171 officials trained on identified topics in
    partnership with UNITAR, Clingendael Diplo
    Foundation

35
Diplomatic Training, Research and Development
  • Language Training to 839 officials
  • Economic Diplomacy workshops presented to 96
    officials at Head Office and 27 officials abroad
  • Trained 116 foreign diplomats from Africa (mainly
    SADC South Sudan) at DIRCOs International
    School
  • Masters in Diplomacy Programme (Mdip), with the
    University of Pretoria
  • Executive Development Programme (EDP) with a
    Masters in Public Administration (for all senior
    managers to improve their management skills),
    with PALAMA (Public Administration Leadership And
    Management Academy) and the Vaal University of
    Technology

36
Diplomatic Training, Research and Development
  • Quality Assurance, Knowledge and Innovation
    Management
  • Produced publications reflecting institutional
    knowledge and experience (Ambassadors Diary
    magazine and memoires of retiring Ambassadors)
  • Accreditation and Certification of Residential
    Course properly maintained to
  • secure the credibility of our national
    diplomas and a Quality Management
  • Systems that complies with the SABS ISO 9001
    2008 the SAQA standards
  • Policy, Research and Analysis Unit (PRAU)
  • Supported research through academic engagements
  • 22 discussion fora, seminars and round table
    meetings on critical issues relating to South
    Africas foreign policy
  • PRAU Current Affairs Forum with the Prime
    Minister of Turkey
  • 9 Ministerial Stakeholder Consultations on
    COP17/CMP7

37
Diplomatic Training, Research and Development
  • Established partnerships with research
    institutions and other stakeholders, including
    the Institute for Global Dialogue (IGD), DAJO
    Associates, Clingendael, the Centre for Policy
    Analysis and Development from Indonesia and the
    Shanghai Institute of International studies
  • Commissioned a literature review on MENA
    developments from IGD
  • PRAU continued to build its own research capacity
    and that of the Department through training,
    lectures to stakeholder groups and introducing
    new and innovative tools such as futures research
    and early warning systems analysis
  • Produced publications, including South African
    Lessons learned in the Burundi Peace Process,
    Africa Futures 2050, Fifteen year review of
    DIRCO and 2010 DIRCO Annual Conference Report

38
Programme Two International Relations and
Cooperation
39
Enhanced African Agenda and Sustainable
Development
  • Successful lobbying for the election of Dr.
    Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma as Chair of the African
    Union Commission
  • SA elected as member of the AUPSC and Chaired
    the AUPSC for the month of May in 2011 South
    Africa placed on the agenda, amongst others
  • Security Sector Reform
  • Protection of Civilians
  • AU/UN Cooperation on peace support operations.
    The latter item has since culminated in the
    adoption of UN Resolution 2033(2012) therefore
    formalising the cooperation between the AUPSC and
    the UNSC
  • SA chaired the African Union Ministerial
    Committee on Post-Conflict Reconstruction and
    Development (PCRD) in Sudan and championed an
    assessment mission to Northern and Southern Sudan

40
Enhanced African Agenda and Sustainable
Development (cont)
  • Supported Presidents participation at 25th
    (Equatorial Guinea) 26th (Ethiopia) HSGOC
    meetings, as well as APR at 42nd 43rd Steering
    Committee meetings. Programme for Infrastructure
    Development in Africa (PIDA) launched at the 25th
    HSGOC, and President reported to the 26th HSGOC
    on progress and way forward under the
    Presidential Infrastructure Champion Initiative
    (PICI). Ministerial held before 25th HSGOC
  • Participated at meetings of the TICAD Ministerial
    Follow-up, the Infrastructure Consortium for
    Africa, G8/Africa Outreach, the 16th 17th
    Africa Partnership Forum meetings, and the NEPAD
    Colloquium (10th Anniversary Celebrations)
  • Attended PICI Technical Experts meeting and PIDA
    stakeholders meeting. Assisted in work on NSC
    MOU. Engaged NPCA re PIDA PICI. Prepared for
    setting up of National Presidential
    Infrastructure SC and WG
  • Ensured centrality of NEPAD on various bilateral
    and multilateral agendas and forums and in
    various presentations. Hosted NEPAD retreat on
    Draft Rules of Procedure for NEPAD Governance
    structures. Did national NEPAD audit

41
Enhanced African Agenda and Sustainable
Development (cont)
  • Supported Presidents participation at 15th
    (Equatorial Guinea) 16th (Ethiopia) APR
    Forums.
  • Supported National Focal Point in finalisation of
    APRM Draft Operating Procedures and participated
    in the meetings of APRM Select Focal Points APR
    Panel Members in this regard. Adopted at 16th APR
    Forum.
  • Participated in a meeting of the National
    Governing Council of the APRM, to prepare for
    SAs 3rd report on the implementation of its APRM
    National Programme of Action in 2013.
  • Supported successful canvassing process for Ms
    Baleka Mbete to be elected to the APR Panel and
    supported candidate once elected.
  • Organised 8 meetings of the ARF Advisory
    Committee.

42
Enhanced African Agenda and Sustainable
Development (cont)
  • 14 projects recommended for approval by 2
    Ministers responsible. Facilitated concurrence
    letters for 6 of 14, as well as ARF funding
    disbursement, including for projects carried over
    from previous year. Countries involved include
    Niger, Congo, DRC, Somalia, Guinea Bissau, Guinea
    Conakry and several under DST AVN project.
  • Monitoring and evaluation visits done to DRC and
    Guinea Conakry.
  • Four project reports solicited and received
    (Uganda, DRC, Lesotho, and African Ombudsman
    Research Centre).
  • Finalised the ARF Accounting Officer and
    Performance Information reports(separate from
    departmental reports) and collaborated with the
    Auditor-Generals office for the audit of the
    ARF. Received an unqualified audit.

43
Enhanced African Agenda and Sustainable
Development (cont)
  • SADC Organ
  • Facilitated and led the mediation processes on
    Madagascar culminating in the signing of the SADC
    Roadmap (October 2011 to February 2012)
  • Led the crafting of the SADC Maritime Strategy,
    leading to its adoption by the SADC Summit in
    August 2011
  • Implemented the SADC Lobbying Strategy for the
    candidature of Dr Dlamini Zuma for the position
    of AUC Chairperson (February 2012), leading to
    her election into the position at the AU Summit
    of July 2012
  • Led SADC Electoral Observer Missions (SEOMs) in
    Seychelles, Zambia, DRC, Lesotho

44
Enhanced African Agenda and Sustainable
Development (cont)
  • Sectoral Issues
  • Facilitated and participated in the 31st Ordinary
    SADC Summit (August 2011), Extraordinary Council
    (November 2011) and SADC Council of Ministers
    meetings (February 2012)
  • Conclusion of SAs Desk Assessment of the
    Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan
    (RISDP)
  • Co-ordinated the full implementation of the SADC
    pledged humanitarian assistance to Mogadishu,
    Somalia
  • Regional Infrastructure
  • Approval of the SADC Regional Infrastructure
    Development Master Plan (RIDMP) which will be the
    basis for future cooperation on regional
    infrastructure development

45
Enhanced African Agenda and Sustainable
Development (cont)
  • Regional Economic Integration
  • Hosted and facilitated proceedings at the
    COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Summit, which was held
    in Sandton, South Africa, on 12 June 2011. The
    Summit launched negotiations for the
    establishment of an integrated market of 26
    Countries with a combined population of nearly
    600 million people and a total Gross Domestic
    Product (GDP) approximately US1.0 trillion.
  • Participated at the High Level Expert Group
    (HLEG) and Senior Officials Meetings on SADC
    Customs Union, which took place in Gaborone,
    Botswana, in October 2011. The HLEG report was
    presented to the Ministerial Task Force (MTF) on
    regional economic integration on the margins of
    the Extraordinary Council of Ministers Meeting,
    which took place in Luanda, Angola (November
    2011).

46
Strengthen South-South Relations
  • South African President JG Zuma attended the
    Third BRICS Leaders Meeting (Summit) which was
    held in Sanya, Hainan Island, Peoples Republic
    of China (PRC), on 14 April 2011. South Africas
    participation centered around three broad
    objectives
  • Consolidation of South Africas BRICS membership
    and proactive participation in the Third BRICS
    Summit
  • the leveraging of opportunities for South
    Africas development agenda and
  • co-operation with other Emerging Market Economies

47
Strengthen South-South Relations (cont)
  • The Third BRICS Summit was preceded by a BRICS
    Business Forum on 13 April 2011, attended by
    Minister Davies and fifty South African
    companies, and followed by the Boao Forum, known
    as the Davos of Asia, on 15 April 2011 and
    which was addressed by President Zuma.  At the
    conclusion of the Third BRICS Summit, the Sanya
    Declaration was issued
  • The Fourth BRICS Summit held in New Delhi in
    March 2012 emphasised that the domestic
    priorities of South Africa  to further stimulate
    growth and skills development are shared
    priorities among BRICS countries. The BRICS
    Leaders also agreed on shared principles to
    uphold multilateralism, the primary position of
    the UN and International Law as well as addressed
    unilateral actions such as the sanctions campaign
    against Iran.
  •  South African exports to China grew the most -
    at 46 - while exports to India grew by 20, to
    Brazil by 14, and to Russia by 7

48
Strengthen South-South Relations (cont)
  • President Zuma successfully hosted the 5th IBSA
    Summit on 18 October 2011, in Tshwane, South
    Africa
  • Key outcomes of the Summit were
  • Tshwane Declaration
  • the MoU on Mutual Cooperation among the Rio
    Branco Institute of the Ministry of External
    Relations of the Federative Republic of Brazil,
    the Foreign Service Institute of the Ministry of
    External Affairs of the Republic of India and the
    Diplomatic Academy of the Department of
    International Relations and Cooperation of the
    Republic of South Africa
  • Deputy Minister Ebrahim attended the 11th IOR-ARC
    Council of Ministers meeting in India during
    Nov. 2011

49
Participate in the Global System of Governance
  • Arranged and supported participation of political
    principals in the High-Level Segment of the
    Sessions of the UNGA
  • Non-permanent membership of UNSC in 2011 and 2012
  • raised SAs profile as potential permanent member
  • focussed on promoting the African Agenda
  • promote importance of developing effective
    partnerships between the UN and regional and
    sub-regional organisations in maintaining
    international peace and security
  • Presidency of UNSC in January 2012 and adoption
    of
  • Resolution 2033

50
Participate in the Global System of Governance
(cont)
  • SA elected as Chair of the African Commission on
    Nuclear Energy (AFCONE) for three years
  • Participation of President Zuma in the Seoul
    Nuclear Security Summit, during which he conveyed
    SAs position on nuclear security to other world
    leaders
  • Chair of the Executive Council and contributed
    to successful
  • implementation of the Convention on
    Chemical Weapons

51
Participate in the Global System of
Governance (cont)
  • SA successfully hosted COP17/CMP7 of the UNFCCC
    (28 November to 9 December 2011)
  • Parties agreed on balanced package including 2nd
    commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol, the
    closure of the Ad-Hoc Working Group on Long Term
    Cooperation Action (AWG-LCA), and agreed to a
    future climate regime by 2015, to be implemented
    by 2020
  • Durban Platform decision lasting legacy for South
    Africa
  • R1020 Conference Key Achievements
  • Agreement on SDGs coherent with UN
  • Development Agenda post 2015 and the development
    of an effective sustainable development
    financing strategy to facilitate mobilisation of
    resources

52
Participate in the Global System of
Governance (cont)
  • G8 Africa Outreach
  • Presentation by Africa of first Assessment Report
    of the G8/Africa commitments since the inception
    of the partnership in 2000
  • Presentation by G8 of its Assessment Report on
    Food Security and Health
  • Addressed issues of African development within
    the context of regional integration and economic
    growth deliberated on security related issues

53
Participate in the Global System of
Governance (cont)
  • Outcomes of the 6th G20 Summit-
  • Action Plan on Food Price Volatility and
    Agriculture
  • Support for the Multilateral Development Banks to
    build human resources and capacity in developing
    countries
  • Support for innovative financing for development
    and climate change
  • Commitment to complete reforms of financial
    sector and international monetary system
  • South Africa served as Co-chair of the G20
    Development Working Group, along with France
    (Chair of the G20 for 2011) and South Korea

54
Participate in the Global System of
Governance (cont)
  • Successful outcomes and deliverables achieved in
    the areas of food security, infrastructure
    financing (with a focus on Sub-Saharan Africa)
    and domestic resource mobilization
  • A total of 106 bilateral and multilateral
    agreements were signed or entered into force for
    South Africa during the period from 1 April 2011
    to 31 March 2012
  • (93 bilateral, 13 multilateral)

AGREEMENTS
55
Participate in the Global System of
Governance (cont)
  • Important multilateral agreements include
  • Convention on International Liability for Damage
    caused by Space Objects. Entered into force on 14
    December 2011
  • Convention on Registration of Objects Launched
    into Outer Space. Entered into force on 27
    January 2012
  • African Charter on Democracy, Elections and
    Governance. Entered into force on 15 February 2012

56
Strengthen Relations with Strategic Formations of
the North
  • 4th SA-EU Summit held on 15 September 2011 in
    South Africa 
  • Joint SA-EU Peace and Security Committee meetings
    held on 7 June 2011 in South Africa and on 19
    July 2011 in Belgium
  • 12th SA-EU Joint Cooperation Council meeting held
    on 20 July 2011 in Belgium

57
Strengthening Political Economic Relations
  • Establishment of the SA-Tanzania BNC
  • Establishment of the SA-Mozambique BNC
  • Participated in Joint Permanent Commissions on
    Defence and Security with Botswana, Mozambique,
    Namibia and Zimbabwe
  • Assisted Zimbabwe with the implementation of the
    GPA
  • Assisted the Republic of Congo in the
    humanitarian crisis following the explosions at
    the arms depot in March 2012 (R10 million)
  • Establishment of the SA Farmers Cooperative in
    the Congo

58
Strengthening Political Economic Relations
(cont)
  • President Zuma paid official and state visits to
    nine countries (Cote dIvôire (DRC,Burundi,
    Sudan, South Sudan, Burundi, Nigeria, Benin,
    Mozambique)
  • Deputy President Motlanthe visited Cote dIvoire
    and Guinea-Bissau in May and August 2011
    respectively, as well as Sao Tome and Principe in
    September 2011 (Presidential inauguration)

59
Strengthening Political Economic Relations
(cont)
  • The following Heads of State and Government and
    other high-level leaders were hosted in SA
  • President Alpha Conde of Guinea Conakry in May
    2011(State Visit)
  • President Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania in July
    2011(State Visit)
  • The late President Atta-Mills of Ghana in August
    2011(State Visit)
  • President Boni Yayi of Benin and President
    Issoufou of Niger in November 2011(State Visits)
  • President Nguema of Equatorial-Guinea in October
    2011(State Visit)
  • Deputy President Mahama of Ghana in March
    2012(Strengthen bilateral relations)

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Strengthening Political Economic Relations
(cont)
  • Deputy Minister Ebrahim visited Tunisia and Egypt
    in February and March 2012 respectively
    (Consolidate and strengthen bilateral relations)
  • Minister Nkoana-Mashabane led Ministerial
    delegation to Egypt in April 2012 and Special
    Presidential Envoys visited amongst others Benin,
    Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mali, Togo, to lobby for the
    candidature of Minister Dlamini Zuma for the
    Chair of the AUC during the period under review
  • Former Deputy President Mbete, Minister
    Nkoana-Mashabane Minister Cwele and Minister
    Dlamini Zuma dispatched as Special Envoys to
    Tunisia earlier in 2012 (Revive bilateral
    relations)

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Strengthening Political Economic Relations
(cont)
  • Deputy Minister Ebrahim hosted Personal Envoy of
    the SADR President in April 2011
  • Minister Nkoana-Mashabane hosted the Somali
    Minister of Foreign Affairs in March 2012
  • Received Special Libyan Envoy in January 2012,
    that requested SAs assistance for PCRD.

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Strengthening Political Economic Relations
(cont)
  • 3 Agreements with Tanzania in July 2011
  • 7 Agreements with Ghana in August 2011
  • 3 Agreements with Benin in December 2011
  • 6 Agreements with Mozambique in December 2011
  • Establishment of Diplomatic Relations with
    Somalia
  • Cooperation in the field of Agriculture with
    Sudan
  • Defence, Education, Sport and Agriculture as well
    as a MoU on Economic Cooperation with Burundi
  • MoU signed with the DRC on the development of the
    Grand Inga Hydro Power Project

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Strengthening Political Economic Relations
(cont)
  • Pres. Zuma visited Oman UAE in November 2011.
    MOU on Political Consultation Joint Commission
    Defense Cooperation Agreements signed with UAE
  • President Zuma visited Qatar in January 2012,
    leading a nine member Ministerial delegation
    visit to Doha in February Trade Industry
    Ministers R. Davies, assisted by Deputy Minister
    Ebrahim, co-chaired Economic Joint Commission
    with Saudi Arabia in March 2012
  • Deputy President K Motlanthe held bilateral
    discussions with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
    (India) in May 2011 at the 2nd India-Africa
    Forum in Addis Ababa
  • Deputy President K Motlanthe visited New Zealand
    during the 2011Rugby World Cup - outcome the
    signing of the Film co-production Agreement with
    New Zealand
  • State Visit to South Africa by the Vice-President
    of Vietnam, Mrs Nguy?n Thi Doan, May 2011

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Strengthening Political Economic Relations
(cont)
  • 2nd Joint Commission with Pakistan in July 2011
    outcomes  Decision to enter into an Extradition
    Treaty Agreement on Mutual Legal Assistance in
    Criminal Matters MOU on Cooperation in Combating
    the illicit trafficking in narcotics, drugs,
    psychotropic substances and precursor chemicals,
  • Visit of Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim and
    South African civil society groups to Sri Lanka
    to promote inclusive national reconciliation
    efforts November 2011
  • Visit of Professor GL Peiris, Minister of
    External Affairs of Sri Lanka to brief South
    African political principals on national
    reconciliation and reconstruction projects in Sri
    Lanka, March 2012
  • Bilateral meetings between President Jacob Zuma
    and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at 3rd BRICS
    Summit (April 2011) 5th IBSA Summit (October
    2011) and 4th BRICS Summit (March 2012). 
    Objective  to discuss matters of mutual interest

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Strengthening Political Economic Relations
(cont)
  • Deputy President Motlanthe attended the
    International HIV/AIDS Conference in Washington
    DC Washington D.C. from 22-27 July 2012
  • The Minister hosted the US Secretary of State
    Hillary Clinton for the second meeting of the
    SA-US Strategic Dialogue on 7 August 2012
  • President Zuma paid a State Visit to Jamaica in
    celebration that countrys 50th Independence
    Anniversary
  • Deputy Minister Fransman received the Deputy
    Foreign Minister of Panama in South Africa and
    paid a reciprocal visit to Panama

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Strengthening Political Economic Relations
(cont)
  • Visit to South Africa by the Brazilian Foreign
    Minister in July 2011. The Ministerial
    discussions focused on the Strategic Partnership
    Agreement and bilateral relations in the fields
    of trade, defence, social development and
    security
  • Meeting between Presidents Zuma and Rousseff in
    October 2011 at IBSA Summit and at the BRICS
    Summit in March 2012
  • Visit by the Brazilian Deputy Minister of Sports
    and a high level delegation to South Africa in
    June 2011, to share experiences of the 2010 FIFA
    Soccer World Cup. A bilateral MoU on Sport
    Cooperation is expected to be ready for
    signature before the end of 2012

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Strengthening Political Economic Relations
(cont)
  • The Minister met with her Brazilian counterpart
    on the margins of the IBSA Summit, where they
    renewed their commitment to the terms of the
    Strategic Partnership Agreement

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Strengthening Political Economic Relations
(cont)
  • The UK Prime Minister paid a visit to South
    Africa on 18 July 2011
  • The President paid a visit to Norway from 31
    August to 1 September 2011
  • The President of Russia met with our President on
    29 March 2012 in India
  • Ministers meeting with the Secretary of State
    Relations at the Vatican City on 29 May 2011
  • Bilateral Forum was held with the United Kingdom
    held on 09 June 2011 in United Kingdom
  • Working Visit of Deputy Minister Ebrahim from
    4-5 July 2011 to Serbia
  •  Official Visit of Minister Davutoglu of Foreign
    Affairs of Turkey to South Africa on 20 August
    2011
  • Ministers visit to Serbia on 07 September 2011 
  • Minister undertook a visit Bulgaria on 4
    September 2011

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Strengthening Political Economic Relations
(cont)
  • Deputy Minister Ebrabims meeting with the French
    Presidents Advisor on Africa on 19 September
    2011
  • 10th ITEC Session between South Africa and Russia
    in Pretoria from 27 to 28 September 2011
  • Deputy Minister of Belarus visit to South Africa
    for Political Consultations and the 2nd ITEC
    Session with Deputy Minister Ebrahim on 26 and
    27 October 2011
  • A Visit by the French Minister of Foreign and
    European Affairs to South Africa on 10-11
    November 2011
  • Africa-Turkey Ministerial Meeting on 14-17
    December 2011 in Turkey

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Strengthening Political Economic Relations
(cont)
  • SA-Turkey JEC was held from 14-16 February 2012
    (led by the dti)
  • Joint SA-France Workshop on Africa held from
    19-20 2011 May in France
  • The SA-France Forum for Political Dialogue was
    held from 2-3 February 2012 in South Africa

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Programme Three Public Diplomacy State Protocol
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Public Diplomacy
  • The Branch provided Communication and Marketing
    support to all the
  • political heads and the department using the
    following platforms
  • 21 Events were organised Departmentally as part
    of communicating the pillars of the countrys
    Foreign policy
  • Extensive marketing and branding was done on the
    countrys hosting of COP 17/CMP7 and 11 events
    were organised by the Branch

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PUBLIC DIPLOMACY (cont)
  • Have signed an MOU with BrandSA to consolidate
    partnership both domestically and internationally
  • Collaborated with Brand South Africa on a number
    of Marketing initiatives including COP17 Media
    Tours and workshops and communications work
    stream
  • Collaborated with GCIS to implement media buying
    for major campaigns such as COP17
  • Designed the COP17 media and advertising campaign
    as well as developed the concept for all events
  • Hosted the HOM conference and broadcast an ETV
    live broadcast to explain our foreign policy
    objectives

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PUBLIC DIPLOMACY (cont)
  • The following platforms were used in order to
    enhance understanding of South Africas foreign
    policy with focus on the key priorities
  • Ministerial Public Participation Outreach
    Programs for all Political heads (09)
  • Hosted Media briefings (61)
  • Campaigns such as the COP17 Advertising Campaign,
    the HOM Media and Advertising Campaign, the
    African Diaspora Advertising Campaign and the O.R
    Tambo I am a South African Diplomat
  • New Media platforms

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Public Diplomacy (cont)
  • The Branch created accounts for new social media
    platforms to communicate and interact with our
    stakeholders with the aim of intensifying the
    understanding of the foreign policy
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • U-tube
  • Publications

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FOREIGN REPRESENTATION IN RSA
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State Protocol
  • The Branch coordinated
  • 154 Incoming and 131 Outgoing State, Official,
    Working and Other high-level visits
  • 159 outgoing visits for Provincial and Local
    Government
  • 1 Consultative Forum Workshop
  • 103 Official ceremonial events such as farewell
    functions for Heads of Missions, State banquets,
    the Opening of Parliament, memorial services and
    signing and credentials ceremonies
  • 10 conferences including advisory services
    provided to Sister Departments (COP17 SA-EU
    Summit IBSA Summit ANC Centenary SADC MCO
    Troika Ministerial, SADC Organ Troika the 123rd
    IOC Session, 2nd Tripartite Summit)

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State Protocol (cont)
  • The State Guesthouses were renamed after former
    freedom fighters during the 2011 State of the
    Nation Address.The Presidential Guest House in
    Pretoria is now called Sefako M. Makgatho
    Presidential Guesthouse and the Diplomatic Guest
    House in Waterkloof to be renamed as Johnny
    Makatini Guesthouse
  • King Shaka State Protocol Lounge was officially
    inaugurated by Minister M Nkoana-Mashabana in
    June 2011
  • 42 000 Dignitaries were facilitated on arrival
    and departure through all State Protocol Lounges,
    including Waterkloof AFB and Lanseria
    International Airports

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State Protocol (cont)
  • Finalised
  • 32 RSA Diplomatic Heads of Mission (HoMs)
  • 9 RSA Consular HoMs and Honorary Consuls
  • 32 Foreign Diplomatic HoMs presented credentials
  • 10 Foreign HoMs and Honorary Consuls
  • The following four new diplomatic offices were
    established in the RSA
  • Azerbaijan, Fiji, Georgia and South Sudan
  • Statistics show a decrease in the crimes reported
    by the Diplomatic Community and the Diplomatic
    Policing Unit

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  • Programme Four International Transfers

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STATEMENT OF TRANSFERS TO FOREIGN GOVERNMENT AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS STATEMENT OF TRANSFERS TO FOREIGN GOVERNMENT AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS STATEMENT OF TRANSFERS TO FOREIGN GOVERNMENT AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS STATEMENT OF TRANSFERS TO FOREIGN GOVERNMENT AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS STATEMENT OF TRANSFERS TO FOREIGN GOVERNMENT AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS STATEMENT OF TRANSFERS TO FOREIGN GOVERNMENT AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS
  TRANSFER ALLOCATION TRANSFER ALLOCATION TRANSFER ALLOCATION TRANSFER ALLOCATION EXPENDITURE EXPENDITURE 2010/11
FOREIGN GOVERNMENT / INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION Adjusted appropriation Act Roll Overs Adjustments Total Available Actual Transfer of Available funds transferred Appro-priation Act
  R'000 R'000 R'000 R'000 R'000 R'000
Transfers
ASIA-AFRICA LEGAL CONS ORGAALCO 135   (22) 113 113 100 135
GAMBIAN GOVERNMENTLOCAL OFFICE 230   (230) -   230
INDIA,BRAZI,SA DIALOG FORUM(IBSA 7,580   95 7,675 7,675 100 8,280
ORG FOR ECONOMC CO-OPDEV(FIGO) -     - - 300
PERM COURT OF ARBITRATION (FIGO) 124   (50) 74 74 100 126
AFRICN CARIBBEANPACIFC 3,948   656 4,604 4,604 100 7,348
AFRICAN PEER MECHANISM 2,500   7,493 9,993 9,993 100  
AU MEMBERSHIP FEES 128,860   (3,843) 125,017 125,017 100 154,403
BUREAU INTER EXPOSITION 30   (30) - - 30
BCTERIALTXIC WEAP CONV 501   (279) 222 222 100 501
COMMONWEALTH 9,399   (4,423) 4,976 4,976 100 9,399
COMPREH TEST BAN TREATY 6,032   (19) 6,013 6,013 100 6,032
G77 ECONOMIC COOPERATIO 115   (6) 109 109 100 132
UNDP LOC OF COST (GLOC) 5,600   (739) 4,861 4,860 100 5,600
HUMANITARIAN AID 24,000   (7) 23,993 23,993 100 28,660
INTERNAT SEABED AUTHRTY 345   (345) - - 345
NEW PARTNERSH AFRIC DEV 7,500   13,664 21,164 21,166 100 34,563
OIRARC 145   (145) -   145
ORG ECONOMIC CO-OPDEV 236   127 363 363 100 236
PEREZ-GUERRERO TRST FND 61   (3) 58 58 100 66
SA DEVE COMM MEMBERSHIP 40,515   2,083 42,598 42,598 100 42,802
SOUTH CENTRE 1,210   (11) 1,199 1,199 100 1,224
TRIBUNAL LAW OF THE SEA 522   (522) - - 522
UN HUMAN RIGHTS 346   32 378 378 100 346
UN MEMBERSHIP FEES 117,490   (3,435) 114,055 114,055 100 123,394
UN TECHNICAL COOPERAT 115   182 297 297 100 302
UN DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM 1,150   - 1,150 1,150 100 1,150
UN CHILDRENS FUND 230   - 230 229 100 230
UN CONV LAW OF THE SEA 578   (578) - - 576
UN VOLUN FUND DSABILITY 76     76 76 100 76
359,573 - 9,645 369,218 369,218 427,153
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