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Department of International Relations and Cooperation 2011/2012 Annual Report Presented to the Portfolio Committee Department of International Relations and Cooperation 2011/2012 Annual Report Presented to the Portfolio Committee on International Relations By Amb. JM Matjila Director-General

Overview • • • Situational Analysis Summary of Highlights Programme One: Administration § Corporate 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 2

DIRCO Missions Abroad Missions per Region Africa Bilateral – 46 Africa Multilateral – 1 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 3

Situational Analysis • Global environment characterised by major shifts in global, political, social, economic 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 4

Situational Analysis (cont) • Globalisation continues to shape the world notwithstanding the global economic 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 5

Situational Analysis (cont) • Debt crisis gave rise to deep divisions between Northern and 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 6

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Strong Performance of Emerging Market & Developing Economies Source: WEO- Coping with sluggish growth, Strong Performance of Emerging Market & Developing Economies Source: WEO- Coping with sluggish growth, Oct 2012 8

Share of south-south merchandise 1995 -2010 Source: UNCTAD 9 Share of south-south merchandise 1995 -2010 Source: UNCTAD 9

Total Trade in goods and services Source: UNCTAD 10 Total Trade in goods and services Source: UNCTAD 10

Source: Quantec: with own calculations 11 Source: Quantec: with own calculations 11

Top five manufactured exports in 2011 16% Basic iron & steel 13% Motor vehicles Top five manufactured exports in 2011 16% Basic iron & steel 13% Motor vehicles Precious & non-ferrous metals 50% Basic chemicals Refined petroleum products All other exports 12% 3% 6% Source: the dti 12

SA Top Exports Rank SA Top Export destinations 2011 Value Rm Share Cumulative Share SA Top Exports Rank SA Top Export destinations 2011 Value Rm Share Cumulative Share 1 China 85 297. 4 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 13

Source: 2011 Annual Tourism Report 14 Source: 2011 Annual Tourism Report 14

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SA Trade Exposure (2007 -11) Source: the dti 60 50 40 Africa 30 Asia SA Trade Exposure (2007 -11) Source: the dti 60 50 40 Africa 30 Asia European Union United States 20 10 0 1 Q 20072 Q 20073 Q 20074 Q 20071 Q 20082 Q 20083 Q 20084 Q 20081 Q 20092 Q 20093 Q 20094 Q 20091 Q 20102 Q 20103 Q 20104 Q 20101 Q 2011 16

SA’s Top Exports Markets in the EU, 2011 Source: the dti Denmark Finland Poland. SA’s Top Exports Markets in the EU, 2011 Source: the dti Denmark Finland Poland. Sweden France 2% 1% 4% Spain 6% Germany 32% Italy 9% Belgium 11% United Kingdom Netherlands 18%14% 17

Trade with Americas 2011 Figures obtained from the South African Revenue Service - Figures Trade with Americas 2011 Figures obtained from the South African Revenue Service - Figures in R(Million) 18

Trade with the Americas • • Source: the dti 2012 Figures in ZAR (Billion) Trade with the Americas • • Source: the dti 2012 Figures in ZAR (Billion) 19

Summary of highlights • 2011 -2012 was an extraordinary year in South Africa’s conduct Summary of highlights • 2011 -2012 was an extraordinary year in South Africa’s 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 Zuma’s 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) 20

Summary of highlights (cont) § SA successful participation in two BRICS Summits focusing the 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/ CMP 7 in Dec. 2011 q securing the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol q unanimous adoption of the Durban Platform for enhanced action q 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 21

Summary of highlights (cont) § 32 Structured Bilaterals held advancing SA’s domestic priorities § Summary of highlights (cont) § 32 Structured Bilaterals held advancing SA’s 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 22

Summary of highlights (cont) § Introduced steps to strengthen Asset Management, ICT & HR 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 23

Programme One: Administration 24 Programme One: Administration 24

Management of Property Portfolio • Took final delivery of the Abuja Chancery and Official 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 25

Consular Services • • The Department continued to render consular assistance to South African 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. 26

ICT • ICT Policies drafted and communicated through departmental structures. • Achieved 98% network 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 27

Financial Management • Unqualified Audit Opinion • Approved Departmental Budget • Co-ordination of Budget 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 28

Supply Chain Management • To improve the accuracy of Asset Register, quarterly asset verification 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. 29

Human Resources • • 2786 POSTS ON THE APPROVED ESTABLISHMENT 2392 POSTS FILLED 14. 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. 30

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

OCCUPATIONAL FUNCTIONAL ASSESSMENT (OFA) • In the process of finalising the OFA in DIRCO, 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 32

PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT • 2011/12 performance appraisals finalised: § 98. 5 % SMS members § 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 33

Diplomatic Training, Research and Development • 286 officials trained in preparation for Foreign Service 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 34

Diplomatic Training, Research and Development • Language Training to 839 officials • Economic Diplomacy 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 DIRCO’s 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 35

Diplomatic Training, Research and Development • Quality Assurance, Knowledge and Innovation Management: § Produced 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 Africa’s foreign policy § PRAU Current Affairs Forum with the Prime Minister of Turkey § 9 Ministerial Stakeholder Consultations on COP 17/CMP 7 36

Diplomatic Training, Research and Development § Established partnerships with research institutions and other stakeholders, 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” 37

Programme Two: International Relations and Cooperation 38 Programme Two: International Relations and Cooperation 38

Enhanced African Agenda and Sustainable Development • Successful lobbying for the election of Dr. 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 39

Enhanced African Agenda and Sustainable Development (cont) • • Supported President’s participation at 25 Enhanced African Agenda and Sustainable Development (cont) • • Supported President’s participation at 25 th (Equatorial Guinea) & 26 th (Ethiopia) HSGOC meetings, as well as APR at 42 nd & 43 rd Steering Committee meetings. Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) launched at the 25 th HSGOC, and President reported to the 26 th HSGOC on progress and way forward under the Presidential Infrastructure Champion Initiative (PICI). Ministerial held before 25 th HSGOC Participated at meetings of the TICAD Ministerial Follow-up, the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa, G 8/Africa Outreach, the 16 th & 17 th Africa Partnership Forum meetings, and the NEPAD Colloquium (10 th 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 40

Enhanced African Agenda and Sustainable Development (cont) • Supported President’s participation at 15 th Enhanced African Agenda and Sustainable Development (cont) • Supported President’s participation at 15 th (Equatorial Guinea) & 16 th (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 16 th APR Forum. • Participated in a meeting of the National Governing Council of the APRM, to prepare for SA’s 3 rd 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. 41

Enhanced African Agenda and Sustainable Development (cont) • 14 projects recommended for approval by 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-General’s office for the audit of the ARF. Received an unqualified audit. 42

Enhanced African Agenda and Sustainable Development (cont) SADC Organ • Facilitated and led the 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 43

Enhanced African Agenda and Sustainable Development (cont) Sectoral Issues • • • Facilitated and Enhanced African Agenda and Sustainable Development (cont) Sectoral Issues • • • Facilitated and participated in the 31 st Ordinary SADC Summit (August 2011), Extraordinary Council (November 2011) and SADC Council of Ministers meetings (February 2012) Conclusion of SA’s 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 44

Enhanced African Agenda and Sustainable Development (cont) • Regional Economic Integration § § Hosted 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 US$1. 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). 45

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

Strengthen South-South Relations (cont) • The Third BRICS Summit was preceded by a BRICS 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% 47

Strengthen South-South Relations (cont) • President Zuma successfully hosted the 5 th IBSA Summit Strengthen South-South Relations (cont) • President Zuma successfully hosted the 5 th IBSA Summit on 18 October 2011, in Tshwane, South Africa • Key outcomes of the Summit were: § Tshwane Declaration § the Mo. U 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 11 th IOR-ARC Council of Ministers’ meeting in India during Nov. 2011 48

Participate in the Global System of Governance • Arranged and supported participation of political 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 SA’s 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 49

Participate in the Global System of Governance (cont) • SA elected as Chair of 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 SA’s position on nuclear security to other world leaders • Chair of the Executive Council and contributed to successful implementation of the Convention on Chemical Weapons 50

Participate in the Global System of Governance (cont) • SA successfully hosted COP 17/CMP Participate in the Global System of Governance (cont) • SA successfully hosted COP 17/CMP 7 of the UNFCCC (28 November to 9 December 2011) § Parties agreed on balanced package: including 2 nd 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 § • § § R 10+20 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 51

Participate in the Global System of Governance (cont) • G 8 Africa Outreach § Participate in the Global System of Governance (cont) • G 8 Africa Outreach § § § Presentation by Africa of first Assessment Report of the G 8/Africa commitments since the inception of the partnership in 2000 Presentation by G 8 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 52

 Participate in the Global System of Governance (cont) • Outcomes of the 6 Participate in the Global System of Governance (cont) • Outcomes of the 6 th G 20 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 G 20 Development Working Group, along with France (Chair of the G 20 for 2011) and South Korea 53

 Participate in the Global System of Governance (cont) § Successful outcomes and deliverables 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 AGREEMENTS • 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) 54

 Participate in the Global System of Governance (cont) • Important multilateral agreements include 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 55

Strengthen Relations with Strategic Formations of the North • 4 th SA-EU Summit held Strengthen Relations with Strategic Formations of the North • 4 th 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 • 12 th SA-EU Joint Cooperation Council meeting held on 20 July 2011 in Belgium 56

Strengthening Political & Economic Relations • Establishment of the SA-Tanzania BNC • Establishment of 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 (R 10 million) • Establishment of the SA Farmers’ Cooperative in the Congo 57

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

Strengthening Political & Economic Relations (cont) • The following Heads of State and Government Strengthening Political & Economic Relations (cont) • The following Heads of State and Government and other highlevel 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) 59

Strengthening Political & Economic Relations (cont) § Deputy Minister Ebrahim visited Tunisia and Egypt 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) 60

Strengthening Political & Economic Relations (cont) § Deputy Minister Ebrahim hosted Personal Envoy of 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 SA’s assistance for PCRD. 61

Strengthening Political & Economic Relations (cont) • • 3 Agreements with Tanzania in July 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 Mo. U on Economic Cooperation with Burundi • Mo. U signed with the DRC on the development of the Grand Inga Hydro Power Project 62

Strengthening Political & Economic Relations (cont) • • • Pres. Zuma visited Oman & 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 2 nd India-Africa Forum in Addis Ababa Deputy President K Motlanthe visited New Zealand during the 2011 Rugby 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 Nguyễn Thi Doan, May 2011 63

Strengthening Political & Economic Relations (cont) • • 2 nd Joint Commission with Pakistan Strengthening Political & Economic Relations (cont) • • 2 nd 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 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 3 rd BRICS Summit (April 2011); 5 th IBSA Summit (October 2011) and 4 th BRICS Summit (March 2012). Objective: to discuss matters of mutual interest 64

Strengthening Political & Economic Relations (cont) • Deputy President Motlanthe attended the International HIV/AIDS 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 country’s 50 th Independence Anniversary • Deputy Minister Fransman received the Deputy Foreign Minister of Panama in South Africa and paid a reciprocal visit to Panama 65

Strengthening Political & Economic Relations (cont) • Visit to South Africa by the Brazilian 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 Mo. U on Sport Cooperation is expected to be ready for signature before the end of 2012 66

Strengthening Political & Economic Relations (cont) • The Minister met with her Brazilian counterpart 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 67

Strengthening Political & Economic Relations (cont) • • • The UK Prime Minister paid 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 Minister’s 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 Davutoğlu of Foreign Affairs of Turkey to South Africa on 20 August 2011 Minister’s visit to Serbia on 07 September 2011 Minister undertook a visit Bulgaria on 4 September 2011 68

Strengthening Political & Economic Relations (cont) • Deputy Minister Ebrabim’s meeting with the French Strengthening Political & Economic Relations (cont) • Deputy Minister Ebrabim’s meeting with the French President’s Advisor on Africa on 19 September 2011 • 10 th 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 2 nd 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 69

Strengthening Political & Economic Relations (cont) • SA-Turkey JEC was held from 14 -16 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 70

Programme Three: Public Diplomacy & State Protocol 71 Programme Three: Public Diplomacy & State Protocol 71

Public Diplomacy • The Branch provided Communication and Marketing support to all the political 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 country’s Foreign policy § Extensive marketing and branding was done on the country’s hosting of COP 17/CMP 7 and 11 events were organised by the Branch 72

PUBLIC DIPLOMACY (cont) • Have signed an MOU with Brand. SA to consolidate partnership PUBLIC DIPLOMACY (cont) • Have signed an MOU with Brand. SA to consolidate partnership both domestically and internationally • Collaborated with Brand South Africa on a number of Marketing initiatives including COP 17 Media Tours and workshops and communications work stream • Collaborated with GCIS to implement media buying for major campaigns such as COP 17 • Designed the COP 17 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 73

PUBLIC DIPLOMACY (cont) The following platforms were used in order to enhance understanding of PUBLIC DIPLOMACY (cont) The following platforms were used in order to enhance understanding of South Africa’s 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 COP 17 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 74

Public Diplomacy (cont) • The Branch created accounts for new social media platforms to 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 75

FOREIGN REPRESENTATION IN RSA 76 FOREIGN REPRESENTATION IN RSA 76

State Protocol • The Branch coordinated: § 154 Incoming and 131 Outgoing State, Official, 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 (COP 17; SA-EU Summit ; IBSA Summit ; ANC Centenary ; SADC MCO Troika Ministerial, SADC Organ Troika the 123 rd IOC Session, 2 nd Tripartite Summit) • 77

State Protocol (cont) § The State Guesthouses were renamed after former freedom fighters during 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 78

State Protocol (cont) Finalised: • 32 RSA Diplomatic Heads of Mission (Ho. Ms) • State Protocol (cont) Finalised: • 32 RSA Diplomatic Heads of Mission (Ho. Ms) • 9 RSA Consular Ho. Ms and Honorary Consuls • 32 Foreign Diplomatic Ho. Ms presented credentials • 10 Foreign Ho. Ms 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; 79

Programme Four: International Transfers 80 Programme Four: International Transfers 80

Vote 5 - INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION Annexures to the Annual Financial Statements for Vote 5 - INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION Annexures to the Annual Financial Statements for the year ended 31 March 2012 ANNEXURE 1 F STATEMENT OF TRANSFERS TO FOREIGN GOVERNMENT AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS TRANSFER ALLOCATION EXPENDITURE 2010/11 Adjusted % of Available FOREIGN GOVERNMENT / appropriation funds Appro-priation Act transferred INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION Act Roll Overs Adjustments Total Available Actual Transfer R'000 R'000 % R'000 Transfers 100% ASIA-AFRICA LEGAL CONS ORG: AALCO 135 (22) 113 135 GAMBIAN GOVERNMENT: LOCAL OFFICE 230 (230) - 230 100% INDIA, BRAZI, SA DIALOG FORUM(IBSA 7, 580 95 7, 675 8, 280 ORG FOR ECONOMC CO-OP&DEV(FIGO) - 300 100% PERM COURT OF ARBITRATION (FIGO) 124 (50) 74 126 AFRICN CARIBBEAN&PACIFC 3, 948 656 4, 604 100% 7, 348 AFRICAN PEER MECHANISM 2, 500 7, 493 9, 993 100% AU MEMBERSHIP FEES 128, 860 (3, 843) 125, 017 100% 154, 403 BUREAU INTER EXPOSITION 30 (30) - 30 BCTERIAL&TXIC WEAP CONV 501 (279) 222 100% 501 COMMONWEALTH 9, 399 (4, 423) 4, 976 100% 9, 399 COMPREH TEST BAN TREATY 6, 032 (19) 6, 013 100% 6, 032 G 77 ECONOMIC COOPERATIO 115 (6) 109 100% 132 UNDP LOC OF COST (GLOC) 5, 600 (739) 4, 861 4, 860 100% 5, 600 HUMANITARIAN AID 24, 000 (7) 23, 993 100% 28, 660 INTERNAT SEABED AUTHRTY 345 (345) - 345 NEW PARTNERSH AFRIC DEV 7, 500 13, 664 21, 166 100% 34, 563 OIRARC 145 (145) - 145 ORG ECONOMIC CO-OP&DEV 236 127 363 100% 236 PEREZ-GUERRERO TRST FND 61 (3) 58 100% 66 SA DEVE COMM MEMBERSHIP 40, 515 2, 083 42, 598 100% 42, 802 SOUTH CENTRE 1, 210 (11) 1, 199 100% 1, 224 TRIBUNAL LAW OF THE SEA 522 (522) - 522 UN HUMAN RIGHTS 346 32 378 100% 346 UN MEMBERSHIP FEES 117, 490 (3, 435) 114, 055 100% 123, 394 UN TECHNICAL COOPERAT 115 182 297 100% 302 UN DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM 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 76 100% 76 81 359, 573 - 9, 645 369, 218 427, 153

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