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Media Alert: Application for Accreditation : Global African Diaspora Summit

Media Alert

07 May 2012

Application for accreditation: Global African Diaspora Summit, South Africa  

Members of the media are invited to apply for accreditation to the Global African Diaspora Summit, to be hosted by the African Union in South Africa from 23 -- 25 May 2012 under the theme: “Towards the Realisation of a United and Integrated Africa and its Diaspora”.

The Summit, scheduled for 25 May in Johannesburg, will  be preceded by a Ministerial Meeting on 24 May and a Senior Officials Meeting on 23 May 2012. It is expected that the Summit will be attended by delegations led by Heads of States and Government from Africa and her diaspora, including countries in the Caribbean, the Americas and elsewhere.

More information about the Summit is available on the following links:

Websites: www.dirco.gov.za/diaspora / http://au.int/en/summit/diasporasummit2012

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/GlobalAfricanDiasporaSummitSouthAfrica

Applications for accreditation should include the following:

Full Names
Name of media house
Designation (e.g., reporter, photographer)
ID/passport number 

Please forward the above details by no later than 18 May 2012 to both of the following officials:

Ms. Laoura Lazouras, LazourasL@dirco.gov.za
Ms Nthabiseng Ramatshela, RamatshelaN@dirco.gov.za

NB: No media will be allowed access to the Summit venues without prior accreditation  

Enquiries: Mr. Nelson Kgwete, 076 431 3078 or 012 351 1105

Issued by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation
OR Tambo Building
460 Soutpansberg Road
Rietondale
Pretoria