The 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the 7th Session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the parties (CMP7) to the Kyoto Protocol was held in the sunny city of Durban, South Africa.

 

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President Jacob Zuma arrives in New York for the 71st United Nations General Aseembly

President Jacob Zuma arrives at John F Kennedy International airport in New York via South African Airways, to attend the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 71). Credit: 2016 Kopano Tlape GCIS

President Jacob Zuma and Mrs. Bongi Zuma arrived at John F. Kennedy International Airport via South African Airways on 17 September 2016. They were met by South African Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Mninwa Mahlangu (left), and South African Military Adviser, General Mongenzi Kweta. President Jacob Zuma is attending the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly. Credit: 2016/Kopano Tlape/GCIS

His Excellency President Jacob Zuma met with the Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, at the UN Headquarters in New York City, ahead of the 71st United Nations General Assembly. Credit: 2016/Jacoline Schoonees

President Jacob Zuma meeting with United Nations Secretary General, Mr Ban Ki-moon, at the UN Headquarters in New York, ahead of the 71st United Nations General Assembly. Credit: 2016/Jacoline Schoonees

President Jacob Zuma met with Executive Chairman and Founder of the World Economic Forum, Professor Klaus Schwab, in New York City on 18 September 2016. South Africa will host the WEF Africa Forum meeting in Durban on 3-5 May 2017. Credit: 2016/Kopano Tlape/GCIS


His Excellency Ambassador Jerry Matthews Matjila Presents Credentials

Photo credit: Sherwin Bryce-Pease/SABC

Photo credit: Sherwin Bryce-Pease/SABC

The new Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations, His Excellency Ambassador Jerry Matthews Matjila, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on 5 July 2016. Read more.

Visit to the Permanent Mission by the National High School Model United Nations Delegation

3 March 2016

The National High School Model United Nations (NHSMUN) was founded in 1975 and has continued uninterrupted for over 40 years. The conference takes place at the United Nations Headquarters and at the New York Hilton Hotel. Currently the largest high school Model UN conference in the world, NHSMUN hosts participants from approximately 40 different countries each year.


President Jacob Zuma at the 70th General Assembly Session of the United Nations

September 2015

President Jacob Zuma arrives in New York City to attend the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly. 

President Jacob Zuma with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon.

President Jacob Zuma holds Bilateral talks with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon.

President Jacob Zuma addressing the 70th session of United Nations General Assembly.

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South Africa has assumed the Chair of the Group of 77

Photo Credit: DIRCO

Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers at the ceremony during which South Africa took over from Bolivia as Chair of the G77+China. The G77+China is the largest grouping of developing nations in the UN system and plays a leading role in advancing the common interests and aspirations of its member states.