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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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.

Photo Credit: DIRCO


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.