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Tuesday, 23 February 2016

Refugees and Migration: Western Cape event


On 23 February 2016, SAIIA's Western Cape Branch held a public seminar addressed by German Ambassador Walter J Lindner, on 'Refugees and Migration'.

Event details

Venue:   The Mountain Club of SA, 97 Hatfield Street, Gardens, Cape Town
Date:      Tuesday 23 February 2016
Time:     17h30 for 18h00 (Light refreshments will be served before the event)
Entrance for non-members is R30 or R15 on presentation of a current student identity card.

Speaker biography

Walter J Lindner has been the German Ambassador to the Republic of South Africa, to the Kingdom of Lesotho and designated to the Kingdom of Swaziland since 2015.  Having majored in music at university, Lindner is passionate about African tunes. Lindner previously served as the spokesperson of the German Foreign Minister, Germany’s Ambassdor to Kenya, Director for Sub-Saharan Africa in the German Foreign Office and until recently as the Special Representative of Chancellor Merkel for the Ebola Crisis.

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