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Events (387)

The South African Institute of International Affairs is a membership organisation and provides a range of services to its paid-up members according to their category and level of contribution. Events are generally open only to members. Click here to find out more about becoming a member. Below are our archives of past events, which often include associated presentations, speeches and summaries of the proceedings.

As part of its 80th anniversary celebrations, SAIIA will be hosting a Foreign Policy Conference from 28 to 30 October 2014 on “Global changes, ‘Africa Rising’ and Agenda 2063: Implications for the foreign policies of South Africa and other African driver states”.
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Tuesday, 28 October 2014 13:08
The Economic Diplomacy Programme at SAIIA and the Mandela Institute, School of Law at the University of Witwatersrand hosted a public G-20 Study Group on 'Ensuring South African and Other Developing Nations Benefit from the G-20's Work on Tax.'
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Monday, 20 October 2014 17:02
"The world needs South Africa’s positive engagement, on behalf of the victims of violations worldwide," said Amnesty International's Secretary General, Salil Shetty, at an event today co-hosted by SAIIA.
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Thursday, 09 October 2014 10:27
The South African Institute of International Affairs, Eastern Cape Branch, invites you to a public seminar to be addressed by SAIIA Chief Executive Elizabeth Sidiropoulos on 'Tug o'war: Global tensions in the 21st Century.'
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Tuesday, 07 October 2014 09:28

Capital Flight and Oil in Africa

By SAIIA Western Cape Branch
SAIIA's Western Cape Branch invites you to a public seminar by Dr Mare Sarr on "Capital Flight and Oil in Africa."
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Monday, 22 September 2014 09:56
Helene Hoedl, Director of the Pretoria-based United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) described Model United Nations as the best outreach programme for young people 'in helping students to understand the principles, values and procedures of the United Nations and become a global citizen'. She was addressing over 500 high-school learners at the 2014 SAIIA Johannesburg Model United Nations Conference on 13 September, the largest event of its kind in Southern Africa.
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Friday, 19 September 2014 15:24
High-school learners from across South Africa presented their research and recommendations on topics related to sustainable development and climate change at the 2014 SAIIA Sasol Environmental Sustainability Project Provincial Presentations in Gauteng (19 September 2014), Durban (26 August 2014) and Cape Town (28 August 2014).
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Friday, 19 September 2014 11:46
Although Africa is rising, its dynamic environment is characterised by the interplay between security threats and growth prospects, Professor Jakkie Cilliers, executive director at the Institute for Security Studies told the South Africa Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) Speaker's Meeting on Wednesday, 17 September 2014, in Johannesburg.
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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 16:27

2014 SAIIA-KAS Careers Evening: Cape Town

By SAIIA Western Cape Branch
The Cape Town version of the annual Gauteng SAIIA-KAS Careers evening will be held at UCT on the evening of 15 September 2014. An annual event hosted to give Humanities students in Cape Town an idea of the career opportunities available to them after graduation, the evening is hosted by the Western Cape branch of the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS).
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Monday, 15 September 2014 13:56
The South African Institute of International Affairs was proud to host a public lecture with Prominent Ghanaian academic Professor SKB Asante and Ambassador Ashraf Rashed, deputy chairperson of the APRM Panel of Eminent Persons, on 8 September 2014. A video interview with the experts present is now available.
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Monday, 08 September 2014 13:44
SAIIA's Western Cape Branch invites you to a public seminar by Sheila Camerer, South African Ambassador to Bulgaria (2009 - 2013) on "Eastern Europe at a Crossroads? Reflections of a Former Ambassador to Bulgaria."
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Thursday, 04 September 2014 09:27
The highly popular SAIIA-KAS Careers evening, held on the evening of 20 August 2014, again witnessed the SAIIA Hall filled beyond capacity with eager students from Gauteng.
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Wednesday, 20 August 2014 13:43
On 19 August 2014, SAIIA hosted South Africa's official World Humanitarian Day Celebration in partnership with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Regional Office for Southern Africa (ROSA).
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Tuesday, 19 August 2014 10:22
The South African Institute of International Affairs, Eastern Cape Branch, invites you to a public seminar to be addressed by Ambassador Elkhan Polukhov on 'Stability in the South Caucasus in light of South Africa – Azerbaijan Relations.'
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Tuesday, 05 August 2014 15:09
The Honorable Collins Chabane, the Minister for Public Service and Administration and South African National APRM Focal Point, opened a workshop today on ‘Popularising the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) through the media’.
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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 11:24
The South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) and the Graduate Business School at UCT hosted a roundtable discussion on 28 July 2014 on the US-Africa Leaders Summit, 'What Future Does it Hold for US-Africa Trade and Investment Relations?'
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Monday, 28 July 2014 15:07
The International Affairs Journal, Chatham House, the Marjan Centre at King’s College London and the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) cordially invite you to a panel discussion on "War and biodiversity: security’s emerging new frontier" to launch the July issue of International Affairs.
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Tuesday, 15 July 2014 09:30
The South African Institute of International Affairs and the Global Economic Governance Africa (GEG-Africa) Project invited members of the press to a special media briefing on "BRICS: from Durban to Fortaleza, what to expect," on 8 July 2014.
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Tuesday, 08 July 2014 10:01
The South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) is celebrating its 80th anniversary with the launch of an initiative to bring crucial youth development activities to more high-school learners across the country.
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Monday, 30 June 2014 14:08
SAIIA hosted a panel discussion on 11 June 2014, addressed by Professor Bernard Hoekman, Programme Director of Global Economics at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy on ‘Restoring Multilateral Trade Co-operation’. Professor Hoekman’s presentation was followed by responses from a panel of international experts. The South African Department of Trade and Industry presented Special Remarks responding to the presentations and discussion.
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Wednesday, 11 June 2014 10:53
SAIIA's Western Cape Branch invites you to a public seminar on "The Relationship between Media and Politics: Experiences and Insights from Germany and South Africa."
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Thursday, 05 June 2014 14:37
On 28 to 29 May 2014 the South African Institute of International Affairs hosted the fourth general meeting of the Governance of Africa’s Resources Research Network (GARN). Established in 2010, GARN is a pan-continental network of African research institutes with a shared interest in promoting the responsible, equitable and sustainable exploitation of Africa’s vast natural resources.
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Wednesday, 28 May 2014 10:21
SAIIA's Western Cape Branch, invite you to a public seminar to be addressed by Professor Robert Rotberg of Harvard University, on his new book “Strengthening Governance in South Africa: Building on Mandela’s Legacy.”
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Wednesday, 28 May 2014 09:53
SAIIA and the Mandela Institute of the University of Witwatersrand hosted a Speakers Meeting on 27 May 2014, which was addressed by Dr Olivier Blanchard, Chief Economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on ‘The Global Economic Outlook and Emerging Markets’.
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Tuesday, 27 May 2014 11:40
The South African Institute of International Affairs and the British High Commission invite you to a Youth@SAIIA special Model United Nations conference on prevention of sexual violence in conflict, on Friday 23 May 2014, in Pretoria.
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Friday, 23 May 2014 15:56
On 23 May 2013, the Wits School of Governance (WSG), SAIIA, Anglo American Platinum, and Umalusi presented the findings of a recent research study conducted in Limpopo and North-West provinces on the impact of the multi-billion mining sector investments on education outcomes, particularly in the subjects of maths and sciences, critical to the skilled workforce required by the South African economy.
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Friday, 23 May 2014 13:02
The South African Institute of International Affairs and the South African Ministry of Finance invite you to a cocktail reception and discussion session on 'South Africa in the G-20 and the BRICS: In pursuit of development', with Mmakgoshi Phetla-Lekhete, Deputy Director General, National Treasury of South Africa.
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Wednesday, 21 May 2014 16:37
On 14 May 2014, the Policy Research and Analysis Unit of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation, in collaboration with the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), the Embassy of the Republic of Poland to South Africa and the Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM), hosted a discussion forum on "Poland and South Africa towards 2030."
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Wednesday, 14 May 2014 17:02
On 12-13 May, SAIIA, the Ford Foundation and the Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre (NOREF), organised a public panel and an experts’ seminar on ‘Human Rights, Emerging Powers and International Governance: Civil Society Actors and Transnational Advocacy in the 21st Century’.
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Monday, 12 May 2014 15:04
SAIIA's Western Cape Branch, the Head of the EU Delegation to the Republic of South Africa, Roeland van de Geer, and the Consul General of Britain in South Africa, Mr Christopher Trott, invite you to a public lecture to be addressed by Sir Emyr Jones Parry, on “The UN and the EU: why their roles are so important for South Africa and the world.”
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Monday, 05 May 2014 10:41
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