Mr Stevens Mokgalapa

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Stevens Mokgalapa

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Committee Meetings Attended

  • International Relations Diplomatic Immunities and Privileges; Diplomatic Mission Structure, with Deputy Minister
    21 Feb 2018

    The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, companied by DIRCO officials, provided a briefing on the privileges and immunities represented in the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations and the functional immunities outlined in the 1963 Vienna Convention on Consular Relations. The exercise sought to observe how these immunities ...

  • International Relations Committee Report on Canada Study Tour & Oversight of South Africa‚Äôs international relations policy in Ottawa
    31 Jan 2018

    Relevant documents: Draft Report of Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation on Study Tour to Ottawa, Canada
    Draft Report of Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation on conducting oversight on implementation and execution of South Africa’s international relations policy in Ottawa, Canada [Committee reports available under Tabled  Reports once ...

  • International Relations Zimbabwe and Lesotho: DIRCO briefing; Foreign Service Bill: SA Association of Former Ambassadors, Stats SA & Departments input
    22 Nov 2017

    The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) provided the Committee with an updated overview of the current political situations in the Republic of Zimbabwe and the Kingdom of Lesotho.

    The presentation on Zimbabwe elaborated on speculation of what would happen after Robert Mugabe, the former President, announced his resignation. ...

  • International Relations Foreign Service Bill: COGTA + SARS input
    15 Nov 2017

    The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) presented its input on the Foreign Service Bill. It supported the goal of the Bill to align international relations activities between the three spheres of government, and to regulate Foreign Service benefits. On issues related to municipal activities, six general issues ...

  • International Relations Foreign Service Bill: Labour, Agriculture & Health Departments Input
    1 Nov 2017

    Comments on the Foreign Service Bill 2015 were received from the Department of Labour, Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, and the Department of Health.

    The Department of Labour’s comments were premised on the its experience and interaction with the Department of International Relations and Cooperation in order to provide ...

  • International Relations DIRCO + African Renaissance Fund 2016/17 Annual Report, with Minister
    10 Oct 2017

    Annual Reports 2016/17 
     

    The Committee met with the Department of International Relations and Cooperation and the African Renaissance and International Cooperation Fund to receive a briefing on their 2016/17 Annual reports.

    In her preliminary remarks, the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation apologised to the Committee for failing ...

  • International Relations DIRCO & African Renaissance Fund 2016/17 Annual Report, with AGSA input; Foreign Service Bill: consultation process
    4 Oct 2017

    The Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME) briefed the Committee on the progress made by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) in meeting its medium term strategic framework (MTSF) targets for the 2014 to 2019 period. While the main emphasis was on Outcome 11 of the National ...

  • International Relations South African Council on International Relations on a wide range of issues
    21 Jun 2017

    A delegation from the South African Council on International Relations (SACOIR) met with the Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation to discuss the seminar on South Africa’s strategic role on the continent, the proposed SACOIR workshop on global governance, the conflict between Israel and Palestine, the Pan African Parliament, ...

  • International Relations Committee Minutes
    31 May 2017

    The Portfolio Committee met for the consideration and adoption of Draft Committee Minutes.

    The Committee briefly discussed announcements that were made by the Chairperson.

    The Committee adopted 13 sets of outstanding Committee minutes.

  • International Relations DIRCO & African Renaissance Fund on their Annual Performance Plans; Foreign Policy focus areas & Sector Analysis
    10 May 2017

    Deputy Minister Ms Nomainda Mfeketo said the country’s international engagements and responsibilities had increased and in the coming year South Africa would be the Chair of BRICS, IORA and SADC. She said the Department was aware of the costs associated with being the chair, but were committed to making the ...