Deputy Minister Fransman to deliver Public Lecture on BRICS at the University of Stellenbosch
16 Nov 2012
The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Marius Fransman, will deliver a public lecture at the University of Stellenbosch as part of the build-up towards the fifth Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) Summit which South Africa will host in March 2013 in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal Province.
The theme of the lecture is entitled: “South Africa: A Strong African Brick within BRICS”.
BRICS is an acronym for the grouping of the world’s leading emerging market economies, namely Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The BRICS mechanism aims to promote development cooperation, security, peace and establishing a more equitable and fair world.
South Africa became a member of the BRICS in December 2010.
Members of the media are invited as follows:
Date: Wednesday, 21 November 2012
Time: 9h30 for 10h00
Venue: University of Stellenbosch, Jannash Hall, Konservatorium, Corner Victoria and Neethling Streets, Stellenbosch
Cell: 083 564 2024
Cell: 078 252 3722
Mr Nelson Kgwete
Cell: 076 431 3078
Issued by: Department of International Relations and Cooperation
16 Nov 2012
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