This policy brief stems from a multi-stakeholder dialogue hosted by SALO on the 15th of March 2016, to examine South Africa’s “Major Foreign Policy Trends and Issues for 2016”. Speakers* included, among others, Mr. Aziz Pahad (South Africa’s Special Envoy to the Middle East and former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs) and Ambassador Welile Nhlapo, an expert and career diplomat who has served SA’s foreign service in several capacities, including state security advisor to former president, Mr. Thabo Mbeki. The dialogue sought to address two main questions namely;
- What are likely to be the key items on SA’s Foreign Policy agenda for 2016?
- What are some of the key trends and considerations likely to inform the country’s international engagements in 2016?
Read full Policy Brief here: Policy Brief – 15 March 2016 – Major SA Foreign Policy Trends and Issues for 2016