29 June 2023
Minister Pandor to attend the Female Foreign Ministers Meeting in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia – 29-30 June 2023
The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, has arrived in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, to attend a two-day Female Foreign Ministers Meeting, scheduled to start today, Thursday, 29-30 June 2023.
To be held for the first time in Mongolia, the meeting will not only provide an opportunity for the Female Ministers to discuss current issues facing international relations but also to seek possible solutions.
The Meeting will discuss three specific topics, namely:
- the Role of women in promoting peace and security
- Climate change
- Food security.
Other Ministers confirmed to participate are from Burkina Faso, Eswatini, France, Germany, Guinea-Bissau, Indonesia, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Liechtenstein. Austria will be represented by its ambassador at Large on Gender Equality.
Also invited are international organisations, such as the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Green Climate Fund and the International Trade Centre.
In addition to participating in all the panel discussions, Minister Pandor will moderate the Food and Security panel discussion and present a statement on the way forward.
Minister Pandor will also use the opportunity of her visit to Mongolia to have bilateral meetings with some of her counterparts.
Enquiries: Mr Clayson Monyela, Spokesperson for DIRCO, 082 884 5974
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