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Human Rights Principles in South African Foreign Policy
Date: 24 June 2009 - 1 January 1970

Human Rights Principles in South African Foreign Policy
Pretoria, 24 June 2009

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Presented jointly by the African Security Analysis Programme, ISS and Human Rights Watch

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Ken Roth, Executive Director of Human Rights Watch (New York) will present a critical review of human rights principles that underpin South African foreign policy. Reflecting on the cases of Sri Lanka, Sudan and Zimbabwe, Ken Roth will outline his views on key areas where the new South African administration could use a human rights-centered approach in its foreign policy.

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The presentation forms part of a planned seminar series that will be organized by the African Security Analysis Programme of the Institute for Security Studies focusing on South Africa`s foreign policy under the administration of President Jacob Zuma: What will be its centrepiece? Many policy analysts and observers are keen to know what are the most important foreign policy issues facing the new Zuma administration.

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Speaker: Ken Roth, Executive Director of Human Rights Watch (New York)

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Respondent: Dr Siphamandla Zondi, Institute for Global Dialogue (RSA)

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Date: 24 June 2009
Time: 10h30 (tea and coffee)
11h00 (seminar starts)
13h00 (seminar ends)
Venue: ISS Conference Room Block C, Brooklyn Court 361 Veale Street New Muckleneuk (Parking in Brooklyn Mall and ABSA court)

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RSVP: Ms Maria Maluleke, Tel: (012) 346 9500; Fax: (012) 460 0997; E-mail: mmaluleke@issafrica.org

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Please note that discussions occur under Chatham House rules, i.e. no attribution without specific permission

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Seminar Documentation

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