SA Minister arrives in Switzerland for UN refugee session
By Ofentse Mokae
26 September 2009
Home Affairs minister Dr Nkosaza Dlamini-Zuma has arrived in Geneva in Switzerland today, ahead of the United Nations Sixtieth session of the executive committee of the UN High Commission on Refugees.
The session is scheduled for Monday September 28 till Wednesday 30th.
Dlamini-Zuma is expected to address the session on behalf of South Africa on Immigration and Migration issues.
Her spokesperson Ronnie Mamoepa says, she is also expected to hold bilateral discussion there.
“While in Geneva Minister Dlamini-Zuma is scheduled to hold bilateral discussions with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Swedish State Secretary, as well as Director for International Organisation for Migration,” Mamoepa said.
Minister Dlamini-Zuma was in New York where she joined the South African government delegation to the opening session of the UN General Assembly.