In the context of African Days events that will take place in the week commencing on 27 May, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in cooperation with Institute ofIn the context of African Days events that will take place in the week commencing on 27 May, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in cooperation with Institute ofInternational Relations and Political Science is organizing a discussion about the recent developments and post-election perspectives in South African Republic, and their impact on the developments in the region as well as possible implications for Lithuania. The event will be held on 29th of May, 11:00 a.m. at IIRPS VU (room 402)
The aim would be to introduce new developments to the wider academic and experts’ society, discussing also Lithuania’s role in the region and possible contributions to the strengthening of bilateral relations with South Africa. In 2015 Lithuania opened an Embassy in South Africa, therefore taking into consideration the acquired working experience, the participants are invited to exchange the views about the situation in the region and perspectives for the future cooperation. How could we strengthen bilateral ties? Where are our niches for cooperation?
Topics to be covered:
Moderator: Giedrė Biržytė, Lecturer of Vilnius University, Institute of International Relations and Political Science.
Opening remarks: Diana Mickevičienė, Director of the Latin America, Africa, Asia and Pacific Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania.
12:30 p.m. – Coffee/Tea with speakers and participants. Closing of the event.
Discussion’s language – English.