The Executive Mayor, Cllr Kgosientso Ramokgopa delivered the welcome speech at the International Solidarity Conference
The Executive Mayor, Cllr Kgosientso Ramokgopa (far right), after delivering the welcome speech at the International Solidarity Conference. He was joined on stage by Joaquim Chissano, former president of the Republic of Mozambique, President Jacob Zuma and Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe.
The City of Tshwane hosted the 3rd International Solidarity Conference from 25 to 28 October 2012 at the University of Pretoria. The conference objective was to recognise the contribution of the international community to liberating South Africa.
Under the banner of the theme “United for a Progressive, Better World”, the conference also sought to highlight the legacy of OR Tambo and his contribution to world peace, solidarity and democracy. In addition, it sought to facilitate international dialogue on the hundred years of the freedom struggle and on building a progressive South Africa for a better Africa and the world.