Foreign Affairs

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Draft Foreign Service Bill Published for Comment

Department of International Relations and Cooperation

Proposed legislation intended to provide for the management, administration and functioning of South Africa’s Foreign Service has been published for comment in Government Gazette 39211.

Published by the international relations and cooperation department, the Draft Foreign Service Bill also aims to put operational requirements in place that are suitable and support the Foreign Service.

DIRCO Publishes Language Policy for Comment

Department of International Relations and Cooperation

The international relations and cooperation department has published its language policy in Government Gazette 38686 for comment.

The proposed policy was drawn up in terms of the Use of Official Languages Act of 2012.

Foreign Qualifications Under the Spotlight

South African Qualifications Authority

The Draft Policy and Criteria for Evaluating Foreign Qualifications within the South African National Qualifications Framework (NQF) has been published for comment.

The South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) published the draft policy in Government Gazette 38610 in terms of the National Qualifications Framework Act of 2008.

Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane

Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane
Current Portfolio: 

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation (2009-)

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