SAIIA Western Cape AGM 2018

Image: Flickr, Juan de la Puente

Keynote address by US Consul General to Cape Town Ms Virginia Blaser on Strengthening US-South Africa Ties Through the Western Cape.

1.    Welcome & Apologies
2.    Approval of the Minutes of the 2017 Annual General Meeting (download the minutes)
3.    Matters arising
4.    Presentation and adoption of Annual Report for 2018
5.    Presentation and adoption of Financial Report for 2017-2018
6.    Election to the Executive Committee (download the nomination form)
7.    General
8.    Keynote address by the US Consul General to Cape Town Ms Virginia Blaser on “Strengthening the US-South Africa Relationship Through the Western Cape”

Refreshments will be served after the AGM.

All are welcome. Entrance for SAIIA members is free; R50 for visitors, R20 for students.


Pippa Segall

Bio of Consul General Virginia Blaser

Consul General Virginia Blaser arrived in Cape Town in August 2017. Prior to this, she served as Deputy Chief of Mission and Charge d’Affaires in Mauritius, the Seychelles, Uganda and Tanzania. Since joining the US Foreign Service in 1989, CG Blaser also served in Madrid, Brussels, London, San Salvador, and Washington, and in a range of political, management and consular positions. She graduated cum laude from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, with a triple major in history, anthropology and Latin American studies.

More Events

26 February 2019 | Launch

Launch of the South African Journal of International Affairs Special Issue

7 March 2019 | Seminar

Japan and South Africa’s shared interests in the Indian Ocean

12 February 2019 | Roundtable Discussion

Reevaluating South African Foreign Policy studies

28 January 2019 | Launch

Foresight Africa: Top priorities for Africa in 2019

24 January 2019 | Conference

Conference on Marine and Coastal Ecosystem-based Adaptation

5 December 2018 | Conference

2018 SAIIA Young Researchers Symposium