Global Forum V on Fighting Corruption and Safeguarding Integrity

Minister of Public Service and Administration Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi
Media Alert

Minister Fraser-Moleketi to discuss anti-corruption with African Union

4 October 2006

Public Service and Administration Minister Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi, who also serves as the Chairperson of South Africa's National Anti-Corruption Forum (NACF), invites all media to a press briefing on preparations for the fifth Global Forum on Fighting Corruption and Safeguarding Integrity.

The forum, which is an intergovernmental anti-corruption gathering, will take place from 2 to 5 April 2007, in South Africa and is expected to attract about 1 500 delegates from over 100 governments, as well as representatives of regional and international organisations, practitioners, experts and academics.

Also present at the media briefing will be the African Union's (AU) Commissioner for Political Affairs, Ms Julia Joiner, whose organisation is playing a key role in preparing the rest of the African continent for next year's Global Forum.

South Africa is the first African country to host the Global Forum on fighting corruption and safeguarding integrity. The previous hosts are the United States, Netherlands, South Korea and Brazil.

The press briefing will take place as follows:

Date: 9 October 2006
Venue: Southern Sun hotel, Johannesburg International Airport
Time: 12h30

For more information, please contact:
Nelson Kgwete Tel: (012) 336 1382
Cell: 073 314 5640

Issued by: Department of Public Service and Administration
4 October 2006