KEY HIGHLIGHTS

 

  • The month of November is Disability Rights Awareness Month (DRAM) runs from 03 November to 03 December 2020.
  • Commemoration of Southern African Development Community (SADC) Malaria Day on 6 November.
  • The United Nations General Assembly declared 6 November of each year as the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict.
  • The United Nations General Assembly passed a landmark Resolution recognising diabetes as a chronic, debilitating and costly disease. The Resolution designates 14 November as World Diabetes Day to be observed every year.

  • 20 November marks the day on which the Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child, in 1959, and the Convention on the Rights of the Child, in 1989. South Africa celebrates National Children’s Day on the first Saturday in November.
  • The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 20 November as Africa Industrialisation Day. The day is intended to mobilise the commitment of the international community to the industrialisation of Africa.
  • World Fisheries Day is celebrated every year on 21 November throughout the world by fishing communities.
  • International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is commemorated on 25 November 2020.
  • The 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children campaign will take place from 25 November to 10 December 2020.

Contact Us


SOUTH AFRICAN EMBASSY

Filistin Sokak No: 27 GOP 06700 Ankara Turkey

Telephone: +90 (312)  405 68 61

Visa Section: + 90 ( 312) 405 68 71

Fax: +90 (312) 446 64 34

E-Mail: general.ankara@dirco.gov.za

Emergency Number Consular Services: +90 (537) 912 58 07

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