23 May 2016
Event date: May 23, 2016
This event started with an introduction by Baroness Valerie Amos. H.E. Ambassador Abdul Samad Minty (retired) is the Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations Office at Geneva, Deputy Director General South African Department of International Relations. He was Honorary Secretary – British Anti-Apartheid Movement, London: 1962 -1995. As an Activist, Abdul Minty was a leading figure in the Anti Apartheid Movement from the 1960s to the 1990s. As a government official he has played a leading role in South Africa's emergence as a global player - particularly in nuclear disarmament. Ambassador Minty has written extensively for the United Nations and various anti-apartheid and solidarity movements on topics related to the fight against apartheid, human rights, disarmament and the arms embargo against South Africa.
Video of the talk available here.