Viaje al Exterior

South Africa and Brazil, 2001


Rio de Janeiro
August 29
•    Arrival at the international airport. Meeting with Anthony Garotinho, Governor of the State.
•    Interview to the press.
South Africa
August 30

•    Arrival at the international airport
•    Meeting with members of the Cuban governmental advance delegation to the World Conference against Racism and a group of representatives of Cuban Non-Governmental Organizations.
August 31
•    Interventions at the round table organized at the venue of the World Conference against Racism.
•    Meeting with Kofi Annan, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
•    Conversation with Yasser Arafat, President of the Palestinian National Authority.
September 1st

•    Speech delivered in the Plenary Session at the venue of the World Conference against Racism.
•    Speech delivered during the closing session of the NGOs Forum at Durban’s Stadium.
September 2

•    Conversation with Nelson Mandela at his residence in Houghton.
•    Meeting with the press.
•    Speech delivered at a solidarity rally organized by the African National Congress (ANC) in the Natal Technikan Sport Center.
September 3

•    Friendly meeting with Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, leader of the Worker’s Party.
•    Conversation with Aloysio Nunes Ferreira, Minister in charge of the general secretariat of the Presidency of the Republic.