CITY OF TSHWANE
As one of South Africa’s three capital cities, Tshwane is the executive capital. Of the 196 foreign embassies and missions in South Africa, 46 represent countries on the Continent. Most are located in Tshwane – as are international agencies and South Africa’s Science Councils.
The City also has a thriving community of private sector entities involved in science, research, development, and industrialisation.
The symbiotic location in Tshwane of those roleplayers, makes the City the ideal place for the Science Diplomacy Capital for Africa.
The CSIR International Convention Centre is ideally located in the heart of science community and serves as its physical hub.