22 November 2012 | 14:02
We live in turbulent times, triggered by profound global transformation. The world, as we know it, is changing rapidly and irreversibly. The processes are highly dynamic, and they are characterised by numerous challenges to the sustainable development of countries. In terms of security and national priorities, we need to think and plan not just only for 2020, but for much further ahead.

15 November 2012 | 12:12
Allow me to inform you that I shall not attend the scheduled swearing-in today of the last of the new members of the Constitutional Court. The reason for this step that doubts have been aired publicly about the moral qualities of one of the people elected to the Constitutional Court. For this reason, in recent days I have called repeatedly for that candidate to take the oath only after her name has been cleared.