Special Publications

Special and occasional HSF publications
South Africa’s foreign policy and the Constitution
Author: Helen Suzman Foundation
Published: 19 Mar 2019
South Africa's behaviour in the foreign policy arena is alarmingly unpredictable and often in violation of its proclaimed foreign policy commitments. But there seems to be little awareness that in many of these cases, the Government is also in violation of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa. As the first of its kind, this article demonstrates how South Africa's foreign policy must fit the Constitutional and legislative framework, and not the other way around.