On 5 October 2017, ACCORD Executive Director, Adv. Vasu Gounden, attended the European Union Regional Seminar Southern Africa region and Indian Ocean in Pretoria, South Africa. Adv. Gounden was invited to speak on the political outcomes in Southern Africa, addressing the current trends and risks in the region. ACCORD recently hosted Dr Marcus Cornaro, Head of Delegation of the EU’s Diplomatic Mission to South Africa at the ACCORD House in Durban, South Africa.