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The Mandela School Launches!
In July 2018, the centenary month of Nelson Mandela's birth, the GSDPP relaunched as the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance at UCT.
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Tuesday, 20 November 2018
Professor Carlos Lopes appointed as AU High Representative

The Mandela School's Professor Carlos Lopes has been appointed High Representative to the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, Moussa Faki Mahamat. Professor Lopes will support Member States in the negotiation of a new agreement with the European Union post-2020

Publication Date:
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 13:45
Message of Support from Adv Thuli Madonsela

Advocate and former Public Prosecutor Thuli Madonsela recorded a message of support for The Mandela School, where she discusses the responsibilities and privileges of sharing the Mandela name.

Publication Date:
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 15:00
Applications open for the 'Evidence for Policymaking' executive course

Applications are now open for our popular executive short course "Evidence for Policy Making and implementation," designed and run in collaboration with the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation. It will be held in Cape Town from 29 - 31 October 2018. Download the course flyer.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 11:00
OP-ED: How Mandela's legacy can inspire youth action

The Mandela School's Director, Professor Alan Hirsch, has published an op-ed on the value of Mandela’s legacy of bold, ethical and accountable leadership for young people today. The article was published in both The Conversation and News24.

Publication Date:
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 13:30