The Mandela School at UCT, commemorates, former President Nelson Mandela during his birthday month of July. Mandela’s dedication to the service of humanity and his contribution to the culture of peace and freedom, was recognised by the UN General Assembly in November 2009 and therefore declaring 18 July, “Nelson Mandela International Day”
The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance prepares to enter a new and exciting phase of its development in 2019 when South Africa’s top trade negotiator will shortly take over as the Director. There will be several month’s transition between current Director Professor Alan Hirsch and Professor Ismail, before handover in July 2019.
Master’s in Development Policy and Practice students from the UCT’s Mandela School left Khayelitsha inspired on Tuesday, 29 January, after meeting various social entrepreneurs who have made a significant difference in their communities.