Home > News > Current


Current news articles found here.

The Mandela School launches
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 15:30

On 5 July 2018, The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance was officially launched at a press conference held at UCT. Take a look at what our morning involved, as we unveiled our new logo at a press conference, introducing The Mandela School to the world with the help of Vice Chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng.

Improving Public Sector Performance through Innovation and Inter-Agency Coordination
Report Launch: Improving Public Sector Performance through Innovation and Inter-Agency Coordination
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 11:00

Please join us on 19 November 2018 @ 4.30pm, for the launch of the inaugural report in the World Bank's Global Report on Public Sector Performance series, Improving Public Sector Performance through Innovation and Inter-Agency Coordination, developed by the Governance Global Practice and supported by the Bank’s Global Knowledge and Research Hub in Malaysia.

Professor Carlos Lopes
Professor Carlos Lopes joins the Senior Advisory Board for Blockchain Charity Foundation
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 09:45

Congratulations to Professor Carlos Lopes who has been invited to join the Senior Advisory Board for Blockchain Charity Foundation.

Internet Governance @ FGC
Call for Applications: CyberBRICS Fellowship Programme
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 09:30

CyberBRICS Fellowship Programme Hosted by FGV Rio de Janeiro Law School – FGV DIREITO RIO

Deadline for applications: 30 November 2018

Fundação Getulio Vargas Rio de Janeiro Law School – FGV DIREITO RIO is pleased to announce the first edition of the CyberBRICS Fellowship Programme.

Book Launch on School Governance
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 13:30

UCT’s Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance, and the Poverty and Inequality Initiative invite you to a free public lecture on Improving learning outcomes in South African education: the governance dimension.

Survey Data Analysis for Development Course
Friday, August 31, 2018 - 14:30

The UCT School of Economics, together with SALDRU and DataFirst, is running a Post Graduate Diploma in Survey Data Analysis for Development. The course aims to equip individuals to use and critically evaluate survey data.

Job Opportunity: Senior Labour Market Researcher
Monday, August 6, 2018 - 09:15

The Institute for Economic Justice (IEJ) - a new progressive economic policy think-tank located in South Africa - is advertising a post for a senior researcher in the fields of labour markets and economic development. 

Op-ed on AU Free Movement of People
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 15:15

Mandela School Director Alan Hirsch published an op-ed in The Conversation on realistically addressing the obstacles to introducing the freer movement of Africans across national borders. The article was based on a talk he delivered at The Post-Tana Forum, a multi-stakeholder dialogue for experts in peace and security, concluding on 19 July in Gaborone, Botswana.

Highlights from the Atlantic Inequalities Conference
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 09:15

The Mandela School, in collaboration with the LSE Inequalities Institute, hosted a 15 June conference on Inequality, (Under)employment and the Labour Market, with a particular focus on youth. See highlights from the conference, as well as the Action for Equity Award presentation, given this year to Women on Farms.

Apply now for Tekano Public Health Fellowships
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 15:15

Applications are now open for the 2019 cohort of Tekano fellows. Through the global, interconnected Atlantic Fellows programmes, Tekano Fellows collaborate across disciplines and borders to understand and address the root causes of pressing global problems.

Professor Carlos Lopes appointed as AU High Representative
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 13:45

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

Message of Support from Adv Thuli Madonsela
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 15:00

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.