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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.

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.

Applications open for the 'Evidence for Policymaking' executive course
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 11:00

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.

OP-ED: How Mandela's legacy can inspire youth action
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 13:30

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.

Public Sector Accounting
Postgraduate Diploma in Public Sector Accounting
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 15:00

Applications for the UCT Postgraduate Diploma in Public Sector Accounting are now open for the 2019 academic year. This programme focuses on the acquisition of skills in Public Sector Accounting, including legislation and regulations, the role of government, recording and reporting of financial transactions, controls and audits in government entities, preparation of budgets and forecasts, and other reporting issues. 

June Inequalities Conference
Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 09:00

In collaboration with the LSE Inequalities Institute, we are hosting a conference on inequality, un(der)employment and the labour market, with a particular focus on youth. 

Save the date: 15 June 2018

Venue: Belmont Square Conference Centre, Cape Town. 

Latest Atlantic Fellows Cohort Announced
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 16:15

Our partners at LSE Inequalities have announced their 2018/9 cohort of twenty Atlantic Fellows.

South Korean Ambassador to give public lecture
Monday, May 14, 2018 - 10:45
Our free public lecture series continues this Wednesday 16 May with an exciting opportunity for all interested in Asia-Africa development relations. We are honoured to welcome South Korean Ambassador Jong-dae Park to speak at our school.    
Professor Carlos Lopes appointed to High Level IRENA panel
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 13:15

GSDPP Honorary Professor Carlos Lopes will join global leaders from across the spheres of energy, foreign policy, trade, development and business as members of the newly formed Global Commission on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation.

Op-ed: Ramaphosa's Economic Policy Performance
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 09:45

Read GSDPP Director Professor Alan Hirsch's latest op-ed evaluating President Ramaphosa's economic policy performance, as published in The Conversation Africa on 6 April 2018.