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MPhil students release working papers
Wed, 01 Nov 2017 - 14:30

Three of our Master's students have released working papers based on the research conducted as part of their final dissertation.

Public Talk by Award-Winning Investigative Journalist Charles Lewis
Mon, 30 Oct 2017 - 12:45

GSDPP are hosting a public lecture by award-winning investigative journalist Charles Lewis on 13 November 2017. RSVP here.


GSDPP Alumnus Publishes Leadership Book
Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 11:15

GSDPP Alumnus Linda Grootboom's first book - Virtuosic Leadership: How to Effectively Connect with People for Corporate and Stakeholder Value Maximisation - has just been published.

Highlights from the Building Bridges Expert Meeting on Accountability and Inclusivity
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 - 11:30

In August 2017, the Building Bridges team hosted a group of global experts in accountable governance at the Erinvale Estate for a two day high-level conference on the theme Accountability and Inclusivity: Governance and Growth in an Era of Mistrust.

Report from the African Union Regional Youth Consultation in Tanzania
Thu, 07 Sep 2017 - 14:00

Building Bridges officer Mabel Sithole flew to Arusha, Tanzania at the end of August to attend the African Union Regional Youth Consultation on harnessing young people's meaningful electoral participation.

Postcard from Dakar
Thu, 07 Sep 2017 - 13:15

While our LeAD Campus students gear up for their Paris visit on 24 September, we take a moment to reflect on their experiences in Dakar, courtesy of some personal reflections and photographs from Dr Marianne Camerer in this 'virtual postcard'.

Professor Carlos Lopes appointed member of ILO Commission
Mon, 28 Aug 2017 - 16:30

GSDPP Professor Carlos Lopes has been selected to be part of a select, high-level panel for the Global Commission on the Future of Work, hosted by the International Labour Organisation.

GSDPP Adjunct Professor represents at the World Summit
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 - 14:00

Adjunct Professor Dr Alison Gillwald represented GSDPP on the High-Level Panel at the World Summit on the Information Society held in Geneva in June 2017. 

Alan Hirsch
Alan Hirsch to give Alumni lecture in London
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 - 11:30

GSDPP Director Alan Hirsch will give an address to UCT Alumni in London in September on the topic "Africa and the Challenge of Inequality: Enabling African Leadership."

Presentations for the position of Lecturer in Development Policy and Practice
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 - 09:00

GSDPP will be hosting presentations for the position of Lecturer in Development Policy and Practice (nGAP post) on 27 and 28 June 2017. The presentations are over two days and all are welcome to participate and give feedback to the selection committee.

Professor Alan Hirsch
Public protector's 30-year old bailout pursuit is sending SA on a wild goose chase
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 - 14:45

Article appears on Mail & Guardian, 21 June 2017, by Professor Alan Hirsch