The Leading in Public Life: Women, Influence, Power Programme hosted by the Mandela School’s Building Bridges Programme has concluded after three successful days. The leadership fellowship for mid-career African women working in the rule of law sector aims to promote solidarity, ambition and ultimately enhance democracies with more women with legal training in public leadership positions.
The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance’s first fulltime masters semester course, the Practice of Policy Making and Implementation, has successfully concluded. The course brought together students from politics, economics, environmental humanities, philosophy, and sociology.
Mandela School's Director, Professor Alan Hirsch, had a conversation with Pippa Hudson on Cape Talk. He spoke about the possible impact of the new Presidential policy unit on the effectiveness of the new government.
Director Designate from the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance, Professor Faizel Ismail, recently delivered a lecture at the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS): Founders’ Day Lecture Series; the event was held on 26 March 2019.
The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance is pleased to announce the appointment of Advocate Vusi Pikoli and Dr Ian Goldman as new Adjunct Professors; they are joined by Dr Maria Phalime, Dr Shanil Haricharan and David Schmidt in their appointments as adjunct senior lecturers.
The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance has a first semester elective Master’s course that is an excellent opportunity especially for postgraduate students in economics, politics, sociology, environmental sciences, built environment, and any field that would be enhanced by an understanding of enabling reform in complex governance settings.
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.