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Applications open for the 'Evidence for Policymaking' executive course
Wed, 11 Jul 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.

The Mandela School launches
Thu, 05 Jul 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.

OP-ED: How Mandela's legacy can inspire youth action
Thu, 05 Jul 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
Mon, 18 Jun 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
Sat, 02 Jun 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
Wed, 23 May 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
Mon, 14 May 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
Thu, 19 Apr 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
Fri, 06 Apr 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.

Course Applications Open: Evidence For Policy Making
Wed, 04 Apr 2018 - 15:45

Applications are open for the latest Evidence for Policy Making and Implementation course, taking place from 28-30 May 2018 in Cape Town. Applications close on Wednesday 18 April 2018.

Call for Applications
Wed, 04 Apr 2018 - 13:30

Apply now for the 12th edition of the African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE) in Johannesburg from 3-14 September 2018.

Memories from our Emerging African Leaders' programme
Mon, 26 Mar 2018 - 10:15

We recently hosted 30 outstanding young people from across the continent in our 2018 Emerging African Leaders' fellowship. Take a look at some of the photos from the 12 day programme.