Our April Newsletter is Out
In it, find a chat with Nhlanhla Nene, information on Alumni Networking Events, this years' pan-African leadership fellowships and details about our 2018 Master's Programe.
Nhlanhla Nene Comes to LeAD Campus Dinner
A few short hours after Standard & Poor’s agency downgraded South Africa’s credit rating, Former South African Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene was standing in the GSDPP’s Linkoping House, addressing a welcome dinner of LeAD Campus delegates.
Alumni Networking at Linkoping House
Alumni Networking Event
All GSDPP students and Alumni are invited to join us on 9 May for drinks at Linkoping House as we partner with Oxford University to stream the opening of the prestigious Kyoto Prize.
MPhil class of 2014
Master's applications now open
Applications for the two year MPhil degree in Development Policy and Practice are now open.
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Sunday, 30 April 2017

GSDPP Visiting professor Professor Carlos Lopes will give a public lecture to The South African Institute of International Affairs, Tuesday 25 May on "World Changes Affecting Africa."

Publication Date:
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 13:00
Prof Alan Hirsch

GSDPP Director Alan Hirsch has two recent publications, both of which are freely available for those interested in public policy and African development issues.

Publication Date:
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 15:15
Emerging African Leader participants

Article appeared on LeadSA, 22 March 2017

 “I’ve come to realise that meaningful leadership isn’t about power and position: that’s leading from a position of slavery. Knowing who you are and working from that? That’s true leadership.” - Ngosa Simachela, Zambian lawyer and community activist

Publication Date:
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 11:15


Prof Brian Levy will  provide an overview of the results of  multi-disciplinary research on the political and institutional drivers of the performance of basic education in South Africa,  focusing on results from the Western and Eastern Cape provinces on Monday 27 March 2017 @ 12h30 for 13h00 - 14h00,  Old Mutual Seminar Room, 4th Floor of the School of Economics

Publication Date:
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 15:30