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Short Course on Ethical Leadership and Public Accountability
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 10:30

UCT Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice will be launching an executive short course on Ethical Leadership and Public Accountability in 2018.

Professor Alan Hirsch on ISS Panel
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 16:30

GSDPP Director Professor Alan Hirsch will form part of a panel hosted by the institute for Security Studies on 9 November 2017, discussing how development aid can reduce poverty in Africa.

MPhil students release working papers
Wednesday, November 1, 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
Monday, October 30, 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
Tuesday, October 24, 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
Friday, October 13, 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.

Participants on the programme
Emerging African Leaders Programme 2018 - Nominations Open!
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 15:00

Nominations are open for the 2018 Emerging African Leaders Programme

Report from the African Union Regional Youth Consultation in Tanzania
Thursday, September 7, 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
Thursday, September 7, 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
Monday, August 28, 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
Tuesday, August 15, 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
Tuesday, August 15, 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."