At GovInn we’re seeking collaborators across the University to join us in undertaking research on emancipatory governance in every possible sphere (food security, justice, climate change, SDG’s, curriculum transformation, etc.) that will influence and shape policy and governance.
Cori Wielenga speaks about epistemic injustice in migration education at the UNESCO International Conference on Migration.
At the UNESCO International Conference on Migration held in Johannesburg on 7 September, GovInn Senior Researcher Cori Wielenga took the opportunity to present about the cross-site teaching experiment on migration she has been involved...
‘Women in the Context of Justice: Continuities and Discontinuities in Southern Africa’, a CSA&G Edited Collection
GovInn’s Senior Researcher Cori Wielenga recently edited and contributed to the handbook, ‘Women in the Context of Justice: Continuities and Discontinuities in Southern Africa’. The handbook is aimed at civil society organisations on the roles and positions of women in ‘justice on the ground’ in Southern Africa. In this volume, they attempt to critically engage with the idea that community justice and leadership institutions are necessarily ‘patriarchal’ and explore what this means, and what the lived realities of people on the ground are.
This is a call for the second conference on Scenario Planning and Foresight: Advancing Theory and Improving Practice. Building on the success of the first conference on Scenario Planning (2015), we are extending the scope of the conference to include contributions from the wider field of Foresight. This will be a two-day event with keynote addresses from distinguished academics and experienced practitioners, and discussions on the latest developments in academic research and practical applications relating to scenario analysis.
GovInn’s Senior Researcher Nelson Alusala has been appointed by the United Nations (UN) Secretary General to serve as one of the six experts mandated to monitor the UN sanctions regime in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
‘Sub-contracting the public administration of water in South Africa: The metamorphosis of a policy network’, by Magalie Bourblanc in Gouvernement et action publique.
GovInn’s Senior Researcher Magalie Bourblanc published the article ‘Sub-contracting the public administration of water in South Africa: The metamorphosis of a policy network’ in Gouvernement et action publique.
Decades of negative communication about hunger and hopelessness in developing countries has resulted in a general public’s perception that the fight against poverty does not work. There is a need to have new narratives...
Seminar Report: “Africa-EU Cooperation, Sustainable Development Goals and Africa’s 2030 Agenda – An ESA-SSA Interactive Seminar”
More than forty participants from different academic departments and professional backgrounds attended an interactive seminar held on 11 June 2018 at GovInn headquarters in Old College House, University of Pretoria, focusing on ”Africa-EU Cooperation,...
‘The African Continental Free Trade Area: An Opportunity for Informal Cross-Border Trade’, by Lily Sommer and Chris Nshimbi.
GovInn’s Director Chris Nshimbi co-authored together with Lily Sommer the article ‘The African Continental Free Trade Area: An Opportunity for Informal Cross-Border Trade‘ in Bridges Africa. Informal cross-border trade (ICBT) can play a key...