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November 2017

GovInn week 2017

27/11/2017 - 30/11/2017

More information: http://governanceinnovation.org/the-governance-innovation-week-2017-program/

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February 2018

April 2019

Multi-level Governance and Food Security in the GCR

17 April @ 10:00 - 16:00
Gauteng City Region Observatory, 6th Floor University Corner, 11 Jorissen St (Cnr Jorissen and Jan Smuts)
Johannesburg, Gauteng South Africa

Multi-Stakeholder Workshop – 17 April 2019 – GCRO In the first session of the meeting Prof Jaap de Visser from the Dullah Omar Institute will outline the divisions of power between different levels of government and identify points of leverage that subnational governments have to influence food security. In the second session of the meeting we will be briefed on relevant policy innovations in Gauteng on poverty alleviation and economic development. We will then work in groups to discuss how this connects with multi-level governance, the food security mandate, and…

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August 2019

#FoodTalks Seminar Series: Taking Land and Food: 7 August

7 August @ 13:30 - 15:30

The Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship (CAS) invites you to the second #FoodTalks seminar, this one focused onLand and Food, with Professor Ruth Hall (PLAAS, UWC) and Sithandiwe Yeni. This event is organised in collaboration with the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Food Security, the Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation (GovInn), and the Human Economy Programme within CAS. Land injustices and land reforms are an emotive issue in South Africa and subject to current critical debates. The…

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Re-Inventing Africa’s Development – Linking Africa to the Korean Development Model: 21 August

21 August @ 15:00 - 17:00

The Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation invites you to a conversation with the Ambassador of South Korea to South Africa Dr Jong-Dae Park, on his book Re-Inventing Africa's Development - Linking Africa to the Korean Development Model. The book analyses the development problems of sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) from the eyes of a Korean diplomat with knowledge of the economic growth Korea has experienced in recent decades. The author argues that Africa's development challenges are not due to a…

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September 2019

SDG 16 Symposium: Safe communities, just societies and effective governance, 5 September 2019

5 September @ 08:00 - 17:00

Thursday 5 September 2019 University of Pretoria South Africa is in the process of completing its first National Report within the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in addition to presenting its Voluntary National Review at the UN High Level Political Forum in New York in July. The University of Pretoria has over the past six months been working with Stats SA to contribute to South Africa's reports. This symposium—organised by the Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation…

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Save the Date! GovInn Week 2019

25 September - 28 September
University of Pretoria,

From 25 to 27 September 2019, the Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation will host the 5th Governance Innovation Week at the University of Pretoria. More details to follow!

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The State of Food Governance in South Africa, Wednesday, 25 September, 08:30-17:30

25 September @ 08:30 - 17:30

The State of Food Governance in South Africa Wednesday, 25 September, 08:30-17:30 We would like to invite you to a workshop on ‘The State of Food Governance in South Africa’ on 25 September at the Future Africa Campus of the University of Pretoria. This event is part of the GovInn Week organised every two years by the Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation. The objective of this one-day workshop will be to continue the existing policy debate on food…

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Governance from below: The role of non-state actors in Africa

25 September @ 09:00 - 16:00

Governance from below: The role of non-state actors in Africa Wednesday, 25 September University of Pretoria's Future Africa campus During this one-day event, which forms part of GovInn Week 2019, we will be exploring who the non-state actors in Africa are, the kind of power they hold, the interaction between non-state and state actors, and what relevance they have in terms of governance. Key debates on this day will be around the changing nature of the state, the emergence (or emerging interest)…

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