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Nov 14, 2012
The 2012 National Development Plan (NDP) and the Recommendations of the African National Congress's National Policy Conference (held in June 2012), each propose a number of reforms and interventi ...
Taking the people to governance
Aug 14, 2012
Isandla Institute hosted a Roundtable dialogue on 21 June 2012 titled "Advancing active citizenship: A Citizenship Academy as a means to strengthen local democracy?" The consolidation of political par ...
Advancing active citizenship: A Citizenship Academy as a means to strengthen local democracy?
Jul 27, 2012
There has been recent evidence of a concerted attempt being made to shift the practice of the state towards embracing a progressive model of incremental informal settlement upgrading but there remain ...
Advancing a Participatory Approach to Informal Settlement Upgrading in South Africa
Feb 9, 2012
On 15 March 2012, Isandla Institute and the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) hosted a Roundtable dialogue titled 'Whither provinces: Does provincial government matter to local government an ...
Whither provinces: Does provincial government matter to local government and participatory local democracy?
Nov 29, 2011
The Right to the City Dialogue Series, a partnership between Isandla Institute, Community Organisation Resource Centre (CORC) and Informal Settlement Network's (ISN), has ...
The Right to the City Dialogue Series
Oct 17, 2011
The Good Governance Learning Network (GGLN), a national network of civil society organisations with an interest in advancing participatory local governance in South Africa, has formulated a posit ...
GGLN Position on the Introduction of a Single Election for South Africa
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