Past events

  • Tuesday, May 24, 2011 to Thursday, May 26, 2011
    A workshop focusing on how projects can build a strategy to reach the policy environment using relevant messages through appropriate channels.
  • Wednesday, May 18, 2011 to Friday, May 20, 2011
    Part of Policy House Public Policy Seminar Series which aim to equip participants with knowledge and skills in policy evaluation as critical component of public policy analysis and management. Note that the seminar will be presented again from 19-21 October in Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Monday, May 9, 2011 to Sunday, March 13, 2011
    A course offered by the Project on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights.
  • Thursday, May 5, 2011 to Friday, May 6, 2011
    The seminar will take place in Pretoria, at the University of Pretoria, on May 5-6, 2011. The Public Policy and Governance Platform, whose co-founders and funders are the University of Pretoria and CIRAD, will organize the seminar, with funding from CIRAD, the University of Pretoria and the French Embassy in South Africa. It intends to gather experts and academics working on public policies, as well as practitioners, civil society and other stakeholders directly engaged in policy process­es.
  • Thursday, April 28, 2011 to Friday, April 29, 2011
    This conference seeks to explore the changing dimensions of the politics of identity and inclusion and their implications for governance and the protection of minority communities in plural societies.
  • Monday, April 18, 2011 to Wednesday, April 20, 2011
    The Walter Sisulu University and the South African National Apex Cooperative (SANACO) in collaboration with the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) will host this conference to be attended by key decision makers, practitioners, academics and activists in the field of community focused development and co-operative societies.
  • Wednesday, April 13, 2011 to Friday, April 15, 2011
    A 3-day conference which aims to explore future directions for social protection that go beyond social safety nets and risk management, to address broader concerns with redistributive equity and social injustice.
  • Tuesday, March 29, 2011
    ­Following the increasing emphasis in the classroom and in the field to sensitise researchers and students to diverse epistemologies, methods, and methodologies - especially those of women, minority groups, former colonised societies, indigenous people, historically oppressed communities, and people with disabilities, author Bagele Chilisa has written the first research methods textbook that situates research in a larger, historical, cultural, and global context with case studies from around the globe to make very visible the specific methodologies that are commensurate with the transformative paradigm of research and the historical and cultural traditions of indigenous peoples.
  • Monday, March 28, 2011
    “The right to housing is not merely having a roof over one’s head; rather it requires an accessible habitable space that fulfils the basic needs of humans to personal space, security, adequate lighting and ventilation, safe infrastructure, protection from weather and adequate location with regard to work and basic facilities all at reasonable cost”­
  • Monday, March 28, 2011 to Friday, April 8, 2011
    Two week training course on influencing public policies effectively, and designing and implementing advocacy strategies and campaigns. Aimed at practitioners working in civil society organisations, government and other development agencies who are interested in building their capacity for public policy analysis and advoc­acy work.