Month: September 2019

An Overview of Local Government and Public Participation in Decision Making

Lawson Naidoo – Executive Secretary, Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution (CASAC) Date: 9 AUGUST 2019 Place: Cala In a paper commissioned by CASAC in 2015 entitled “The System’s Not To Blame? Electoral Systems, Power and Accountability” Prof Steven Friedman noted: “While definitions of accountability are hotly debated in academic literature, for…
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8th September 2019 0

THE ROLE OF CIVIL SOCIETY IN POLICY FORMULATION AND IMPLEMENTATION IN POST-1994 SOUTH AFRICA: A FOCUS ON THE SAKHISIZWE MUNICIPALITY

  DATE: 9-10 AUGUST 2019 PLACE: CALA CONTRIBUTOR: ADVOCATE DUMISA NTSEBEZA SC, PAN AFRICAN BAR ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AFRICA, SANDTON, JOHANNESBURG   INTRODUCTION   1 Local government is the sphere of government that exists closest to the people of a country. Local government is therefore the most important sphere of government as it is inextricably…
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1st September 2019 0