South African Civil Society Information Service (SACSIS) Panel Discussion:
‘Taking Stock of South Africa’s 2014 General Elections’ (Johannesburg)
A panel of experts engaged in a discussion on the the quality of South Africa’s democracy in an assessment of the country’s recent elections.
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This work is anything but “decent”.
And this won’t simply change.
The motto of the 3rd World Congress of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) in Berlin was well chosen: “Building Workers’ Power”. Because all signs seem to indicate that trade unions will play a stronger global role again in future.
20 June 2014, Johannesburg
We visited the studios of Radio Today! The guest speaker, Sipho Singwisa, is a Community Activist and Political Analyst from Media for Justice, spoke on a special edition broadcast on a ‘Post-Mortem of South Africa’s 5th national elections’ on 7 May 2014.
The Institute for Global Dialogue, in partnership with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung South Africa office, hosted a roundtable discussion on the ‘The Bali Outcome: Whither World Trade Negotiations?’ in Pretoria. Discussants included Xavier Carim (Deputy Director General of International Trade and Economic Development), Liepollo Pheko (Executive Director, The Trade Collective), Memory Dube (Senior Researcher, South African Institute of International Affairs) and Dr Siphamandla Zondi (Director of the Institute for Global Dialogue).
Join us for the next Democracy Works briefing at the Women’s Gaol Atrium, Constitution Hill, Johannesburg on 4 December 2014.
Dennoch wird der ANC die Wahlen im Mai erneut gewinnen. Vor allem aus einem Grund…
PDF version available here. The history of the European Union is sustained by the fascinating idea of peace and freedom in a united continent. In 2012, the EU was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, which was both recognition and a challenge. However, it is also true that these days one often hears the EU mentioned in connection with … Continue reading Social Democracy Reader 4: Europe and Social Democracy
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This report marks 18 months of research by MISTRA into patronage politics, and how it contributes to some of the problems bedevilling local government politics, and how poverty and inequality relate to political patronage.