Erudite Series on the future of Africa: Governance
Africa’s governance has remained unchanged over the last decade and needs urgent reform supported by economic growth.
Date: 01 September 2023
Time: 11h30 – 12h30 CAT (UTC+2)
Venue: Online via Zoom
Governance is a key driver of sustainable development but Africa’s leaders must be deliberate in their efforts to define, pursue and implement developmental goals. Analysts have argued that there is also a need to focus on three fundamental transitions central to creating an enabling environment to advance governance. The first is a security transition with the means to provide security, and legitimacy; the expansion and extension of government capacity, and finally broader and deeper inclusionary processes that expand participatory democracy and bring about a new social contract.
This seminar is co-hosted by AUDA-NEPAD and the Institute for Security Studies (ISS).
Moderator: Nyiko Khoza, Head of Private Sector Engagement at the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD)
Presenter: Jakkie Cilliers Head, African Futures & Innovation, ISS
Panellist: Chris Maroleng, International Chief Executive Officer at Good Governance Africa
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