MLGI launches its compliance index report
The Multilevel Government Initiative of the Dullah Omar Institute for Constitutional Law, Governance and Human Rights, University of the Western Cape is pleased to announce the publication of the Capable Cities Index: Compliance. The Compliance Index (ComI) is one of three indices that together comprise the Capable Cities Index (CCI).
Nov 23, 2015
Roundtable on local government and food security
On 22 October 2015 the DOI and CoE Food Security hosted a roundtable on exploring the link between developmental local government and food security. The objectives of the roundtable were to increase collective analysis and understanding of the extent to which municipalities are fulfilling their obligation towards the right to food and what the roles are for local government in this regard. Approximately 20 participants from academic institutions, state departments, civil society and the private sector attended.
Nov 09, 2015
Academics unpack BRICS domestic agenda
The BRICS domestic agenda, its country impacts, have not been subject to analysis by scholars from the five BRICS countries, whether university-based or those in the public research institutions. This is according to Prof Nico Steytler, South African Research Chair in Multilevel Government, Law and Policy, at the Dullah Omar Institute of Constitutional Law, Governance and Human Rights, University of the Western Cape during the BRICS conference last week.
Oct 21, 2015
Publication of former SARChI doctoral researcher's book on devolution in Kenya
In March 2015, John Mutakha Kangu graduated with a doctoral degree from UWC. His doctoral study on devolution in Kenya was supervised by Prof Nico Steytler, SA Research Chair at the Dullah Omar Institute.
Oct 13, 2015