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Civic Tech Innovation Course Applications Open for 2024

This course will provide you with applied understanding and skills in how to use technological platforms and digital innovation to enhance the interfaces between governance actors and citizens in the delivery of services. The course will also prioritise working across sectors - civic, government, private sector, academic - as an active way to practice partnering, co-production, and networking across actor categories.



Dear Colleagues, We are excited to confirm that, South Africa, through the School of Governance (Wits University) and the National Department of Public Service and Administration will host the International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV) in 2024 under the theme, “Trust and Ethical Digital Governance for the World We Want.” The conference is maintained and coordinated by the United Nations University Operating Unit on Policy-Driven Electronic Governance (UNU-EGOV), headquartered in the city of Guimarães, Portugal. To this end, interested parties are invited to make paper submissions.

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ICESCO Chair for Innovation and Futures in Africa launched at WITS

Wits University, through the Tayarisha Research Group, based at the Wits School of Governance, signed an agreement with The Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) to host the ICESCO Chair for the study of Innovation and Futures in Africa.

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