Hessequa Municipality and Stellenbosch University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The purpose of the MOU is to establish a cooperative relationship, with the objectives to appreciate public value and to facilitate and encourage economic development through innovation projects.

Hessequa Municipality in collaboration with Stellenbosch Good Governance Forum and Stellenboch University established a Hessequa Innovation Helix (HIH) in March 2015.

Hessequa Innovation Helix (HIH) creates a space for innovative thinkers where ideas, plans and programs can be transformed that is sustainable and attainable. Click on Press Releases for more information.

Prof Marc Vermeulen from TIAS School for Business and Society sat down with Prof Erwin Schwella from the School of Public Leadership at Stellenbosch University to discuss the topic of public value management in South Africa.

Please follow the link for the full length interview: https://www.tias.edu/kennisgebieden/detail/public-management/detail/public-value-theorie-in-zuid-afrika

Stellenbosch University CENTRE FOR RENEWABLE AND SUSTAINABLE ENERGY STUDIES – ANNUAL REPORT 2014 

CONSTITUTION DEMOCRACY:
THE ROLE OF PROVINCIAL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN MAKING GOVERNMENT MORE EFFECTIVE, ACCOUNTABLE AND INNOVATIVE 

Creating Space for Governing Closer to the People (Theme 1)
Bringing the Central Government Closer to Citizens _ Dr. G. DiGiacomo

Democratic Contitutionalism in the German States _ Dr. W. Reutter

The Constitutional Case for Cooperative Government _ P. Dube

The Performance of South African Public Entities is a Barometer for Constitutional Democracy P. Buthelezi & Prof. H. Bossert

 

Making Regions and Cities Smart (Theme 2)

A Critical Analysis of Digital Social Innovation and its Potential in Strengthening Constitutional Democracy _ W. Grove

Better Government Decision Making Through the Integration of Non-Financial Information _ Dr. L. Dijkstra & Prof. H. Bossert

Dealing with Soft Issues that Undermine Service Delivery at all Levels _ Prof. P. Franks

Governance – A Systems Perspective _ B. Janse van Rensburg

The Municipal Institutional Capacity Model (MICM) _ L. Scheepers

 

Institutional Innovation (Theme 3)

Civic Empowerment _ Dr. N. Sifolo

E-Governance as an Innovative Participation Democracy Strategy _ L. Qina & F. Theron

Examining the Relationship between the Sub-National Structures and Civil Society Organisations _ N. Kaunda & Prof. H. Bossert

Institutional Innovation _ Dr. A. Kashyap

New Forms of Governance _ Prof. F. Palermo

Participatory Democracy in a Comparative Perspective _ M. Trettel

 

Other Spheres of Government (Theme 4)

Aesthetic Leadership in our Fragile World _ Dr. G. Tsibani

Co-production in Education _ Dr. D. Brand & M. Engelbrecht

Co-production of Public Services _ N. Mchunu & F. Theron

David or Goliath – Engaging Cities and Citizens Towards the 2015 Paris Climates Negotiations _ B. Haase & Prof H. Bossert

Knowledge-based and Partnership-based Governance Facilitates Social Innovation _ Dr. J. Prins

 

Local Government Finance (Theme 5)

Financial Reform and Multi-Level Governance _ Dr. D. Brand

Financial Relations in Comparative Perspective _ M. Nicolini

Financing Rural Municipalities _ B. Khumalo & Dr. M. Ncube