Delegates at the DDP Ethical Leadership workshop held at Elangeni Hotel in Durban 17-18 May 2021.
The National Development Plan argued that ethical leadership and good governance are the cornerstone to creating a state that is capable of delivering developmental outcomes to millions languishing in poverty and unemployment. The DDP hosted a 2 day workshop to unpack this narrative. This workshop was held at Elangeni Hotel on the 17-18 May 2021 and was facilitated by Dr Isaac Khambule (UKZN); Mr Khanya Vilakazi (UMP). The workshop was attended by political parties, civil society organizations, academics as well as youth.
The intended outcome for this workshop was:
To engage on and develop capacity around the following areas:
Do these three priority areas promote enhanced accountability?
It is important for the country to develop effective measures of improving ethical leadership and good governance to ensure benefits for the society. This requires civic organizations to plan a leading role in voter and human rights education to ensure that citizens are aware of their rights and hold public representatives to account.
How to effectively promote ethical leadership?
-Prioritize civil and political education?
-Do away with cadre deployment?
-Have a political system based on morality and ethics?
How to promote good governance?
-Enhance consequences for transgressions?
-Professionalise local government?
-Strengthen the administrative and political interface?
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