August 1, 2022

Civic Education Conference – 27 July 2022

The Democracy Development Program hosted this year’s Civic Education Conference on 27 July 2022 at Elangeni Hotel. In partnership with One Voice, Independent Electoral Commission, Campaign […]
August 1, 2022

Civic Education Month- Newsletter

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July 26, 2022

“Eight-years to realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Re-Imagining the Role of Parliamentarians in Facilitating the Realisation of This Goal.”

‘”We acknowledge also the essential role of national parliaments through their enactment of legislation and adoption of budgets and their role in ensuring accountability for the […]
July 22, 2022

Podcast: Constitutional reforms in Africa

July 19, 2022

Public trust in leaders and institutions must be restored or SA could face a catastrophe

By: Stef Terblanche Over the past few years, we have witnessed a wave of popular protests, riots and even some regime changes in countries around the […]
July 19, 2022

Young and presidential: Youth as catalyst for change

DDP in partnership with the Mail and Guardian hosted a Webinar to unpack Youths’ political participation and access to opportunities for socio-economic development which remains an […]
July 18, 2022

DDP 4th Annual political summit: Crisis in political participation

Concerns over declining levels of political participation, particularly in traditional activities such as voting and political party membership, have led many to argue that political apathy […]
July 15, 2022

Our public debate looks healthy – until you look again

By: Steven Friedman AT first glance, this country’s public debate is a democrat’s dream. On closer inspection, it looks more like a nightmare. South Africa’s debate […]
July 15, 2022

The Executive and the Crisis of Political Accountability in South Africa

By Norah Hashim Msuya After almost three decades of democracy, South Africa faces multiple crises. The government has largely gone from crisis to crisis without fundamentally […]