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Hungary, Romania & Poland Study Tour 2017


The aim of the visit was to compare local government policies, practices and programmes in South Africa to those in three selected Eastern Europe countries. On this research visit, academics from the SPL was joined by two Senior Managers from the Cape Town Metro Municipality and Hantam Local Municipality respectively, an Urban Economist from the Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Division from the World Bank, and ten mid-career managers from the Western Cape Provincial Departments of Local Government and Treasury.

The purpose of the visit was to share practices and learn from the experience of the academic colleagues based at the above three institutions, as well as local councilors and senior public officials in the respective cities.

This visit directly contributes to the strategic vision of the SPL: learning for sustainable African futures.

Particulars of Hosts

Name of HostHajnal Gyorgy
Title Prof
Professional PositionHead of Department
Department/FacultyDepartment of Public Policy and Management
InstitutionCorvinus University of Budapest
Country Budapest

Name of HostRogobete Silviu
Title Prof
Professional PositionHead: Strategic Partnerships and Diaspora
Department/FacultyUbuntu center for African studies
InstitutionWest University of Timisoara
Country Romania

Name of HostMamica Lukasz
Title Prof
Professional PositionAssociate Professor
Department/FacultyDepartment of Public Administration
InstitutionKrakow University of Economics
Country Krakow

Below full report of the study tour:

Hungary, Romania & Poland Study Tour 2017 Hungary, Romania & Poland Study Tour 2017
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