Center of Excellence in Public Policies and Local Governance - Universidade Agostinho Neto

The Center of Excellence in Public Policies and Local Governance is a research center that is part of the Faculty of Law of the Universidade Agostinho Neto.

The Center of Excellence in Public Policies and Local Governance is a research center that is part of the Faculty of Law of the Universidade Agostinho Neto.

It was created to build the capacity of local government leaders in the field of public policy and planning in order to:

Establish a learning organization that will be creative in addressing current and emerging issues facing local governments and serve as an incubator for potential solutions.

Think and act strategically in the community´s interest

Forge strong links between the downstream and upstream work relationship.

Work collaboratively with civil society, citizens and other stakeholders to deliver high quality citizens-centered services and to further develop local governments' capability as an equal partner and other stakeholders in local development, and

Integrate academic theory and practical local government platforms to achieve a balanced learning experience and capabilities at local level.

The Center is known for offering innovative academic research, outreach and professional programs which promote a greater understanding of government challenges, structure, processes, personnel and policies. Through its work, the center seeks to illustrate the important role of the government and contribution to national policy and development, and encourage active participation in local and state affairs through thoughtful citizenship and public service.

The mission of the Center is to aggregate value and support the Central and local governments become knowledgeable and effective public service providers with competitive, efficient, committed and well-prepared employees.

Contacts

  • 1 Hood Avenue/148 Jan Smuts; Rosebank, GP 2196; South Africa
  • T. +27 (0)11 587 5000
  • F. +27 (0)11 587 5099