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UFS staff to present ten papers at two international conferences

Leaving for Greece and Brazil are, from the left, front: Prof. Liezel Lues, Prof. Hendri Kroukamp, Ms Lebohang Mothae, Prof. Moses Sindane; back: Mr Lyndon du Plessis, Prof. Koos Bekker, Mr Nyawo Gumede and Mr Peter Molekane.
Photo: Leonie Bolleurs 


Eight staff members from the Department of Public Management at the University of the Free State (UFS) will present ten papers in total at two conferences in July and August this year. They are the International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences in Athens, Greece and the conference of the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA) in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. The papers focus on amongst others the new political leadership in South Africa: Implications for sustainable local governance (by Mr Lyndon du Plessis), Closing the skills gap through research: The role of institutions of higher learning (by Prof. Hendri Kroukamp), and South African municipalities under the administration of the provincial government: Can it promote good local governance and sustainable development by Ms Lebohang Mothae.

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