International Anti-Corruption Day: Let's break corruption in African urban planning

Friday, 9 December 2016

Today is International Anti-Corruption Day, and to mark the occasion we’d like to remind you of the short course on corruption and urban planning in the sub-Saharan African context to be held at the University of Cape Town (South Africa) in February 2017.

The course aims to equip practitioners in the planning and urban development profession from private, government and civil society practices with the latest tools, tactics and networks to tackle the complex issue of corruption in urban planning processes. It is the first step in an envisaged programme to build capacity in the sub-Saharan African region to fight corruption in the urban development and urban planning process.

The course has been developed by Prof Stephen Berrisford (who has previously helped to developed an AAPS course outline for planning law in Africa) together with colleagues from the African Centre for Cities at the University of Cape Town (UCT), and with support from Transparency International.

The course will be offered at UCT from 22 to 24 February 2017.

The course convenors are keen to have planning academics from the AAPS network participate, and there is a possibility that Transparency International will provide financial support for their participation.

For further information, please click here to download the course brochure.

Please engage with Heidi Tait or Dr Laura Nkula-Wenz if you have any logistical or administrative questions related to the UCT programme. AAPS-related queries can be directed to James Duminy.

CPD Course Feb 2016

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