Ms Koshen Govender

DEPARTMENT: Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery (DGSD)
TELEPHONE: 012 302 2539
EMAIL: kgovender@hsrc.ac.za
Recent

State of Social Cohesion and Nation-building in South Africa

The primary objective of this project is to prepare the draft and final reports for the Working Group on social cohesion and nation-building. A draft ....

State of Youth in Gauteng

he purpose of the study is to conduct a desktop literature review and assessment of the state of youth in Gauteng to enable the Office of the Premier ....

African Peer Preview Mechanism - APRM

To develop a methodology for conducting a Preliminary Review mission in Kenya; To help pilot the methodology in the Preliminary Mission; To conduct t....

LGSETA- Local Government Sector Education & Training Authority

To develop a concept document on the challenges facing the AET in the local government with emphasis on municipalities. To provide a detailed analys....

Implementation of the Evaluation of the Integrated Justice System (IJS)

The study includes an analysis of challenges that the IJS has faced, and expects to face in its future execution of its mandate. This analysis will le....

Upholding Democratic Ideals and the Challenge of Regulating Political Party Funding and Election Campaign Finance

This paper presents a comparative case from the Southern Africa region highlighting various approaches to monitoring party and campaign finance. The a....

Review of Commission for Gender Equity's (CGE's) 20 years of Existence, Achievements and Challenges

The purpose of the Study is to review and assess the work of the since its inception, focusing on its key achievements, impact within the gender secto....

Survey on Career Pathing and development of Women as part of promoting Gender Mainstreaming in the Electoral Commission of south Africa

Recent deliberations by the Commissioners of the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) raised concerns that very few women apply for and /or are ....

Compiling a Publication on the Agenda 2063

As the development of the Agenda 2063 is a participatory process ??? as described above - DIRCO convened national consultations on Agenda 2063 with th....

Family Cohesion, Values and Strengthening in promoting Family well-being in South Africa

The broad objective of the study is to enhance knowledge of family-related dynamics, cohesiveness, orientations and preferences (hereafter referred to....

Governance Index Implementation Plan

The HSRC seeks to develop a Good Governance Index for South Africa that would operate as a policy monitoring instrument and a tool for generating evid....

Profiling Livelihood Assets in South Africa

The main objective of this study is to improve our understanding of the dynamics of poverty, unemployment and inequality within South Africa. This wil....

BCURE Consortium

INASP has contracted with the UK Department for International Development (DFID) for the provision of services for the Building Capacity for the Use o....

Development of a Blue Economy Core Group

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), under the membership of the Republic of South Africa seeks to coordinate the development of the IORA Blue ....

Assessment of the Impact of the Decisions of the Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court of Appeal

The overall aim of the research project is to assess the impact of the two highest courts, the Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court of Appeal on....

Social Cohesion: The Missing Link in overcoming Violence and Inequality

The overall purpose of the project is to deepen our knowledge of violence, and consequently our ability to respond to it in Cities in the Global South....

Review of the Employee Satisafction Survey Questionnaire

"The Employee Satisfaction Survey (ESS) is a perception study which aims to identify issues which impact on the performance and productivity of public....

Cities Support Programme

Background: The CSP is an initiative of National Treasury in collaboration with key government departments to address spatial inequalities and dev....

Unsung Heroes & Heroines of the Liberation Struggle

The areas of research focus are: The identification and development of narratives around liberation heritage sites and the identification and recordin....

Evidence & Lessons From Latin America

Practical Action Consulting Southern Africa (PAC SnA) is implementing the final phase of the project Evidence and Lessons from Latin America (ELLA). T....

Comprehensive Regulatory Framework: Policies and Procedures for the Royal Bafokeng Nation (RBN)

The aim of the project is to create a comprehensive, integrated regulatory framework for every facet of the Bafokeng institutional environment through....

The Relationship between Spatial Inequality and Attitudes in South Africa

This Pathfinder Research Project has been jointly funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC, UK), National Natural Science Foundation o....

An Investigation into South African Citizens Trust in the Criminal Justice System

The overall goal of this project was to provide baseline information on South African citizens' level of confidence in the criminal justice system, in....

HSRC CASS Project: Chinese Presence in South Africa & South African Presence in China: Phase II

In 2011 an HSRC research team collaborated with a CASS research team on the first phase of a project on Chinese in South Africa/South Africans in Chin....