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CIG and New America Release New Impact Hub Case Study on the Guinea Worm Eradication Programme

28 June 2024
2024-06-28
Singapore

The Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG) and New America are excited to announce the release of a comprehensive case study today that describes the pathbreaking work of the Carter Center’s Guinea Worm Eradication Program. The case is the third in a series of in-depth examinations that shed light on Impact Hubs, an institutional model for solving concrete societal challenges.

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Announcements

2024 Chandler Good Government Index: Asia Focus

26 June 2024
2024-06-26
Singapore

The Chandler Good Government Index (The “CGGI”, or the “Index”) publishes its first regional release today, with a focus on Asia’s performance in the 2024 CGGI, following the global launch of the fourth edition of the Index on 15 May 2024.

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Announcements

CIG and New America Release Two Case Studies Demonstrating Impact Hubs as a Model for Collaboration

8 May 2024
2024-05-08
Singapore

The Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG) and New America are excited to announce the release of two comprehensive case studies today, spotlighting initiatives by Singapore’s Alliances for Action (AfA) and the work of Belgium-based APOPO. These case studies mark the inauguration of a series of in-depth examinations designed to shed light on the structures and methodologies employed by organisations committed to addressing specific pressing societal challenges.

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Announcements

CAG and the Malawi School of Government Celebrate the Launch of the Leadership Milestone Programme

29 April 2024
2024-04-29
Malawi

The Malawi School of Government (MSG) and Chandler Academy of Governance (CAG), the training arm of the Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG), together with UNDP Malawi and Cambridge Governance Labs (CGL), have launched the inaugural Malawi Public Service Leadership Milestone Programme (LMP) on 29 April 2024, following months of planning and preparation.

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Programmes

South Africa’s Public Service Commission and CIG Launch Partnership with Signing of MOU

03 April 2024
2024-04-03
South Africa

The South African Public Service Commission (PSC) and Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG) have formalised a partnership between two organisations with common interests in public sector institution building and capability development, through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 3 April 2024.

Type:
Partnerships

South Africa’s National School of Government and CIG Strengthen Cooperation with Signing of MOU

22 March 2024
2024-03-22
Singapore

The South Africa National School of Government (NSG) and Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 22 March 2024, thus formalising a partnership between two organisations that share common interests in public sector institution building and capability development in South Africa and other countries. The MOU will provide a solid foundation for both organisations to share knowledge and expertise, and enhance the quality of skills training for public sector officers and elected officials.

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Partnerships

CIG and Uganda's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development Train Leaders and Managers

21 March 2024
2024-03-21
Uganda

Uganda’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD) and the Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG) concluded two training programmes for the Ministry’s senior and middle management at Petroleum House in Entebbe.

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Programmes

CAG Concludes Excellence in Governance Programme for Vietnamese Public Sector Leaders from Tay Ninh

15 March 2024
2024-03-15
Singapore

20 senior public sector leaders from Tay Ninh province in Vietnam, comprising department directors and district-level People’s Committee chairpersons, successfully completed the Excellence in Governance Programme. Conducted in Singapore from 12 to 15 March 2024, the programme was delivered by the Chandler Academy of Governance (CAG) in collaboration with the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) of Vietnam. The programme aims to strengthen public sector capabilities in Vietnam, which serves as a foundation for strong nations.

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Programmes

CIG and Government of Uganda Build Skills in Process Improvement and Organisational Excellence

13 March 2024
2024-03-13
Uganda

The Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG) conducted two workshops in Kampala, first for the Ministry of Public Service (MoPS) Directorate of Management Services, and second for the Civil Service College Uganda (CSCU).

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Partnerships

CAG Supports Malawi School of Government to Strengthen Curriculum Development and Design Skills

11 March 2024
2024-03-11
Malawi

CAG, the training arm of CIG, recently facilitated a two-day Curriculum Development and Instructional Design workshop for the Malawi School of Government (MSG) in preparation for a Malawi Public Sector Leadership milestone programme which CIG and MSG are jointly developing. The workshop was held from 29 February 2024 to 1 March 2024. It aimed to equip senior MSG staff and other facilitators who will be facilitating at the milestone programme with deep insights into adult learning principles, effective curriculum development techniques and resources to create engaging learning modules tailored to meet the evolving needs of public service leaders, in areas such as public policy design and programme management, contract management and results-based project management in the public service amongst others.

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Programmes

CIG and New America Launch Practice Guide for Establishing Platforms to Co-create and Drive Impact

25 January 2024
2024-01-25
Singapore

CIG and New America have today jointly published an Impact Hub Field Guide, a comprehensive blueprint for establishing and operating a dynamic engagement platform dedicated to co-creation and impactful outcomes.

Type:
Announcements

CAG Concludes Training Programme to Strengthen Capabilities of Guinean Public Service Leaders

15 December 2023
2024-01-03
Singapore

The Chandler Academy of Governance (CAG), the training arm of the Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG), have concluded our inaugural collaboration with Singapore Cooperation Enterprise (SCE) to design and deliver the Guinea Executive Leadership Programme. The collaboration marks an expansion of CIG’s reach in Africa and illustrates our continued commitment to building public sector capabilities through our training programmes.

Type:
Programmes

CAG Announces Second Run of Pan-African Strong Nations for Africa Programme

5 December 2023
2023-12-05
Zambia

The Chandler Academy of Governance (CAG), in collaboration with the African Association for Public Administration and Management (AAPAM), will conduct a second run of the Strong Nations for Africa Programme (SNFAP) in 2024. This announcement was made at the 42nd AAPAM Roundtable Conference held in Livingstone, Zambia. The theme for the conference was ‘Building Resilient Societies in Africa through Effective Governance and Public Administration: An Imperative for the Realisation of the SDGs and Agenda 2063 Aspirations’. The conference was graced by Her Excellency Vice President of Zambia Mutale W. K. Nalumango, who was the Guest of Honour for the event.

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Events

Zambia’s National Prosecution Authority and CIG Begin Partnership to Build a Culture of Integrity

21 September 2023
2023-09-21
Zambia

Zambia’s National Prosecution Authority (NPA) and the Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG) concluded a 3-day engagement and workshop focusing on organisational culture and development, following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 19 September 2023.

Type:
Partnerships

CAG and Vietnam Government Expands Partnership with Conclusion of Second Leadership Programme

15 September 2023
2023-09-15
Vietnam

24 senior Vietnamese public sector leaders successfully completed the final segment of the Modern and Effective National Governance Programme for Emerging Leaders (MENGPEL). The programme, a collaborative effort between the Chandler Academy of Governance (CAG) and the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) of Vietnam, aims to enhance the capabilities of the public sector and contribute to the development of strong nations.

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Programmes

CAG Delivers Training on Policy Design and Implementation Skills for Kenyan Emerging Leaders

4 September 2023
2023-09-04
Kenya

The Chandler Academy of Governance (CAG), in collaboration with the Public Service Commission of Kenya (PSC), Emerging Public Leaders (EPL) and Emerging Leaders Foundation (ELF), successfully delivered the third segment of the Public Service Emerging Leaders Fellowship (PSELF) programme. The second PSELF cohort brought together 65 future government leaders from the Kenyan public service across more than 45 counties. The opening ceremony for the segment was graced by Dr Mary Ciambaka Mwiandi, Commissioner, Public Service Commission, Kenya.

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Programmes

CAG Concludes First Pan-African Senior Leadership Programme on Building Strong Nations

1 September 2023
2023-09-01
Singapore

The Chandler Academy of Governance (CAG) welcomed 20 government leaders from across 10 African countries to Singapore, for the concluding segment of the Strong Nations for Africa Programme, which was delivered in collaboration with the African Association for Public Administration and Management. In the course of a week, the participants went through expert-facilitated workshops, peer-led discussions and learning journeys to understand the building blocks for strong nations, and the government’s role as architects for doing so. Participants were also able to observe policy implementation and governance in practice within the Singapore context, and reflect on good practices that could potentially be adopted in their respective countries.

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Programmes

Senior Leaders across Africa Attend Inaugural CAG Programme on Building Strong Nations

24 July 2023
2023-07-24
Kenya

After months of planning, the Chandler Academy of Governance (CAG) has officially launched the Strong Nations for Africa Programme with our partner, the African Association for Public Administration and Management (AAPAM), in Nairobi, Kenya. Selected from 150 applicants, the inaugural programme brought together 21 senior government leaders from 11 different countries in Africa who collectively bring with them rich experiences from different parts of government. The opening ceremony was graced by Hon. Amos Gathecha, Principal Secretary, State Department for Public Service, Kenya.

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Programmes

CAG Attends ASEAN PSTI Forum in Vietnam to Support Regional Collaboration in Leadership Training

14 July 2023
2023-07-14
Vietnam

The Chandler Academy of Governance (CAG) was invited by the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) of Vietnam to participate in the annual meeting of ASEAN Public Service Training Institutes (PSTI). During the meeting, CAG shared the trends facing the global public sector training landscape and facilitated discussions between the PSTI leaders on opportunities for regional collaboration in public sector leadership capability development.

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Programmes

CAG Launches Second Run of Programme to Strengthen Public Sector Capabilities in Vietnam

1 July 2023
2023-07-01
Global

The Chandler Academy of Governance (CAG) launched the second run of the Modern and Effective National Governance Programme for Emerging Leaders (MENGPEL) in Hanoi. Designed and delivered in collaboration with the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) in Vietnam, the programme will benefit public sector leaders across the national and provincial level governments. The opening ceremony was graced by Mr. Trieu Van Cuong, the Vice Minister for Home Affairs.

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Programmes

New 2023 Chandler Good Government Index Sees Asian Governments Delivering Better Performance

26 April 2023
2023-04-26
Singapore

The Chandler Institute of Governance has today published its third annual Chandler Good Government Index (CGGI) report and country rankings. In a challenging global context, the 2023 CGGI rankings have produced some significant movements that reinforce emerging global trends. Most strikingly, Singapore has emerged as the strongest performer in the rankings, unseating Finland from its 2-year lead in the Index and leapfrogging Switzerland in the process.

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Events

CIG Supports Governments to Build Strong Nations in Africa

27 April 2023
2023-04-25
Kenya

The Chandler Academy of Governance (CAG) and the African Association for Public Administration and Management (AAPAM) have opened applications for the inaugural Strong Nations for Africa programme. Designed for senior African public sector leaders, the programme will support them to build strong nations for the next generation.

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Programmes

CAG and Rwanda’s RCI Conduct Workshop on Protocol for International Engagements in Government

20 April 2023
2023-04-20
Rwanda

The Chandler Academy of Governance (CAG) collaborated with the Rwanda Cooperation Initiative (RCI) to design and deliver the Protocol for International Engagements workshop for RCI staff between 5 to 14 April 2023. The workshop supports Rwanda’s initiative to enhance public sector capability, which is key towards building strong nations.

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Programmes

CAG and Vietnam Government Conclude 5-month Training Programme and Look to Expand Partnership

February 2023
2023-02-24
Vietnam

29 senior Vietnamese public sector leaders successfully completed the fourth and final segment of the Modern and Effective National Governance Programme for Emerging Leaders (MENGPEL). A collaboration between the Chandler Academy of Governance (CAG) and the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) of Vietnam, MENGPEL was designed to strengthen public sector capabilities, which is essential towards building strong nations. Vice Minister for Home Affairs, Dr Trieu Van Cuong, was present at the closing ceremony.

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Programmes

CIG Engages African Leaders on Good Governance and Capability Building at AAPAM Conference

December 2022
2022-12-10
Singapore

The Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG) participated in the African Association for Public Administration and Management (AAPAM) 41st Roundtable Conference held in Cape Town, South Africa. The delegation was led by Mr Kenneth Sim, Dean of the Chandler Academy of Governance and Deputy Executive Director of CIG.

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Events

CIG and AAPAM Launch Strong Nations for Africa Fellowship Programme

December 2022
2022-12-06
South Africa

The African Association for Public Administration and Management (AAPAM) and the Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG) – a non-profit organisation based in Singapore – announced their intent to run the Strong Nations for Africa Fellowship Programme at AAPAM’s 41st Roundtable Conference held in Cape Town, South Africa. This fellowship programme reflects a shared vision and joint commitment of both organisations to support African public sector leaders as they build strong nations, on the foundation of good governance, for the next generation.

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Programmes

CAG Conducts Training on Building Effective Institutions and Systems for Senior Vietnamese Leaders

December 2022
2022-12-05
Singapore

The Chandler Academy of Governance (CAG), in collaboration with the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) of Vietnam, has successfully delivered the third segment of the Modern and Effective National Governance Programme for Emerging Leaders (MENGPEL).

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Programmes

New CAG Report Uncovers Trends, Challenges and Opportunities on Public Sector Training Globally

November 2022
2022-11-24
Singapore

The Chandler Academy of Governance (CAG) has officially published the findings of the Global Survey on Public Sector Training today. This new study investigates the challenges that national government training institutes (NGTIs) around the world are facing. It asks how their leaders are innovating their curriculum and pedagogy to equip public servants with the capabilities needed to address urgent policy challenges in a post-COVID world.

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Events

CAG Delivers Training Programme to Develop Public Sector Leadership Capabilities in Vietnam

November 2022
2022-11-11
Vietnam

Over 20 senior Vietnamese public sector leaders successfully completed the second segment of the Modern and Effective National Governance Programme for Emerging Leaders (MENGPEL), which was held in Hanoi from 7 -11 November 2022. Jointly designed and delivered by the Chandler Academy of Governance (CAG) and the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) of Vietnam, MENGPEL seeks to develop public sector capabilities, which is a foundation for strong nations.

Type:
Programmes

CAG Delivers Training Programme for Senior Vietnamese Leaders to Enhance Public Sector Capabilities

October 2022
2022-10-29
Vietnam

The Chandler Academy of Governance (CAG) collaborated with the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) of Vietnam to co-design and co-deliver the first segment of the Modern and Effective National Governance Programme for Emerging Leaders (MENGPEL). Vice Minister for Home Affairs, Mr. Vu Chien Tang, was present at the opening ceremony to launch the programme.

Type:
Programmes

CIG Calls on President of Malawi HE Dr Lazarus Chakwera to Discuss Civil Service Reform

October 2022
2022-10-21
Malawi

The Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG) called on the President of Malawi, His Excellency Dr Lazarus Chakwera at Kamuzu Palace, State House. The courtesy call concluded CIG's working visit to discuss areas of collaboration with the Government of Malawi.

Type:
Partnerships

CIG Trains Kenya's Young Public Service Leaders in Ethical Leadership

October 2022
2022-10-13
Kenya

The fellows returned to Nairobi for segment 4 of the Public Service Emerging Leaders Fellowship Programme (PSELF), which was co-designed with CIG. Commencing on 26 September 2022, this segment focused on the theme of public service leadership and ethics.

Type:
Programmes

CIG Discusses Collaboration on Capability Development with Philippines Government

September 2022
2022-09-23
Philippines

The Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG) has concluded its visit to the Philippines from 20 – 23 September 2022. The delegation was led by Mr Kenneth Sim, Dean of the Chandler Academy of Governance and Deputy Executive Director of CIG.

Type:
Partnerships

AAPAM and CIG Sign MOU to Collaborate on Capability Development in Africa

September 2022
2022-09-14
Singapore

The Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG) and the African Association for Public Administration and Management (AAPAM) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 14 September 2022, establishing a partnership between two organisations that share a commitment to improve national governance by promoting good practices and excellence in public administration.

Type:
Partnerships

CAG Broadens Reach with Newly Launched Website & Online Learning Portal

August 2022
2022-08-26
Singapore

The Chandler Academy of Governance (CAG) officially launches its website and online learning portal today. The website offers a host of training courses designed for those working in the public sector: https://chandleracademy.org/

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Announcements

Building a Partnership to Support Anti-Corruption and Civil Service Reform Initiatives in Malawi

July 2022
2022-07-25
Malawi

The Chandler Institute of Governance’s (CIG) Board Member Mr Tim Hanstad met with the President of Malawi, His Excellency Dr Lazarus Chakwera. They discussed how CIG and the Chandler Foundation can support the Government of Malawi's anti-corruption and civil service reform agendas. Mr Hanstad is also the CEO of the Chandler Foundation.

Type:
Announcements

Launch of Global Survey on Public Sector Training

July 2022
2022-07-18
Singapore

The Chandler Academy of Governance (CAG) has officially launched the Global Survey on Public Sector Training today. The leadership of National Government Training Institutes (NGTIs), are invited to share their important perspectives on curriculum, pedagogy and the future of how to train public sector leaders.

Type:
Announcements

CIG and RMI Sign MOU in Rwanda to Establish Partnership in Capability Development

July 2022
2022-07-18
Rwanda

The Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG) and the Rwanda Management Institute (RMI) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 8 July 2022, thus establishing a partnership between two organisations that share a similar mandate to support public sector capability development to strengthen national governance.

Type:
Partnerships

CIG Delivers Training on Effective Policy Design and Implementation in Kenya

July 2022
2022-07-12
Kenya

The CIG delegation led by Mr Wu Wei Neng, Executive Director, CIG and Mr Kenneth Sim, Dean, CAG has successfully delivered training as part of segment three of the Public Service Emerging Leaders Fellowship (PSELF) programme, held from 4-8 July 2022 at the Methodist Resort and Conference Centre in Nairobi, Kenya.

Type:
Announcements

CIG & Rwanda Cooperation Sign MOU to Enhance Public Sector Capability in Rwanda and Internationally

July 2022
2022-07-07
Rwanda

The Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG) and the Rwanda Cooperation entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 7 July 2022, formalising the partnership between both organisations to support public sector capabilities development. CIG will work closely with Rwanda Cooperation to co-design and co-deliver training programmes for public sector officers in Rwanda and internationally, and promote knowledge sharing through South-South and triangular cooperation.

Type:
Partnerships

CIG Reaffirms Partnership with Vietnam’s MOHA, NAPA and HUHA

June 2022
2022-06-16
Vietnam

The Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG) has concluded its working visit to Vietnam from 14 – 16 June 2022. The delegation was led by Mr Kenneth Sim, Dean of the Chandler Academy of Governance (CAG) and Deputy Executive Director of CIG.

Type:
Announcements

CIG Trains Kenyan Public Sector Leaders on Citizen-Centricity

May 2022
2022-05-19
Kenya

Following the inauguration in March 2022, the 51 fellows from the inaugural cohort of the Public Service Emerging Leaders Fellowship (PSELF) programme were welcomed back at the Kenya School of Government (KSG) for the second residential segment of the programme, which was held from 9-13 May 2022.

Type:
Announcements

CAG and India’s MGSIPA Conduct Workshops on Leadership, Purpose and Motivation

May 2022
2022-05-18
India

The Chandler Academy of Governance (CAG) collaborated with the Mahatma Gandhi State Institute of Public Administration (MGSIPA) in Punjab, India to design and deliver the second run of the Foundational Leadership Programme for Provincial Civil Service (PCS) officers from 16 to 18 May 2022.

Type:
Programmes

Finland Keeps Top Spot in Global Index of Good Government

April 2022
2022-04-28
Singapore

The second edition of the Chandler Good Government Index (the “CGGI”, or the “Index”) launched today in Singapore. Designed by the Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG), the Index is the world’s most comprehensive index of effective national government. It shows the importance of investing in enhancing the capabilities of public servants and the structures they operate within, to achieve a better and more sustainable future. This year’s edition builds on the success of the inaugural Index launched in 2021 and comes at a critical time as governments around the world look to recover from the pandemic.

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Events

CIG Conducts Inaugural Working Discussions with the Government of Rwanda

April 2022
2022-04-22
Rwanda

The Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG) has concluded its inaugural working visit to Rwanda from 19 to 22 April 2022, led by Executive Director Wu Wei Neng.

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Partnerships

CIG Co-organises Expert Session on Investment and Export Promotion with Zambia Development Agency

April 2022
2022-04-12
Zambia

The Chandler Institute of Governance co-organised and delivered a 2-day expert sharing session on enhancing investment promotion and the ease of doing business with the Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) on the 12 and 13 April 2022.

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Partnerships

CIG Supports Kenyan Government to Design and Deliver Newly Inaugurated Fellowship Programme

March 2022
2022-03-18
Kenya

51 young public servants were inaugurated as the first cohort of the Public Service Emerging Leaders Fellowship (PSELF) Programme in a ceremony held in Nairobi, Kenya. A delegation from the Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG) attended the ceremony, which was presided over by the former President of Liberia, H.E Ellen Johnson Sirleaf; and the Kenyan Head of Public Service, Dr. Joseph Kinyua.

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Announcements

Zambia's NHIMA & CIG Sign MOU to Deepen Partnership in Capability Development

March 2022
2022-03-07
Zambia

The Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG) and the National Health Insurance Management Authority (NHIMA) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), thus formalising a partnership that began back in 2019.

Type:
Partnerships

CIG, LAD and MGSIPA Deliver Training Programme on Critical Thinking for Indian Public Leaders

Feburary 2022
2022-02-09
India

The Chandler Institute of Governance (CIG) collaborated with the Leadership Academy for Development (LAD) and Punjab's (India) Mahatma Gandhi State Institute of Public Administration (MGSIPA) to design and deliver the second round of the Developing Confident and Critical Thinkers through Case Study Writing programme from 13 December 2021 to 9 February 2022.

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Programmes