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Due to the Coronavirus outbreak and its impact in most regions of the world, and following a statement issued by the Government of Kenya, IPPA and the University of Nairobi decided, with much regret, to postpone the Summer School.
We will continue to monitor the evolution of COVID-19 and will give more information about new dates as soon as possible.
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Following the successful organization of the first IPPA Summer school on public policy in the African continent (Yaounde 2019), IPPA is pleased to introduce the second edition, this time in Nairobi, Kenya.

The International Summer School on Public Policy - Nairobi Edition is organized in partnership with the University of Nairobi and the Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR), and with the financial support of the African Training and Research Centre in Administration for Development (CAFRAD), and The French Institute for Research in Africa (IFRA). The roundtable and first-day lecture will be located at the University of Nairobi main campus. All other sessions of the school will be located at the Corat Africa hotel

The Summer School aims at providing advice and knowledge on Public Policy theories, concepts, and methodologies to analyze public policy to PhD students and early career researchers.

The school will bring together acclaimed scholars of the field of public policy aiming to offer each participant the opportunity to follow:

  • A Roundtable and lectures 
  • A joint lecture of 1 hour every morning delivered by different international scholars addressed to all the participants
  • A course of 2 hours every morning delivered by different international scholars addressed to a small group of participants of 10 to 15 participants
  • Workshop groups in the afternoon to discuss the research project of each participant addressed to small groups of 10 to 15 participants