Policy students from UBC’s MPPGA program and Sciences Po in Paris collaborated in a week long Resilient Cities Policy Challenge with the City of Vancouver to explore how social inclusion […]
September 10, 2015 – The raging blaze is devastating pristine hectares of tropical forests and precious peatlands, orangutans are fleeing the inferno, particulate matter are soaring to unbearable levels while […]
It is April of 2016. A distinguished group of former diplomats and international affairs thought leaders gather along the humid bay of Hangzhou, China to discuss the future of the […]
Following the inauguration of President Trump, millions of folks from all walks of life took to the streets around the world for Women’s March on Washington. The show of […]
This week features a discussion with fellow MPPGA students Laurélène and Elisha about a colloquium they attended last month in Paris addressing COP21 and the 2015 Paris climate agreement one year on. We round things out with some policy-related stories from the headlines, such as Norway’s decision to phase out FM radio and some maple syrup related delinquency here in Canada.
Sierra Leone can’t seem to catch a break. Just as soon as the West African country emerged from a bitter eleven-year civil war in 2002, Sierra Leone entered a decade-long […]
Governing is hard. Public bureaucracies are unwieldy, complex machines. If only we could get them running more smoothly. For some, corruption is the key. Specifically, some corruption is necessary. It […]