Beyond Debt-Trapping: Encompassing Accumulation, Infrastructure, and China’s Spatiotemporal Fix

Online/Virtual Event

Join us virtually on March 9th with Jessica DiCarlo, (SPPGA Chevalier Postdoctoral Fellow in Transportation and Development in China) to explore the logics of Chinese capital through the financing of the Laos-China Railway. Speaker: Jessica DiCarlo, Chevalier Postdoctoral Fellow in Transportation and Development in China, Institute of Asian Research, School of Public Policy and Global […]

Advancing Climate Justice and Humanitarian Action: Celebrating African Women’s Leadership

Online/Virtual Event

For our third instalment in the series, we are celebrating African women leading on climate justice. As the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report recently published in February 2022 shows, women are disproportionately impacted by climate change particularly in Africa, but our guests are climate champions that have overcome the barriers. They are Prof. […]

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A Policy with a Vision for Self-Determined Development for Indigenous Peoples Globally

Online/Virtual Event

Luis Felipe Duchicela launched the USAID Policy for Promoting the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in March 2020. The lecture will explain the central tenets of this policy and how important this policy represents a pivotal change in international engagement cooperation with indigenous peoples because it enhanced their ability to protect their rights, determine their own […]

The Phil Lind Initiative Presents: Ed Yong

Hybrid Online/Virtual and In-Person - See Description Vancouver, British Columbia

UBC’s School of Public Policy and Global Affairs is proud to host Ed Yong, Pulitzer Prize-winning science staff writer for The Atlantic, as part of our 2022 Phil Lind Initiative series on “The Future of Media.” Moderator: Nahlah Ayed, Host of CBC Ideas “The Art of Science Journalism” Speaking from his experience writing before and […]

CSIS: Protecting National Security in Partnership with All Canadians

Hybrid Online/Virtual and In-Person - See Description Vancouver, British Columbia

Geopolitical, economic, societal, environmental and technological changes are converging to reshape the world around us at an accelerating pace. Ensuring Canada’s national security in this landscape means rethinking conventional approaches, leading a diverse and inclusive workforce, and leveraging partnerships to reinforce collective resilience. The University of British Columbia’s Institute of Asian Research at the School […]

The Relevancy of Public Policy in a Digital Age

Online/Virtual Event

While digital government has been a well embedded feature of many mature public service models around the world, Canadian uptake of it was relatively limited until the COVID-19 pandemic struck. The need to physically distance from each other and for many, work remotely, necessitated the rapid automation and digitization of service delivery models and administration. […]