Public programs at the Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro are essential in developing strong bonds and partnerships between the University and the local community. Our work brings together academics from local institutions and Columbia University to promote a collaborative, mutually beneficial relationship. The Rio Center regularly promotes forums, conferences, master classes and lectures with diverse panels of experts for public participation.
Climate Hub Rio is a regional center dedicated to educational initiatives and Brazilian research in the area of climate and environment.
The initiative launches March 14 as a platform for researchers at Columbia University and experts in Brazil to offer solutions for climate change.
The Rio and Santiago Centers helped organize a trip for Brazilian winners of the Espírito Público prize to visit Chile and learn best practices.