Government and Society

March 17, 2016

Global Executive Master in Public Administration welcomes its class of 2017

On January 15th, the Global Executive Master of Public Administration (Global EMPA) program welcomed its second class of students. The 18-month degree program was launched last year through the Columbia Global Centers |Rio de Janeiro with an inaugural cohort of 22 students from government, non-profit, and private sectors throughout Brazil.

March 14, 2016

Panel “Building the Cities of Tomorrow” addressed future challenges for a more sustainable growth

Columbia professors and Brazilian specialists engaged in the discussion of topics such as environment, urban planning and public health issues in the world’s largest cities. 

April 13, 2016

Former President of Central Bank of Brazil discusses competitiveness with Global EMPA Brazilian students

Last Thursday (April 7th), economist Gustavo Franco was a guest lecturer at the Global Executive Master in Public Administration (Global EMPA), a program offered by the School of International and Public Affairs of Columbia University (SIPA), at Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro.

July 06, 2016

“Stereotypes matter”, says Columbia Professor on Gender Inequalities Master Class

Organized by Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro, in partnership with Department of Sociology at Columbia University and Interdisciplinary Center for Inequality Studies, from Federal University of Rio, the class brought a variety of themes related to gender inequalities that are being discussed.