Organized by Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro, the goal of the meeting was to present the preliminary results from two collaborative researches between Interdisciplinary Center for Inequality Studies (NIED/UFRJ) and the Center for Studies of Wealth and Inequality (CWI/Columbia University) to a group specialized in stratification in Brazil.
Government and Society
On July 18th, representatives from Human Resources Departments of several public sector entities in Brazil came together to debate strategies for human resources management in public institutions with Professor Barbara Nunberg (Columbia/ SIPA) and Antoine Lusao (Director of Staff and Management at State Institute of Environment - INEA).
Columbia University Professor and former United Nations’ Deputy Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, José Antonio Ocampo, and Finance Director of the Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD), Stephany Griffith-Jones, discussed social policies and their roles in the pursuit to reduce inequality, on Wednesday (September 14) in an event in Rio de Janeiro.
(Dis)Conference: Hacking the Bureaucracy attracts over 150 people to discuss open government and new technologies for the public sector
Full-day event discussed themes such as open government, open data, open decision-making processes, transparency and public participation.
The release tour in Brazil also covered the cities of São Paulo on April 19 and Brasília on April 18.
Columbia Global Centers bring scholars and specialists together for “Global Think-In” world-wide discussion
Discussion brought together scholars and specialists from a broad spectrum of fields from all over the world to participate in a discussion about themes that have impact locally and globally.
The Civil Society organization arrives in Rio just a year after it was founded in São Paulo. The institution aims to help start-ups who want to engage more with the public sector.