Government and Society

July 07, 2016

Workshop on Inequality highlights racial and gender challenges Brazil faces

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.

July 22, 2016

Open Lecture addresses reforms for Human Resources Management in Brazil’s public sector

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).

September 20, 2016

Economists discuss social policies for Rio de Janeiro

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.

April 26, 2017

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.