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.
(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 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.