On January 5, 2018, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing and Columbia University's 2018 SIPA China Delegation co-hosted the 2018 SIPA China Delegation X Alumni Night. This is the second year the Beijing Center supports SIPA Delegation after the Innovator’s Night panel in 2017.
Marisol Alarcón (MPA-DP ’13) received the annual “Social Entrepreneur of the Year” award granted by Sábado magazine and the NGO Sistema B.
The Global EMPA students went to New York this July to complete the program Summer term on campus.
Informational Sessions were held in São Paulo, Brasília and Rio de Janeiro, where candidates had a chance to get to know more about the Global Executive Master in Public Administration.
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.
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.
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.