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UBC's new Master of Public Policy and

Global Affairs program is open

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The University of British Columbia’s newly launched two-year, professional Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs (MPPGA) program will equip students with a broad policy foundation of strong analytical and technical skills – plus knowledge in development and social change, sustainability, and global governance. The MPPGA program will graduate policy professionals prepared to create boundary-crossing solutions to address urgent issues facing the world in the 21st century.

The MPPGA program is seeking ambitious, creative, and globally-minded students preparing for leadership positions, ready to navigate complex policy problems while driving positive global change. Apply by March 1st, 2015.

Upcoming Events
Professor Navin Ramankutty Awarded Leopold Leadership Fellowship
Navin Ramankutty recognized for his research on pathways to reducing environmental impact of the...
20 January 2015
Podcast with Dr. Rashid Sumaila - "Running out of Fish"
Dr. Rashid Sumaila, Director and Professor at the Fisheries Economics Research Unit at UBC, spea...
19 January 2015
The Dr. Richard B. Splane Lecture in Social Policy
The annual Splane Lecture features Graham Riches, Emeritus Professor, former Director of the UBC School of Social Work.
26 Jan 2015 5:30 PM

Population Growth, High Energy Prices, Climate Change and the Challenge of Feeding Nine Billion
Join us in this Peter Wall International Visiting Research Scholar talk by Evan Fraser, Visiting Professor; Tier I Canada Research Chair in Global Food Secu...
4 Feb 2015 12:00 PM

New Publications
New Research
Engaging China: Myth, Aspiration, and Strategy in Canadian Policy from Trudeau to Harper
A new book by Paul Evans.
14 April 2014

Forced marriage as a political project: Sexual rules and relations in the Lord's Resistance Army
A journal article written by Erin Baines exploring contraditions that exist in sexual violence a...
14 March 2014

In markets we trust? Changing power relations in global commodity markets
Liu Scholars Sara Elder, Pascale Massot, Sophia Murphy, and Cary Wu held a two-day event on Sept...
16 September 2014

The Role of Corporate Social Responsibility in the Shipping Industry
A Research Collaboration between the Liu Institute for Global Issues and the Nippon Foundation.
8 December 2013

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