Nicola Sturgeon, Deputy First Minister of Scotland, has visited London and UCL School of Public Policy to speak about Scotland's future and the independence referendum.
21 November 2013: Jack Straw and the Institute of Global Governance
As former Foreign Secretary (2000-2006) and with extensive experience of multilateral diplomacy at the highest levels, the Rt Hon Jack Straw is exceptionally well-placed to reflect on the strengths and limitations of the UN system. Faced with the mounting instability of an unmanaged global system, combined with significant power shifts to the Global South, can the UN, the pre-eminent multilateral governance system of the 20th Century, change its business practices and meaningfully reform to meet the challenges of the 21st Century? Such questions provide the backdrop to this timely lecture by one of the UK’s leading figures in global diplomacy.
7 November 2013: EMPA Open Evening
NYU Wagner and University College London's School of Public Policy (UCL) created a unique partnership to offer an innovative one-year joint Master of Public Administration, Executive program in Global Public Policy and Management (Global EMPA). The program will start in September 2014. The Global EMPA program is a one-year, full-time program. Students will spend the first semester (August - December) at NYU Wagner in New York City and the spring semester (January - May) at UCL in London. Students will spend the summer (June - August) in locations across the globe working on a client-based Capstone project. More...
1 May 2013: Lord Gus O'Donnell on Policy Impact
Robert Hazell talks to Lord Gus O'Donnell, former Cabinet Secretary and Visiting Professor in the School about Research and Public Policy.
1 February 2013: Video: Dr. Christine Reh Comments on David Cameron’s EU Speech
On 23rd January, 2013 the UK Prime Minster, David Cameron, gave a speech in London outlining his pledge for an in/out referendum on the UK's membership of the EU to be held before 2018. More...
1 November 2012: A smarter Whitehall? Sir Humphrey agrees
26 October 2012: Professor Peter John Inaugural Lecture
25 April 2012: Neil Mitchell: Democracy's Blameless Leaders
13 October 2011: Every Muslim is a walking ambassador of Islam
13 October 2011: EMPA Open Evening at UCL, School of Public Policy