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Executive MPA in Global Public Policy and Management Virtual Open Day

This event will cover the following:

Nicola Sturgeon: 'Scotland's Future: the case for an independent Scotland'

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.

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.

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...

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.

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