Canada 150: UBC is a Place of Mind for Politics

The Ubyssey Canada 150

UBC is really a place that wants to be a pioneer of thinking of how we can improve the practice of politics by creating opportunities for people to learn experientially to learn by doing.”The Policy School is also

As the founding units of the UBC Policy School, the Liu Institute for Global Issues (Liu) and the Institute of Asian Research (IAR) will contribute their expertise in the study of global affairs and Asia policy and act as active hubs for research, community engagement, and teaching in the professional Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs (MPPGA) program. They are joined by the Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions (CSDI), whose Summer Institute for Future Legislators connects aspiring leaders with inspiring practitioners and serves as a laboratory for democratic experimentation and innovation in legislation and policy-making. The Canadian International Resources and Development Institute (CIRDI) will also be located in the new Policy School and contribute expertise around working with developing countries to improve how they develop, manage, and benefit from their natural resources.

The Policy School will be a home for a diverse range of policymakers, researchers, and academics who, by their actions and insights, will help UBC continue to have a major influence ofor the next 150 years.

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