As an interdisciplinary hub with particular expertise in Asia Pacific and sustainability policies, we draw on the expertise of UBC institutes, research centres, and faculties, and invite engagement with communities that span the globe.
The School of Public Policy and Global Affairs was founded in 2017 at The University of British Columbia Vancouver campus and is located on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.
The SPPGA was founded by the Liu Institute for Global Issues and the Institute for Asian Research, with CSDI and ORICE as key partners.
Our 24 SPPGA faculty are at the forefront of global policy issues, conducting research and policy engagement in 25+ countries.
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The Phil Lind Initiative
Each year, the Phil Lind Initiative invites prominent US scholars and writers to give public talks and student seminars on some of the most urgent issues of our time.