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Second Year Funding Approved for a DPP Policy Lab Project

November 18, 2022

The Department of Public Policy (DPP) is happy to announce that Open Society University Network (OSUN) has approved funding for the second year of the DPP Policy Lab project – Learning by Doing: Policy Labs and Civic Engagement.  With over 230,000 USD, the funding will support the continuing partnership between students and faculty at CEU, the University of Central Asia and the Geneva Graduate Institute.

DPP Professor Kahanec speaks at the European Employment & Social Rights Forum 2022

November 18, 2022

DPP Professor and Head Martin Kahanec spoke in the panel on "Young people in the post COVID-19 labour market: scarring effects, learning losses and emerging opportunities (ESDE 22)" at the European Employment & Social Rights Forum 2022 in Brussels on November 17, 2022. The high-level event featured EC President Ursula von der Leyen, Commissioner Nicolas Schmit, former EC PResident Jean-Claude Juncker, and several MEPs, ministers, academics, and practitioners.

Former George Soros Visiting Chair Simon Reich publishes paper in Global Policy on lessons from the pandemic and the Ukraine War

November 10, 2022

Simon Reich (Ruthers University), former George Soros Visiting Chair at DPP, has recently published a paper in Global Policy titled ‘The age of fuzzy bifurcation: Lessons from the pandemic and the Ukraine War’  together with Ricard Higgott (Brussels School of Governance). 

DPP Associate Professor, Kirsten Roberts Lyer supports development and launch new OSCE Guidance on the Resilience of National Human Rights Institutions

September 20, 2022

DPP Associate Professor, Kirsten Roberts Lyer has been instrumental in the development and launch of a new OSCE Guidance Tool on the Resilience of National Human Rights Institutions “Strengthening the Resilience of NHRIs and Responding to Threats” developed by the OSCE's Office of Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR).

DPP professor Kahanec presents on education at CEPR Workshop for the Reconstruction of Ukraine

September 15, 2022

DPP professor and head Martin Kahanec presented at the CEPR Workshop for the Reconstruction of Ukraine Report on September 15-16, 2022. His contribution tackled the questions of reforming Ukrainian education and the role of education in the reconstruction of Ukraine in the aftermath of the Russian invasion.