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The School of Public Policy celebrates this 2018 Commencement!

August 13, 2018

Central European University’s 27th graduation ceremony took place at MUPA, the Budapest Palace of Arts, on the 22nd of June 2018. The event was a celebratory chapter for all CEU students to conclude the 2017/2018 academic year. For the School of Public Policy we congratulate all the graduates of the Master’s in Public Administration, Public Policy and Public Policy Erasmus Mundus Master’s Program, an ensemble of students coming from the US to India, from Georgia to Germany, to make up a total of 33 countries. 

Professor Julia Buxton spoke at a symposium panel of the International AIDS conference in Amsterdam

August 1, 2018

Professor Julia Buxton spoke at a symposium panel of the International AIDS conference in Amsterdam at the end of July.

George Soros Visiting Chair John Ryle Gives a Lecture on Slavery in the Sudans

July 16, 2018

John Ryle, George Soros Visiting Chair at CEU’s School of Public Policy (SPP) in the Spring term of 2017/18, gave a public lecture on “The ‘Benefits’ of Slavery: Abduction, counterinsurgency and the political marketplace in the Sudans” on May 14, 2018. Daniel Large, Assistant Professor at SPP and a Fellow of the Rift Valley Institute chaired the event.

Book Chapter published by SPP Associate Professor Marie-Pierre Granger

June 28, 2018

Associate Professor Marie-Pierre Granger recently published a book chapter entitled ‘The protection of civil rights and liberties and the transformation of Union citizenship’ in the volume, Moving beyond Barriers: Prospects for EU Citizenship, published by Edward Elgar (May 2018), and edited by Sandra Seubert, Marcel Hoogenboom, Trudie Knijn, Sybe de Vries and Frans van Waarden.

Izabella Barati Stec, Affiliated Professor at SPP gave a talk at UNEP HQ

May 9, 2018

"Izabella Barati Stec, Affiliated Professor at SPP gave a talk about “The role of gender balanced budgets in reaching the Sustainable Development Goals” at the UNEP HQ in Nairobi. Gender inequality has human development costs and impacts the environment and gender budgeting is a way for governments, but also for institutions such as UN Environment, to promote equality through the budget process. The presentation explored how fiscal policies aiming to close the gender gap spread economic and social benefit, reduce economic volatility and boost economic development.