Centre for Policy Studies conducted the Global Public Policy series in collaboration with the School of Public Policy at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The certificate programme delivered over 5 power-packed and interactive sessions covering contemporary global policy themes ranging from technology, AI & climate change to power-balance & role of civic actors and helped young leaders understand and engage in a dialogue on public policy research with leading minds in these areas.
Following lectures were conducted as a part of the series by the most inspiring and accomplished faculty & public policy professionals from UMass Amherst:: Challenges of Policymaking in the Twenty-First Century by Alasdair Roberts | Director of School of Public Policy – UMass Amherst on February 13, 2021.The Moon, the Ghetto and Artificial Intelligence: Enacting Digital Government on February20, 2021 by Jane Fountain |Distinguished University Professor of Public Policy in the College of Information and Computer Sciences – UMass Amherst . Session on How Can Cities Be Made More Resilient for Climate Change on February 27, 2021 by Thaddeus Miller | Associate Professor School of Public Policy – UMass Amherst. Mortar and Wheels: The Role of Non-profits in Policy by Juniper Katz | Assistant Professor, School of Public Policy – UMass Amherst. Using Carbon Pricing to Achieve an Equitable Energy Transition on February 28, 2021 by Michael Ash | Professor, School of Public Policy & Department of Economics – UMass Amherst and session on Controlling Corporate Power by Lenore Palladino | Assistant Professor, School of Public Policy & Department of Economics – UMass Amherst
Organized and moderated by Ms. Palak Sharma, we were privileged to have esteemed faculty members from UMass Amherst enlighten the attendees with their research experience in the USA and understanding of the world polices. In most sessions, we found attendees from all parts of India, from various academic institutions, with zealous questions and answers on active policymaking issues in India and the global level.