Rafael Pastor (MPP 2015) will receive an award for the best professor of the Master of Public Policy programme at Universidad del Desarrollo in Chile for the year 2021. Rafael teaches public management and state reform on this master's programme.
Blavatnik School appoints Rachel Kyte as Visiting Professor of Practice as COP 28 begins
As COP 28 begins in the United Arab Emirates, the Blavatnik School of Government is delighted to announce the appointment of its new Visiting Professor of Practice, Rachel Kyte. Rachel is Dean Emerita of The Fletcher School at Tufts University, the first woman to lead the United States’ oldest graduate-only school of global affairs, and brings with her a wealth of expertise in climate change and sustainable development.
Award for Kate Orkin’s role in keeping millions out of poverty
Faculty member Kate Orkin has won the ESRC award for Outstanding Public Policy Impact, for her role advising the South African government during COVID-19 and beyond. She influenced £4.87 billion in spending that helped 28.5 million people and saved 5.5 million from extreme poverty.
The Chandler Papers: the world’s anti-corruption efforts need a reset, say experts
A unique group of global experts today called for a reset on anti-corruption efforts, as the first in a ground-breaking series of papers highlighting strategies to dislodge entrenched corruption was published.