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World map
The Class of 2016 tackles real-world policy issues across the globe
Monday, 10 July 2017
The International Civil Service Effectiveness Index assesses how a country’s central government civil service is performing
Thursday, 6 July 2017
COCG 2017
This year’s Challenges of Government Conference provided an opportunity to discuss pressing issues facing governments
Thursday, 22 June 2017
Len Blavatnik
He was recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours. Oxford academics and donors also included
Monday, 19 June 2017
The first Kyoto Prize at Oxford
A semiconductor engineer, a plant physiologist and a musicologist will join us next year for the second-ever Kyoto Prize at Oxford
Friday, 16 June 2017
MPP MBA debate
This year the students' teams discussed data sharing between governments and tech firms
Wednesday, 14 June 2017
Policy Slam group
A community outreach event organised by Blavatnik School students
Thursday, 8 June 2017
A series of workshops will explore the performance of democracy - the first one is in Oxford
Friday, 19 May 2017
Challenges of Government 2016
Registration is open for our annual Challenges of Government Conference
Wednesday, 17 May 2017
Kyoto Prize at Oxford
Thought-provoking and inspiring lectures by the three Kyoto Prize Laureates, as well as by Dr Kazuo Inamori
Monday, 15 May 2017
Kyoto Prize Ceremony
Members of the public can now sign up to attend the Kyoto Prize Laureates' lectures on Wednesday 10 May
Wednesday, 5 April 2017
Bo Rothstein
Professor of Government and Public Policy has an article published and launches his latest book
Monday, 20 March 2017
 LSE Oxford Commission Launch
The Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development will generate policy recommendations to address the issue of fragility
Friday, 17 March 2017
Thomas Simpson BBC New Generation Thinkers
One of just ten academics selected from hundreds of applications due to his work on trust and the ethics of war
Thursday, 16 March 2017
Policymaking simulation 2017
MPP students simulate negotiations on climate change, the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Brexit
Friday, 10 March 2017
Tsinghua University workshop
Two-day workshop to explore challenges facing governments with senior faculty members and MPP students
Thursday, 9 March 2017