Passing the baton to steer Africa’s public service into the future
To mark Africa Day, Andrew Levi and Nduulwa Kowa consider the future of public service across the continent, advocating for support and mentorship for the next generation of leaders through schemes such as the Emerging Public Leaders’ Public Service Fellowship.
Tracking COVID-19 policies across Brazil: the tracker’s largest subnational project
Brazil was the first subnational project of the Oxford COVID-19 Government Response Tracker. It has been going since the summer of 2020, amid some challenges and many successes.
More mining cooperation, not less, would be needed in the run up to carbon neutrality
Though phasing down the role of global mining industries may seem like a logical step in the journey to carbon neutrality, MPP alumnus Yanzhu Zhang argues that more mining cooperation will be needed in the first instance to produce the technology and capacity required for the clean energy transition.
The US front in the global war on women
There is evidence from around the world that the liberty of women is under attack, including in proud democracies. Against this backdrop, the US Supreme Court’s elimination of the federal right to abortion is a particularly egregious offence against women.
Building integrity and challenging polarisation during a global pandemic
Director of The Lemann Foundation Programme at Oxford Anna Petherick outlines the programme's initial research and knowledge exchange priorities and why these matter to Brazil and many other countries across the Global South.