Liu Institute for Global Issues

Institution: Univ. of British Columbia

In Brief

1998, Univ. of British Columbia, Vancouver

Description

(1998/2000, University of British Columbia; www.ligi.ubc.ca).

“Conducts and facilitates research on global issues, mobilizing knowledge into solutions and policy.” Seeks “to explore new ideas and ways of learning to catalyze innovative thinking and social change. Its current focus is on advancing sustainability, security, and social justice: understood as moving toward economic, social, and environmental interactions that promote the well-being of people in ways that are just, equitable, and sustainable.” Research Groups: Earth Governance Group, Global Health Network, Contemporary Conflict Group, Corporate Social Responsibility Network, Migration Network, and International Development Research Network. Involves 40 faculty and staff. Director: Peter Dauvergne.

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