January 9th, 2020
Prof. Nathalie Burlone in collaboration with the Centre on Governance and the School of Political Studies organized a conference entitled “Policy-making and Technology: Issues of Accountability, Impartiality and Social Justice.” The conference presenters included Dr. Maria Verónica Elias from the University of Texas at San Antonio, Dr. Bethany Waterhouse-Bradley from Ulster University and Dr. Christopher Cooper of the University of Ottawa.
December 5th, 2019
Dr. Eleonora Redaelli, visiting professor with the Centre on Governance and Associate Professor at the University of Oregon, gave a presentation entitled "Creative Placemaking: A Policy Linked to Art Theory."
December 2nd, 2019
The Centre on Governance in partnership with the Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program and eight African interns participating in the University Governance program held a panel discussion entitled “Renforcer la gouvernance universitaire en Afrique: Contexte, défis et solutions.”
This conference was moderated by Louise Ouimet, former Ambassador and Head of Aid in Africa, along with eight visiting scholars from four African countries (Senegal, Ivory Coast, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Burkina Faso): Jacqueline Ibriga Thiombiano, Awa Ka, Claude Dakuyo, Alioune Niane Badara, Christelle Ouattara, Alexis Ibaku, Célestin Kaniema Mangianda, and Pélagie Theoua.
November 25th, 2019
The Centre on Governance, together with the Performance and Planning Forum (FRP/PPX), and The Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC/IAPC), hosted a presentation on risk management. The talk was delivered by Marc Morin, Chief Risk Officer, and Olivier Choinière, Director of Performance and Risk Management and was entitled “La Gestion du risque: Héros obscur de la planification stratégique?”
November 14th, 2019
The Centre on Governance, together with Fulbright Canada, Ottawa Hub for Harm Reduction, and the University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics, hosted an event on the opioid crisis. The talk was delivered by Prof. Oliver Kim, Fulbright Scholar at the Centre on Governance, and Adjunct Professor at the University of Pittsburgh and was entitled “Political and Policy Lessons from the United States in Responding to the Opioid Epidemic.”