Research in Action

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Responding to Human Challenges

At the Global Policy Center, we understand humanitarian and development challenges in human terms. We think it’s essential to respond to these challenges with a broad, multi-dimensional mindset.

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UVA Global Policy Center Response to the Humanitarian Crisis in Ukraine

The UVA Global Policy Center and Humanitarian Collaborative have been closely following the humanitarian crisis that is arising as a result of the invasion of Ukraine. The Center's professors and key partners have issued statements and been interviewed at length about growing crisis.

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UVA Humanitarian Collaborative

Bringing together faculty, staff, and students from across Grounds with community and humanitarian partners, the UVA Humanitarian Collaborative is the heart of the Global Policy Center’s work. Find out more about how we’re addressing the world’s pressing humanitarian and development challenges.

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Our Work
“At the Global Policy Center, we bring the best of academic and policy scholarship to bear on the world’s most pressing humanitarian and development challenges through interdisciplinary collaborative research and education.”

– David Leblang, Director of the Global Policy Center
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Thematic Areas

Find out how we understand, explore, and develop solutions through collaborative projects

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