In this institute, you will join experts from around the world to examine local and regional changes affecting the management of the politics and policies of cross border regions and transboundary people. This institute explores the challenges and opportunities in managing cross-border regions using case-studies such as the Pacific Coast Cascadian cross-border region. Professionals from the Mission Opérationnelle Transfrontalière, the Association of European Border Regions, the Pacific Northwest Economic Region, and the University of Western Washington Border Policy Research Institute, as well as leading legal and policy experts will lead workshopped discussions, presentations, and practicum sessions.
Upon successful completion of this institute, you will be able to:
Dr. Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly is the Project Director at Borders in Globalization and a Co-Principle Investigator with Dr. Jeff Corntassel on the 7-year SSHRC partnership grant entitled “21st Century Borders” and is the lead of Pillar 2 for that grant focusing on Territory & Connectivity. He joined the University of Victoria School of Public Administration in 2001 and is a Professor of Public Policy at the University of Victoria. He was the Jean Monnet Chair in European Urban and Border Region Policy (2014–16), then the Jean Monnet Chair in Innovative Governance (2017–20), and he is currently the Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Policy and Governance (2021–24).
This institute is required to complete the following streams: