Empower, Include, and Inspire: G20 Public Leadership to Advance Responsibility, Resilience and Sustainability for a Fair Global Economy

A Vision Brief for the German G20 Presidency in 2017

Views from Vision 20 2017: V20 Workshop on “Opportunities and Risks of Globalization”

Public Release: April 30, 2017

The Vision 20 Working Group - 2017:


  • Alan Alexandroff, Director, Global Summitry Project, Munk School of Global Affairs, U. of Toronto
  • Bertrand Badré, CEO, Blue Orange Capital
  • Amar Bhattacharya, Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development, Brookings Institution
  • Colin Bradford, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development, Brookings Inst.
  • Roger Burkhardt, Former Chief Technology Officer, New York Stock Exchange
  • Andrew F. Cooper, Professor, Balsillie School of International Affairs and Department of Political Science, University of Waterloo
  • Homi Kharas, Senior Fellow, Deputy Director, Global Economy &Development, Brookings Inst.
  • José Siaba Serrate, Member, Argentine Council on Foreign Relations
  • Brent Sutton, Former Senior Partner, RBC Global Asset Management
  • Yves Tiberghien, V20 COORDINATOR, Director, Institute of Asian Research, the University of British Columbia

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Vision20 2016 Blue Paper

Give the World Hope: G20 Leadership for People-Centered Inclusive and Sustainable Growth

A Blue Report for the G20 Presidency 2016

Views from Vision 20: International Summit on Global Governance’s New Frontiers

Public Release: July 21, 2016



Yves Tiberghien
Director, Institute of Asian Research, The University of British Columbia

Yu Jianxing
Professor and Dean, School of Public Affairs, Zhejiang University

Guo Sujian
Professor, School of Public Affairs; Director, Environmental and Energy Policy Center, Zhejiang University

With special thanks to our sponsors, Rockcheck Group and Instuary Innovation Group, who made this work possible.

Emerging Issues in Canada-China Relations

Cooperative Security 2.0: II (comments on concept paper)
December 2014 | Shanghai, China

Cooperative Security 2.0: I
November 2013 | Shanghai, China

Canada-China Dialogue on Emerging Issues in Bilateral Relations Round II: New Dimensions of Cooperation
September 3 - 5, 2012 | Hangzhou, China

Past and Future in Canada-China Relations
November 10 - 12, 2010 | Shanghai, China

2011 UBC China Census

Read the results of the 2011 China Census survey conducted by the Institute of Asian Research for the Office of the Vice-President Research International. The 2011 UBC China Census survey also incorporates results from the 2010 survey.

View the map detailing the research projects and collaborations in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong.

Key highlights:

  • 218 individuals responded to the 2010 and 2011 survey on their connections with China
  • Beijing, Hong Kong, and Shanghai were the top 3 cities with the most connections established with UBC faculty
  • Certain departments were identified as “hotspots” in China. The faculties of Forestry, Applied Science, and Medicine were identified as having particularly strong connections to China

2010 Asia Census

The UBC Asia Census Survey led by IAR was released on Feburary 17, 2011.  Among its key findings are:

  • The principal interests of faculty are China (157), India (75), Japan (62), SEA (52), Korea (27), Mongolia (4)
  • Among doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows, the most responses came from the following 5 faculties: Arts, Sciences, Medicine, Engineering, and Interdisciplinary Studies
  • A large number of PhD students and Postdoctoral Fellows stated a strong desire to connect with fellow students and faculty who share similar interests
  • The specific geographical location of partners and activities of a sample of faculty members is presented in a Google map