UNRISD hosts international conferences and special events, many of which are open to the public. Workshops are also organized by the Institute in order to promote exchange among members of our project research teams.
This section of the UNRISD site provides information about both public and non-public events.
29 Sep 2014, D-19, Palais de Nations, Geneva
Should welfare focus on the poor rather than on workers in formal employment? Some countries in East and Southern Africa have welfare states which go against the grain of much standard welfare thinking.
24 - 25 Sep 2014, Protea Hotel, Kampala
UNRISD is convening its second national workshop for the Uganda case study on 24-25 Septemberl 2014 in Bolivia. At the event, the country team will present the ongoing research and have the chance to discuss preliminary findings with other experts in the field and key project stakeholders.
22 Jul 2014, D-19, Palais de Nations, Geneva
How can we distinguish a good idea from a great one that bears potential to transform lives throughout the world?
How can we identify new ways to address old problems?
How can we collaborate to better understand and impact the changing world around us?
11 Jun 2014, D-19, Palais de Nations, Geneva
Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Programme (PSNP) was introduced in 2005 to provide support to approximately eight million chronically food insecure people. Ever since, the programme has been promoted as a model of social protection and has already been influential in the design of schemes in other African countries.
27 May 2014, D-19, Palais de Nations
South Asia has seen fairly robust macroeconomic growth over the past 20 years, but the majority of people have not benefited much: 60 to 80% of the population still lives under the $2 per day poverty line. Women, disadvantaged castes, ethnic and religious minorities are systematically marginalized in terms of human development outcomes.