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.
UNRISD supports the Panel Parity Pledge
of the International Geneva Gender Champions initiative, aiming to have equal numbers of women and men speaking on its panels. UNRISD Director Paul Ladd is a Gender Champion
25 - 26 Jun 2019, Room II at R3 South, ILO, Geneva
Part of a series of events resulting from a Call for Papers launched by the United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) in 2018 and organized by UNRISD, this two-day conference will provide a space for researchers, practitioners and policy decision makers to share and exchange evidence and ideas about the connections between SSE and people, planet, prosperity, participation and partnerships in different local contexts; and demonstrate, through evidence-based analysis, concrete ways in which SSE contributes to sustainable development, and to the implementation and achievement of the SDGs.
24 Jun 2019, PHIL 201, University of Geneva, Boulevard des Philosophes 22, 1204 Geneva
What is the role of social and solidarity economy (SSE) in fostering the social inclusion of those left behind by declining social aid, and creating solidarity for the most vulnerable? This roundtable discussion will provide insights into these questions based on ongoing research in Geneva (Switzerland), Bergamo (Italy) and Heraklion (Greece), as well as more broadly.