1963-2013 - 50 years of Research for Social Change

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Events


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.

Highlights ...

Innovation and Sustainable Development: A CASS–UNRISD Seminar

Seminar Series

12 Jan 2017, Room IX, Palais des Nations, Geneva

Innovation and Sustainable Development: A CASS–UNRISD Seminar

Panellists at this seminar will discuss some of the key policy, institutional and technological innovations that can be harnessed to realize the 2030 Agenda. Guest speakers from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, the ITU and UNRISD will share their first-hand expertise and insights on innovation and sustainable development, particularly in China.


Innovation and Sustainable Development: A CASS–UNRISD Seminar

Panel

6 Dec 2016, Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), Bonn, Germany

Bonn Presentation of "Policy Innovations for Transformative Change" UNRISD Flagship Report 2016

The German leg of the global tour bringing the UNRISD 2016 Flagship Report to national audiences, this event launches the German translation of the Report Overview and features a presentation by Katja Hujo, Report Coordinator. It is organized by the United Nations Association of Germany and the German Development Institute.


Innovation and Sustainable Development: A CASS–UNRISD Seminar

Webinar

7 Dec 2016, Live online from UNSSC Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development, Bonn, Germany

Let's Talk About Policy Innovations For Transformative Change

Katja Hujo discusses the 2016 UNRISD flagship report with Gabriele Koehler in Peer Talks, a series of webinars for a global audience in the UN and beyond in which participants can engage with the speakers in real-time, organized by UNSSC Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development.


Innovation and Sustainable Development: A CASS–UNRISD Seminar

Seminar Series

7 Nov 2016, Room XXVI, Palais des Nations, Geneva

How Change Happens

How can we understand the events, individuals and institutions that change the world? Can we use this to change things for the better? During this Geneva stop on his global book tour, Duncan Green introduces the arguments of his new book, How Change Happens, which combines research with practical experience to explore the topic of social and political change.


Innovation and Sustainable Development: A CASS–UNRISD Seminar

Panel

17 Oct 2016, Room XI, Palais des Nations, Geneva

Walking the Talk: Transformative Pathways for Achieving the SDGs—Launch of the UNRISD 2016 Flagship Report “Policy Innovations for Transformative Change”

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals are a global commitment to “transforming our world” and eradicating poverty in all its forms everywhere. The challenge now is to put this vision into action. How can this be achieved? At this event, panellists will provide some answers to this question, by exploring how innovative policies that integrate social, environmental and economic aspects can lead to inclusive societies that leave no one behind.