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.
5 Dec 2013, UNOG Library, Library Events Room B-135
In three pilot basic income schemes conducted in India between 2010 and 2013, more than 6,000 men, women and children received universal, equal and completely unconditional monthly cash payments. Guy Standing reports on the main outcomes, looking at the effects on sanitation, nutrition, health, schooling, economic activity, women’s status, specific vulnerable groups, and social attitudes more broadly.
4 - 5 Nov 2013, Helsinki, FInland
The Ministry for Social Affairs and Health, Ministry for Foreign Affairs and National Institute for Health and Welfare, all of Finland, in partnership with the International Council for Social Welfare represented by the Finnish Society for Social Welfare and Health, and UNRISD, are convening this event on the occasion of UNRISD’s 50th anniversary. It will contribute to framing inputs to the post-2015 development agenda, to shaping the next phase of UNRISD research on the topic, and to engaging relevant partners in global social policy networks and dialogues.
23 Oct 2013, D19, Palais des Nations
Is the current international economic architecture helping or hindering development? Is it enabling the transformation of national economies, creating productive jobs and better standards of living? Or is it standing in the way of equitable, inclusive and sustainable economic and social development?
Expert Group Meeting
30 Sep 2013, International Labour Office, Geneva
The founding meeting of the UN Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy is being convened by UNRISD, the ILO, the UNDP Geneva Representation Office and UN-NGLS on 30 September 2013 in Geneva. This Task Force a concrete result of the UNRISD Conference, Potential and Limits of Social and Solidarity Economy, held in May 2013.
22 - 24 Aug 2013, Ford Foundation, New Delhi
This is the kick-off workshop for the research project “When and Why Do States Respond to Women's Claims? Understanding Gender-Egalitarian Policy Change in Asia”, funded by the Ford Foundation. The aim of the workshop is for the research teams from China, India, and Indonesia to discuss key issues related to the project and to develop a shared comparative methodology for the research. The workshop will host scholars and activists with expertise in comparative methodology as well as in gender and policy issues, whose contributions will be crucial to deepen understandings of the similarities and differences across countries and to strengthen the analytical focus of the research.