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
11 - 12 Dec 2019, World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Geneva
With intensifying policy challenges coinciding with eroding trust in science and public institutions, how can we support effective, evidence-based policies to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? The conference is a place for representatives from UN system entities, other international organizations, academia, civil society and the private sector to come together and promote exchange that can inform global efforts to achieve the SDGs.
19 Nov 2019, Auditorium Pictet A, Maison de la Paix, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Rue Eugène-Rigot 2, Geneva
UNRISD is co-hosting, with the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and the Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy, a public lecture by Ilene Grabel, Distinguished University Professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies of the University of Denver (USA). She presents ideas from her latest book which challenges the dominant view that the global financial crisis had little effect on global financial governance and developmental finance, and explores the significant, though gradual and uneven, innovations in global financial governance and developmental finance induced by the crisis.
15 Nov 2019, Library Events Room (B-Building, 1st Floor), Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland
At this Seminar, held in conjunction with the UN Library Geneva, invited experts will unpack the concept of social inclusion in the United Nations and in academic discourse. Drawing on examples from a range of countries, they will share insights into why combating exclusion and fostering inclusion - realizing the promise of leaving no one behind - is such an enormous analytical and policy puzzle, and what actions need to be taken to begin to solve it.