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.
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.
29 May 2014, Hanson Room, Humanities Bridgeford Street Building, University of Manchester
UNRISD is pleased to partner with colleagues at the Institute for Development Policy and Management, University of Manchester, to host the launch of our latest volume, Learning from the South Korean Developmental Success: Effective Development Cooperation; Synergistic Institutions and Policies (Ilcheong Yi and Thandika Mkandawire, eds.) The volume is an output of a research partnership between UNRISD and KOICA: Making International Development Cooperation Effective: Learning from the Korean Experience.
6 May 2014, D-19, Palais de Nations
People are on the move in their millions in China in search of better jobs and better lives, mostly migrating to cities from the countryside. The implications for health in China, for the patterns and transmission of disease, for China’s health care system and related social welfare policies are huge.