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 ...

Webinar: Lessons for the Universalization of Health Care in Emerging Economies

Webinar

27 Jul 2017, Live Online

Webinar: Lessons for the Universalization of Health Care in Emerging Economies

This webinar will explore the opportunities and challenges facing developing countries as they seek to expand and universalize their health care systems.


Webinar: Lessons for the Universalization of Health Care in Emerging Economies

Conference

22 Aug 2017, Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre, Stockholm, Sweden

The Transformation We Want: Working Toward a Global Policy Environment for Resilient Futures

During this UNRISD contributed session of the 2017 Resilience Conference, experts discuss transformative change and how it can promote sustainability and resilience. Combining examples from the international level with empirical case studies, the session aims to advance understanding of eco-social policy approaches that can bring about the transformation we want and inform global policy debates.


Webinar: Lessons for the Universalization of Health Care in Emerging Economies

Conference

5 Jul 2017, ILO, Route des Morillons 4, Geneva, Switzerland

Linking Social Protection and Human Rights

This Special Session at The Future of Work (the 5th Conference of the Regulating for Decent Work Network) convened by UNRISD and the ILO, aims to raise awareness among researchers, policy makers and international organizations of the need and practical ways to ground social protection and labour policies in human rights, and to deepen knowledge on the linkages between social protection and human rights through empirical evidence drawn from concrete examples.


Webinar: Lessons for the Universalization of Health Care in Emerging Economies

Roundtable

25 May 2017, Johannesburg, South Africa

Policy Dialogue: Social Protection for the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals

At this event, co-organized by UNRISD and Centre for Social Development in Africa (CSDA), research teams from the UNRISD project New Directions in Social Policy discuss with an audience of local development actors their research findings and lessons on issues that are particularly relevant to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.


Webinar: Lessons for the Universalization of Health Care in Emerging Economies

Workshop

24 - 26 May 2017, Johannesburg, South Africa

New Directions in Social Policy: Global Research Workshop

This three-day workshop brings together representatives from all research teams working on the multi-year project to present preliminary findings, provide feedback and discuss a coherent framework for the project results.