On 12–13 November 2009, the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) hosted an international conference in Geneva to better understand the social and political dimensions of the current crisis and subsequent policy and institutional reforms, and their implications for developing countries. Attached to this page you will find five podcasts
that have been created featuring extracts from this recent UNRISD conference.
podcast examines the impact of the crisis on the livelihoods of those in developing countries and looks at the coping strategies employed by people affected by the crisis in the developing world.
podcast considers the social policy changes that have been employed at the country and regional level as a result of the crisis.
podcast studies the social policy changes that have been employed at the global level as a result of the crisis. This relatively longer podcast features in full the three presentations that were given on this subject at the conference.
examines the political dimensions of the global crisis and the fifth
presents reflections on the future. It considers what will happen following the present global crisis and includes the views of three experts whom have been asked the question: Where are we going to be in ten years time?
You can click on the link labeled 'Podcast Transcript
' towards the top of this page in order to access the five podcasts and their transcripts.