- Transitions and Transformations in Policy Dialogues and in Research Findings (May 2017)
Dialogues bringing research findings to policy makers feature strongly in this eBulletin; we have new research on operationalizing transformative change for children, and the findings from our major project on pathways to universal health care in emerging economies have been published.
- Innovation and Implementing the SDGs; Innovaciones políticas para el cambio transformador - Flagship Report Overview in Spanish: Issue 33 (March 2017)
We liked our firstTwitter poll so much, we decided to do another one! Otherwise a focus on implementation of the SDGs; publications on mobilizing domestic resources, cooperatives, education policies in India, and global trends, and upcoming events on the energy transition, and inclusive development.
- Taking the 2016 Flagship Report on the Road; Policy Innovations for Transformative Change: Issue 32 (January 2017)
The 2016 Flagship Report is premiered in Germany and presented at the Commission for Social Development in New York; and featuring our very first Twitter poll.
- 2016 Flagship Report Published; Policy Innovations for Transformative Change: Issue 31 (November 2016)
Access the newly published Report, and the video of the launch event and the rapidly expanding blog series The Transformation Conversation, as well as the usual round-up of recent news, events and publications. And try some bibliotherapy for progressives to deal with the results of the US presidential election.
- Some Good News from UNRISD; and Save the Date for Flagship Report Launch: Issue 30 (September 2016)
Featuring the launch of the new blog series "The Transformation Conversation" centred on the forthcoming Flagship Report "Policy Innovations for Transformative Change", as well as the usual round-up of recent news, events and publications.
- UNRISD Flagship Report 2016: Take Part in our Pre-Publication Consultation! Report Previewed at HLPF in New York; New Publications: Issue 29 (July 2016)
New videos and podcasts of our events; Papers on domestic resource mobilization and women's claims making.
- Add Your Signature to Support UNRISD; Join Us for Basic Income Discussion; Coming Soon: Launch of our Flagship Report: Issue 28 (May 2016)
Other highlights include new briefs on women's rights; and videos and podcasts from recent events.
- SDGs and the UNRISD Strategy, Upcoming Events, Topical Blog Posts: Issue 27 (February 2015)
Other highlights include new briefs, papers and videos.
- Director's Blog; UNRISD's Work on Gender; Looking at COP21: Issue 26 (December 2015)
Other highlights include new briefs and papers; new videos, including a playlist from the launch event of the Social Protection and Human Rights platform; and new think pieces from the Road to Addis series.
- Road to Addis and Beyond; New Director Appointed: Issue 25 (September 2015)
Highlights include the launch of the social protection website; and new videos, briefs and papers.
- Sarah Cook Bids Farewell to UNRISD; UNRISD Classics; Events on Gender, Social Protection: Issue 24 (June 2015)
Other highlights include the launch of the Road to Addis series; new papers and videos.
- UNRISD Work on Gender and Development, New Publications, and Side Events at the UN: Issue 23 (April 2015)
Other highlights inlcude upcoming events: the launch of UNRISD Classics and a seminar on women's role in forestry governance; and a new series of think pieces on women's rights.
- Message from Sarah Cook, UNRISD Contributions to Beijing+20, New Papers, Vacancies: Issue no. 22 (January 2015)
Other highlights include the announcement of Sarah Cook leaving, and UNRISD side events at the Commission for Social Development and an upcoming seminar by Gita Sen.
- Maximizing Impact of Research on SSE and Gender; Young Scholars Think Piece Series Runners Up; UNRISD Seminars: Issue 21 (November 2014)
Other highlights include publications by UNRISD researchers; new UNRISD Twitter account for publications; and new think pieces for the Linking Social Protection and Human Rights platform.
- A Time of Transitions and Opportunities; Call for Expressions of Interest: New Directions in Social Policy; New Publications: Issue 20 (September 2014)
Other highlights include new vacancies; the four winning Young Scholars think pieces; and a new video and podcast from an UNRISD Seminar.
- Linking Social Protection and Human Rights; Post-2015 Development Agenda; New Directions in Social Policy: Issue 19 (June 2014)
Highlights include a new web platform, Linking Social Protection and Human Rights; UNRISD Seminars; new publications; and UNRISD contributions to the Post-2015 Development Agenda.
- Latest UNRISD Engagement with UN Post-2015 Development Agenda; New Occasional Paper Series on SSE; Gender Programme Set to Expand: Issue 18 (April 2014)
Other highlights include 3 policy briefs and 11 papers from our projects; a new series of commentaries linking social protection and human rights; podcasts and videos from our recent events; and an update on the response to our Young Scholars Think Piece Series
- Greetings from the Director; UN Inter-Agency Task Force on SSE; New Project Briefs: Issue 17 (January 2014)
Highlights include a message from UNRISD Director looking back at our 50th anniversary year and our new research; new project briefs, including three country case studies from the project on domestic resource mobilization; and UNRISD taking over as acting secretariat for the Task Force on SSE.
- UNRISD Research Programme on Gender Expands; Interview with Shahra Razavi; New Publications: Issue 16 (October 2013)
Highlights include UNRISD's work on the gender dimensions of development; an interview with Shahra Razavi; a call for expressions of interest for the project on Politics of Domestic Resource Mobilization; and new publications.
- Politics of Domestic Resource Mobilization; UNRISD Seminar Series: Issue 15 (June 2013)
Highlights include the workshop and call for expressions of interest for the project on Politics of Domestic Resource Mobilization, and podcasts and videos from UNRISD events, in particular the UNRISD Seminar Series.
- Special Edition: UNRISD Conference on Social and Solidarity Economy (May 2013)
This is a special edition on the UNRISD Conference on Potential and Limits of Social and Solidarity Economy, held on 6-8 May 2013.
- UNRISD Work on Social and Solidarity Economy Gains Momentum: Issue 14 (February 2013)
Highlights include UNRISD work on Social and Solidarity Economy, including the international conference to be held in May 2013, upcoming UNRISD seminars and a new series of Beyond 2015 briefs.
- 50 Years of Research for Social Change—UNRISD 1963-2013: Issue 13 (January 2013)
Highlights include a message from Sarah Cook as UNRISD turns 50, videos of presentations and interviews of participants at our events, and details of the UNRISD's presence at the Commission for Social Development.
- Mineral Rents and the Financing of Social Policy; Social Security; Migration and Health: Issue 12 (December 2012)
Highlights include UNRISD events on mineral rents and the financing of social policy, social security, and migration and health in China; and new briefs on mineral rents and universal security.
- Social and Solidarity Economy; 3 New Policy Briefs (Inequality; Gender; & Korea's Development Experience); and More: Issue 11 (October 2012)
Highlights inlcude a call for papers and a project brief on Social and Solidarity Economy; three new policy briefs on inequality, gender and Korea's development experience; and interviews on women in agriculture in India and Zimbabwe.
- Issue no. 10: Gender and Global Crises; Reflections on Rio+20 (July 2012)
Highlights include an interview with Devaki Jain, a feminist economist; reflections on Rio+20; and recordings from the UNRISD seminar on Gender and Global Crises.
- Issue 9: Counting down to Rio+20 (May 2012)
Highlights include UNRISD at Rio+20, Occasional papers and think pieces on the social dimensions of green economy and sustainable development and papers on gender and employment.
- Issue 8: Women’s rights in Pakistan and postcards to Rio+20 (March 2012)
Highlights include an interview with Farida Shaheed on women's rights in Pakistan, and think pieces and papers on the social dimensions of the green economy.
- Issue 7 (December 2011)
Highlights include an article on citizens' protests worldwide, an interview with Shufang Zhang on migration and health in China, a critique of the World Development Report 2012 and think pieces on the Social Dimensions of Green Economy.
- Issue 6 (September 2011)
Highlights include a new series of think pieces on the Social Dimensions of Green Economy, an interview with Laura Rival on ethnobiology, and podcasts on using legislation to fight racial discrimination and challenges for the green economy in Latin America.
- Issue 5 (June 2011)
Highlights of the issue include articles on sustainable financing for social policy, Tunisian women's rights, the future of social policy, and rebuilding Côte d'Ivoire; and an interview with Parvati Raghuram, co-author of an UNRISD paper on care and migration.
- Issue No. 4 (March 2011)
Highlights of the issue include an article on the "Arab spring", UNRISD comments on the "Protect, Respect and Remedy" Framework for Business and Human Rights, and an interview with Latin American researcher, Enrique Peruzzotti.
- Issue No. 3 (January 2011)
Highlights of the issue include a New Year message from the Director, Sarah Cook; a brief report on the Development Forum for the G20 in November; and reactions to UNRISD’s flagship report, Combating Poverty and Inequality.
- Issue No. 2 (September 2010)
Highlights of the issue include the launch of UNRISD’s flagship report, Combating Poverty and Inequality, the Development Forum for the G20 and an interview with UNRISD Research Coordinator coordinating the Development Forum, Ilcheong Yi.
- Issue No. 1 (June 2010)
Highlights of the issue include an introductory message from the UNRISD Director, Sarah Cook, UNRISD Conference on the Social and Political Dimensions of the Global Crisis and UNRISD's work on a resolution on social integration adopted by the UN Commission for Social Development .