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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 ...

Framings and Design Politics of Just Transitions

Webinar

6 Oct 2020, Online

Framings and Design Politics of Just Transitions

In this introductory first session of the Just Transition Research Collaborative's webinar series, speakers will discuss different framings and the design politics of just transitions that shape current debates on low-carbon development and recovery from COVID. The session will bring together research on the role of labour and working people in demanding a just transition with a discussion of specific policy responses and proposals based on examples from Latin America.


Framings and Design Politics of Just Transitions

Webinar

9 Jul 2020, Online

Lives or Livelihoods? Protecting and Supporting Vulnerable Groups Through the Covid-19 Crisis

How are interventions to address the Covid-19 pandemic – by governments and non-state actors – affecting vulnerable groups? Members of UNRISD’s global networks recently provided their informed assessment in the Institute’s survey. This is the launch event for a new report in which we present our analysis of the findings, covering 82 countries in all regions of the world and at all income levels.


Framings and Design Politics of Just Transitions

Workshop

10 Jul 2020, Online

Sustainable and Just Economies: Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Crisis and Enabling Factors for the SDGs

UNRISD is co-hosting a workshop at the 2020 edition of the SDGs Learning, Training & Practice—a series of capacity building and knowledge workshops held at the High-Level Political Forum, the official body for follow-up on achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. The workshops feature speakers and experts from academia and other sectors on crucial topics related to the implementation of the SDGs under review in 2020.


Framings and Design Politics of Just Transitions

Conference

18 Mar 2020, International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG), 17 rue de Varembé, room no 4, Geneva

World Social Work Day 2020: Community Engagements for Social and Environmental Justice

EVENT POSTPONED - The theme of World Social Work Day 2020, Community Engagements for Social and Environmental Justice, is inspired by the spirit and claims of Jai Jagat, a global march for justice and peace held on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birthday.


Framings and Design Politics of Just Transitions

6 Feb 2020, Altes Rathaus, Bonn

UNRISD Bonn Office Launch

UNRISD recently joined the UN family in Bonn, and the official office launch event will be held at the Old Town Hall of the City of Bonn on 6 February 2020, hosted by the Mayor of Bonn and the Liaison Office of the Federal Foreign Office to the UN Campus Bonn. The event will be an occasion to introduce UNRISD, make new contacts and begin to explore opportunities for collaboration.