1963-2018 - 55 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 ...

Gender and Just Transitions

Webinar

27 Oct 2020, Online

Gender and Just Transitions

How do women's lived experiences differ from mens' in the male-dominated industries that receive much of the attention in current just transition debates? What would a gender just transition look like? Based on examples from the US, Europe and Africa, speakers at this webinar will delve into a debate about what kinds of just transitions hold the potential to achieve gender justice, and why changing the value of different kinds of work might be necessary in order to achieve low-carbon sustainable development. This is the third in the webinar series "Justice in Low-Carbon Transitions".


Gender and Just Transitions

Webinar

20 Oct 2020, Online

Sustainable Development Performance Indicators for SSE: How to Measure Progress Toward the SDGs

How do you measure the impact and performance of SSE organizations and enterprises? At this Special Session of the GSEF Global Virtual Forum, participants will be able to deepen their understanding of this issue and learn about emerging, innovative methodologies and indicators for measuring SSE's social, economic and environmental impacts.


Gender and Just Transitions

Webinar

19 Oct 2020, Online

Promoting SSE through Public Policies: Seven Case Studies and Guidelines for Local Governments

How can local governments support the development of the social and solidarity economy which can contribute to more resilient local economies that leave no one behind? At this Special Session at the GSEF Global Virtual Forum, participants from local government, civil society and academia will exchange research findings and local expertise on how to design, implement and evaluate public policy for the social and solidarity economy.


Gender and Just Transitions

Webinar

14 Oct 2020, Online

Just Transition as a Worker Movement in Global North and South

The fight for a just transition to low-carbon future that ensures the well-being and livelihoods of workers and communities began, under that name, in the North American labour movement. The concept is now used in the international climate policy arena and beyond. This webinar explores how the spread of the concept has influenced the role of workers in just transition efforts, considering effects on both formal and informal workers, and looking at differences between the global South and North.


Gender and 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.