14 Jul 2021
UNRISD research is playing a vital role supporting the wide-ranging discussions around countries’ progress so far on achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development taking place at the 2021 UN High-Level Political Forum (HLPF). Find out more.
12 Jul 2021
UNRISD is delighted to welcome three new members, including a new chairperson, to its Board, the body which oversees the Institute’s work. Azita Berar Awad is the new chairperson, and she will be joined by Olivier De Schutter and Graziella Moraes Silva.
28 Jun 2021
UNRISD has launched its new Institutional Strategy focused on inequalities, and the Institute intends to apply an intersectional approach across all of its research programmes. Read on to find out why intersectionality is so important to UNRISD’s mission.
19 May 2021
The conference organizers invite submissions in the following thematic areas: Critical reflections on development, democracy and social policy; Social policy for inclusive and democratic development; Social policy responses to the Covid-19 pandemic; Poverty and inequality; Critical perspectives on social protection; Non-formal social provisioning; Land and agrarian reform. Contributions are welcome on contexts and experiences of the global South broadly. Abstracts accepted through 27 August 2021.
29 Mar 2021
These words from Katja Hujo from UNRISD concluded a two-day online World Social Work day event held at the United Nations Geneva headquarters. The conference co-hosted by the United Nations Research on Social Development agency comprised of local and international social work and education organizations. Professor Annamaria Campanini speaking for the International Association of Schools of Social Work stressed the importance of solidarity, social cohesion and the need to work together as important in making plans for the future.
6 May 2021
Editorial introduction by Andreas Antoniades, Alexander S. Antonarakis, Jonathan Gilman, Isabell Kempf, and Le Le Lan. This Special Issue is part of a joint initiative on “Financial Crises, Poverty, and Environmental Sustainability” by the Sussex Sustainability Research Project (SSRP) of the University of Sussex, the UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Action for Sustainable Development Goals (Poverty-Environment Action), and the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD).
15 Jul 2021
Help us build a new eco-social world that leaves no one behind: there are important preparations under way for a huge people’s summit in 2022.