35 years of research for change – what's next?
Join our anniversary celebrations as we reflect on some of the greatest achievements of UNU-WIDER over the last 35 years and how we see our work creating change in the future. Read more
Journal Special Issue: Involuntary Migration, Inequality, and Integration
Looking at Vietnamese and Afghan migrants in Canada, Germany, the US, this special issue explores such experiences with a focus on inequality between migrants and host populations in countries of settlement. Read more
NEW: Domestic Revenue Mobilization (DRM) programme
The aim of UNU-WIDER’s DRM programme is to help improve developing countries’ tax systems and to strengthen their domestic capacities for revenue collection. The DRM programme is financed by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad). More
UN at 75: slow death or a new direction? | Annual Lecture 24
RECORDING NOW AVAILABLE The 2020 WIDER Annual Lecture by Lord Mark Malloch-Brown discusses whether the UN can reinvent itself, or whether it will sink into irrelevance? More
Support COVID-19 research - take the survey today
Life with Corona, a global survey tracking the social and economic impacts of COVID-19 around the world has just been released with updated questions. Take part in the survey here, and share the link with your colleagues, friends and family! Read more
How is COVID-19 changing development? A WIDER Webinar Series
Check out the upcoming WIDER Webinar Series events to hear from renowned researchers on the impact of COVID-19 on development, and the implications for the Global South. Recordings of past events available too. Click here for more details
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ConferenceDevelopment challenges in Africa in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic
ConferenceTransformation Towards Better Jobs
ConferenceTransforming economies - for better jobs
NewsUNU-WIDER Conference on Inclusive Growth in Africa: Measurement, Causes, and Consequences. Helsinki, Finland 20-21 September, 2013
For complete coverage of this successful event, please go to the conference page for full details.Inclusive growth Poverty Inequality
ConferenceClimate Change and Development Policy
Climate change poses a major challenge for developing countries. Despite growing evidence to support low-carbon and climate-resilient strategies, many countries have yet to mainstream climate change within their national development plans. Bridging...
ConferenceHelsinki process conference
For more information: Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland. http://formin.finland.fi/Public/default.aspx?nodeid=15589&contentlan=2&culture=en-US
ConferenceReflections on Transition: Twenty Years After The Fall of The Berlin Wall
Contact person Lorraine Telfer-Taivainen , Senior Editorial and Publishing Assistant Opening statement by President Václav Havel Reflections on Transition: Twenty Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall September 2009 WIDER Conference Photo...