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Global Governance and Conflict
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Seeking asylum from nowhere— how origin shapes the context of reception

Afghanistan is the world’s newest nowhere , a predicament that will shape the evacuation and resettlement prospects for millions of people for the foreseeable future. What does it mean to call Afghanistan a ‘nowhere’?...

Refugees Forced migration Global Governance and Conflict
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Photo: Alexander Zach / UNU-WIDER Photos - AL19 Sustainable development Poverty Equality and inequality
About
Contributors - AL19

Short biographies of those who contributed to the event.

Sustainable development Poverty Equality and inequality
About
UNU-WIDER founder Amartya Sen gives the WIDER Annual Lecture in 2015

The 2015 WIDER Annual Lecture will be given by Nobel laureate Amartya Sen. He will discuss the overall challenge of sustainable and human-focused development including new and old challenges. Each year, the United Nations University World Institute...

Sustainable development Poverty Equality and inequality
Annual Lecture
WIDER Annual Lecture 19 - Three Decades of Change in Development
19 September 2015
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
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Reconstruction in conflict and post-conflict societies

Theme: 2002-03

Reconstruction from conflict is a complex and demanding task, and a major challenge for the UN system as well as the wider donor community. National authorities and their donor partners are faced with multiple priorities - rebuilding infrastructure...

Global Governance and Conflict
Project
Why some countries avoid conflicts while others fail

Theme: 2000-01

Previous UNU-WIDER research has shown that the risk of internal conflict is high in low-income societies rich in natural resources and characterised by ethnic fragmentation. Yet for each country in conflict there are many others with similar...

Global Governance and Conflict
Project
New roles and functions for the UN and the Bretton Woods Institutions

Theme: 1998-99

In a world beset by the effects of the Great Depression and war, the 'Keynesian message' strongly inspired the post-war policy agenda and the structuring of the UN/Bretton Woods system. In contrast, an increasing gap has been emerging...

Global Governance and Conflict
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