Slow death or new direction for the UN?
For most of its 75-year existence, the United Nations has struggled to strike a balance between its lofty founding aspirations and realities on the...
WIDER Annual Lecture 23 - Informality: addressing the Achilles heel of social protection in Latin America
30 October 2019
The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Maison de la Paix, Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2, Geneva, Switzerland
WIDER Annual Lecture
The WIDER Annual Lecture is one of UNU-WIDER’s flagship events. The first lecture was given by Douglas C. North in 1997. Since then the lecture has been delivered by a prestigious line of scholars and political actors, 4 of whom are Nobel Laureates...
Video: WIDER Annual Lecture 17 by President Martti Ahtisaari
President and Nobel Laureate Martti Ahtisaari who explored the role egalitarian principles can play in conflict resolution, peace building and development.The address was followed by a panel discussion. Watch here.
Press Release - AL 15
Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist of the World Bank, Professor Justin Yifu Lin will deliver the WIDER Annual Lecture 15 entitled ‘New Structural Economics’, on Wednesday 4th May 2011 at 08:00-11:30hrs, at the Centro De Conferências Joaquim Chissano, Maputo. The lecture is arranged in collaboration with the Government of Mozambique.
Globalization in crisis – confronting a new economic reality
10 October 2023
The Gamle Festsal (Old Assembly Hall) in the Domus Academica of the University of Oslo, Karl Johans gate 47, Oslo, Norway
13th WIDER Annual Lecture by Professor Ronald Findlay - View the Lecture Online
The WIDER Annual Lecture is a major event in the UNU-WIDER calendar, providing an opportunity for a distinguished speaker to present new insights and analysis on a core topic related to UNU-WIDER’s research programme on global development. Lecture thirteen in the series was given at the Marina Congress Centre in Helsinki on 21 October 2009 by Ronald Findlay, the Ragnar Nurkse Professor of Economics at Columbia University, USA.
Developing Countries in the World Economy: The Future in the past? Online and in Printed Copies
The WIDER Annual Lecture is a major event in the UNU-WIDER calendar, providing an opportunity for a distinguished speaker to present new insights and analysis on a core topic related to UNU-WIDER’s research programme on global development. Lecture twelve in the series was given at the Marina Congress Centre in Helsinki on 23 February 2009 by Deepak Nayyar, Professor of Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.