Ukraine: War, energy, and net zero
Just over seven months ago the United Nations convened its 26th Climate Change Conference (COP-26) in Glasgow, with the world nervously emerging from...
Aid effectiveness in fragile and conflict-affected contexts
The objective of this paper is to focus on fragility research findings and examine what works or does not work in development aid and development cooperation in fragile and conflict-affected contexts. We draw on our own research findings as well as...
Policy panel on war and reconstruction in Ukraine
9 May 2023
The crypt of Helsinki Cathedral, Kirkkokatu 18, Helsinki, Finland
Research workshop on war and reconstruction in Ukraine
From 8–9 May 2023, UNU-WIDER holds a research workshop bringing together an international group of researchers with expertise in conflict and peacebuilding to discuss new research that can support policymakers’ discussions on the stabilization...
8 May 2023
9 May 2023
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
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...
Polling during war
Collecting public opinion data is challenging in the shadow of war. And yet accurate public opinion is crucial. Political elites rely on it and often attempt to influence it. Therefore, it is incumbent on researchers to provide independent and...