• WIDER Webinar Series

    Think WIDER Webinar Series – New perspectives on development

    Think WIDER – New perspectives on development webinar series features a line-up of eminent researchers and development specialists who present their work and discuss new perspectives to the topic of global development.

    Register to join the webinar live for your chance to ask questions and engage in the discussion! See the current list and registration links for the upcoming webinars.

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    WIDER Seminar Series

    The WIDER Seminar Series is back! Join us *ONLINE* for research seminars that showcases the latest research on key topics in development economics. 
    In autumn 2021, the Seminar Series events take place on Wednesdays from 16:00–17:00 on Zoom.

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    Achieving Sustainable Development in the Least Developed Countries – Towards LDC-V

    Conference | 5 - 7 October | Helsinki, Finland 

    This conference will bring together academic community, policy-makers and practitioners to solicit new thinking on the challenges and policy recommendations for LDCs for the next decade. 

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    2021 WIDER Development Conference: COVID-19 and development – effects and new realities for the Global South

    The 2021 WIDER Development Conference will take place online during 6-8 September 2021. The three-day conference will provide a platform for sharing knowledge on the effects of the pandemic in different regions across the Global South with the aim of connecting research and policy communities around the world to discuss how to move forward.  

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    UN at 75: slow death or a new direction?

    Annual Lecture 24 | Mark Malloch-Brown 

    As the UN celebrates its 75th anniversary this WIDER Annual Lecture discusses whether the UN can reinvent itself, or whether it will sink into irrelevance?

    EVENT RECORDING NOW AVAILABLE 

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