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Blog
3 presentations, 9 takeaways on the long-term impact of COVID-19 on learning and how education systems can respond
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On the third day of the annual UNU-WIDER Conference on 8 September, RISE presented findings from three studies on COVID-19's impact on education systems ...

COVID-19 WIDER Development Conference
Blog
COVID-19 and the Global South — From crisis response to sustainable development

Around the world, the pandemic, and the measures taken to address it, have had far reaching effects on poverty, inequality, and governance...

COVID-19 WIDER Development Conference
Conference
COVID-19 and development - effects and new realities for the Global South
6 September 20218 September 2021
Online
Past event
Conference
Dylan LowthianUNDP CANCELLED: Global partnerships for sustainable development
26 June 202027 June 2020
Scandic Marina Congress Center, Katajanokanlaituri 6, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
In the media
Thai media attend WIDER Development Conference to discuss SDG8: inequality, and women’s empowerment

The Transforming economies – for better jobs conference was held in Bangkok, Thailand, 11-13 September, in partnership with United Nations ESCAP. The theme of the conference was SDG 8: promoting sustainable economic growth, productive...

WIDER Development Conference
Blog
Highlights from the 2019 WIDER Development Conference

The World Bank recently estimated that two-thirds of all jobs in developing countries are at risk of automation...

Jobs SDG8 Economic transformation
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Photos: Transforming economies – for better jobs

Selection of conference photos. They can also available on Flickr . Think development – Transforming economies conference album slideshow...

WIDER Development Conference
Policy seminar
Changing technologies and the jobs of tomorrow

Watch the live stream recording United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) in partnership with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) will organize a three-day...

12 September 2019
United Nations Conference Centre, Rajadamnern Nok Avenue and Klong Phadung Krungkasem Road, Bangkok, Thailand
Past event
Conference
Better jobs conference Transforming economies - for better jobs
11 September 201913 September 2019
United Nations Conference Centre, Rajadamnern Nok Avenue, Bangkok, Thailand
Past event
Video
Webcast: Transforming economies – for better jobs

UNU-WIDER in partnership with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) will organize a three-day conference on transforming economies in Bangkok, Thailand, on 11-13 September 2019. See the full programme...

WIDER Development Conference Economic transformation
About
Poster session: Transforming economies – for better jobs

There will be a poster session on each day of the conference from 13:00‐13:45. Up to 16 posters will be presented in the exhibition area on level 2 of the United Nations Convention Center. The posters will be different on each day of the conference...

WIDER Development Conference Poster Session
Programme
Programme Conference programme: Transforming economies - for better jobs WIDER Development Conference
In the media
WIDER Development Conference in Helsinki draws media attention

The 2018 WIDER development conference, Think development – Think WIDER , took place in Helsinki, Finland, on 13-15 September. The conference focused on the main themes and findings of UNU-WIDER’s research over the last 10 years—...

WIDER Development Conference Development Economics
Blog
Reflections on thinking development, thinking WIDER

What do we talk about at a conference on development economics? Well, robots, rockets, and space, of course. 13 September through 15 September 2018, UNU-WIDER hosted the Think development - Think WIDER conference in Helsinki, Finland...

WIDER Development Conference Development Economics Economic policy
Blog
What is the future of industrial policy in Africa: Views from Experts

13 September through 15 September 2018, UNU-WIDER hosted the Think development - Think WIDER conference in Helsinki, Finland...

WIDER Development Conference Development Economics Economic policy
Blog
Development policy in an era of robots: Views from the experts

Labour-saving technology in the form of robotic systems, artificial intelligence, and advanced computer networks may cause a rapid decline in global employment...

WIDER Development Conference Development Economics Economic policy
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