More than a million migrants and refugees have crossed into Europe since 2015, sparking a political and humanitarian crisis across the continent. As countries have struggled to cope with the exodus, the EU is experiencing further division and dissent over how best to regain control of its external borders and what to do with the large influx of asylum seekers. The continuing conflict in Syria remains by far the biggest driver of migration, however, violence in Afghanistan and Iraq, failed states, poverty, climate change and terrorism have created a crisis that is one of the major challenges to peace and security in Europe and beyond.
Please join us in a discussion with Ambassador Lamberto Zannier, the Secretary General of the OSCE, on efforts to deal with the ongoing migration and refugee crisis in Europe and reverse the trend towards radicalization that has led to terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels.
Organizaciones de la sociedad civil denuncian el fenómeno de la desaparición forzada de migrantes al sur de México, desde Chiapas hasta Tabasco; en el contexto de la desaparición del adolescente Maximiliano Gordillo Martínez, quien fue visto por última vez, el 7 de mayo de 2016, en una caseta de migración en Chablé, Tabasco.
The migration is the big issue in the United States today. Bob Deacon, Emeritus Professor of International Social Policy, UNU-CRIS, and UNESCO-UNU Chair, talks about the importance of regional migration. He was speaking at the policy forum A Rights-Based, Gender-Equitable Approach to the Regional Governance of Migration: An Elusive or Achievable Prospect?
Solutions to the challenges of international labour migration are typically sought at the global level. Jakob Schneider, Secretary of the Committee on Migrant Workers, UNHCR, talks about the Migrant Workers Convention. He was speaking at the policy forum A Rights-Based, Gender-Equitable Approach to the Regional Governance of Migration: An Elusive or Achievable Prospect?
Equal conditions and international división of labour. Raúl Delgado Wise, UNESCO Chair in Migration, Development and Human Rights and President of the International Network on Migration and Development, talked about how inequalities lead to unequal labour exchange conditions. He was speaking at the policy forum A Rights-Based, Gender-Equitable Approach to the Regional Governance of Migration: An Elusive or Achievable Prospect?
Sangheon Lee, ILO, talks about the global implications of income inequality growth during UNRISD Seminar Series event: ‘Wages, Inequality and Development: Time to Turn the Wheel?’
Hard evidence, rigorous data, tangible results, value for money -- all are tantalizing terms promising clarity for the international development sector. Rosalind Eyben, IDS, discusses the power and politics of the evidence discourse during the UNRISD Seminar Series event: Uncovering the Politics of ‘Evidence’.
How to ensure that everybody has enough to eat in order to survive is one of the oldest development dilemmas. Stephen Devereux, IDS, presents the evidence on whether social and productive safety net programmes and policies are successfully reducing food and nutrition insecurity during UNRISD Seminar Series event: ‘Food Security and Social Protection: Two Sides of the Same Coin?’
As interest in alternative production, finance and consumption grows in the face of global crises, UNRISD held an international conference to explore the potential and limits of Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) — organizations such as cooperatives, women's self-help groups, social enterprise and associations of informal workers that have explicit social and economic objectives, and involve various forms of cooperation and solidarity