Channel “Unrisd”

Unrisd
The United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) is an autonomous research institute within the UN system that undertakes interdisciplinary research and policy analysis on the social dimensions of contemporary development issues.

Through their work, they aim to ensure that social equity, inclusion and justice are central to development thinking, policy and practice.

Series about inequalities in the occasion of the conference Overcoming Inequalities in a Fractured World: Between Elite Power and Social Mobilisation.
Biography:

1. Megan Tobias Neely:
"Hedged Out: Inside the “Boys’ Club” on Wall Street." Income inequality has skyrocketed in the United States. Since 1980, the richest 1 percent doubled their share of the nation’s earnings, and these high earners are concentrated in the financial services industry.
Find out more and watch the full video here →    https://www.tracesdreams.com/megan-tobias-neely/

2. Fritz Nganje:
"Cities, Cooperations, inequalities and the promise of a Democratic “Right to the City"." Who owns the future of our cities? Who determines how they develop? Who decides what does it mean a "dream city"? How can we challenge the unequal power distribution?
Find out more and watch the full video here →    https://www.tracesdreams.com/fritz-nganje/

3. Sudheesh Ramapurath:
"Land rights, poverty, and hope in Indian indigenous community.." How do the needs of indigenous communities transform over time, and how can these same communities integrate themselves into a rapidly changing society?
Find out more and watch the full video here →    https://www.tracesdreams.com/sudheesh-ramapurath/

4. Gabriele Köhler:
"Creative coalitions for transformative change." Is there hope for a structural change?
Find out more and watch the full video here →    https://www.tracesdreams.com/gabriele-koehler/

5. Francois Bourguignon:
"Inequality, Technology, and Globalisation." What does the future of equality and inequality look like in an interconnected world?
Find out more and watch the full video here →    https://www.tracesdreams.com/francois-bourguignon/

6. Michael Danquah:
"Inequality and Institutions." What does politics look like in sub-Saharan Africa? How does it work and whom does it benefit?
Find out more and watch the full video here →    https://www.tracesdreams.com/michael-danquah/

7. Carla Beatriz De Paulo:
"Changes, Inequalities and Policymaking in Brazil." What do inequalities look like in different parts of the world, and what can governments, civil servants, and citizens do to eliminate them?
Find out more and watch the full video here →    https://www.tracesdreams.com/carla-beatriz-de-paulo/

8. Jonas Pontusson:
"On the relationship between economic and political inequality." How does inequality look like through the political lens? What are the true details behind Government bias toward certain sectors of the population, and what is to be done about it?
Find out more and watch the full video here →    https://www.tracesdreams.com/jonas-pontusson/

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