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New Expert Commentary by Katy Sherratt

Check out Katy Sherratt’s new expert commentary on how running can be used as part of a human rights-based approach to social protection.   Photo credit: “Southampton parkrun #188” by rikkiprince (CCBY 2.0 via...

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Featured Partner: ECA

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) promotes the economic and social development of its member States, fosters intra-regional integration and promotes international cooperation for Africa’s development. ECA is mandated to operate at the regional and sub-regional levels to harness resources and bring them to bear on Africa’s priorities. To enhance its...

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Side Event at the Human Rights Council

UNRISD and partners hold a Side Event on Social Protection Floors and Human Rights at the 28th session of the Human Rights Council (6 March 2015). This event served to enhance awareness of and adherence to social security as a human right as well as to improve understanding of the steps...

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September Highlights

Promoting Literacy in an Increasingly Digital World 8 September is International Literacy Day. This year’s theme is Literacy in a Digital World. This year’s official event will be hosted at UNESCO’s headquarters in Paris, France. Participants will look at what kind of literacy skills people need to navigate increasingly...

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First advisory board meeting

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The first advisory board meeting was held on 23 January 2015 via teleconference. The advisory board is composed of twelve experts working in the human rights and social policy fields who will provide the platform with guidance and strategic...

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