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Gender Equality: A Data and Policy Dialogue – From the Beijing Declaration to the Covid19 Pandemic and Beyond

25 years after the adoption of Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, 2020 was meant to be a milestone for reducing the gender gap, but in fact we might be witnessing a dramatic backstep in the achievement of gender equality and SDG number five. As part of their global politics series, UN DESA hosted a… Read more “Gender Equality: A Data and Policy Dialogue – From the Beijing Declaration to the Covid19 Pandemic and Beyond”

What it means to address Global Health in the research field – Words from HDRI’s Global Health Research Coordinator

There is no global prosperity without global health Vincenzo Lorusso It is very timely for the “Human Development Research Initiative (HDRI)” to dedicate a full stream of its research to Global Health. An inevitable as much as a necessary decision, in these changing times when health-related issues are so inextricably intertwined with all the other… Read more “What it means to address Global Health in the research field – Words from HDRI’s Global Health Research Coordinator”

HDRI’s work published in UNESCO’s Inclusivity Policy Lab

HDRI’s research paper on “Internally displaced people and their access to health care in the metropolis – the case of Bogota” is now available on UNESCO’s Inclusivity Policy Lab. Our team’s work offers recommendations to inform municipal and national policies to improve health care access for internally displaced people. In many ways, these issues expand… Read more “HDRI’s work published in UNESCO’s Inclusivity Policy Lab”

HDRI Celebrates Women’s Day

The Strategic Watch team is glad to share that it will be celebrating International Women’s Day with a special edition! The collaborative report by all members will focus on the role of women in public spaces, from politics to the workplace to international forums, with the aim of shedding light on their important experiences as… Read more “HDRI Celebrates Women’s Day”

HDRI @ Je M’Engage

“This city is yours, this house is yours, and without you, Paris would be nothing. Thank you so much for your commitment.” – Mayor Anne Hidalgo This past week HDRI paricipated in the Paris’ “Je M’Engage” event at the Paris City Hall and had the opportunity to connect with many other active and like-minded individuals… Read more “HDRI @ Je M’Engage”

Earth Overshoot Day

Earth Overshoot Day recognized August 2nd as the day the world’s population has collectively consumed all of the renewable resources our planet has to offer. Let’s #movethedate together, by pledging to consume less and consume better today! Look here for ideas on how you can contribute: http://www.overshootday.org/

Filmscreening of Demain: Event Review by Daniela Castaño

Attending the film event organized by HDRI was not only personally enriching but also encouraging for all attendees that day. The opportunity to gather among so many different nationalities and cultural origins allowed us to share many different points of view centering on a goal: create change to achieve sustainability for the future. In the… Read more “Filmscreening of Demain: Event Review by Daniela Castaño”

Get to know us: the Urban Governance & Sustainability research group

The group has been actively engaged over the past few months. Beginning in October, they have been working to build an extensive understanding of the theoretical landscape of urban sustainability and governance. They have studied a number of articles and discussed their values, or lack thereof, in enriching the debate. This research has ultimately contributed… Read more “Get to know us: the Urban Governance & Sustainability research group”

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