Starting on World Science Day for Peace and Development and building on the momentum of the 30-year anniversary of the Human Development Report, our series of dialogues invites everyone on a journey to explore the future of human development thinking.
Watch the recordings of the past dialogues and register your interest for the upcoming webinars planned throughout 2021 below.
If your organization would like to be part of the continued dialogue by organizing a webinar around Rethinking Human development in today’s world, please fill in the online form at the bottom of this page.
You can also share with us any aspects that you think we have missed in the discussion about Rethinking Human Development by completing this online form.
Main event: ISC-UNDP High-Level Dialogue on Rethinking Human Development
President-elect of ISC
Asuncion Lera St. Clair
Senior Principal Scientist at DNV GL Group Technology and Research
Director, Carbon Management and Sequestration Center
Past President, International Union of Soil Sciences
Binyam Sisay Mendisu
Program Officer, UNESCO-IICBA
Vice President of the ISC
Director of the Human Development Report Office at UNDP
📍 Global Relay on Rethinking Human Development
The main event is complemented through a series of dialogues as part of the Global Relay on Rethinking Human Development 📍.
You are invited to participate in the dialogues by registering below, or to organize a dialogue for your community by filling in the online form.
🌏 Asia-Pacific (English) – 10 November, 2020
Watch the recording here.
International Water Management Institute
Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research
Yawuru Jarndu Aboriginal Corporation
University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
🌍 Sub-Saharan Africa (English) – 10 November, 2020
From the Ground to the Galaxy – Rethinking Human Development for the Today’s World
Independent Science and Policy Facilitator, Immediate Past Co-Chair of the Global Young Academy
Inter-University Institute for Data Intensive Astronomy, University of the Western Cape
Office of Astronomy for Development
Programme Specialist, International Science Council regional office for Africa
Director, International Science Council regional office for Africa
Communications Director, International Science Council
🌍 Brazil (Portuguese) – 10 November, 2020
The Brazilian Academy of Sciences (Academia Brasileira de Ciências) joined the Global Relay to discuss the challenges facing human development.
Economist, Professor | London School of Economics | Formerly at World Bank
Doctor | Department of Epidemiology of the Institute of Social Medicine of UERJ
Ricardo Ventura Santos
Anthropologist | National School of Public Health
President, Brazilian Academy of Sciences
Opportunities to organize your own Rethinking Human Development dialogue
Would your organization like to be part of the dialogue by organizing a webinar around Rethinking Human development in today’s world? If so, please fill in the form below.
We are encouraging ISC members such as Academies, Scientific Unions and Associations and Research Councils, universities and practitioners in the fields of science around Human Development to read our publication Conversations on Rethinking Human Development and to consider the questions and ideas it poses for Human Development in today’s world.