Most recent Emerging Thinking Programmes
The United Nations University Office in New York (UNU-ONY) Lecture Series "Emerging Thinking on Global Issues" aims to promote thinking on global issues through lectures given by first class experts and scholars who have been working with UNU.
10 June, 2010
Time: 1.15 pm - 2.30 pm
Venue: Conference Room E, Temporary North Lawn Building (TNLB), UN Headquarters, New York
Panelist: Charles Kupchan, Professor of International Affairs in the School of Foreign Service and Government Department at Georgetown University.
24 February, 2009
"Explaining the Financial Crisis and What it Means for the Future of Global Development"
WHEN: Tuesday, February 24th | 3:00pm - 4:30pm
WHERE: Dag Hammarskjöld Library Auditorium, UN Headquarters, New York, NY
Professor Stiglitz examined the current financial crisis and analyzed its impact on the future of global development. The lecture is supported by the Office of the President of the 63rd session of the United Nations General Assembly.
Joseph E. Stiglitz is the 2001 Nobel Prize Laureate in economics for his analysis of markets with asymmetric information. More >>
11 December, 2008
On the occasion of 60th Anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Dec 10, '08), United Nations University organized a lecture by Dr.Thomas Pogge addressing the just evolution of human rights and their implementation in coming 60 years. The title of the lecture was "Human Rights: The Second 60 Years." This lecture was second in the series "Emerging Thinking on Global Issues" that the UNU has recently inaugurated (October 2008).
WHEN: Thursday,December 11, 2008 | 3:00pm to 4:30pm
WHERE: Conference Room 4, UN Headquarters, New York
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1 October, 2008
1 October, 2008 | Time: 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Venue: UN Headquarters, Dag Hammarskjöld Library Auditorium (DHLA)
United Nations University organized a lecture by Dr. Daniel Bell addressing the evolution of China's political system from Communism to Confucianism. This lecture was the first in the series "Emerging Thinking on Global Issues" that the UNU is organizing in coming months. The objective of the series is to present the views of experts and scholars who have had a longstanding association with UNU.
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