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WEBINAR ON THE 2022 UNDP-HDRO SPECIAL REPORT ON HUMAN SECURITY

April 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC+2

“New threats to human security in the Anthropocene -- Demanding greater solidarity”

12 April 2022, 1500-1700 CEST (0900-1100 EDT)

HDCA THEMATIC GROUP ON HUMAN SECURITY

 The Human Development Report Office in UNDP published in February this year its Special Report on using and updating human security thinking -- “New threats to human security in the Anthropocene -- Demanding greater solidarity” (https://hdr.undp.org/en/2022-human-security-report).

It is a major book-length study of 188 pages, with a concise executive summary, (https://hdr.undp.org/sites/default/files/srhs2022_overview_en.pdf, available also in Japanese, French and Spanish). Additional resources can be found online at http://hdr.undp.org, including addenda, translations of the Report and the overview, and an interactive web version.

The Thematic Group on Human Security of the HDCA (Human Development and Capability Association) will hold a webinar on the Report, on 12 April 2022.

  1. Report leader, Dr. Heriberto Tapia, plus members of the Report team, will present an overview of the Report’s purposes, main arguments, and hoped-for uses (circa 30 mins).
  2. Three authors of background papers for the Report will present remarks (10-15 mins each) on the Special Report, with special reference to selected issues and arguments in their background papers:
  • Andrew Crabtree (Copenhagen Business School) – paper on nature-based security and human subjective insecurity
  • Oscar A. Gómez (Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University). Paper: “The position of crises in human development processes and thinking - Using the human security perspective in an era of transitions” – co-author Des Gasper. (Draft version is at: https://repub.eur.nl/pub/76016)
  • John Morrissey (National University of Ireland). Paper: “Envisioning Security for a More-than-human World”.
  1. Discussion – will be after each presentation, and further in the final section of the webinar.

Chair: Des Gasper (International Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam).

The webinar will be conducted via Zoom. Registration is required – please use this link:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/webinar-on-the-2022-undp-hdro-special-report-on-human-security-tickets-311330336417

The language of the webinar is English.

We hope you will join us on April 12 !

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April 12
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3:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC+2
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