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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.
- 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).
- 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”.
- 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:
The language of the webinar is English.
We hope you will join us on April 12 !