NUPI’s event policy is in accordance with the public health authorities’ guidelines, and we continuously assess the format and audience size of our events. In light of the current covid-19 situation, the majority of our events will take place on a digital platform.
Tue 13 Apr
Informal elites as local bureaucrats: Why working as a tax collector increases the local accountability of city chiefs in CongoTime: 15:00 Location: Zoom
We are excited to announce that this semester’s third seminar in our Tax for Development Webinar Series will take place on Tuesday April 13th at 03:00 PM (CET). The speaker is Jonathan Weigel (London School of Economics). He will present the paper “Informal elites as local bureaucrats: Why working as a tax collector increases the local accountability of city chiefs in Congo”.
Tue 20 Apr
The impact of climate change on UN Peacekeeping operationsTime: 10:30 Location: Zoom
Follow this webinar to learn more about how climate change impacts UN peacekeeping operations.
Thu 22 Apr
Children in Violent Extremist OrganizationsTime: 15:00 Location: Microsoft Teams
Terrorist organizations, like ISIS, Hamas and the Taliban have exploited children for years. This seminar takes a closer look at the different ways in which these groups recruit and deploy children.
Mon 10 May
Belarus: At the Height of Mobilisation and RepressionTime: 13:00 Location: Microsoft Teams
Nine months after the massive political protests started as a reaction to the 2020 presidential elections, this webinar examines the state of the political crisis in Belarus.
Mon 24 May
Mixed Signals: What Putin Says about Gender Equality, 1999–2020Time: 14:30 Location: Microsoft Teams
Reasearchers on Russia have noticed that Putin gradually has moved towards a more conservative direction, especially on gender issues. But is this reflected in the russian presidents own rhetoric?