Peace, greater equality, and decent work: accelerating progress towards fairer societies
Broadcasting UN Entity
The event will begin with a presentation of UNU-WIDER's synthesis of its 2019-2023 work programme, titled Towards peace, greater equality, and decent work: Research evidence for transforming economies, states and societies. A panel discussion with experts from the UN and academia will follow, exchanging ideas and opportunities for progress towards greater equality to achieve the global goals by 2030 and beyond.
The panel of experts will debate topics including:
- How can we accelerate progress towards the sustainable development goals of reducing inequality and promote inclusive and fairer societies?
- What are the most recent trends in income inequality, inequality in the labour market, economic opportunity and social mobility?
- How can we reduce international inequalities?
- What is the role of international tax fairness, redistributive taxation and social protection policy?