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2013

2015


UPR Pre-Session of Paraguay

17 December 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

Timetable of UPR Pre-Session

CODEHUPY NGO Report (Spanish

Side-event at 10th WTO Ministerial Conference: A HUMAN RIGHTS PERSPECTIVE ON THE CFTA

17 December 2015, Nairobi, Kenya

Flyer

Side-event at 10th WTO Ministerial Conference: Mega-Regional Trade Agreements and their Impacts on Depeloping Countries and the Multilateral Trading Regime

16 December 2015, Nairobi, Kenya

Concept Note

LDC-journalists at 10th WTO Ministerial Conference

15 - 17 December 2015, Nairobi, Kenya

Side Event at COP21: Climate Change: One of the Greatest Human Rights Challenges of our Time

10 December 2015, Paris, France

Utilizing the United Nations Guiding Principles (UNGPs) in the context of extractive industries – Benefits and challenges

18 November, Geneva, Switzerland

Mining communities in post-conflict settings: New challenges and opportunities for peace keeping

17 November 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

Arabic Speaking Training Course on International Human Rights Mechanisms

02 - 06 November 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

FES-WTO Regional Dialogue: Southern Africa and Multilateral Trade

25 – 28 October 2015, Cape Town, South Africa

 

 

 

 

Global Tax Reform Beyond BEPS
Side-event during the meeting of the UN Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters

20 October 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

Program

 

 

 

 

Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals

16 October 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

Concept Note

 

 

 

 

Blind Spots of the Human Rights Council Agenda – Ways to Move Forward

05 - 06 October 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

 

 

 

 

WTO Public Forum: CFTA: Boosting Trade For People in Africa?

01 October 2015, 15:30-17:00, WTO room S2, Geneva, Switzerland

Program

 

 

 

 

WTO Public Forum: Trade in Services: Do GATS and TISA work in the public interest?

01 October 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

 

 

 

 

WTO Public Forum: “Trade Works…IF” – What Does it Take to Make Trade Work for Development?

01 October 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

Program

 

 

 

 

Consultation – HRIA of the CFTA in the area of agriculture policy

28 September 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

Program

Participants

 

 

 

 

From Geneva to Paris: One voice on rights for a just climate agreement

24 September 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

Background paper: Last HRC Resolution

 

 

 

 

Rights at work – Rights for women. Economic empowerment through decent working conditions

18 September 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

 

 

 

 

Global Labour Tax Summit

17-18 September, Geneva, Switzerland

Program

Further Information

 

 

 

 

Step it Up: Dignity – Rights - Development

08 September 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

 

 

 

 

Framework Forum Roundtable: From the NTP to the UN - Filling the Legal Gap to Prohibit and Eliminate Nuclear Weapons

02 September 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

Background paper by Marc Finaud

 

 

 

 

NGO Breakfast Discussion. On the Road to Paris: Where are the TNCs?

07 July 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

Program

 

 

 

 

Workshop on WTO Negotiations

03 - 04 July 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

 

 

 

 

Dinner Debate on “Global Futures – Geneva Perspective”

23 June 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

 

 

 

 

Accountability Mechanisms for Implementing the SDGs - Side Event to the 29th Session of the HRC

18 June 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

Flyer

Background material:

Background paper

OHCHR Key message on SDG accountability

 

 

 

 

Public Side Event at the 29th Session of the HRC: Corporate Action for Climate Justice and Human Rights

17 June 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

Flyer

 

 

 

 

Expert Workshop: Corporate Action for Climate Justice and Human Rights

17 June 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

 

 

 

 

Informal Trade Union Meeting on CESCR General Comment on “Rights At Work”

12 June 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

Read more

 

 

 

 

"Geneva Debates" - a Tailor-Made Briefing for FES-Partners on Social, Trade and Investment Policy

08 – 12 June 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

 

 

 

 

Social and Solidarity Finance: Tensions, Opportunities and Transformative Potential

11 - 12 May 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

Read more

 

 

 

 

Contribution of Intellectual Property to Facilitating the Transfer of Environmentally Rational Technology

12 May 2015, Crozet, France

Report

 

 

 

 

FES-WTO Incoming for Journalists from French Speaking African Countries  

04 - 08 May 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

 

 

 

 

Training Course on Human Rights for NHRIs

04 - 08 May 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

 

 

 

 

Public UPR Side Event on Workers’ Rights in Panama and Honduras

07 May 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

 

 

 

 

Multistakeholder Expert Workshop on a Potential Human Rights Impact Assessment (HRIA) of the Continental Free Trade Area in Africa

16 - 17 April 2015, Addis-Abeba, Ethiopia

Program

 

 

 

 

E-Commerce for Developing Countries

13 April 2015, Domaine de Penthes, Geneva, Switzerland 

 

 

 

 

Membership in the WTO: Challenges, Risks and Potentials for Economic Development of Russia

24 - 27 March 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

Flyer

Participants

 

 

 

 

Conference on Legal Accountability of Business for Human Rights Impacts

14 - 15 March 2015, Château de Bossey, Switzerland

 

 

 

 

Ensuring the Right to Food through Human Rights Impact Assessments - Side Event to the 28th session of the Human Rights Council

11 March 2015, UN Palais des Nations, Geneva

Flyer

 

 

 

 

Social Protection Floors and Human Rights

06 March 2015, Palais des Nations, Geneva

Flyer

 

 

 

 

Human Rights and Climate Change - Side Event to the 28th Session of the Human Rights Council

6 March 2015, UN Palais des Nations, Geneva

Flyer

Report

 

 

 

 

Brainstorming Session on Business and Human Rights - Access to Justice and Extraterritorial Obligations

26 February 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

Flyer

 

 

 

 

NGO Coordination Meeting on the UNFCCC ADP Negotiations

06 February 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

More information on UNFCC ADP

Report

 

 

 

 

 

LDC Workshop on the Elaboration of the Work Programme

30 January 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

Agenda


2013

2014



Discussing Case Studies – Triggering Change

10 December 2014, Lima, Peru

Flyer



Global Think Tank Summit 2014
Think Tanks, Public Policy and Governance: National, Regional and Global Perspectives

04 - 06 December 2014, Geneva, Switzerland

Read more



Discussing Case Studies – Triggering Change

01 December 2014, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

Flyer



Responsibility and Accountability in the Post-2015 Agenda

01 December 2014,Geneva, Switzerland

Flyer



Socially Sustainable Development Goals

25 November 2014, Geneva, Switzerland

Open Working Group proposal for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)



SPF: A critical step in realizing the right to universal social security for all

21 November 2014, Geneva, Switzerland

Flyer



LDC workshop on food security

14 November 2014, WTO, Geneva, Switzerland



Regional Dialogue: East Africa and Multilateral Trade

05 - 07 November 2014, Nairobi, Kenyai



Arabic Speaking Training of Trainers Seminar on the UN Human Rights System

03 - 07 November 2014, Geneva, Switzerland



20th Session of the UPR Working Group

27 October - 07 November 2014, Geneva, Switzerland

Information on the 20th UPR Session



20th UPR Session: Side Event on the Human Rights Situation in Iraq

04 November 2014, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

More Info on the UPR of Iraq

Flyer to the Side Event on the UPR of Iraq

Webcast in English

Webcast in Arabic

 

 

 

 

 


20th UPR Session: Side Event on the Human Rights Situation in Kazakhstan

31 October 2014, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

More Info on the UPR of Kazakhstan

Flyer to the Side event



Strengthening the Global South’s Voice in Global Tax Governance

30  October 2014, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

Invitation

Report



China's Economic Policies and Today's Global Trade System

28 October 2014, Geneva, Switzerland



From GATS to TISA: Global Trade in Services Forum

17 October 2014, World Meteorological Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Background information

Agenda

Programa (ES)

Presentations

Report



Global and Regional Value Chains in Africa: Determining Strategic Approaches to Leverage New Trade Opportunities for the Continent

03 October 2014, WTO, Geneva, Switzerland

Flyer



Making Progress on a Green Goods Agreement: The Challenges of a Living List

29 September 2014, International Environmental House II, Geneva, Switzerland

Agenda



"Making the Right Impact?" Expert Workshop on Evaluating Human Rights Impact Assessments (HRIAs) in Trade and Investment Agreements

17 to 18 September 2014, Château de Bossey, Bogis-Bossey, Switzerland

Agenda

Report



Framework Forum event: From the Open Ended Working Group to World Free of Nuclear Weapons

08 September 2014, Graduate Institute, Geneva, Switzerland

Background Paper

Program

Report



Joint Action by Special Procedure Mandate Holders

02 September 2014, Geneva Academy, Villa Moynier, Geneva, Switzerland



Consultation on the Relation Between Human Rights and Climate Change

15 to 16 July 2014 , Hotel LeLabrador, Les Praz, France



FES-WTO Incoming for Journalists from Latin America

30 June to 4 July 2014, Geneva, Switzerland

Program

Participation was by invitation only.



Rooting the Post-2015 Development Agenda's Gender Equality Goal in CEDAW Provisions

27 June 2014, Geneva, Switzerland

Program

draft - Post2015 Development Agenda

Optional Protocol to the CEDAW



Expert Meeting on Weapons Review

23 to 24 June 2014, Geneva, Switzerland

Program

Report



Alternative Trade and Finance for a Solidarity Economy

19 June 2014, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

Information on the Public Symposium

Information Flyer

Program



Migration - A Decent Work Issue

17 June 2014, ILO Building, Geneva, Switzerland

Information



Enhancing the Socio-economic Welfare of Labour Migrants: Good Practices from Asia and Europe

10 June 2014, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

Flyer

Background



Study Visit on the Occasion of the 103rd International Labour Conference

3 to 6 June 2014, Geneva, Switzerland

Program

Participants

Report



Adjudication of Economic, Social and Cultural rights under the OP-ICESCR

17 to 18 May 2014, Jiva Hill Park Hotel, Crozet, Geneva

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Report



The Economic Crisis and the Protection of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

14 May 2014, 18.30 pm, Geneva Academy, Villa Moynier, Geneva

Information Flyer

Information on the publication



Training Course for NHRIs on International Human Rights Mechanisms

05 to 09 May 2014, Geneva, Switzerland

Program



Consultation on ICJ Report – A Convention on Business and Human Rights?

23 April 2014, Geneva, Switzerland

ICJ Draft Report

Report on the event



Membership in the WTO: Challenges and Potentials for Post-Soviet Countries

01 to 4 April 2014, Geneva, Switzerland

Program

Participants



25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

03 to 28 March 2014, Geneva, Switzerland

Report



HRC Universal Periodic Review Working Group

27 January to 7 February 2014, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

Information



Side Event on the Human Rights Situation in the Dominican Republic

04 February 2014, 3.00 - 4.30 p.m., Room XXII, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

Information



Side Event on the Human Rights Situations in Chile and Uruguay

30 January 2014, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

Information

Report

 

 

2013

2013



Realizing the Right to Development: Round Table of Authors

4 December 2013, 9 a.m. – 12.30 p.m., UNOG Library Events Room B-135, Palais des Nations,
Geneva, Switzerland

Program

Webcast



Clean Energy and Trade at the 9th WTO Ministerial Conference

Side event to the WTO Ministerial Conference, 5 December 2013, 11 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. at the Trade and Development Symposium, Bali, Indonesia

Information



"Make the right impact! Trade policies assessment and Human Rights"

Side event to the WTO Ministerial Conference, 4 December 2013, 10am - 11.30am, Nusa Dua Convention Center, Bali, Indonesia

Information



LDC-journalists at 9th WTO Ministerial Conference

03 to 06 December 2013, Bali, Indonesia



2nd UN Forum on Business and Human Rights

02 to 04 December 2013, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

Information on the Forum

Information on the UN Working Group

Information on the Guiding Principles

Program of the Forum



"Protect, Respect and Remedy” in the Field of ESC and Labour Rights

27 November 2013, 6.15pm to 10pm, Restaurant Vieux Bois, Geneva, Switzerland

Information & Program

UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights



The Optional Protocol of the Social Pact

18 November 2013, 6.30pm - 8pm, Villa Moynier, Geneva, Switzerland

Information

Academy In-Brief N° 2



Arabic Speaking Training Course on International Human Rights Mechanisms

11 to 15 November 2013, Geneva

Program

List of Participants



The Impact of Labour Migration Policies on Migrants' Socio-Economic Welfare: Improving Practice in Asia and Europe

08 to 09 November 2013, Château de Bossey, Geneva, Switzerland

Information



Bangladesh 2013: the rising demand for labour standards

30 October 2013, ILO, Room IX, Geneva, Switzerland

Information

Statement by the ILO Deputy Director General, Gilbert Houngbo

"The International Labour Organization" by Werner Sengenberger



Membership in the WTO: Challenges, risks and potentials for Russia and neighbouring countries

22 to 25 October 2013, Geneva, Switzerland

Program

List of Participants



The Human Rights Council: A Way to Justice?  

07 to 08 October 2013, Château de Bossey, Switzerland

In cooperation with the German Institute for Human Rights and the German Forum Human Rights, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung organized, as in the previous years, a conference on the Human Rights Council, its developments and tendencies as well as its potential use and benefits for non-state actors. This year’s topics included the tendency of constraining civil society space and increasing pressure on NGOs and the role of NGOs to strengthen human rights in the construction of a Post-2015 Development Agenda.

Program

List of Participants

Report via Justitia et Pax (German)



How to Leverage E-Commerce for Trade Development in the ACP Countries

01 October 2013, 3.00 – 5.00 pm, Room W at WTO, Geneva, Switzerland

Information on the session

Information on the WTO Public Forum

Program

Report

Video



Border Carbon Adjustment: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know (and more)

27 September 2013, Room C at CCV, Geneva, Switzerland

Program

Invitation

Background paper



24th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

09 to 27 September 2013, Geneva, Switzerland

Report



Side Event to the 24th Session of the Human Rights Council: "UPR - Do NGO Recommendations Matter?"

17 September 2013, 2.00 – 4.00 pm, Room XXIII, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

Flyer

Report



Consultation on Fiscal Policy, Poverty, and Human Rights

16 to 17 September 2013, Geneva, Switzerland

Report

List of Participants



PNND – MPI – FES Roundtable seminar for OEWG governments

24 August 2013, Geneva, Switzerland

Program

Report



Lunch-time briefing on Gender and Development

12 July 2013, 1.00 to 3.00 p.m., Room XVI, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

Information on the event

Information on CEDAW

Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women



Regional Dialogue: South East Asia and Multilateral Trade

24 to 26 June 2013, Jakarta, Indonesia



FES Breakout Session during the UNCTAD Public Symposium on "Framing Global Finance for a Post-2015 Development Agenda"

24 June 2013, 2.30 to 4 p.m., Room XXV, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

Information

Concept note

FES Breakout Sessions



Study Visit on the Occasion of the 102nd International Labour Conference

10 to 14 June 2013, Geneva, Switzerland

Information



German-Chinese Dialogue on Human Rights

10 to 13 June 2013, Geneva, Switzerland, and Berlin, Germany

Concept

Agenda



Expert Group Meeting on Clean Energy and the WTO

05 to 06 June 2013, Geneva, Switzerland



23rd Session of the UN Human Rights Council

27 May to 14 June 2013, Geneva, Switzerland

Report



The Issue of Corporate Actors within the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR)

23 May 2013, Geneva, Switzerland

Agenda



Publication Launch: A Framework Convention on the Right to Development

13 May 2013, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

Information

Report

Download the Publication



FES-WTO incoming for African and Asian journalists

22 to 26 April 2013, Geneva, Switzerland

List of Participants



International Security Forum 2013

22 to 24 April 2013, Geneva, Switzerland

Leaving Afghanistan: A Political and Security Vacuum in the Making?

Information on the ISF

Program



Meeting of the NGO Coalition for a Social Protection Floor

08 to 09 April 2013, Château de Bossey, Geneva, Switzerland

NGO Coalition for a social protection floor

Presentations

Report



Security Governance - The Case of Thailand

22 March 2013, Geneva, Switzerland



Informal NGO Meeting on Human Rights Obligations Related to Environmental Protection

07 March 2013, FES Geneva Office, Geneva, Switzerland

Preliminary Report by John Knox

Program



Boosting economic dynamics and job growth: The potential of industrial policies

04 to 05 March 2013, Jiva Hill Park Hotel, Crozet, France

Program

Concept Note

Presentations



22nd Session of the Human Rights Council

25 February to 22 March 2013, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland



Side Event at the 22nd Session of the Human Rights Council: A Critical Review of MDG Targets for Human Developments and Human Rights

04 March 2013, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


Information

Presentation by Rolph van der Hoeven



A Critical Review of MDG Targets for Human Development and Human Rights

28 February to 01 March 2013, Château de Bossey, Geneva, Switzerland

Program

Working Papers



E-Commerce, SMEs and Development: the perspectives for and strategies of Latin American countries

18 to 19 February 2013, Château de Bossey, Geneva, Switzerland

Presentations

Program

Participants



Side Event on the Human Rights Situation in Botswana at the 15th session of the UPR Working Group

22 January 2013, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

Information

Latest Press Statement

Report



Policy Forum on the Regional Governance of Migration

15 January 2013, Graduate Institute, Geneva, Switzerland

Flyer

Videos

Christine Verschuur - Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Karin Pape - Women in Informal Employment: Globalising and Organising (WIEGO)

Kristina Touzenis - International Office for Migration (IOM)

Report



2012

2012



Forum on Business and Human Rights

04 to 05 December 2012, Geneva, Switzerland

Information



Symposium on the impact of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the work of CESCR on national and regional court and policy decisions

24 November 2012, Geneva, Switzerland

ProgramList of speakers Audio records



ILO Committee of Experts and UN Committe on ESC Rights discuss Informal Labor

23 November 2012, Geneva, Switzerland

Program



Advanced Training Course on International Human Rights Mechanisms

04 to 08 November 2012, Geneva, Switzerland

Program



Expert meeting "Conflict prevention in the context of large-scale business investments: From dialogue in action"

07 to 08 November 2012, Château de Bossey, Geneva, Switzerland



Outreach seminar: Westafrica and Multilateral Trade

29 to 31 October 2012, Accra, Ghana



FES side event on the Universal Periodic Review of Guatemala

Thursday, 25 October 2012, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland



Third workshop of the Geneva Circle on Global Economic Governance: Exchange rate and capital account management for developing countries

Wednesday, 17 October 2012, Geneva, Switzerland



CEDAW and Women's Access to Justice: Country Examples

08 October 2012, Geneva, Switzerland



Political Economy of a Transitional China

27 September 2012, Geneva, Switzerland

Program



WTO Public Forum 2012 - Trade and Africa's agricultural policy in 2025: possible ways out of a debacle

24 September 2012, 12:00-14:00, Geneva, Switzerland



Side Event on the Universal Periodic Review at the 21st session of the Human Rights Council

13 September 2012, Palais des Nations, Geneva Switzerland



Side Event on Trade Agreements and Human Rithts at the 21st session of the Human Rights Council

12 September 2012, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland



21st session of the Human Rights Council

10 - 28 September 2012, Geneva, Switzerland

Report



Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development

20 - 22 June 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil



Side Event at the 20th Session of the Human Rights Council on "Human Rights and Climate Change"

22 June 2012, Geneva, Switzerland



Evening Dialogue on "Ending Discrimination and Reinforcing Women's Peace and Security in the MENA Region "

20 June 2012, Vieux-Bois, Geneva, Switzerland



20th session of the Human Rights Council

18 June to 06 July 2012, Geneva, Switzerland



Study Visit on the Occasion of the 101st International Labour Conference

04 to 08 June 2012, Geneva, Switzerland



Civil Society Contribution to the Universal Periodic Review of Morocco - Side Event to the 13th session of the UN Working Group on UPR

24 May 2012, Geneva, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland



FES/WTO Seminar for French-speaking Journalists from Sub-Sahara Africa on World Trade and Sustainable Development

30 April to 4 May 2012, Geneva, Switzerland



Consultation Meeting with the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Environmental Law and the Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

11 May 2012, Restaurant "La Perle du Lac", Geneva, Switzerland



FES/WTO Seminar for French-speaking Journalists from Sub-Sahara Africa on World Trade and Sustainable Development

30 April to 4 May 2012, Geneva, Switzerland



Second Workshop of the Geneva Circle on Global Economic Governance - "Increased Income Inequality without Employment Growth: Causes and Remedies"

24 April 2012, Geneva, Switzerland



Expert Meeting on "The ILO's Social Protection Floor - Lobbying for a Strong Recommendation"

29 to 30 March 2012, Château de Bossey, Geneva, Switzerland



Expert Meeting on "Safe Communities, Resilient Systems: Towards a new action framework for business and peacebuilding"

25 to 27 March 2012 at Château de Bossey, Geneva, Switzerland



Side Event on "Human Rights at Rio+20"

16 March 2012, 2:00-4:00 pm, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland



20th session of the Human Rights Council

17 February to 23 March 2012, Geneva, Switzerland



ICAN Training for Disarmamen Activists from the MENA Region

20 to 24 February 2012, Geneva, Switzerland



Expert Meeting on "Development Perspectives in the Global Trading System - for Non-OECD, Non-BRICS, and Non-LDC Countries in Latin America"

30 to 31 January 2012 at Château de Bossey, Geneva, Switzerland



Expert Meeting on Human Rights, Environment and Climate Change

25 to 27 January 2012 at Château de Bossey, Geneva, Switzerland



2011

2011



LDC Incoming Group to WTO Ministerial Conference

14-17 December 2011


Book Launch and Cocktail Reception

14 December 2011


Panel Discussion on the Right to Development in the Context of Global Challenges

06 December 2011, 15:00-18:00, room XI, Palais des Nations, Geneva


GFMD Global Forum on Migration & Development - "Taking Action on Migration and Development - Coherence, Capacity, and Cooperation"

FES / OHCHR Side Event: "Addressing Irregular Migration through a Human Rights-Based Approach"

01 December 2011, 1.10-1.50 pm, Palais des Nations, Bldg. E, Room XXV


GFMD Global Forum on Migration & Development - Civil Society Days

FES / OHCHR Side Event: "The Rights of Irregular Migrants - Engaging with the UN Human Rights Mechanisms"

30 November 2011, Geneva, Palexpo, Room K


9th Annual Meeting of the ILO Committee of Experts and the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

29 November 2011


Expert Meeting on Article 7 ICESCR

26 November 2011


Side Event: FES / DI: "A Reality Check for the Right to Development - Case Studies and Comments on Implementation"

14 November 2011, 13:00-15:00, Palais des Nations, Room XI

ProgramBackground Paper IBackground Paper IIBackground Paper III


FES / ICJ Expert Consultation on Fair Working Conditions

10-11 November 2011


Book Discussion: "Decent Capitalism"

10 November 2011

 


Training Seminar on the UN Human Rights System

31 October - 04 November 2011

 


FES/FMR/DIMR Workshop: "The Human Rights Council after the Review - Tangible Changes or Business as Usual?

06-07 October 2011

 

Presentation McMahonNotes McMahon

Presentation Amnesty InternationalPresentation ICCPresentation EMRIP


FES/WTO Seminar for Journalists from Latin America

26-30 September 2011

 


FES session during WTO Public Forum: "Trade in an Instable Environment: the Impact of Fragility and Corruption"

21 September 2011, 09:00-11:00, Room W, WTO building

 


ICAN International Conference on Nuclear Disarmament

17-19 September 2011


Program


18th session of the Human Rights Council

12-30 September 2011


Report


Expert Meeting on Next Steps Regarding Business and Human Rights at the UN

04-05 July 2011, Geneva, Switzerland

 


Evening briefing: "The 25th anniversary of the Declaration on the Right to Development"

29 June 2011, Geneva, Switzerland

 


FES/ICTSD Roundtable: " A Decade in the WTO: Implications for China and Global Trade Governance"

29 June 2011, Geneva, Switzerland

 


CUTS-FES Joint Breakout Session during the UNCTAD Public Symposium on "Making Trade and Finance Work for People and the Planet", Green Transition and Poverty Alleviation in Least Developed Countries (LDCs): Taking Stock of LDC-IV

23 June 2011, Geneva, Switzerland

 


Former German Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development, Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul, at UNCTAD's Public Symposium 2011 in Geneva: "Financial and Monetary Reforms for Sustainable Development: Global and Regional Initiatives"

22 June 2011, Geneva, Switzerland

 

Information


Side Event and book launch at the 17th Session of the UN Human Rights Council: " Human Rights in Africa - 50 Years after Independence"

15 June 2011, Geneva, Switzerland


Incoming: Study Visit on the Occasion of the 100th International Labour Conference

05-10 June 2011, Geneva, Switzerland

 

Program


Side Event at the 17th Session of the UN Human Rights Council: "Decent Work for Domestic Workers"

07 June 2011, Geneva, Switzerland


17th session of the UN Human Rights Council

30 May - 17 June 2011, Geneva, Switzerland

 


International Security Forum: "Nuclear Weapons and The Middle East"

31 May 2011, Zurich, Switzerland

 

Information


Luncheon Meeting: " Business' Responsibilities under the ICESCR - Consultation Meeting with the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights"

14 May 2011, Geneva, Switzerland

 


Public Panel Discussion: "Who Wants What? - Social, Political and Economic Aspirations in the 'Arab Spring' and their Chances of Success"

09 May 2011, Geneva, Switzerland

 


ACTRAV/ETUC/FES/ITUC Consultative Meeting in Preparation of the ILO Debate on Social Security ("Social Protection Floor")

03 May 2011, Geneva, Switzerland

 


FES-GCSP-UNIDIR Workshop: "Reinforcing Disarmament: Combating Illicit Trade in Weapons and Materials - Regional Challenges"

06 April 2011, Geneva, Switzerland

 


Side event at the Human Rights Council: Climate Change and Human Rights

17 March 2011, Geneva, Switzerland

 


Expert Roundtable: "The Doha Riddle: EU as partner or rival of developing countries?"

15 March 2011, Brussels, Belgium

 


16th session of the UN Human Rights Council

28 February - 25 March 2011, Geneva, Switzerland

 


International Symposium on Right to Development

24-25 February 2011, Berlin, Germany

 


Informal Lunch Meeting on Environment, Climate Change and Human Rights

22 February 2011, Geneva, Switzerland

 


2010

2010


FES/WTO Information Seminar for English-Speaking Journalists on "World Trade and Sustainable Development"

06 - 10 December 2010, Geneva, Switzerland

 


CEACR/CESCR Meeting: 8th Roundtable Meeting of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the ILO Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations

"Regression in the realization of Social Rights in light of current austerity measures"

25 November 2010, Geneva, Switzerland

 


Arabic Training Course on International Human Rights Mechanisms

08 - 12 November 2010, Geneva, Switzerland

 


FES/3D Event at WTO Public Forum: "Social Standards and Human Rights Clauses in Trade Agreements: Window Dressing, Hidden Protectionism or Furthering the Cause?"

17 September 2010, WTO, Geneva, Switzerland

 


FES/CUTS Writers`Conference: A Negotiator`s Handbook

14 September 2010, Geneva, Switzerland

 


15th session of the UN Human Rights Council

13 September - 01 October 2010, Geneva, Switzerland

 


FES Workshop on Social Protection in the Informal Economy

03 September 2010, Geneva, Switzerland

 

ProgramReport


FES Workshop on A Just Global Policy For Natural Resources in the Interest of Developing Countries

02 September 2010, Geneva, Switzerland

 


FES Workshop with State Parties to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

“Indicator use in the state report to CESCR – benefits of the IBSA procedure”

06 July 2010, Villa Moynier, Geneva, Switzerland

 

Report


ITC/FES Seminar on Sustainability Standards and their Role in International Trade and Development

01–02 July 2010, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland

 

ProgramReport


Seminar for Trade Union Coordinators at the occasion of the 99th ILO International Labour Conference

“Importance of International Social Policies for National Programs”

07–11 June 2010, Geneva, Switzerland

 

ProgramReport


FES/MRI Parallel Event at the 14th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

“The Impact of the Lack of Social Protection for Domestic Workers and their Families”

09 June 2010, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

 

Report


FES Parallel Event at the 14th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

“The Protect, Respect and Remedy Framework - Debate on recent developments with John Ruggie followed by a panel debate on the review of the OECD Guidelines on Multinational Enterprises”

01 June 2010, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

 


14th session of the UN Human Rights Council

31 May–18 June 2010, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

 


Expert Consultation on the Draft Guiding Principles on Human Rights and Extreme Poverty

20–21 May 2010, Palais Wilson, Geneva, Switzerland

 


Consultation meeting with the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

“Threats to the realization of ESCR – perspectives from environmental law and the climate negotiations”

13 May 2010, La Perle du Lac, Geneva, Switzerland

 


Workshop Scenario building on “WTO Reform and the Role of the European Union”

12 May 2010, La Perle du Lac, Geneva, Switzerland

 


Luncheon Meeting on the Right to Development

28 April 2010, La Perle du Lac, Geneva, Switzerland

 


FES/MRI Parallel Event at the 13th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

"Social Security for Migrant Workers"

15 March 2010, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


FES/ICHRP Parallel Event at the 13th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

"EXPOSED: The human rights of the poor in a changing global climate"

12 March 2010, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


13th session of the UN Human Rights Council

01–26 March 2010, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

 


FES Breakfast meeting on Climate Change and Human Rights

16 February 2010, FES Office, Geneva, Switzerland


FES/UNIDIR/GCSP Workshop on Reinforcing Disarmament: Combating Illicit Trade in Weapons and Materials

01–02 February 2010, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


Expert Meeting on Private Sector Participation in Water and Sanitation Services Provision

25–26 January 2010, Château de Bossey, Crans-près-Céligny, Switzerland

 


2009


Seventh WTO Ministerial Conference

30 November–02 December 2009


FES/CUTS International Session on "Reforming and Strengthening the WTO"

02 December 2009, Geneva, Switzerland


FES Session on "Scenarios for Global Economic Governance"

01 December 2009, Geneva, Switzerland


FES/CUTS International Book Launch Faizel Ismail: “Reforming the World Trade Organization. Developing Countries in the Doha Round"

29 November 2009, Hotel Intercontinental, Geneva, Switzerland


FES Preparation Program for the Seventh WTO Ministerial Conference

27–29 November 2009, Geneva, Switzerland


7th Roundtable Meeting of the CESCR and the CEACR on "Social Security, Social Assistance and Protection against Poverty"

26 November 2009, Hotel Royal, Geneva, Switzerland


Training Course on International Human Rights Mechanisms

01–06 November 2009, Geneva, Switzerland

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FES Panel Discussion on the Economic Partnership Agreements: Four Scenarios to West Africa's Future

02 November 2009, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland


FES/ICJ/ITUC Southern Africa Regional Conference: Business and its Complicity in Human Rights Violations and Access to Justice in Southern Africa

29–30 October 2009, Johannesburg, South Africa


FES/FMR Debate on "Patterns of Collaboration at the Human Rights Council"

06 October 2009, World Council of Churches, Geneva, Switzerland


FES/ICJ Civil Society Forum on Business and Human Rights Preparatory to the Consultation by OHCHR

04 October 2009, Graduate Institute, Geneva, Switzerland


FES Session at the WTO Public Forum 2009 on "The Universe of Standards: Legitimate Protection, Sophisticated Protectionism, or Potential Development Opportunity?"

28 September 2009, World Trade Organization (WTO), Geneva, Switzerland

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Multi-Stakeholder Meeting VI on Trade, Climate Change & Development

24–26 September 2009, IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland


FES Parallel Event to the 12th Session of the UN Human Rights Council on "Avenues for the Legal Future of Right to Development"

17 September 2009, Room XXI, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


FES/IPU Parallel Event to the 12th Session of the UN Human Rights Council on "The Role of Parliaments in the UPR"

16 September 2009, Room XXI, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

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12th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

14 September–2 October 2009, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

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FES/ADH Workshop: Assessing the Impact of Special Procedures in Human Rights

04 July 2009, Geneva, Switzerland


FES Training Seminar on "World Trade and Sustainable Development" for French-Speaking Journalists

29 June 2009 in cooperation with Civil Society Organizations

30 June–2 July 2009 in cooperation with WTO

03 July 2009 in cooperation with UNCTAD, ILO, UN Human Rights Council, ICTSD


ACP SECRETARIAT/COMMONWEALTH SECRETARIAT/FES/TRADECOM FACILITY
ACP SENIOR OFFICIALS MEETING ON AID FOR TRADE IN PREPARATION FOR THE SECOND GLOBAL REVIEW OF AID FOR TRADE

23–24 June 2009, WTO, Geneva, Switzerland


Global Humanitarian Forum 2009
Parallel Workshop: Climate Change and Human Rights

23 June 2009, Hotel Intercontinental, Geneva, Switzerland


11th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

05–13 June 2009, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


CIEL/FES Side Event to the UNFCCC Climate Negotiations

02 June 2009, Bonn, Germany


NGLS/FES Workshop on Trade and Employment

20 May 2009, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland


FES Cocktail Reception and Presentation of the FES Geneva Scenarios on Global Economic Governance 2020 at the UNCTAD Public Symposium

18 May 2009, Geneva, Switzerland


Consultation/Roundtable Meeting with the UN "Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights" (CESCR)

18 May 2009, Geneva, Switzerland


Presentation of the FES Geneva Scenarios on "Global Economic Governance 2020"

13 May 2009, Cairo, Egypt


FES/WTO Regional Dialogue on "Current and Future Challenges for the Multilateral Trading System – Development Perspectives from the MENA Region"

10–12 May 2009, Cairo, Egypt


10th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

02–28 March 2009
Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


FES/CIEL Parallel Event at the 10th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

"Human Rights and Climate Change"
09 March 2009, Palais des Nations, Room XXIV, Geneva, Switzerland


Pax Romana/CIVICUS/FES Parallel Event at the 10th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

"The Role of Human Rights Defenders In Human Rights Education"
03 March 2009, Palais des Nations, Room XXIV, Geneva, Switzerland


FES Parallel Event at the 43rd CEDAW Session

30 January 2009, Palais des Nations, Room A.819 /21, Geneva, Switzerland


CIEL/FES Expert Meeting on Human Rights and Climate Change

22–24 January 2009, Château de Bossey, Crans-près-Céligny, Switzerland


2008


FES Roundtable Meeting of the ILO CEACR an the UN CESCR on non-discrimination and equality

27 November 2008, Restaurant Vieux-Bois, Geneva, Switzerland


FES Information Seminar on "World Trade and Sustainable Development" for English-Speaking Journalists

24 November 2008 in cooperation with Civil Society Organizations
25-27 November 2008 in cooperation with WTO
28 November 2008 in cooperation with UNCTAD, ILO, South Centre
Geneva, Switzerland


FES Geneva/FES Regional Security Policy Project West Africa "Study visit to Geneva: Comprehensive Security Policy - Challenges and Approaches"

20-21 November 2008, Geneva, Switzerland


FES Scenario Building Workshop II on "Global Economic Governance 2020"

14-16 November 2008, Château de Bossey, Crans-près-Céligny, Switzerland


FES/3DTHREE/OHCHR Consultation on Trade an Human Rights with the CESCR

10 November 2008, Hotel Epsom, Geneva, Switzerland


FES/GIHR-training course on human rights mechanisms

03-07 November 2008, Geneva, Switzerland


FES/The Evian Group Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue V on
"Trade and Climate Change: Confrontation or Collaboration?"

03-05 October 2008, IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland


FES/CUTS International/The Evian Group session at the WTO Public Forum 2008 on "What Future for Global Economic Governance? - Potential Role of the WTO"

25 September 2008, World Trade Organisation (WTO) Geneva, Switzerland


FES Parallel Event at the 9th Session of the UN Human Rights Council
"Human Rights Perspectives in the Global Forum on Migration and Development"

16 September 2008, Palais des Nations, Room XXII, Geneva, Switzerland


FES-supported session on Climate Change at the Social Forum of the UN Human Rights Council

03 September 2008, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


FES Parallel Event and Book Launch at the 9th Session of the Working Group (WG) on the Right to Development (RtD)

19 August 2008, Geneva, Switzerland


FES Scenario Building Workshop I on "Global Economic Governance 2020"

27-29 June 2008, Château de Bossey, Crans-près-Céligny, Switzerland


8th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

02-18 June 2008, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


FES Parallel Event at the 8th Session of the Human Rights Council

"Lessons Learned on Civil Society Involvement in the Universal Periodic Review Process"

13 June 2008, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


FES Parallel Event at the 8th Session of the Human Rights Council
"Strategic Meeting on Multinational Enterprises and Human Rights"

10 June 2008, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


ILO/FES Interactive Panel Discussion on "Social Dimension of Public Procurement"

04 June 2008, ILO, Geneva, Switzerland


FES/DGB Studienseminar anlässlich der 97. ILO Internationalen Arbeitskonferenz

03-06 June 2008, Geneva, Switzerland


FES Information Seminar on "World Trade and Sustainable Development" for Spanish-Speaking Journalists

05-07 May 2008 in cooperation with WTO
08-09 May 2008 in cooperation with Global Unions, ILO, IOM, NGOs, OHCHR, UNCTAD
Geneva, Switzerland


Consultation on Trade and Human Rights

01 May 2008, Hotel Epsom Manotel, Geneva, Switzerland


NGO Meeting on Human Rights with German Minister of State, Gernot Erler

29 April 2008, Geneva, Switzerland


GCSP/FES Public Panel Discussion “Forty Years Of NPT: What Is At Stake"?

28 April 2008, Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP), Geneva, Switzerland


IOM/FES/IDEAS/NCCR Workshop on Labour mobility: A win-win-win model for trade and development

24-25 April 2008, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland


FES/CUTS International Side Event at UNCTAD XII on "How to Maintstream Development in the Multilateral Trading System?"

24 April 2008, Accra, Ghana


FES/UNCTAD Workshop on "Development Strategies in Africa" (UNCTAD XII Pre-event)

19 April 2008, Accra, Ghana


FES Parallel Event at the 7th Session of the Human Rights Council
"Civil Society Involvement in UPR – the example of Indonesia"

17 March 2008, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


FES Parallel Event at the 7th Session of the Human Rights Council
"Challenges of Irregular Migration"

06 March 2008, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


7th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

03-28 March 2008, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


FES/OMC Diálogo Regional sobre "El Sistema Multilateral de Comercio, la Ronda de Doha y los Acuerdos Comerciales Regionales: Perspectivas y Desafíos para México y los países de Centroamérica"

02-04 March 2008, Mexico City, Mexico


Luncheon Meeting on the Right to Development

11 January 2008, Geneva, Switzerland


Expert Meeting on legal perspectives involved in implementing the Right to Development

04-06 January 2008, Geneva, Switzerland


2007


FES Information Seminar on "World Trade and Related Issues" for French-Speaking Journalists

10-12 December 2007 in cooperation with WTO
13-14 Dezember 2007 in cooperation with Global Unions, ILO, IOM, NGOs, OHCHR, UNCTAD
Geneva, Switzerland


Annual Roundtable Meeting of the ILO “Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations" and the UN “Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights” (CESCR)

22 November 2007, Geneva, Switzerland

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Luncheon on Trade and Human Rights with WTO Ambassadors and Members of the “Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights” (CESCR)

21 November 2007, Geneva, Switzerland

Report

Presentation of the book written by Faizel Ismail entitled
“Mainstreaming Development in the WTO”

5 October 2007, World Metrological Organization (WMO), Geneva, Switzerland


FES session at the WTO Public Forum 2007 on
"The role of Social Standards in Promoting Fair Trade"

5 October 2007, World Trade Organization (WTO), Geneva, Switzerland


FES Parallel Event at the 6th Session of the Human Rights Council
"Border Enforcement" versus Human Rights Standards

20 September 2007, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


FES – "Promoting Coherence in International Policy"

18 September 2007, World Metrological Organization (WMO), Geneva, Switzerland


FES / The Evian Group
Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue IV:
Globalisation, Employment & Migration

14-16 September 2007, IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland


FES / NALEDI Training Course on "Trade and Development"
for Trade Unionists of SADC countries

9-11 July 2007, Johannesburg, South Africa


FES / DGB Studienseminar
anlässlich der 96. ILO Internationalen Arbeitskonferenz

11-14 June 2007, Geneva, Switzerland


FES / WTO Asia Regional Dialogue on "What future for the Multilateral
Trading System? – Development Perspectives from Asia"

4-5 June 2007, Manila, Philippines


FES / IDEAS Centre – Workshop on Vietnam after its WTO accession:
Opportunities and challenges ahead

16 April 2007, World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Geneva, Switzerland


FES Parallel Event at the 4th Session of the Human Rights Council
Business and Human Rights – A New Approach at the UN?

28 March 2007, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


FES Parallel Event at the 4th Session of the Human Rights Council
"Third Generation" Human Rights – Reflections on the Collective Dimension of Human Rights

22 March 2007, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


FES / WTO – International Workshop for Parliamentarians from Developing Countries “Trade Liberalization and Development – WTO and the Doha Round”

18-20 March 2007, World Trade Organization (WTO), Geneva, Switzerland


Exploratory Dialogue on Promoting Fair Trade and Labour Standards in the Post-MFA Environment

27 February 2007, World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Geneva, Switzerland


Roundtable on the Right to Development

25 January 2007, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


2006


Expert Meeting on the Right to Development and its Practical Application

30 November 2006, Hotel Mövenpick, Geneva, Switzerland


FES Parallel Event on the Right to Development – "20 Years of the Right to Development - where do we stand and where do we go?"
Pubic Panel Discussion at the Occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the Right to Development

29 November 2006, Palais des Nations, Room IX, Geneva, Switzerland


Consultation on the impact of international trade on the enjoyment of economic, social and cultural rights

27-28 November 2006, Palais Wilson, Geneva, Switzerland


FES / The Evian Group
Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue III: Global Trade, Economic Growth and the Globalisation of Employment

10-12 November 2006, IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland


Day of Consultation, ICJ Expert Legal Panel on Corporate Complicity in International Crimes

5 October 2006, Geneva, Switzerland


FES / ICFTU Workshop on the Implications of NAMA & GATS for Development and Decent Work

27-29 September 2006, ILO, Geneva, Switzerland


NGO Strategy Meeting on Business and Human Rights

26 September 2006, FES Office, Geneva, Switzerland


Public Discussion with Professor John Ruggie, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
FES Parallel Event on Business & Human Rights

26 September 2006, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


WTO Public Forum 2006
FES / CUTS Session on: “G-20 Civil Society Views on WTO”

26 September 2006, WTO, Geneva, Switzerland


FES Information Seminar on World Trade and Related Issues for English-Speaking Journalists

18-20 September 2006 in cooperation with WTO
21-22 September 2006 in cooperation with UNCTAD, ILO, OHCHR, Global Unions, NGOs
Geneva, Switzerland


Regional consultation by the UN Special Representative on Business and Human Rights

26-27 June 2006, Bangkok, Thailand


FES / DGB Studienseminar anlässlich der ILO Internationalen Arbeitskonferenz "Globalisierung und Beschäftigung"

6-9 June 2006, Geneva, Switzerland


FES Information Seminar on World Trade and Related Issues
for Spanish-Speaking Journalists

15-17 May 2006 in cooperation with WTO
18-19 May 2006 in cooperation with UNCTAD, ILO, OHCHR, Global Unions, NGOs
Geneva, Switzerland


2005


The FES at the 6th WTO Ministerial Conference in Hong Kong, China

13-18 December 2005, Hong Kong, China


"Modeling the Impact of Global Trade Scenarios on Developing Country Economies, 2005-2015"
Presentation by Ms. Sandra Polaski, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

22 November 2005, Geneva, Switzerland


FES / The Evian Group
Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue II – The Multi-Dimensional Challenges of Global Trade Policy

11-13 November 2005, IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland


Governance of Foreign Investment: Exploring the Implications for Human Rights
Public Panel discussion

22 September 2005, World Metrological Organization (WMO), Geneva, Switzerland


ILO – International Conference: Fair Globalization – Safe Workplace – Policies, Strategies and Practices for Sustainable Development

24-26 October 2005, Congress Center Düsseldorf, Germany

More information and registration: www.ilo.org/labourinspection


Reforming the UN Human Rights mechanisms – Remarks and Perspectives in Relation to Indigenous Peoples

Public panel discussion and Dinner Roundtable, Side event 23rd session of the Working Group on Indigenous Populations

21 July 2005, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


Information and Training Seminar for French-Speaking Journalists

4-6 July 2005 at WTO (co-sponsorship of WTO)
7-8 July 2005 with UNCTAD, ILO, OHCHR, Global Unions
Geneva, Switzerland


FES / ILO Workshop with German Experts on "Legal and Non Legal Impediments to the Application of (National or International) Labour Standards"

20-22 June 2005, ILO, Geneva, Switzerland


FES / DGB Seminar für Journalisten im Rahmen der ILO-Arbeitskonferenz "Globalisierung und internationale Arbeitsstandards"

7-10 June 2005, Geneva, Switzerland


Information and Training Seminar for English-Speaking Journalists

25-27 April 2005 at WTO (co-sponsorship of WTO)
28-29 April 2005 with UNCTAD, ILO, OHCHR, Global Unions
Geneva, Switzerland


"Reform of the Commission on Human Rights", Luncheon Roundtable Meeting and Workshop, 61st Commission on Human Rights

4 April 2005, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


"The UN Norms: a necessary tool for Corporate Social Accountability or one shot too far?", Public panel discussion and Dinner Roundtable, 61st session of the Commission on Human Rights

12 April 2005, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


"Strengthening Human Rights in Indonesia", Public panel discussion and Workshop, 61st session of the Commission on Human Rights

5 April 2005, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


2004


FES / The Evian Group
Multilateralism and Its Options: A Multi-Stakeholder Approach

26-28 November 2004, IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland


Conference: Bringing the Trade-and-Gender-Agenda Forward:
Focusing Commodities, Investment and Labour

26 October 2004, Geneva, Switzerland


FES / Programme for Strategic and International Security Studies of the Graduate Institute of International Studies (HEI)
"Post-conflict peace building: How to gain sustainable peace?"

11-14 October 2004, HEI / Villa Barton, Geneva, Switzerland


FES / Africa Department
"Methodologies for Assessing the Impact of Economic Partnership Agreements for African Economies"

27-30 September 2004, Geneva, Switzerland


FES / DGB seminar for journalists "Globalization and International Migration"

8-11 June 2004, Geneva, Switzerland


FES / WTO-Ambassador of South Africa, H. E. Faizel Ismail
"Brainstorming Meetings on Special and Differential Treatment"

26 May 2004, Geneva, Switzerland


FES Side event to the 60th session of the UN-Commission on Human Rights
The Struggle against the Death Penalty: Achievements and Setbacks

15 April 2004, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


Information and study program with Third World Media Network (TWMN) journalists in cooperation with the World Trade Organization (WTO) and UN Institutions

29 March–2 April 2004, Geneva, Switzerland


"Norms on the responsibilities of transnational corporations and other enterprises with regard to human rights"

25 March 2004, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


Side Event, 60th Session of the Commission of Human Rights (CHR)
"Financing the Human Right to Water"

22 March 2004, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


A preliminary discussion of the proposal for a Global Social Observatory
"Brainstorming Luncheon"

22 March 2004, Geneva, Switzerland


FES / WTO-Ambassador of South Africa, H. E. Faizel Ismail
Proposal for a Global Social Observatory "Brainstorming Meetings on Special and Differential Treatment"

19 March 2004, Geneva, Switzerland


Side event, 60th session of the Commission on Human Rights on the "Norms on the Responsibilities of Transnational Corporations and other Business Enterprises with Regard to Human Rights"

Luncheon Meeting with Ms Claudia Roth, MP, German Commissioner for Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid

17 March 2004, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


Brainstorming meeting on "Multilateralism, Bilateralism, Regionalism in International Trade, Investment and Finance"

24 February 2004, Geneva, Switzerland


2003


Informal Consultation on invitation of FES between members of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the ILO Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations

27 November 2003, Hotel Epsom Manotel, Geneva, Switzerland


"The International Labour Organization: Can it Deliver the Social Dimension of Globalization?"

Presentation / Discussion of a 2nd study by Katherine A. Hagen

21 November 2003, "Les Cent Suisses" / Domaine de Penthes, Geneva, Switzerland


"Policy Dialogue between the International Labour Organization and the International Financial Institutions: The Search for Convergence"

Presentation / Discussion of a study by Katherine A. Hagen

21 November 2003, "Les Cent Suisses" / Domaine de Penthes, Geneva, Switzerland


Roundtable on "Gender and Trade"

3 November 2003, "Les Cent Suisses" / Domaine de Penthes, Geneva, Switzerland


FES side events at the 5th WTO Ministerial Conference

9-14 September 2003, Cancun, Mexico


Meeting with Mrs. Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul, MP, German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development

22 July 2003, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


Seminario de la OMC / FES para Periodistas de habla Hispana

7-10 July 2003, Geneva, Switzerland


"Brainstorming luncheon"

A preliminary discussion of the proposal for a Global Social Observatory

19 June, Hotel Epsom Manotel, Geneva, Switzerland


Séminaire OMC / FES pour journalistes francophones

12-15 Mai 2003, Geneva, Switzerland


"The Drafting of General Comments on Articles 6-8 ICESCR ("Labour Rights")"

Informal Brainstorming Meeting and Dinner, Committee on Economic Social
and Cultural Rights

8 May 2003, Geneva, Switzerland


FES / WTO Seminar on Trade in Services

24-26 April 2003, Geneva, Switzerland


Strengthening the rights of Indigenous and Tribal Peoples ILO Convention 169

11 April 2003, Geneva, Switzerland


Information and study program for English speaking journalists at the World Trade Organization (WTO)

24-26 March 2003, Geneva, Switzerland


2002


Joint ICTSD / FES Roundtable on Agriculture and Sustainable Development
Towards Development-oriented Agriculture Policies:
Reframing the Debate at the WTO

2 December 2002, Geneva, Switzerland


Informal Roundtable – "Right to Water – Policy Choices, Options and Ways of Implementation"

14 November 2002, Geneva, Switzerland


International Workshop at the World Trade Organization (WTO) with Specialists from Policy Institutes in Developing Countries "The WTO and the Doha Agenda"

14-16 October 2002, Geneva, Switzerland


Information and Study Program for the FES International Development Cooperation Division

16-18 September 2002, Geneva, Switzerland


FES / WTO seminar for Spanish speaking Journalists

22-25 April 2002, Geneva, Switzerland


Information program for West African journalists

24-29 March 2002, Geneva, Switzerland