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Europe in a Crisis: How to Maintain Social Cohesion?

Monday, June 21, 2010, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. The Palm Too Restaurant, 840 Second Avenue, New York (Between 44th & 45th St) The current financial has driven Europe into a severe political turmoil. Challenged by public sector deficits, high more »

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Financing the United Nations in Times of Economic Insecurity

Wednesday, June 16, 2010, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, The Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation, and Global Policy Forum Church Center for the UN 777 UN Plaza (44th street), 10th Floor Meeting Room, New York This half-day conference, co-hosted more »

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“Governance, Executive Compensation and Excessive Risk in the Financial Services Industry”

May 27 – 28, 2010 Faculty House, 64 Morningside Drive (between 116th and 117th Streets), New York The financial crisis of 2008/09 has brought about a wide range of policy measures, and these measures have helped to circumvent a major more »

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Towards a Nuclear-Weapon’s-Free World: German Parliamentarians in Support of a Successful NPT Review Conference

Wednesday, May 5, 2010, 1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and the Permanent Mission of Germany to the UN Conference Room, 22nd floor, Permanent Mission of Germany to the UN, 871 United Nations Plaza This side event to more »

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Governance Challenges in Financing Green and Sustainable Energy Policies

Thursday, April 22, 2010, 9 am – 11 am Spring Meetings Civil Society Forum CSO Room A, World Bank Main Building (1818 H Street NW) The financial crisis that began in the fall of 2008 came on the heels of more »

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Global Transatlanticists Discuss Global Governance Challenges at the UN

Friday, April 16, 2010 United Nations/The Century Foundation To globalize the transatlantic debate, this year’s delegation of “Global Atlanticists” – comprising 25 representatives from the various political German factions in Parliament – for the first time came to the United more »

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Springtime for Disarmament: How Wide a Window for Nuclear Rollback

Monday, March 29, 2010 Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and The Century Foundation New York, Harvard Club This day-long conference focused on the challenges for nuclear disarmament on three levels: First, the implications of the current review of NATO’s strategic doctrine for more »

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Reviewing Nuclear Strategies: Implications for the NPT Review

Wednesday, 17 March 2010 New York, German Mission to the UN, 871 United Nations Plaza This expert-level roundtable discussion addressed whether the U.S. administration’s Nuclear Posture Review and NATO’s revised role for tactical nuclear weapons could turn into a window more »

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“What Role for the UN in Global Governance?”

Thursday, February 10, 2010, 1:15—2:45 p.m. New York, UNHQ—Delegates Dining Room We are threatened with a perfect storm of global crises, so intimately connected they cannot be resolved separately. The ecosystems on which we absolutely depend are being degraded at more »

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A Civil Society Forum on Social Integration “Copenhagen +15 – Achieving a Society for All”

2 February 2010, 10am – 5pm New York 2010 marks the 15th anniversary of the Commission for Social Development at the UN, which took place initially in Copenhagen in 1995.  This Forum showcases civil society’s views on  issues such as  more »

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