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Past Event: “Assisting Victims and Remediating the Environment – Putting the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons into Action”

Side Event for UNGA First Committee 12 October 2017 13:15 – 14:45 Conference Room A, UN Headquarters In July 2017, when 122 states adopted the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), they also agreed on a number of more »

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Past Event: “Willy Brandt – Life of a Statesman”

Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 6:30pm – 8:00pm Goethe-Institut New York, 30 Irving Place, New York Like his contemporary John F. Kennedy, Willy Brandt was one of the great political icons of his time – and remains to many a representative more »

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Recent Event: 2017 FES New York Summer Academy

June 19 – 23, 2017 Roger Smith Hotel At FES New York’s 2017 Summer Academy, young leaders from across the globe explored the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as a tool to further progressive, transformative politics in their respective more »

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New Publication – FES Perspective: “The Nuclear Weapons Ban and Human Security for All: Assessing the Draft Convention on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons from a Human Security Perspective”

by Matthew Bolton June 2017 Efforts to abolish nuclear weapons have regained momentum by the current negotiations for a nuclear weapons ban treaty. Despite the resistance from nuclear powers, the majority of UN Member States is determined to come to more »

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New Publication “The Nuclear Weapons Ban and Human Security for All”

Efforts to abolish nuclear weapons have regained momentum by the current negotiations for a nuclear weapons ban treaty. Despite the resistance from nuclear powers, the majority of UN Member States is determined to come to an agreement in July 2017. more »

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Publication: “The Silk Road Economic Belt: Security Implications and EU–China Cooperation Prospects” by Ghiasy and Jiayi Zhou

Richard Ghiasy and Jiayi Zhou Publication by SIPRI in collaboration with FES February 2017 FES New York is pleased to share this new publication: “The Silk Road Economic Belt: Security Implications and EU-China Cooperation”, which is a result of the more »

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Expert Group Meeting and Retreat on the Reporting of the Inter-Agency Force on Financing for Development

Presentations Axel Bertuch-Samuels Inter-Agency Task Force on Financing for Development-The 2017 Report Peter Chowla Griet Cattaert Financing for Development Office: IATF Monitoring of International Development Cooperation and TOSSD Overview of Global Outlook FDRE Ministry of Finance and Economic Cooperation: Sustainable more »

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Past Event: “Trade Union Perspectives on Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Changing World of Work” – Global Trade Union UNCSW Preparatory Meeting

December 6-7, 2016 Hotel Roger Smith, New York FES New York, in conjunction with the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), Education International (EI), and Public Services International (PSI), hosted a seminar on “Trade Union Perspectives on Women’s Economic Empowerment in more »

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Past Event: World Bank-ITUC-FES Workshop on Labour Safeguards at Multinational Development Banks (MDBs)

November 30 – December 1, 2016 World Bank HQ, Washington D.C. FES New York, in cooperation with the World Bank and International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), convened a workshop on labour safeguards policies at the World Bank and other Multilateral more »

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Past Event: “Climate Action & Sustainable Development: Implementing SDG 13 on the National and Local Level”

Thursday, July 21, 2016 Cornell University, ILR School Conference Center One of the most pressing universal challenges we face in the newly adopted Sustainable Development Agenda is climate change. As highlighted by SDG 13, the task at hand includes, among more »

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