Events 2011

Past Event – “Financing for Development Civil Society Forum”

UNHQ, Conference Room C 3:00pm-6:00pm, December 6, 2011 On December 7-8 the UN General Assembly has held its 5th High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development (FfD) at UNHQ in New York.  The vision of FfD endorsed in the Monterrey Consensus more »

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Past Event – A Call to Global Leadership for Sustainable Development

November 10, 2011 – UNHQ Following our recent retreat for Permanent Representatives for Rio+20, FES registered a concern expressed by many Member States that achieving success in Rio will require global leadership to pursue sustainable development.  This event allowed former more »

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Past Event – FES New York Fall Academy “How to Make Best Use of UN Capacities”

November 7 – 11, 2011, New York Already for the sixth time, FES New York hosted its annual Fall Academy for young policy analysts. This year’s group comprised 14 participants from Africa, Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe and Russia. Throughout more »

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Past Event – 30 Years FES New York

October 21, 2011 On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the New York office, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung invited its friends, colleagues and partners to a reception at the United Nations. The honorary speakers were  Ms. Anke Fuchs, Honorary Chairperson, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung more »

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Past Event – Comprehensive Peace for South Sudan

October 13, 2011 The newly independent South Sudan faces challenges aplenty on its way towards a sustainable, economically viable, democratic and peaceful development. To chart the main obstacles and opportunities for the country, its neighbors and the international community, FES more »

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Past Event – Retreat for Permanent Representatives on Rio+20

September 30-October 1,  2011 This FES-sponsored retreat set up an informal space and time for Permanent Representatives and experts from a number of UN missions to discuss issues related to upcoming preparations for the 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable more »

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Past Event – From Rising Inequalities to Shared Societies – The need to create a sustainable International Monetary and Financial System

High-Level Conference, Sunday, September 25th, 2011; 9am-6pm, IMF HQ2 Building, Room HQ2-01-280 (A&B) Neither national nor international policies adopted in response to recent crises have translated into strong recoveries. The rebound has been especially weak in the labor markets. In addition, the more »

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Past Event – What Endgame for the Libyan Conflict?

Luncheon Discussion, Thursday, July 28, 1:00pm – 2:45pm at The Century Foundation (New York) FES New York and The Century Foundation will co-host a discussion about where the Libyan conflict and intervention are headed. Leading the discussion will be: Ibrahim more »

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Past Event – Implementing the Responsibility to Protect

Conference on Civil Society Perspectives, Monday, July 11 9:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. UN Church Center This year’s interactive dialogue of the UN General Assembly on the Responsibility to Protect (RtoP) focused on the implementing role of regional and sub-regional more »

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Informal Discussion on “Global Economic Governance, Global Inequality and the Role of the United Nations”

Monday, June 27, 2011, 1:00am-3:00pm UNHQ, Delegates’ Dining Room, New York, NY In the context of informal dialogues to take place in the UN General Assembly on June 28, 2011 regarding the UN’s role in global governance, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and more »

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