Events 2011

Informal Discussion on “Practical Transfer Pricing Issues for Developing Countries”

Tuesday-Wednesday, June 7-8, 2011, 10:00am-6:00pm UNHQ, NLB, Conference Room E, New York, NY This two-day conference on international tax cooperation began with a half-day of general panels on the Role of the UN in International Tax Cooperation and the Impact more »

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Past Event – “Strengthening the UN Sanctions Tool”

Tuesday, 17 May 2011, New York, UNHQ—Delegates Dining Room Against the backdrop of the most recent experiences with sanction regimes in the conflicts in Côte d’Ivoire and Libya and to examine possible enhancements to the implementation and effectiveness of UN more »

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Past Event – “Lasting Peace in Sudan: What Role for Building Institutions in Southern Sudan?”

Monday 16 May 2011, New York, UNHQ—Delegates Dining Room After the referendum in January 2011, which cleared the way towards secession from the North, preparations are currently underway for an independent Southern Sudan as a new member state to the more »

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Informal Discussion on “Moving Forward With the Panel of Experts”

Tuesday, May 3, 2011, 1:00—3:00 p.m New York, NY This FES-sponsored informal discussion allowed delegates involved in upcoming negotiations of a Panel of Experts to monitor systemic risks in the global economy, their root causes and the risks posed to more »

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Democratic Reform of the International Financial and Monetary System: The objective of Equitable Development and Shared Societies

IMF HQ, Sunday, April 17th, 8:30am-5:00pm [meeting by-invitation] There has been much discussion among governments and in international financial institutions recently of the need to reform the international financial and monetary system, but little talk of the how to do more »

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Past Public Event: “How to Promote Equitable Development and Shared Societies”

Saturday, April 16th, 6:30pm-9:00pm, The Equality Center, 1640 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington DC “A ‘shared society’ is a socially cohesive society. It is stable, safe. It is where all those living there feel at home. It respects everyone’s dignity and more »

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Past Event – “International Aspects of an Afghan Peace: What to Expect if Negotiations do Proceed”

Tuesday, April 12, 2011, New York, UNHQ—Delegates Dining Room To promote the regional and multilateral dimensions of negotiations for a peace process in Afghanistan, FES supported a project of The Century Foundation (TCF) for an international task force co-chaired by more »

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Past Event “Challenges for South African Foreign Policy Makers”

Thursday, March 24, 2011, New York, UNHQ—Delegates Dining Room As South Africa re-entered the Security Council in 2011, the Council is occupied with numerous crises and conflicts on the African continent. To put these challenges in a broad political context, more »

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Past Event: Informal Discussion on “Better Global Economic Policy Co-Ordination and the Need for an Advisory Body to the UN”

Tuesday, March 8, 2011, 8:00—9:45 a.m New York, NY This FES discussion featured President of the German Development Institute, Dirk Messner, on the need for an International Panel on Systemic Risks in the Global Economy to monitor both short-term and more »

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Past Event: Informal Seminar on the Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development (IFSD)

Friday, March 4, 2011, 10:00 a.m. – Noon Cervantes Center, New York Our office worked in conjunction with the Mexican and Spanish Missions to organize a morning of discussions involving a number of UN Missions actively engaged in planning for more »

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