Events 2012

Past Event: “Democratic Emerging Powers and the International Human Rights System”

12 December 2012, New York India, Brazil, and South Africa (known as the IBSA group), along with countries such as Mexico, Indonesia, and Turkey are participating more intensively in global governance. The FES New York Office & Hunter College’s Department more »

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Past Event: “Toward A New Generation Of Development Goals”

26 November 2012, New York Many discussions have emerged about whether the world needs a new development paradigm, and if so, what sort of framework must underpin it, what aspirational goals will guide it and what targets and indicators will more »

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Past Event “FES New York Fall Academy 2012”

12 – 16 November 2012, New York From November 12 to 16, 2012 the FES New York office hosted its seventh annual Fall Academy “How to Make Best Use of UN Capacities” for young international policy analysts. 19 participants came more »

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Past Event: “Study Visit of an India/Pakistan Delegation to the UN in New York”

4 – 9 November 2012, New York As Pakistan and India are jointly serving as non-permanent members in the UN Security Council in 2012, the FES New York organized a study visit of a joint delegation from both countries to more »

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Past Event: “Effective Use of Information to Empower/Influence Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Efforts”

25 October 2012, New York This side event to the 2012 sessions of the First Committee to the General Assembly was co-hosted by the Permanent Mission of Japan (Ambassador Nishida pictured on the right), the United Nations Office for Disarmament more »

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Past Event: “Arms Control and Missile Proliferation in the Middle East”

15 October 2012, New York As a variety of conflicts loom large over the Middle East and the Persian Gulf, the region is also bearing the world’s highest density of weapons, including missiles. The recently published book “Arms Control and more »

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Past Event: “The Changing Middle East: Implications for Regional and Global Politics”

11 July 2012, New York The recent turmoil in the Middle East has added an unsettled new dynamic to the long-standing policy challenges in the region. Against the backdrop of perennial concerns about Iran’s nuclear ambitions and capabilities and the more »

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Past Event: Rio+20 Side Event: Sustainable Development in an Unequal World

20 June 2012, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm, Room T-4, RioCentro Convention Center, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil The vision statement from the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Global Sustainability offers an insightful summary of the global state of affairs: “Today more »

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Past Event: Rio+20 People’s Summit Discussion with Civil Society and IMF

FES New York organized a meeting at the People’s Summit, parallel to the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development, between members of the Civil Society Reflection Group and representatives from the International Monetary Fund for an exchange of ideas on more »

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Past Events: “Global Civil Society Perspectives on the Responsibility to Protect”

June 11 – 13, 2012 New York FES New York supported a series of meetings organized by Global Action to Prevent War (GAPW) and its partners from civil society organizations from various continents on the emerging norm of the “Responsibility more »

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