Events 2013

Past Event: “Civil Society Perspectives: Building State Capacity to Prevent Atrocity Crimes”

Monday, 9 September 2013 New York, Intercontinental Barclay Hotel 11:00 am – 4:00 pm In the run-up to and two days before this year’s UN General Assembly dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect (RtoP), FES together with the Auschwitz Institute more »

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Past Event: “Learning From Experience: Building the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda with People Living in Extreme Poverty

Thursday June 27, 2013 10:00 am – 1:00 pm UNHQ, Conference Room 1 (Conference Building) This panel discussion presented proposals for the sustainable development agenda based on a year-long participatory research project carried out with people living in extreme poverty. more »

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Past Event: “Strengthening the Relationship between UN Member States and Civil Society”

By Invitation Only Wednesday, May 29, 2013 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m Ali Baba’s Terrace, 862 Second Avenue FES New York organized a special event to bid farewell to Dr. Werner Puschra, and to welcome the new Executive Director, Michèle more »

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Past Publications on “Inter-linkages between High Level Political Forum and ECOSOC Reform”

On 8 May FES New York organized an informal roundtable in which Ambassadors could engage in informal and candid dialogue to enhance political understanding of the ECOSOC reform and High Level Political Forum processes and their impact on the development more »

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Past Event: “The Limits to Growth Then and Now: A new evaluation and possible solutions”

Open to all UN Pass-Holders April 16, 2013, 15:00-18:00 UNHQ NLB-Conference Room 6 For over 20 years the international community has struggled to develop the right institutions and policies to implement sustainable development, but the established institutions and policies are more »

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Past Event: “Sovereign Debt Crises, Restructurings and Resolution Mechanisms: Lessons Learned and Ongoing Work”

A Briefing for Member States April 11, 2013, 13:00-15:00 UNHQ Secretariat Building, Room 2723 (Attendance for non-Member States only by confirmed RSVP: seating for non-Member States not guaranteed.) The purpose of this briefing was to help prepare UN Member States more »

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Past Event: World Social Forum in Tunis, Tunisia

“Global Sustainability Goals: The way forward in shaping transformation towards a more equitable, just and sustainable world” Workshop/Panel Discussion sponsored by FES, Global Policy Forum, Social Watch, DAWN 27 March, 2013 The present framework of international development goals revolving around more »

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Past Event: “UN Security Council Sanctions on Natural Resources: Towards a More Global Approach”

March 21/22, 2013 UN Church Center, New York Attendance only by Invitation FES New York co-sponsored this two-day exchange of views on current sanctions as a means to prevent natural resources revenues from fuelling conflicts. Current UN natural resources-related sanctions more »

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Past Event: “Arms Transfer, Transparency, and the ATT”

March 18, 2013, 1:15 – 2:30 pm UN Headquarters, New York, North Lawn Building, Conference Room B On the occasion of the beginning of the final conference on the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) on March 18, 2013, FES New York more »

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Past Event “Lessons Learned From the 2012 QCPR Process”

February 28, 2013 UN Secretariat After the UN General Assembly adopted in December 2012 Resolution 67/226 on the quadrennial comprehensive policy review (QCPR) of UN operational activities for development, on February 28, 2013, FES New York hosted a workshop for more »

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