Events 2014

Past Event: “Parliamentarians’ Dialogue on Pillar II of the Responsibility to Protect”

New York, December 11, 2014 On December 11, FES New York co-hosted a discussion with international parliamentarians on the Responsibility to Protect (RtoP). Following up on this year’s report of the UN Secretary-General on RtoP, this workshop focused on the more »

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Past event: “Natural Resource Governance in Africa – Context and Call for Action”

Tuesday – Wednesday, November 18-19 | 11am – 4pm Church Center for the UN, New York On November 18 and 19 the FES Office New York hosted a two-day conference to address how Africa’s wealth of natural resources can be more »

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Past Event: “FES New York 2014 Fall Academy: ‘How to Make Best Use of UN Capacities'”

10 – 14 November 2014, New York From 10-14 November 2014, FES New York hosted its eighth annual Fall Academy “How to Make Best Use of UN Capacities” for young international policy analysts. 15 participants from eleven countries and three more »

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Past Event: “Neo-Nazi Extremism in Germany”

Thursday, October 30th | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Roger Smith Hotel – Room: Solarium – 501 Lexington Avenue, New York After the far right extremist terror group known as NSU (National Socialist Underground) was uncovered by the German more »

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Past Event: “The Role of Human Rights, Development Assistance, and Peacekeeping: Building State Capacity for Atrocities Prevention”

Thursday, September 4, 2014, 1:15 pm – 2:45 pm UNHQ, New York In light of the upcoming debate on the Responsibility to Protect (RtoP) of the UN General Assembly, FES New York co-hosted a luncheon focusing on the role of more »

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Past Event: “The WMD Free Zone in the Middle East: Constructive Process by a Six Continent Initiative”

Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Conference Room C, UNHQ, New York On the sidelines of the third and last preparatory Committee for the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference to be held in 2015, FES New York more »

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Past Event following up the General Assembly’s Thematic Debate “Ensuring Stable and Peaceful Societies”: A Reflection and Strategy Meeting

Friday, April 25, 2014, 1:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Baha’i International Community, New York As the international community is currently debating the interdependent roles of peace, security and sustainable development within the post-2015 agenda, the UN General Assembly explored how more »

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Past Event for the Special high-level meeting of ECOSOC with the World Bank, IMF, WTO and UNCTAD: “Inequality: Jobs with Growth and Equity”

Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Delegate’s Dining Room, UNHQ, New York By Invitation Only In the context of discussions about financing a new generation of development goals, authors contributing country studies on Brazil, China, India, and more »

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Past Event at IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings: “How to Make External Debt Sustainable”

Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. World Bank, Main Complex MC building 2-210, Washington D.C. Since the outbreak of the world recession in 2008 many countries have run into serious debt sustainability problems. The International Monetary Fund more »

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Past Event: “Advancing a Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone in the Middle East”

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 8:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. One UN Plaza Hotel, Riverview Room (28th Floor) One United Nations Plaza (44th Street between First and Second Avenue) In the run-up to the third and last session of the Preparatory more »

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