Events 2015

Past Event: “The Notion of Progress in the Diversity of World Cultures”

New York City May 31 – June 2, 2015 In September 2015 world leaders gather at UN Headquarters in New York to celebrate the institution’s 70th Anniversary, marking the expiration of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and inaugurating a new standard in more »

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Past Event: “Towards a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World”

May 12 On occasion of the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation on Nuclear Weapons (Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty – NPT), the Permanent Mission of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United Nations and more »

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Past Event – Trade Union Development Cooperation Network TUDCN FFD and Post-2015 Advocacy

May 11-13, 2015 Cornell Worker Institute, New York There will be major agreements taken at the United Nations in the summer of 2015 in the Post-2015 and Financing for Development Processes to set priorities of the international development policy community more »

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Past Event: “The UN at 70: Security Council Reform and the Wider UN Reform Agenda”

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 United Nations Headquarters, Delegates Dining Room 5   Whereas the 70th anniversary year of the United Nations provides an opportunity to take stock of the functioning of the various UN bodies, the negotiations on Security Council more »

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Past Event: “Mining Communities in the DRC: New Challenges and Opportunities for Sanctions”

March 31 – April 1, 2015 Hotel Roger Smith, Startlight Room, 2nd Floor 501 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10017 This international conference was intended to build bridges between local specialists in natural resource and community issues from the Eastern more »

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Past Event: Panel Discussion “The Future Peace Operations Landscape: Voices from Stakeholders around the Globe”

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 1:15–2:45 p.m. Delegates Dining Room 6-8, UN Headquarters, New York FES New York together with the Permanent Mission of Finland to the UN and the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) hosted a panel discussion to more »

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Past Event: Committee for Social Development Forum

February 3, 2015 8:30am-3:00pm UNHQ – New York The importance of addressing social development alongside economic and environmental issues has been emphasized in international fora, summits and panels. Along these lines, the report of the 52nd session of the Commission more »

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Past Event: Regions Refocus 2015 Report Launch

January 26 2015 8:30am-4:00pm Ford Foundation 320 East 43rd Street, New York, NY 10017 In 2015 the world’s governments will define a global agenda for sustainable development, amidst global trends of rising inequality, declining economic growth rates, and mega public-private more »

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