Events 2016

Past Event: “Trade Union Perspectives on Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Changing World of Work” – Global Trade Union UNCSW Preparatory Meeting

December 6-7, 2016 Hotel Roger Smith, New York FES New York, in conjunction with the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), Education International (EI), and Public Services International (PSI), hosted a seminar on “Trade Union Perspectives on Women’s Economic Empowerment in more »

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Past Event: World Bank-ITUC-FES Workshop on Labour Safeguards at Multinational Development Banks (MDBs)

November 30 – December 1, 2016 World Bank HQ, Washington D.C. FES New York, in cooperation with the World Bank and International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), convened a workshop on labour safeguards policies at the World Bank and other Multilateral more »

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Past Event: FES New York 2016 Fall Academy: “Using the UN’s Sustainable Development Agenda for Transformative Politics” – A Training for Young International Policy Makers

November 14-18, 2016 Hotel Roger Smith and UNHQ, New York At this year’s Fall Academy, young policy makers developed skills to influence the political agenda associated with the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in their respective home countries. more »

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Past Event: “Breakfast Q&A with Professors Joseph Stiglitz and Martin Guzman on Building a Soft Law Mechanism for Sovereign Debt Restructuring”

By Invitation only: UN Delegates’ Dining Room, 8:30 am – 9:45 am, October 31, 2016 As the 2016 session of the UNGA Second Committee moves to consider macroeconomic policy questions related to external debt sustainability and development, FES New York more »

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Past Workshop and Report: “Assessing How Global Financial Institutions Impact Inequality”

Report launched 25 October 2016 | Workshop 3-4 June 2016 New York, N.Y. We are pleased to share with you a new conference report from the June 2016 workshop organized by FES and New Rules to strengthen how we understand, more »

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Past Event: “Global Financial Rule-Making Bodies’ Impact on Inequality: Focus on Transmission Mechanisms”

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 Washington, D.C. This working seminar was a follow up to the 3-4 June 2016 workshop, “Assessing How Global Financial Institutions Impact Inequality” with authors of an upcoming “Governance and Impact on Inequality” report that will launched more »

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Past Event: “Women, Peace, and Security: Are We There Yet?”

Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 1:00 – 3:00 pm, International Peace Institute FES New York, together with One Earth Future and the International Peace Institute co-sponsored this discussion on achieving the goals of the women, peace, and security (WPS) agenda. Based more »

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Past Event: FES Study on Global Protests featured in Academic Discussion at The New School: “Global Inequality – Drivers, Consequences and Response”

Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. The New School, 66 West 12th St, room 407 Growing inequality is increasingly understood as a political issue, not just an economic trend. Two leading experts, Branko Milanovic (CUNY Graduate Center) and more »

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Past Event: “Overcoming Barriers: Civil Society Perspectives on Implementing RtoP”

Thursday, September 8, 2016 The Church Center for the United Nations Following up on the UN General Assembly’s informal, interactive dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect (RtoP), FES New York, the International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect (ICRtoP), and more »

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Past Event: “Climate Action & Sustainable Development: Implementing SDG 13 on the National and Local Level”

Thursday, July 21, 2016 Cornell University, ILR School Conference Center One of the most pressing universal challenges we face in the newly adopted Sustainable Development Agenda is climate change. As highlighted by SDG 13, the task at hand includes, among more »

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