Events 2016

Past Event: “Experts Dialogue on Coping with Violent Conflict & State Fragility”

June 16, 2016, 9:00am – 1:00pm Conference Room E, UNHQ The seventieth anniversary of the United Nations made 2015 a watershed year for international efforts to renew and strengthen how the international community copes with violent conflict and state fragility. more »

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Past Event: Lunch Seminar/Conference: UNSC 2020 & 2050

June 15, 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm Church Center of the United Nations, New York While efforts to reform the UN Security Council are as old as the UN itself, today’s political challenges seem particularly insurmountable to change this most more »

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Past Event: “From Extractivism to Sustainable Development in Latin America – How to Make Best Use of the UN”

June 13-14, 2016, 9:30am – 4:45pm Hotel Roger Smith, New York As the UN and Member States prepare for the first High-Level Political Forum and strategies for the implementation of the Agenda 2030, a responsible extraction of natural resources remains more »

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Past Event: “How Global Financial Institutions Impact Inequality: A Workshop to Strengthen Understanding, Assessment & Reporting”

June 3-4, 2016 Cornell University, ILR School Conference Center On June 3 and 4, 2016 the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung New York Office and New Rules for Global Finance co-organized a workshop in New York City  to strengthen understanding, assessment and reporting on more »

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Past Event: “Intensifying and Expanding International Tax Cooperation to Achieve Sustainable Development”

April 21 2016, 3:00pm – 6:00pm New York, UNHQ, Conference Room F On April 21, 2016, the President of the General Assembly (PGA) was convening a High-Level Thematic Debate (HLTD) on “Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.” As the event aimed more »

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Past Event: “Systemic issues and debt in trying times: How can the FFD process help?”

  April 19,2016, 1:15 pm-2:30 pm New York, UNHQ, Conference Room 12 Financing conditions for most developing countries were favorable for several years due to high export earnings and easy access to credit. This has changed rapidly in the past more »

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Past Event: “The UN Secretary-General We Deserve – Towards an Open and Transparent Selection”

March 30, 2016 United Nations Conference Building, New York As a new UN Secretary-General has to be selected this year, for the first time in history, the General Assembly (GA) will hold hearings with candidates. To discuss these and other more »

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Past Event: UNCTAD G77 Lecture Series on Development Issues: “Preparing for the Financing for Development Forum”

March 8, 2016 ECOSOC Chamber, United Nations HQ, New York The New York Office of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung is pleased to team up with UNCTAD to organize a series of workshops on development issues geared to the interests of G77 Member more »

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Past event: “Monopoly on the Use of Force 2.0? Implications for the International Order”

March 10, 2016 The Church Center for the United Nations, New York In December 2014, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung launched a Global Reflection Group on “A monopoly for the use of force 2.0? Is there a need for new peace and security more »

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Past Event: Civil Society Forum

February 1-2, 2016 United Nations Headquarters, New York On the occasion of the 54th session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD), FES New York co-organized a two-day forum for civil society representatives that aimed to prepare civil society participants more »

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