Events Archive

NY Events 2007

Guiding Democracy in Pakistan: Has the International Community Failed? 20 December 2007, New York A luncheon roundtable hosted by FES New York and The Century Foundation.   Program Overcoming the Legitimacy Gap of Globalization by Promoting Social Policies and Decent more »

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NY Events 2008

Doha Review Conference on Financing for Development 29 November – 2 December 2008, Doha, Qatar   Conference Report Side Events: “Avoiding Future Financial Meltdowns: What Kind of Financial Regulation?” 1 December 2008, Doha, Qatar Panel discussion hosted by FES New more »

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NY Events 2009

Exploring Scenarios in Global Economic Governance in 2020 24 November 2009 New York The 2007-2009 financial and economic crisis demonstrates the need for fundamental changes in the present global economic governance system. In 2008 the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung launched a scenario project more »

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Impact of the Global Economic Crisis and Social Integration in Action: Stories from the Grassroots

Side Event to the 54th Commission on the Status of Women Wednesday, March 10th, 10am – 12pm Bahai’i International Community, New York The food, environmental and economic crises have challenged civil society organizations (CSOs) and the communities they serve. A more »

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The Global Economic Crisis and Its Impact on Civil Society Organizations

Side Event to the 48th Commission for Social Development +++POSTPONED due to inclement weather+++ New date: Friday, February 12th, 1:15pm – 2.45pm Church Center for the United Nations, New York The food, environmental and economic crises have challenged civil society more »

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“Referendum in Sudan: Crack-up or Peace?”

Friday, December 17, 2010, 1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. New York, UN Private Dining Room 1-3 The new year will start with a bang in Sudan.  The people of Sudan’s South will vote in a referendum on 9 January 2011 more »

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“Alternatives to Mainstream Economic Models: New Thinking about Economic Policy”

December 13, 2010, 10am-2pm New York, Roger Smith Hotel In response to recent economic crises, an increasingly large group of high-ranking economists, political advisers and think tanks in the US and the United Nations are seriously re-evaluating economic theory as more »

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“Uniting for Peacebuilding: Synergies Between the PBC and the World Bank in Mobilizing Resources and Coordinating Policies”

Friday, December 3, 2010, 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. New York, The German House Timely, coherent and sustainable funding remains an ongoing challenge for the international community when helping countries to establish lasting peace. This discussion, organized by FES New more »

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Fifth FES Fall Academy “Understanding the United Nations”

Monday, November 15 – Friday, November 19, 2010 New York Also this year, FES New York hosted its annual Fall Academy. 17 young policy analysts from Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East came to New York to learn more »

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ECOSOC Retreat 2010 – “Building on Progress: Defining new Actions”

October 29-30, 2010 Tarrytown, New York Since 2005, the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)  has undergone substantial changes in its modalities, which will be reviewed by the General Assembly during its 65th session. This review, together with current trends more »

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