Events 2010

Towards A New Development Paradigm Rethinking the concepts and measures of development and social process

Wednesday, October 6, 2010, 3:00 p.m.  – 5:00 p.m. Washington D.C., IMF Program Presentation “Multidimensional Poverty Index: A new approach to Global Poverty” (by Sabina Alkire) Presentation “World Financial Crisis: Possible Futures” (by Manuel Montes) Working paper: “Who are the more »

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Towards A New Development Paradigm

Friday, September 17, 2010, 1:00 p.m.  – 3:00 p.m. German Mission to the UN As a preparatory event for the September 2010 MDG Summit, FES New York, Global Policy Forum and Social Watch convened a high-level luncheon panel to discuss more »

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G20’s Role in the Post-Crisis World

September 1 to 2, 2010 Seoul, South Korea In the beginning of September, former Presidents and Prime Ministers from the Club of Madrid exchanged their views with the Korean G20 Presidency ahead of the G20 Summit which will take place more »

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Making the Case for Global Economic Governance

Wednesday, June 23, 2010, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Park Hyatt Toronto, Queens Park South conference room, Toronto, Canada This dynamic, day-long program took place prior to the G20 summit in Toronto. The event attracted more than 300 attendees and more »

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Welcome Dinner and Book Launch

Tuesday, June 22, 2010, 7:00 p.m.  – 9:00 p.m. Courtyard Marriott Downtown, 475 Yonge Street, Spadina A&B Room Program On the occasion of the fourth G20 Summit in Toronto, June 2010, the FES launched two new volumes: “Canadian Perspectives on more »

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Europe in a Crisis: How to Maintain Social Cohesion?

Monday, June 21, 2010, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. The Palm Too Restaurant, 840 Second Avenue, New York (Between 44th & 45th St) The current financial has driven Europe into a severe political turmoil. Challenged by public sector deficits, high more »

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Financing the United Nations in Times of Economic Insecurity

Wednesday, June 16, 2010, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, The Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation, and Global Policy Forum Church Center for the UN 777 UN Plaza (44th street), 10th Floor Meeting Room, New York This half-day conference, co-hosted more »

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“Governance, Executive Compensation and Excessive Risk in the Financial Services Industry”

May 27 – 28, 2010 Faculty House, 64 Morningside Drive (between 116th and 117th Streets), New York The financial crisis of 2008/09 has brought about a wide range of policy measures, and these measures have helped to circumvent a major more »

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Towards a Nuclear-Weapon’s-Free World: German Parliamentarians in Support of a Successful NPT Review Conference

Wednesday, May 5, 2010, 1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and the Permanent Mission of Germany to the UN Conference Room, 22nd floor, Permanent Mission of Germany to the UN, 871 United Nations Plaza This side event to more »

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Governance Challenges in Financing Green and Sustainable Energy Policies

Thursday, April 22, 2010, 9 am – 11 am Spring Meetings Civil Society Forum CSO Room A, World Bank Main Building (1818 H Street NW) The financial crisis that began in the fall of 2008 came on the heels of more »

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