Events Archive

G-20 Summitry and Seoul: Policy Powerhouse or Multilateral Talk Shop?

Wednesday, October 27 2010, 1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. New York, Presidents’ Room, Harvard Club of New York City Next month, the Group of 20 summit in Seoul will bring the leaders of the world’s largest national economies together, once more »

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Taliban Across Borders: The Pakistani Problematic

Tuesday, October 26 2010, 1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. New York, The Century Foundation Three decades of grinding war in Afghanistan have had a common denominator: a long, porous border with Pakistan. Today, those borderlands have become the spawning ground more »

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First Committee Side Event – Revitalizing the Conference of Disarmament

Tuesday, October 19, 2010, 1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. New York, Baha’i Conference Room, 866 UN Plaza, First Floor In recognition of numerous diplomats and civil society leaders coming to New York for the First Committee, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and Global Action more »

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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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