Events

Past Event: “From Tax Competition to Tax Cooperation: An Alternative to the Race to the Bottom”

Monday, September 18, 2017, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Roger Smith Hotel, 501 Lexington Ave, New York Tax havens are the ultimate expression of the global corporate tax race to the bottom, and they have largely increased over the years. more »

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Past Event: “UN-Civil Society Cooperation: Strengthening Accountability and Prevention under the Responsibility to Protect”

Thursday, 7 September, 2017, 9:30am – 11:30am The Church Center for the United Nations, 2nd Floor On the occasion of the ninth annual informal, interactive dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) of the General Assembly, FES New York  in more »

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Past Event: “UN-Civil Society Cooperation: Strengthening Accountability and Prevention under the Responsibility to Protect”

Thursday, 7 September, 2017, 9:30am – 11:30am The Church Center for the United Nations, 2nd Floor On the occasion of the ninth annual informal, interactive dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) of the General Assembly, FES New York  in more »

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Past Event: “G24 Special Workshop on Growth and Reducing Inequality”

September 5-6, 2017 International Labour Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland General trends show that two thirds of world inequality is due to international (not “within-country”) inequality, and global inequality is greater than inequality in any single country, which drives a lot of more »

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Past Event: “G24 Special Workshop on Growth and Reducing Inequality”

September 5-6, 2017 International Labour Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland General trends show that two thirds of world inequality is due to international (not “within-country”) inequality, and global inequality is greater than inequality in any single country, which drives a lot of more »

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New Publication – “Are the Multilateral Organizations Fighting Inequality? 2017 Financial Impact Report Executive Summary”

Reducing inequality within and among countries is now a stand-alone goal for the United Nations: Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 10 in the UN’s Agenda 2030. While many countries have adopted SDG action plans that include policies to reduce domestic inequality, more »

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New Publication – “Are the Multilateral Organizations Fighting Inequality? 2017 Financial Impact Report Executive Summary”

Reducing inequality within and among countries is now a stand-alone goal for the United Nations: Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 10 in the UN’s Agenda 2030. While many countries have adopted SDG action plans that include policies to reduce domestic inequality, more »

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Recent Event: “Are UN Member States Ready to Eradicate Poverty and Promote Gender Equality by Tackling Inequality?”

Monday July 17,  1:15-2:30 pm Convene Conference Center, 730 Third Avenue (between 45th and 46th Streets) The 2017 High-Level Political Forum focused on eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity (Goal 1) and combating gender inequality (Goal 5). This special high-level panel more »

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Recent Event: “Protecting Rights, Remediating the Environment: Addressing the Harm from Nuclear Weapons”

Wednesday, June 21, 1:15 pm – 2:45 pm United Nations HQ – New York Conference Room B This panel discussion was a side event during the negotiating conference on a nuclear weapons ban treaty. Discussants assessed  the positive obligations in more »

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Workshop for Middle Income Countries: Preparing for the 2017 Financing for Development Forum

Middle income countries (MICs) face an intractable identity problem: what exactly is a “middle income country”? This categorization focuses on income per capita as the main factor for defining groups of countries and for allocating the financial resources for development more »

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