Highlights from New York

Recent Event: Are Governments & the Bretton Woods Institutions Fighting Inequality?

Friday, April 21 International Monetary Fund HQ2 (3rd Fl) 03B-838B, Washington DC The recent backlash against globalization in advanced economies was in part driven by the increasing wealth and income gaps between those who benefit and those who do not. more »

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Past Event: “African Directions: Towards an Equitable Partnership in Peace Operations”

Tuesday, April 11, 2017, New York FES New York co-hosted a panel discussion and an expert-level workshop on the final report of the “The New Geopolitics of Peace Operations II” initiative, which was conducted by the Stockholm International Peace Research more »

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Past Event: “Global and Regional Nuclear Orders in a Moment of Geopolitical Uncertainty”

Thursday, March 16, 2017 UNHQ, New York As recent geopolitical shifts continue to stress-test the existing regional and global nuclear orders, more than 100 UN Member States will gather in March 2017 to begin negotiating a nuclear weapons ban treaty. more »

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Past Event: International Reception during CSW61: “Women’s Economic Empowerment: Strategizing and Networking across Boards and Borders”

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 Roger Smith Hotel, New York The sixty-first session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) took place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 13 to 24 March 2017. In line with more »

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Publication: “Strengthening Civil Society Engagement with the United Nations.”

Published and co-compiled by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung New York, the United Nations Association-UK, CIVICUS and Avaa February 2017 This new publication is a co-production of FES New York and three other founding organizations of the campaign ‘1 for 7 billion’ committed to more »

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Publication: “The Silk Road Economic Belt: Security Implications and EU–China Cooperation Prospects” by Ghiasy and Jiayi Zhou

Richard Ghiasy and Jiayi Zhou Publication by SIPRI in collaboration with FES February 2017 FES New York is pleased to share this new publication: “The Silk Road Economic Belt: Security Implications and EU-China Cooperation”, which is a result of the more »

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Past Event: “Trade Union Perspectives on Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Changing World of Work” – Global Trade Union UNCSW Preparatory Meeting

December 6-7, 2016 Hotel Roger Smith, New York FES New York, in conjunction with the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), Education International (EI), and Public Services International (PSI), hosted a seminar on “Trade Union Perspectives on Women’s Economic Empowerment in more »

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Past Event: World Bank-ITUC-FES Workshop on Labour Safeguards at Multinational Development Banks (MDBs)

November 30 – December 1, 2016 World Bank HQ, Washington D.C. FES New York, in cooperation with the World Bank and International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), convened a workshop on labour safeguards policies at the World Bank and other Multilateral more »

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