Publications on Global Economic Governance

Two background papers on the ECOSOC Dialogue on the longer-term positioning of the UN Development System

“UNDS Reform: Is the Glass Half Full or Half Empty? The glass is too big” Sara Burke FES New York – Meeting Report, June 2016 This report reflects upon an informal round table discussion held 19 May 2016, to which more »

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Publication: FES Perspective – “The Contribution of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda to Agenda 2030: Toward a new era of international cooperation” by Jose Antonio Ocampo

The 2016 Financing for Development Forum faces a huge challenge to forge coherence among three flagship development agreements from 2015: the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, Agenda 2030 and the Paris Climate Change Agreement. To move these interdependent processes forward, international more »

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Past Event: “International Conference: Global Platform on Participation and Protest”

September 22, 2015 Open Society Foundations, New York In recent years the world’s people have turned to protest in increasing numbers, highlighting a failure of political representation in virtually every kind of political system. This September, as the United Nations more »

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Publication: “Conceptualizing Protest and Conflict”

Sara Burke (Ed.) FES New York  – Study, July 2015 ISBN 9778-3-95861-181-8 In recent years, the world has been shaken by protests demanding real democracy and justice for socioeconomic grievances. This interdisciplinary report explores how governments and institutions of global more »

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Publication: “Reforming the International Monetary and Financial Architecture”

José Antonio Ocampo FES International Policy Analysis, August 2014 ISBN: 978-3-86498-933-9 A reform of the international monetary and financial architecture to protect against future financial crises is under way but with progress still to be made.  Reforms focus on regulating more »

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Publication: “An Urgent Need for Clarity: On the Post-2015 Development Agenda and Financing for Development”

Barry Herman FES Perspective, August 2014 ISBN: 978-3-86498-929-2 In September 2015 at the UN, heads of state will lower the flag of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and raise the new standard of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). They must also more »

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Publication: Whose Development, Whose UN? Reclaiming the UN’s values-based framework

Barbara Adams and Lou Pingeot FES Perspective, November 2013 With the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) expiring in 2015, the United Nations is debating a new set of goals to guide future multilateral cooperation for development at a time when overlapping more »

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Publication: World Protests 2006-2013

Isabel Ortiz, Sara Burke, Mohamed Berrada and Hernán Cortés IPD/FES Working Paper, September 2013 This joint effort of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung New York office and Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia University, analyzes 843 protests between January 2006 and July 2013, in 87 more »

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