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Global Security Governance

The attacks of September 11, 2001 and its aftermath have demonstrated the limits of an unilateral quest for security.
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Global Security Governance

The attacks of September 11, 2001 and its aftermath have demonstrated the limits of an unilateral quest for security.
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Global Economic Governance

The 2008-09 global economic crisis unleashed major upheavals in the global economic and social policy arrangements, requiring firm governmental action to contain the crisis and to deal with the negative economic and social consequences. Continue reading

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Global Economic Governance

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Reforming the United Nations

Calls for reforming the United Nations began almost immediately after the inception of the global institution.
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Reforming the United Nations

Calls for reforming the United Nations began almost immediately after the inception of the global institution.
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Past 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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New Publication – FES International Policy Analysis: “Making the Global Financial System More Resilient: A Regional / Group-wise Approach to Sovereign Debt Workouts”

by Jürgen Kaiser May 2017 More countries in the Global South may be heading toward a new debt crisis as the result of a new wave of debt financing due to low global interest rates coinciding with low commodity prices. Thus more »

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Recent Event: “Learning from HIPC: The potential for regional and group-wise debt relief schemes”

Wednesday, May 24, 8:30 am – 9:45 am United Nations HQ – New York Delegates Dining Room While loan and bond financing are actively promoted by the G20 and the World Bank, the IMF is warning of the risk of more »

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Recent Event: “Can Long-Term Investment in Infrastructure Reduce Inequality?”

Monday, May 22, 1:15 pm – 2:45 pm United Nations HQ – New York Delegates Dining Room On the occasion of the second Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Forum on Financing for Development follow-up, the seventy-second President of ECOSOC, H.E. Mr. more »

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