Global Economic Governance

Publication: “How to Achieve Sustainable Peace: The Radical Potential of Implementing UN Sustainable Development Goal 16″

Sarah Hearn FES Perspective, June 2016 ISBN 978-3-95861-505-2 The UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16 promotes peaceful and inclusive societies and endorses accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels. This Perspective offers ideas on a roadmap for implementing SDG 16 more »

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Past Event: “From Extractivism to Sustainable Development in Latin America – How to Make Best Use of the UN”

June 13-14, 2016, 9:30am – 4:45pm Hotel Roger Smith, New York As the UN and Member States prepare for the first High-Level Political Forum and strategies for the implementation of the Agenda 2030, a responsible extraction of natural resources remains more »

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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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Past Event: “How Global Financial Institutions Impact Inequality: A Workshop to Strengthen Understanding, Assessment & Reporting”

June 3-4, 2016 Cornell University, ILR School Conference Center On June 3 and 4, 2016 the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung New York Office and New Rules for Global Finance co-organized a workshop in New York City  to strengthen understanding, assessment and reporting on more »

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Past Event: “Intensifying and Expanding International Tax Cooperation to Achieve Sustainable Development”

April 21 2016, 3:00pm – 6:00pm New York, UNHQ, Conference Room F On April 21, 2016, the President of the General Assembly (PGA) was convening a High-Level Thematic Debate (HLTD) on “Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.” As the event aimed more »

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Past Event: “Systemic issues and debt in trying times: How can the FFD process help?”

  April 19,2016, 1:15 pm-2:30 pm New York, UNHQ, Conference Room 12 Financing conditions for most developing countries were favorable for several years due to high export earnings and easy access to credit. This has changed rapidly in the past 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: UNCTAD G77 Lecture Series on Development Issues: “Preparing for the Financing for Development Forum”

March 8, 2016 ECOSOC Chamber, United Nations HQ, New York The New York Office of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung is pleased to team up with UNCTAD to organize a series of workshops on development issues geared to the interests of G77 Member more »

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Past Event: Civil Society Forum

February 1-2, 2016 United Nations Headquarters, New York On the occasion of the 54th session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD), FES New York co-organized a two-day forum for civil society representatives that aimed to prepare civil society participants more »

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Past Event: “From Goals to Implementation: Growth, Inclusiveness, and Trajectories”

December 1, 2015 United Nations Headquarters, New York Hosted by the World Bank Group and the New York Office of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, this event featured an address by Nobel Laureate Professor A. Michael Spence, and World Bank Group Corporate Secretary more »

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