Global Economic Governance

Past Event: “Confronting the Crisis of Global Governance”

September 28, 2015 Columbia University Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, New York Office was a co-sponsor of this high-level conference. The conference coincided with the first day of the UN General Assembly’s General Discussion and dealt with a specific package of reforms to overcome more »

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Past Event: “Development Cooperation and Partnerships for Delivering Decent Work”

September 25, 2015 Delegates’ Dining Room, United Nations Headquarters, New York The Group of Friends of Decent Work was established by UN Member States in September 2014 to serve as an intergovernmental platform to promote decent work issues in the 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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Past Event: “Inclusive sustainable growth: The transformative approach of the post-2015 agenda for sustainable development”

July 6 Delegates Dining Room 1-3, United Nations Headquarters, New York The New York Office of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) hosted a luncheon on the occasion of the visit of Ms. Rita Schwarzelühr-Sutter, Parliamentary State Secretary in the German Federal Ministry for more »

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Past Event: “The Notion of Progress in the Diversity of World Cultures”

New York City May 31 – June 2, 2015 In September 2015 world leaders gather at UN Headquarters in New York to celebrate the institution’s 70th Anniversary, marking the expiration of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and inaugurating a new standard in more »

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Past Event – Trade Union Development Cooperation Network TUDCN FFD and Post-2015 Advocacy

May 11-13, 2015 Cornell Worker Institute, New York There will be major agreements taken at the United Nations in the summer of 2015 in the Post-2015 and Financing for Development Processes to set priorities of the international development policy community more »

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Past Event: “Power of Protest: Linking politics and protest from the local to the global”

World Social Forum, Tunisia Faculté de droits salle de lecture Nº 1 11:30 – 14:00 March 26, 2015 Calls for real democracy are the greatest singular demand of protests around the world. Calls for economic justice—like good jobs, better labor conditions, progressive taxing more »

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Past Event: Committee for Social Development Forum

February 3, 2015 8:30am-3:00pm UNHQ – New York The importance of addressing social development alongside economic and environmental issues has been emphasized in international fora, summits and panels. Along these lines, the report of the 52nd session of the Commission more »

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Past Event: Regions Refocus 2015 Report Launch

January 26 2015 8:30am-4:00pm Ford Foundation 320 East 43rd Street, New York, NY 10017 In 2015 the world’s governments will define a global agenda for sustainable development, amidst global trends of rising inequality, declining economic growth rates, and mega public-private more »

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