Global Economic Governance

Past event: “Natural Resource Governance in Africa – Context and Call for Action”

Tuesday – Wednesday, November 18-19 | 11am – 4pm Church Center for the UN, New York On November 18 and 19 the FES Office New York hosted a two-day conference to address how Africa’s wealth of natural resources can be 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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Past Event for the Special high-level meeting of ECOSOC with the World Bank, IMF, WTO and UNCTAD: “Inequality: Jobs with Growth and Equity”

Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Delegate’s Dining Room, UNHQ, New York By Invitation Only In the context of discussions about financing a new generation of development goals, authors contributing country studies on Brazil, China, India, and more »

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Past Event at IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings: “How to Make External Debt Sustainable”

Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. World Bank, Main Complex MC building 2-210, Washington D.C. Since the outbreak of the world recession in 2008 many countries have run into serious debt sustainability problems. The International Monetary Fund more »

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Past Event: “Care and Sustainable Economy in the Post 2015 Development Agenda”

Monday 17th March 2014 3:00pm- 4:15pm Conference room C (CB), UN building, New York Care work, referring to everyday activities like collecting water or cleaning the house but also caring for people who can’t take care on their own, is more »

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Past Event: “Social Protection: A Universal Rights-Based Development Goal”

Tuesday, 18 February 2014 1:15-2:30 pm Conference Room 7, NLB, UN Headquarters, New York Social protection is one of the foundations for inclusive, equitable and sustainable development and addresses simultaneously the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainability. Moreover, it more »

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Past Event: NGO Forum for Social Development “The Role of Civil Society: Empowerment for Inclusive and Transformative Development”

Monday, 10 February 2014 10:00-5:00 p.m. New York, UN Headquarters, NLB, Conference Room 4 On the occasion of the 52nd session of the Commission for Social Development, FES New York joined again with the NGO Committee for Social Development and more »

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Past Event: “World Protests 2006-2013: A crisis of jobs, dignity and real democracy”

December 11-12, 2013 Columbia University and United Nations Headquarters FES New York, Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD) and UN-Non Governmental Liaison Service convened a 2-day conference with protest organizers from around the world to discuss the new FES/IPD working paper, more »

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Past Event: “Realizing a Vision for Transformative Development”

Monday, 9 December 2013 New York, ECOSOC Chamber, UN Headquarters On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Vienna World Conference on Human Rights, the High Commissioner for Human Rights launched a book entitled “Realizing the right to development: more »

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