Global Economic Governance

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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Past Event: “Why the Bank and Fund Have Provided Too Little Debt Relief Too Late, and What Can Be Done About It”

Saturday, October 12, 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm World Bank, Room I 2 – 250 In a remarkable stock taking effort, the IMF has stated that in its management of sovereign debt crises it has often provided insufficient debt relief. There are more »

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Past Event: “Migration and Development: A Decent Work Issue”

Wednesday October 2, 2013 10:00 am – 1:00 pm UNHQ, Conference Room 6 (North Lawn Building) This interactive panel was co-hosted by the Council of Global Unions and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) New York office, with the support of the Philippine more »

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Past Event: “Strengthening Gender Justice and Human Rights to Achieve Sustainable Development”

Thursday, 19 September 2013 New York, UNHQ, Trusteeship Council Chamber 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm In the run-up to the opening of the 68th UN General Assembly, FES together with the Women’s Major Group (WMG), UN Women and the Missions more »

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Past Event: “Learning From Experience: Building the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda with People Living in Extreme Poverty

Thursday June 27, 2013 10:00 am – 1:00 pm UNHQ, Conference Room 1 (Conference Building) This panel discussion presented proposals for the sustainable development agenda based on a year-long participatory research project carried out with people living in extreme poverty. more »

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Past Event: “The Limits to Growth Then and Now: A new evaluation and possible solutions”

Open to all UN Pass-Holders April 16, 2013, 15:00-18:00 UNHQ NLB-Conference Room 6 For over 20 years the international community has struggled to develop the right institutions and policies to implement sustainable development, but the established institutions and policies are more »

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Past Event: “Sovereign Debt Crises, Restructurings and Resolution Mechanisms: Lessons Learned and Ongoing Work”

A Briefing for Member States April 11, 2013, 13:00-15:00 UNHQ Secretariat Building, Room 2723 (Attendance for non-Member States only by confirmed RSVP: seating for non-Member States not guaranteed.) The purpose of this briefing was to help prepare UN Member States more »

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Past Event: World Social Forum in Tunis, Tunisia

“Global Sustainability Goals: The way forward in shaping transformation towards a more equitable, just and sustainable world” Workshop/Panel Discussion sponsored by FES, Global Policy Forum, Social Watch, DAWN 27 March, 2013 The present framework of international development goals revolving around more »

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Past Event “Lessons Learned From the 2012 QCPR Process”

February 28, 2013 UN Secretariat After the UN General Assembly adopted in December 2012 Resolution 67/226 on the quadrennial comprehensive policy review (QCPR) of UN operational activities for development, on February 28, 2013, FES New York hosted a workshop for more »

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