Global Security 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: “Experts Dialogue on Coping with Violent Conflict & State Fragility”

June 16, 2016, 9:00am – 1:00pm Conference Room E, UNHQ The seventieth anniversary of the United Nations made 2015 a watershed year for international efforts to renew and strengthen how the international community copes with violent conflict and state fragility. more »

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Past Event: Lunch Seminar/Conference: UNSC 2020 & 2050

June 15, 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm Church Center of the United Nations, New York While efforts to reform the UN Security Council are as old as the UN itself, today’s political challenges seem particularly insurmountable to change this most 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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Past event: “Monopoly on the Use of Force 2.0? Implications for the International Order”

March 10, 2016 The Church Center for the United Nations, New York In December 2014, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung launched a Global Reflection Group on “A monopoly for the use of force 2.0? Is there a need for new peace and security more »

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Past Event: “Can Elected Members Make a Difference in the UN Security Council? Australia’s Experience in 2013-2014”

January 22, 2016 Permanent Mission of Australia to the United Nations The power balance between permanent and elected members of the UN Security Council continues to be a divisive issue. To bring various viewpoints together, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung office in New more »

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Past Event: “Utilizing the United Nations Guiding Principles (UNGPs) in the context of extractive industries – Benefits and challenges”

November 18, 2015 Palais des Nations, Room XXIV, Geneva The FES offices of Geneva and New York, together with the Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA), co-hosted a Side Event on the occasion of the Fourth Forum of Business and Human more »

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Past Event: “Mining Communities in post-conflict settings: New Challenges and Opportunities for Peacebuilding”

November 17, 2015 Palais des Nations, UN Library, Geneva In a number of conflict regions, sanctions and due diligence regimes remain unable to prevent natural resources from fueling armed conflict. In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and elsewhere, criminal more »

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Past Event: “ATT Ratification, Accession and Implementation in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities”

October 29, 2015 United Nations Headquarters, CB CR-9 FES New York, together with a group of partner organizations, co-sponsored  a side event during this year’s UN’s First Committee Session. Invited diplomats and arms control experts  discussed how states, international and more »

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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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