Global Security Governance

Past Event: “The Role of Human Rights, Development Assistance, and Peacekeeping: Building State Capacity for Atrocities Prevention”

Thursday, September 4, 2014, 1:15 pm – 2:45 pm UNHQ, New York In light of the upcoming debate on the Responsibility to Protect (RtoP) of the UN General Assembly, FES New York co-hosted a luncheon focusing on the role of more »

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Past Event: “The WMD Free Zone in the Middle East: Constructive Process by a Six Continent Initiative”

Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Conference Room C, UNHQ, New York On the sidelines of the third and last preparatory Committee for the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference to be held in 2015, FES New York more »

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Past Event following up the General Assembly’s Thematic Debate “Ensuring Stable and Peaceful Societies”: A Reflection and Strategy Meeting

Friday, April 25, 2014, 1:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Baha’i International Community, New York As the international community is currently debating the interdependent roles of peace, security and sustainable development within the post-2015 agenda, the UN General Assembly explored how more »

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Past Event: “Advancing a Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone in the Middle East”

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 8:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. One UN Plaza Hotel, Riverview Room (28th Floor) One United Nations Plaza (44th Street between First and Second Avenue) In the run-up to the third and last session of the Preparatory more »

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Past Event: “The New Geopolitics of Peace Operations: A Dialogue with Emerging Powers”

Tuesday, 4 March 2014, 1:15–2:45 p.m. Permanent Mission of Finland to the United Nations 866 United Nations Plaza, Suite 222 New York, NY 10017 To stimulate an international debate on the changing nature of peace operations, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) and more »

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Past Event: “Afghanistan’s Region 2014 and Beyond: Joint Declaration on Regional Peace and Stability”

Monday, 3 February 2014 1:15 – 2:45 p.m. New York, UN Headquarters, 4th floor, Private Delegates Dining Room 1-3 The future development of a stable and prosperous Afghanistan is of major importance for the peaceful development of South Asia, especially more »

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Past Event: “Transparency in International Arms Transfers: Has the Arms Trade Treaty Killed off the UN Register of Conventional Arms?”

Monday, October 28, 2013 1:15-3:00 pm German House, 871 UN Plaza One of the stated purposes of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) is to promote cooperation, transparency and responsible action in the international trade in conventional arms. At the same more »

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Past Event: “From Repression to Regulation: Proposals for Drug Policy Reform”

Thursday, October 17, 2013 1:15-2:45 pm UN Building There is a growing international consensus that the war on drugs has failed. Problems created by drug trafficking have been exacerbated increasingly by the negative side effects of prohibitionist policies. Over the more »

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Past Event: “The United Nations’ Role in Global Disarmament Efforts: The European Perspective”

Monday, October 7, 2013 New York, UN Headquarters In this Luncheon Event “The United Nations’ Role in Global Disarmament Efforts: The European Perspective” a group of high level European politicians, including Massimo D’Alema (Former Prime Minister of Italy) and Boris more »

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Past Event: “How Can the High-Level Meeting Contribute to Progress in Nuclear Disarmament?”

Thursday, 26 September 2013, 1:15 to 2:30pm New York, UNHQ, Trusteeship Council Chamber Conference Room A This discussion event was co-hosted by the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) and the Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung (FES) New York office, with the more »

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