Global Security Governance

Past Event: “Civil Society Perspectives: Building State Capacity to Prevent Atrocity Crimes”

Monday, 9 September 2013 New York, Intercontinental Barclay Hotel 11:00 am – 4:00 pm In the run-up to and two days before this year’s UN General Assembly dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect (RtoP), FES together with the Auschwitz Institute more »

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Publication: “Democratic Emerging Powers and the International Human Rights System”

Rob Jenkins and Emma Mawdsley FES International Policy Analysis, August 2013 Democratic Emerging Powers (DEPs) such as Brazil, India, and South Africa, aspire for a more prominent role in global politics. This publication analyzes the hitherto neglected role of DEPs more »

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Publication: “Reforming the Working Methods of the UN Security Council: The Next ACT”

Volker Lehmann FES Perspective, August 2013 In May 2013, some 20 UN member states launched a new initiative to improve the working methods of the UN Security Council. Dubbed “ACT”, the initiative aims for greater accountability, coherence, and transparency in more »

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Publication: “Looking to the Future of the Arms Trade Treaty”

Katherine Prizeman FES Perspective, April 2013 After more than one decade of preparations and negotiations, the UN General Assembly adopted the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) in April 2013. The ATT sets important precedents for working towards the goals of prohibiting more »

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Past Event: “UN Security Council Sanctions on Natural Resources: Towards a More Global Approach”

March 21/22, 2013 UN Church Center, New York Attendance only by Invitation FES New York co-sponsored this two-day exchange of views on current sanctions as a means to prevent natural resources revenues from fuelling conflicts. Current UN natural resources-related sanctions more »

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Past Event: “Arms Transfer, Transparency, and the ATT”

March 18, 2013, 1:15 – 2:30 pm UN Headquarters, New York, North Lawn Building, Conference Room B On the occasion of the beginning of the final conference on the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) on March 18, 2013, FES New York more »

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Publication: “Sanctions and the Effort to Globalize Natural Resources Governance”

Enrico Carisch and Loraine Rickard-Martin International Policy Analysis, January 2013 At critical times in the past, the UN Security Council has designed various kinds of sanctions to curtail conflicts involving natural resources. The dearth of consequences for violations of these more »

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Past Event: “Democratic Emerging Powers and the International Human Rights System”

12 December 2012, New York India, Brazil, and South Africa (known as the IBSA group), along with countries such as Mexico, Indonesia, and Turkey are participating more intensively in global governance. The FES New York Office & Hunter College’s Department more »

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Past Event: “Study Visit of an India/Pakistan Delegation to the UN in New York”

4 – 9 November 2012, New York As Pakistan and India are jointly serving as non-permanent members in the UN Security Council in 2012, the FES New York organized a study visit of a joint delegation from both countries to more »

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Past Event: “Effective Use of Information to Empower/Influence Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Efforts”

25 October 2012, New York This side event to the 2012 sessions of the First Committee to the General Assembly was co-hosted by the Permanent Mission of Japan (Ambassador Nishida pictured on the right), the United Nations Office for Disarmament more »

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