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Past Event: FES Study on Global Protests featured in Academic Discussion at The New School: “Global Inequality – Drivers, Consequences and Response”

Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. The New School, 66 West 12th St, room 407 Growing inequality is increasingly understood as a political issue, not just an economic trend. Two leading experts, Branko Milanovic (CUNY Graduate Center) and more »

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Background Material: “From Extractivism to Sustainable Development in Latin America – How to Make Best Use of the UN”

Vivianne Ventura-Dias: Conservative transformation in Latin America: can social inclusion justify unsustainable production? Ricardo Sanchez: Towards a new Natural Resources Governance in Latin America and the Caribbean in a context of price cycle Dora Lucy Arias: Mas allá del conflicto 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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Two background papers on the ECOSOC Dialogue on the longer-term positioning of the UN Development System

“UNDS Reform: Is the Glass Half Full or Half Empty? The glass is too big” Sara Burke FES New York – Meeting Report, June 2016 This report reflects upon an informal round table discussion held 19 May 2016, to which more »

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Event: How Global Financial Institutions Impact Inequality – A Workshop to Strengthen Understanding, Assessment & Reporting

With a two-day workshop in New York on June 2-4 we launched a new initiative to deepen analysis and strengthen the overall methodology and framework for assessing international Financial Rule-Making Institutions (G20, IMF, World Bank, OECD/UN tax bodies, Financial Stability 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: “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: “International Conference: Global Platform on Participation and Protest”

September 22, 2015 Open Society Foundations, New York In recent years the world’s people have turned to protest in increasing numbers, highlighting a failure of political representation in virtually every kind of political system. This September, as the United Nations more »

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