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Publication: “Conceptualizing Protest and Conflict”

Sara Burke (Ed.) FES New York  – Study, July 2015 ISBN 9778-3-95861-181-8 In recent years, the world has been shaken by protests demanding real democracy and justice for socioeconomic grievances. This interdisciplinary report explores how governments and institutions of global more »

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Past Event: “Power of Protest: Linking politics and protest from the local to the global”

World Social Forum, Tunisia Faculté de droits salle de lecture Nº 1 11:30 – 14:00 March 26, 2015 Calls for real democracy are the greatest singular demand of protests around the world. Calls for economic justice—like good jobs, better labor conditions, progressive taxing more »

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Past Event: “Parliamentarians’ Dialogue on Pillar II of the Responsibility to Protect”

New York, December 11, 2014 On December 11, FES New York co-hosted a discussion with international parliamentarians on the Responsibility to Protect (RtoP). Following up on this year’s report of the UN Secretary-General on RtoP, this workshop focused on the more »

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Past Event: “FES New York 2014 Fall Academy: ‘How to Make Best Use of UN Capacities'”

10 – 14 November 2014, New York From 10-14 November 2014, FES New York hosted its eighth annual Fall Academy “How to Make Best Use of UN Capacities” for young international policy analysts. 15 participants from eleven countries and three 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: “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: “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: “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: “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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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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