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Past Event: “Toward A New Generation Of Development Goals”

26 November 2012, New York Many discussions have emerged about whether the world needs a new development paradigm, and if so, what sort of framework must underpin it, what aspirational goals will guide it and what targets and indicators will more »

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Past Event “FES New York Fall Academy 2012”

12 – 16 November 2012, New York From November 12 to 16, 2012 the FES New York office hosted its seventh annual Fall Academy “How to Make Best Use of UN Capacities” for young international policy analysts. 19 participants came 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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Publication: “Sustainable Development in an Unequal World: How Do We Really Get ‘The Future We Want’?”

Edited by Werner Puschra and Sara Burke; Contributions by Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Michelle Bachelet, Gro Harlem Brundtland, Sharan Burrow, Ángel Gurría, H. E. Enrique Castillo Barrantes, Anthony Lake, Mary Robinson FES International Policy Analysis, September 2012 “Is there something wrong more »

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Publication: “Preparing for a UN Emergency Peace Service”

H. Peter Langille FES Perspective, August 2012 This publication emphasizes the need for a United Nations Emergency Peace Service (UNEPS) and analyzes its key roles and requirements. UNEPS aims to create a permanent and standing, robust, highly trained and well-equipped more »

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Publication: “A Global Shared Societies Agenda: The Role of the International Monetary Fund”

Jack Boorman FES Perspective, June 2012 This paper  poses  timely and important questions about the social and political challenges presented by inequality and the global economic policy framework needed to support and nurture equitable development and Shared Societies.  The author’s more »

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Past Event: Rio+20 People’s Summit Discussion with Civil Society and IMF

FES New York organized a meeting at the People’s Summit, parallel to the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development, between members of the Civil Society Reflection Group and representatives from the International Monetary Fund for an exchange of ideas on more »

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Publication: BRICS in Global Governance – A Progressive Force?

Niu Haibin FES Perspective, April 2012 On the regional level the BRICS States have proven to be strong players in maintaining regional security and dealing with economic challenges. Given their increasing economic size they are also gaining influence on the more »

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Past Event: A Global Shared Societies Agenda

22 April, 2012, International Monetary Fund Headquarters, HQ2 Room 01-280, Washington, DC For the 2012 meetings of the IMF and World Bank, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Club de Madrid and Center of Concern built upon our April and September 2011 conferences at more »

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