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Past Event: “Dialogue on UN operational Activities for Development: Funding of UN operational Activities for Development”

29 March, 2012, 9:30 am – 1:00 pm, Permanent Mission of Indonesia to the United Nations, 325 East 38th St., New York In the fall of 2012 the UN General Assembly conducts the quadrennial comprehensive policy review (QCPR) of UN more »

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Past Event: “Revisiting the Work of the UN Security Council of 2011 – Looking Back to Move Ahead”

16 March, 2012, 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm, Security Council Report, One Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza, 21st Floor, New York This half-day long workshop that FES New York organized at the “Security Council Report” was a stock-taking exercise of the Council’s more »

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Past Event: “Dialogue on UN operational Activities for Development: Emerging Issues in UN Development Operations”

13 February, 2012, 9:30 am – 1:00 pm, Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations, One Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza, 21st Floor, New York In the fall of 2012 the UN General Assembly conducts the quadrennial comprehensive policy review (QCPR) more »

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Publication – “Transfer Pricing Is a Financing for Development Issue”

Jomo Kwame Sundaram FES Perspective, February 2012 Transfer pricing refers to the pricing arrangements for international transactions between related parties –  such as among companies that are members of multinational enterprise. How countries cooperate to ensure fair taxation behaviours by more »

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Past Event – “Transition in the Arab World: Poor-People Power for Peace, Democracy and Progress”

1 February 2012, 1:00 pm – 2:45 pm, UNHQ-North Lawn Building, New York, Conference Room 4, New York In response to the economic crises of recent years, CSOs from Africa, South East Asia and the Middle East have been engaged more »

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Publication – Global Threats and the Role of United Nations Sanctions

After the end of the Cold War, the UN Security Council has increasingly deployed sanctions as a coercive tool in response to peace and security threats. This International Policy Analysis describes how sanctions have evolved from a blunt tool to more »

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Publication – The Security Council’s Credibility Problem

In this new FES New York Perspective Richard Gowan argues that 2011 was ultimately a disappointing year for the UN Security Council. Although initially playing a central role in the international response to the crises in Libya and Côte d’Ivoire, more »

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Past Event – A Call to Global Leadership for Sustainable Development

November 10, 2011 – UNHQ Following our recent retreat for Permanent Representatives for Rio+20, FES registered a concern expressed by many Member States that achieving success in Rio will require global leadership to pursue sustainable development.  This event allowed former more »

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Past Event – Comprehensive Peace for South Sudan

October 13, 2011 The newly independent South Sudan faces challenges aplenty on its way towards a sustainable, economically viable, democratic and peaceful development. To chart the main obstacles and opportunities for the country, its neighbors and the international community, FES more »

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Past Event – From Rising Inequalities to Shared Societies – The need to create a sustainable International Monetary and Financial System

High-Level Conference, Sunday, September 25th, 2011; 9am-6pm, IMF HQ2 Building, Room HQ2-01-280 (A&B) Neither national nor international policies adopted in response to recent crises have translated into strong recoveries. The rebound has been especially weak in the labor markets. In addition, the more »

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