NY Events 2007

Guiding Democracy in Pakistan: Has the International Community Failed?

20 December 2007, New York
A luncheon roundtable hosted by FES New York and The Century Foundation.

 

Program


Overcoming the Legitimacy Gap of Globalization by Promoting Social Policies and Decent Work

11 December 2007, New York
A luncheon discussion hosted by FES New York.

 

Program List of participants


UN in Focus United Berlin and United Nations Discussion with Klaus Wowereit, Governing Mayor of Berlin

16 November 2007, New York

A roundtable discussion hosted by FES New York.


International Financial Architecture: The Current State of the Global Credit Markets

15-16 November 2007, New York

A roundtable discussion hosted by FES New York.


Understanding the United Nations: FES New York Fall Academy for Young International Policy Analysts

12-16 November 2007, New York

A 5-day-long training module organized by FES New York in collaboration with the Center for International Cooperation at New York University, Columbia University, the International Peace Institute, and the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies.

 

Program List of participants


Moving Myanmar’s Military: What Can Help a Burmese Transition?

24 October 2007, New York

A discussion organized by FES New York and The Century Foundation.

 

List of participants Report


The Agenda of the Development Committee and the Provision of Global Public Goods

20 October 2007, Washington DC

A dicussion with the German Development Minister, Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul, facilitated by FES New York.


Today’s Challenges in Financing for Development-Identifying Policy Issues for the Doha Conference

4-5 October 2007, Briarcliff Manor, New York

A retreat organized by FES New York in preparation to the Follow-up Conference on Financing for Development (FfD) in Doha, Qatar.

 

Program List of participants Report


The Human Rights Council One Year On: Are We Any Better Off?

19 June 2007, New York

A luncheon roundtable hosted by FES New York, The Century Foundation, and Open Society Institute.

 

Program List of participants


From Disaster to Peacemaking: Disaster Relief, Sustainable Development, and Conflict Resolution

12 June 2007, New York

A roundtable discussion organized by FES New York, the Worldwatch Institute, and Global Policy Forum.

 

List of participants


The Peacemakers: Challenges for UN Secretary-General’s Special Representatives

6 June 2007, New York

A luncheon discussion hosted by FES New York and the United Nations Association of Germany (DGVN).

 

List of participants


Informal Luncheon Discussion with USG Lynn Pascoe

30 May 2007, New York

An informal luncheon discussion with the new Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, B. Lynn Pascoe, organized by FES New York and Inter Press Service (IPS).

Program List of participants


Fighting Drugs and Building Peace – Promoting Coherence Between Counter-Narcotics and Peace-Building Policies

14-15 May 2007, New York

A conference organized by FES New York, the Fundación Ideas para la Paz (FIP), the Open Society Institute, and the Center on International Cooperation (CIC).

Program Paper


Discussion and Luncheon with H.E. Sigmar Gabriel, German Federal Minister of the Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety, on Climate Change and Energy Security

11 May 2007, New York

A luncheon discussion organized by FES New York and the American Council on Germany (ACG).

 

ACG executive summary


Luncheon Discussion with the Deputy Secretary-General and NGOs on UN System Wide Coherence

2 May 2007, New York

A luncheon discussion organized by FES New York in cooperation with The United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service (NGLS).

 

Report


Building a Global Movement for Clean Energy

7-8 May 2007, New York

A conference co-organized by FES New York which took place alongside the 15th Session of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development.


Financing Access to Basic Utilities for All

23-25 April 2007, Lusaka, Zambia

A regional multi-stakeholder consultation organized by FES New York in cooperation with the Financing for Development Office of the United Nations and the International Poverty Centre of UNDP.

 

Program Report

 


Growth with Responsibility in a Globalized World-Findings of the Shadow G8

17 April 2007, New York

A policy dialogue organized by FES New York, the Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD), and the
Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations.

 

Program


The Agenda of the Development Committee and Africa as a Focal Point for Growth and Responsibility

14 April 2007, Washington DC

A discussion facilitated by FES New York during the IFI spring meetings for NGO representatives with the German Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Ms. Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul.


Rising Powers, Static Institutions: Implications for the United Nations, Aging Powers, and the Developing World Left Behind

2 April 2007, New York

A roundtable discussion organized by FES New York and The Century Foundation.

 

Program

 


Rising Powers, Static Institutions: Can the International System Meet New Global Challenges?

30-31 March 2007, Princeton, New Jersey

A conference organized by FES New York, The Century Foundation, and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs of Princeton University.

 

Program List of participants


The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities – Creating Momentum for Implementation

29 March 2007, New York

A luncheon discussion organized by FES New York,the Global Action on Aging, the International Disability Alliance (IDA), the International Disability Caucus, and in cooperation with the Permanent Mission of Germany to the UN.


From Reaction to Prevention: Next Steps towards an Integrated UN Security Policy

28 March 2007, New York

A luncheon debate organized by FES New York together with the Global Action to Prevent War and the World Federalist Movement – Institute for Global Policy on the occasion of the launch of the book A United Nations for the 21st Century: From Reaction to Prevention by Dr. Detlev Wolter.

 

List of participants


Global Imbalances-“Likely Implications for Developing Countries”

12 March 2007, New York

A luncheon discussion organized by FES New York.


UN in Focus: The Development Agenda at the United Nations Meeting and Discussion with Dietmar Staffelt, MdB

15 February 2007, New York

A roundtable discussion organized by FES New York.


Decent Work and Elder Rights: UN Roundtable on Disappearing Pensions

13 February 2007, New York

A roundtable discussion organized by FES New York, Global Action on Aging and HelpAge International.


Challenges for UN Troop Providers: Peacekeeping between Collective Action on the Ground and Public Perception at Home

6 February 2007, New York

A luncheon discussion hosted by FES New York.

 

List of participants


Employment Working for All: Partners in Innovation – CSocD Civil Society Forum 2007

5 February 2007, New York

The Civil Society Forum organized by FES New York, the NGO Committee on Social Development and the United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs (DESA).

 

Program


Strengthening the Labor and Employment Agenda at the United Nations

5 February 2007, New York

An informal luncheon hosted by FES New York on the occasion of the visit of Kristian Weise from the International Trade Union Confederation in Brussels.


Launch of the Report “A Priority Agenda for the Next Secretary-General”

1 February 2007, New York

A public launch of a report organized by FES New York and the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies (RBIIS) of the CUNY Graduate Center.

 

Program List of participants


Workshop on ECOSOC Reform

18 January 2007, New York

A workshop organized by FES New York.

 

Program Report

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