| Inclusive Economy | Event

Luncheon: Taming Global Finance by "Regulating from Below"

Join FESNY and partners in Washington, DC for a luncheon discussion of how unions at banks can build a sustainable and equitable future for the global...

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July 16, 2018 | Inclusive Economy | Event

Bargaining for the Common Good in the World of Global Finance

Ten years after the last financial crisis, large banks are still creating risky financial instruments faster than policymakers can regulate them, and...

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June 20, 2018 | Multilateralism 4.0, Sustaining Peace | Event

“Preventing Mass Atrocity Crimes – Is there a Responsibility Not to Veto?”

Should there be a norm against the use of veto power in cases of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes?

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June 21, 2018 | Multilateralism 4.0 | Event

"Preparing the UN 2020 Summit"

The 75th anniversary of the United Nations in 2020 presents a unique opportunity to renew and strengthen the organization.

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May 17, 2018 | Multilateralism 4.0 | Event

“President or Paper Tiger? Strengthening the Role of the President of the UN General Assembly”

It is time to review and to strengthen the functioning of the Presidency of the General Assembly so that the office as an institution can deliver more...

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May 15, 2018 | Multilateralism 4.0, Inclusive Economy | Event

"Labour Migration and the Global Compact: Ensuring Rights, Protections and a Decent Work Agenda"

Employment prospects in destination countries and the lack of decent work opportunities in origin countries are a driving force for millions of...

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May 15, 2018 | Multilateralism 4.0, Sustaining Peace | Event

"Resilient Social Contracts and Sustaining Peace"

To better understand—and indeed strengthen—the relationship between the state and the citizen, it is important to examine what drives inclusive and...

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April 24, 2018 | Inclusive Economy | Event

“Moving Forward on Debt and Debt Sustainability: With a special focus on the situation of Caribbean Countries”

On the sidelines of the 2018 FfD Forum, FES and partners have teamed up to present a luncheon and roundtable - with a special focus on the situation...

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April 23, 2018 | Inclusive Economy | Event

"Before the next storm – Debt relief as a crisis response for Caribbean countries and how other SIDS might benefit”

The 2017 hurricane season was one of the worst in the history of the Caribbean. This side event, co-organized by the Permanent Mission of Antigua and...

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March 15, 2018 | Inclusive Economy, Multilateralism 4.0 | Event

"Networking Across Boards and Borders: Strategies for Advancing Gender Equality in Rural Areas"

FES and partners co-hosted this international reception on the sidelines of CSW62 bringing together feminist activists, academics and policy-makers...

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March 13, 2018 to March 14, 2018 | Inclusive Economy | Event

"Gender and Trade Think-Meeting"

FES and partners co-convened this think meeting to underscore the renewed need for critical analysis and advocacy on gender, trade, and interlinking...

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February 15, 2018 | 2030 Agenda, Inclusive Economy | Event

"Financing the SDGs: Revealing the Links between Illicit Financial Flows and Domestic Resource Mobilization"

On the occasion of the First Global Conference of the Platform for Collaboration on Tax, FES and partners co-organized this side event on the links...

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February 05, 2018 | Inclusive Economy, 2030 Agenda | Event

'Rights-Based Social Protection: From Rhetoric to Action'

FES New York was pleased to support colleagues from the FES Zambia office and partners in organizing this side event to the 56th Commission on Social...

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February 02, 2018 | Inclusive Economy | Event

Civil Society Forum 2018

FES New York co-hosted this year’s Civil Society Forum to bring together UN officials, CSOs and activists from across the globe to discuss how we can...

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January 23, 2018 | Inclusive Economy | Event

"Working Lunch on Graduation Issues – Exchange with Member States in preparation for the 2018 report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development"

FES New York and partners organized this working lunch at the UN Delegates Dining Room to address issues related to graduation from concessional...

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January 18, 2018 | Sustaining Peace | Event

“Providing Security in Times of Uncertainty: "Mosaic Security Systems and the UN’s Quest for Coherence While Sustaining Peace”

In cooperation with ACUNS and OEF Research, FES New York organized this roundtable discussion on the report of the FES Global Reflection Group...

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December 20, 2017 | Sustaining Peace, Multilateralism 4.0 | Event

"UN Security Council and Climate Change: Bully Pulpit or Bull in a China Shop?"

FES New York co-hosted this publication launch and discussion on climate change and the UN Security Council together with the Permanent Missions of...

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November 20, 2017 to November 21, 2017 | Inclusive Economy, 2030 Agenda | Event

"Knowledge and Politics in Setting and Measuring SDGs"

FES New York and partners co-hosted this workshop to analyze the political economy of the formulation of the Sustainable Development Goals, with...

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October 12, 2017 | Inclusive Economy | Event

"Can the IFIs Support Sustainable Growth, Reduce Inequality and Protect Labor Rights at the Same Time?"

FES New York, ITUC, and New Rules for Global Finance co-hosted this panel discussion on global financial rule-making institutions and the nexus...

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October 12, 2017 | Inclusive Economy | Event

"Reclaiming policy space for the public: presenting Spotlight on Sustainable Development 2017"

FES New York and partners co-hosted this side event to present findings and recommendations from the global civil society report 'Spotlight on...

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October 12, 2017 | Sustaining Peace | Event

"Assisting Victims and Remediating the Environment – Putting the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons into Action"

FES New York and partners co-hosted this side event on the recently adopted Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) and its positive...

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October 10, 2017 | Multilateralism 4.0 | Event

"Willy Brandt – Life of a Statesman" by Hélène Miard-Delacroix

FES New York and Goethe-Institut New York co-hosted this presentation and discussion on the recently translated biography “Willy Brandt – Life of a...

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September 18, 2017 | Inclusive Economy | Event

"From Tax Competition to Tax Cooperation: An Alternative to the Race to the Bottom"

FES New York and partners co-hosted a high-level panel discussion on global, regional and sub-regional tax cooperation.

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September 07, 2017 | Sustaining Peace | Event

"UN-Civil Society Cooperation: Strengthening Accountability and Prevention under the Responsibility to Protect"

FES New York and partners co-hosted this civil society discussion on RtoP and the prevention of atrocity crimes, which allowed participants to...

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September 05, 2017 to September 06, 2017 | Inclusive Economy | Event

"G24 Special Workshop on Growth and Reducing Inequality"

FES New York partnered with G24 and ILO in this forum to address different perspectives, successes, and challenges related to boosting growth while...

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July 19, 2017 to July 23, 2017 | 2030 Agenda | Event

FES New York 2017 Summer Academy

At FES New York’s 2017 Summer Academy, young leaders from across the globe explored the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as a tool to...

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July 17, 2017 | Inclusive Economy | Event

Are UN Member States Ready to Eradicate Poverty and Promote Gender Equality by Tackling Inequality?

This high-level panel discussed two reports that highlight issues of poverty, gender equality and income inequality. "Are the Multilateral...

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June 21, 2017 | Sustaining Peace | Event

"Protecting Rights, Remediating the Environment: Addressing the Harm from Nuclear Weapons"

FES New York and partners co-hosted this side event during the First United Nations conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit...

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May 24, 2017 | Inclusive Economy | Event

"Learning from HIPC: The potential for regional and group-wise debt relief schemes"

FES New York and partners co-hosted this breakfast roundtable to look at one innovative proposal based on lessons from the HIPC/MDRI initiatives of...

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May 22, 2017 | Inclusive Economy | Event

"Can Long - Term Investment in Infrastructure Reduce Inequality"

Together with the office of the ECOSOC President and the Permanent Mission of Zimbabwe, FES New York co-hosted this annual luncheon for the Special...

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April 21, 2017 | Inclusive Economy | Event

"Are Governments & the Bretton Woods Institutions Fighting Inequality?"

FES New York and partners co-hosted this high-level panel to identify the the key measures global institutions and governments need to pursue in order...

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April 11, 2017 | Sustaining Peace | Event

"African Directions: Towards an Equitable Partnership in Peace Operations"

FES New York and partners co-hosted this event on the final report of the “The New Geopolitics of Peace Operations II” initiative with focus on future...

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March 16, 2017 | Sustaining Peace | Event

"Global and Regional Nuclear Orders in a Moment of Geopolitical Uncertainty"

This FES New York event offered expert speakers the possibility to exchange insights and ideas on the negotiation of a nuclear weapons ban treaty.

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March 14, 2017 | Inclusive Economy | Event

"Women's Economic Empowerment: Strategizing and Networking across Boards and Borders"

FES New York together with the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung New York co-hosted an international reception on the occasion of the sixty-first session of the...

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  • | Multilateralism 4.0, Sustaining Peace | Publication

    "In the Hot Seat: What can Germany Achieve in the Security Council?"

    Germany’s time on the Security Council brings an opportunity for Berlin to demonstrate that it is ready to play at the highest level of global crisis...

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  • May 15, 2018 | Sustaining Peace | Publication

    "Forging Resilient Social Contracts: A Pathway to Preventing Violent Conflict and Sustaining Peace"

    This Summary Findings Report introduces the project context, the project’s research framing, and findings from nine of the 11 case studies.

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  • April 23, 2018 | Inclusive Economy | Publication

    "Making Banks Better"

    Ten years after the last financial crisis, large banks are still creating risky financial instruments faster than policymakers can regulate them. Bank...

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    "In Search of Pathways to Peace"

    UN Secretary-General António Guterres plans to instill new life into the United Nations by making prevention of wars and armed conflicts the hallmark...

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  • March 29, 2018 | 2030 Agenda, Multilateralism 4.0, Inclusive Economy | Publication

    MACROSCOPE: "Growth & the Elephant in the Room"

    The challenges of financing for development (FFD) are many - from a weakened multilateral system to persistent inequalities - but the key for UN...

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    "Think Piece 22: Security in Times of Uncertainty in Asia"

    Asia's security outlook still appears to be laden with uncertainties. From the changing dynamics in the balance of power, an emboldened North Korea...

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    "Think Piece 21: Providing Security in Times of Uncertainty"

    The final report, distills the findings of a two-year effort by more than 20 international experts to find answers on how to overcome rising...

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  • | Multilateralism 4.0 | Publication

    "President or Paper Tiger? The Role of the President of the General Assembly of the United Nations"

    This publication focuses on the role and influence of the President of the UN General Assembly within political affairs as well as how much influence...

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