Angela Kane, Senior Fellow at VCDNP and former UN High Representative on Disarmament Affairs, visited FESNY to talk about her latest policy brief entitled "“Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons: Between Aspiration and Reality”.
Helen Mudora (Program Manager, Partnerships and Networks at Africa Platform for Social Protection) stopped by FESNY to talk about civil society involvement in social protection and development.
Jack Mayerhofer (Chief of Staff, Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation) discusses Germany's capacity - and unique obligation - to play an important part in atrocity prevention on the international level.
Featuring Dr. Sarah Taylor (Senior Fellow, International Peace Institute), this episode of the FESNY Podcast series "Der Draht zum Rat" looked back at the month of April, during which Germany held the presidency of the UN Security Council.
UN expert Richard Gowan (Senior Fellow, UN University Centre for Policy Research) stopped by FES NY for our very first "Der Draht zum Rat" (Eng: "The Wire to the Council") webcast providing timely analysis and reflection on the Council's most pressing issues - and Germany's role in it.
The UN's 2030 Agenda needs young leaders from across the globe who critically assess it, use it for their own transformative, progressive work, and make the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) a reality. That's what our FES New York 2018 Fall Academy was all about.
World-renowned economist and Nobel laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz & AFL-CIO Policy Director Damon Silvers stopped by FESNY to discuss the role of finance workers in global financial regulation as part of a day-long strategy session on the sidelines of United Nations High-Level Political Forum 2018.
Feminist activists, trade union and NGO leaders, and academics gathered for an initial think-meeting to rekindle analysis and advocacy at the intersection of gender and trade to meet contemporary challenges. After surveying the current landscape in the context of past struggles to identify critical needs and organizing strategies, participants agreed to form the Gender and Trade Coalition: A Feminist Alliance on Trade Justice.
Efforts to address global corporate tax issues have previously stalled. Is a consensus for reform emerging?
The IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings are right around the corner. Time to discuss whether their work contributes to inequality reduction, decent work...
The IMF claims that its policies are helping countries to address inequalities. However, country-level evidence suggests that IMF advice and loan...
There are opportunities to galvanize joint efforts at the UN and beyond. The authors offer reflections on potential ways forward.