• Monday, 26.11.18 - Geneva, Palais des Nations | 2018, Human Rights and Development, Peace and Security Policy | Event

    How can climate actions respect rights and contribute to peacebuilding in the transition to a green economy?

    Shifting to renewable energy is a fundamental part of the transition towards green economy. The 2015 Paris Climate Agreement and the SDGs both...


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  • Thursday, 08.11.18 to Friday, 09.11.18 - Geneva | 2018, Trade and Development, Employment and Social Policy | Event

    Overcoming Inequalities in a fractured world: Between Elite Power and Social Mobilization

    Inequalities are one of today’s greatest challenges. As the power of elites grows and societal gaps widen, institutions representing the public good...


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  • Wednesday, 07.11.18 - 18:30-20:00 University of Geneva: Room 280 W. Yung (MR 280), UniMail, 40 Pont d'Arve, 1205 Geneva | 2018, Trade and Development | Event

    Engines of Inequality? Elites, Power and Politics

    How did we arrive at this moment in which the richest 1% of the population holds half of the world’s wealth? What kinds of fractures has this extreme...


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Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
Geneva Office

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Trade and Development
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Trade and Development

Trade is a powerful engine. But who is driving the engine? And what else needs to be done to let all parts of society benefit from trade policy? We try to empower those who are not yet the main beneficiaries of the current trade policy regime.
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Employment and Social Policy
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Employment and Social Policy

Decent work for all is not a slogan for us. It is our mission. We work together with a vast variety of stakeholders to achieve decent work for all; for the informal and formal sector, for women and men, for more and less advantaged.
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Human Rights and Development
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Human Rights and Development

The list of challenges to human rights in the 21st century is long. Climate change threatens fundamental human rights, such as the right to food, water or adequate housing. Austerity measures sacrifice the public’s right to social security, health and work in an attempt to balance state budgets.
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Peace and Security Policy
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Peace and Security Policy

Peace is more than the absence of war. Sustainable peace needs to be cultivated throughout the conflict cycle, from early warning to conflict transition. Applying the concept of human security, our work encourages a holistic and integrated approach to preventing destructive conflict and building peace.
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Events

Monday, 26.11.18 - Geneva, Palais des Nations | 2018, Human Rights and Development, Peace and Security Policy | Event

How can climate actions respect rights and contribute to peacebuilding in the transition to a green economy?

Shifting to renewable energy is a fundamental part of the transition towards green economy. The 2015 Paris Climate Agreement and the SDGs both...


more information

Thursday, 08.11.18 to Friday, 09.11.18 - Geneva | 2018, Trade and Development, Employment and Social Policy | Event

Overcoming Inequalities in a fractured world: Between Elite Power and Social Mobilization

Inequalities are one of today’s greatest challenges. As the power of elites grows and societal gaps widen, institutions representing the public good...


more information

Wednesday, 07.11.18 - 18:30-20:00 University of Geneva: Room 280 W. Yung (MR 280), UniMail, 40 Pont d'Arve, 1205 Geneva | 2018, Trade and Development | Event

Engines of Inequality? Elites, Power and Politics

How did we arrive at this moment in which the richest 1% of the population holds half of the world’s wealth? What kinds of fractures has this extreme...


more information

Publications

De Schutter, Olivier

The rights-based welfare state

Public budgets and economic and social rights
Geneva, 2018

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Cahill-Ripley, Amanda; Hendrick, Diane

Economic, social and cultural rights and sustaining peace

Report : An introduction
Berlin,, 2018

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Tomorrow's world of migration and mobility

Geneva, 2017

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