• Friday, 03.05.19 - 12.30 - 14.00pm, Room XXII, Building E, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland | 2019, Employment and Social Policy | Event

    Income Inequality Trends in Sub-Saharan Africa: Explaining Divergence, Determinants and Consequences

    The remarkable economic growth of sub-Saharan Africa in the first 15 years of the 21st century did not always go hand in hand with greater equality.


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  • Monday, 06.05.19 to Friday, 10.05.19 - Geneva, Switzerland | 2019, Human Rights and Development | Event

    2019 Training Course for NHRIs on International Human Rights Mechanisms

    The training is organized jointly by FES, OHCHR, the Global Alliance of NHRIs and UNITAR. It was developed especially for junior staff of National...


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  • Monday, 13.05.19 to Friday, 17.05.19 - Geneva, Switzerland | 2019, Trade and Development | Event

    FES-WTO Seminar for English Speaking Journalists from Africa/Asia Specialized in Trade and Economic Issues

    What exactly is the World Trade Organization and what is it not? How does the multilateral trading system work? What are the most current developments...


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Geneva Office

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Trade and Development
Topic

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
Topic

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
Topic

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
Topic

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, 13.05.19 to Friday, 17.05.19 - Geneva, Switzerland | 2019, Trade and Development | Event

FES-WTO Seminar for English Speaking Journalists from Africa/Asia Specialized in Trade and Economic Issues

What exactly is the World Trade Organization and what is it not? How does the multilateral trading system work? What are the most current developments...


more information

Monday, 06.05.19 to Friday, 10.05.19 - Geneva, Switzerland | 2019, Human Rights and Development | Event

2019 Training Course for NHRIs on International Human Rights Mechanisms

The training is organized jointly by FES, OHCHR, the Global Alliance of NHRIs and UNITAR. It was developed especially for junior staff of National...


more information

Friday, 03.05.19 - 12.30 - 14.00pm, Room XXII, Building E, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland | 2019, Employment and Social Policy | Event

Income Inequality Trends in Sub-Saharan Africa: Explaining Divergence, Determinants and Consequences

The remarkable economic growth of sub-Saharan Africa in the first 15 years of the 21st century did not always go hand in hand with greater equality.


more information

Publications

Schillinger, Hubert René

El "lejano oeste" digital y la política comercial

Controversias de política comercial en torno a la economía digital
Montevideo, 2019

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Fair Play in world trade

Towards a social democratic redesign of trade policy
Berlin, 2019

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De Schutter, Olivier

The rights-based welfare state

Public budgets and economic and social rights
Geneva, 2018

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