• Tuesday, 24.09.19 - 13.30-15.00pm, Room XXIII, E-building, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland | 2019, Human Rights and Development, Trade and Development | Event

    Digital Trade in Africa: Implications for Inclusion and Human Rights

    Digitialization is rapid and accelerating, with innovation changing the way we design, produce and generate value from products and related services.


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  • Monday, 30.09.19 - 12.30 - 14.00pm, Room VIII, 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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  • Tuesday, 08.10.19 - 16:00pm - 17:30pm, room E, WTO building, Geneva, Switzerland | 2019, Trade and Development | Event

    Graduating Least Developed Countries in an Evolving WTO

    LDCs are not at the forefront when it comes to public awareness. Nor are their special needs and interests high on the agenda of ongoing trade...


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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

Sunday, 24.11.19 to Friday, 29.11.19 - International Labour Organization, Geneva, Switzerland | 2019, Employment and Social Policy | Event

Social Protection Floors Week ILO – The Core Team of the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors

During the Global Social Protection Week at the International Labour Organization (ILO), two strategic meetings of the Core Team of the Global...


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Tuesday, 29.10.19 to Thursday, 31.10.19 - Johannesburg, South Africa | 2019, Trade and Development | Event

Challenges for the Multilateral Trading System – Perspectives from Southern Africa

The dialogue jointly organized by FES and the WTO aims at developing a better understanding of the WTO and its role in the international trading...


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Tuesday, 08.10.19 - 16:00pm - 17:30pm, room E, WTO building, Geneva, Switzerland | 2019, Trade and Development | Event

Graduating Least Developed Countries in an Evolving WTO

LDCs are not at the forefront when it comes to public awareness. Nor are their special needs and interests high on the agenda of ongoing trade...


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Publications

Tuncak, Baskut

Exploitation by exposure

How toxic substances poison workers' rights
Berlin, 2019

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Digital trade in Africa

Implications for inclusion and human rights
Geneva, 2019

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Rahman, Mustafizur; Bhattacharya, Debapriya

Graduating LDCs in an evolving WTO

Options and strategies
Geneva, 2019

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