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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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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, 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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Wednesday, 11.09.19 - Geneva, Switzerland | 2019, Human Rights and Development | Event

Human Rights Take-Aways from the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land: Understanding the Relevance of Land Rights, the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, and Food Security for Effective Climate Action

The IPCC released on 8th August a Special Report on Climate Change and Land. The report was endorsed by all governments. It contains key findings that...


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Tuesday, 10.09.19 - Geneva, Switzerland | 2019, Employment and Social Policy, Human Rights and Development | Event

Towards Recognition of Safe and Healthy Work as a Fundamental Right at Work

The UN Special Rapporteur on hazardous substances and wastes, Baskut Tuncak, has presented a report containing 15 principles to end the exploitation...


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Thursday, 04.07.19 - Geneva, Switzerland | 2019, Human Rights and Development, Trade and Development | Event

Digital Trade in Africa: Implications for Inclusion and Human Rights

Digitialisation is rapid and accelerating. The way new digital technologies interact with the global economy poses new opportunities and challenges...


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Saturday, 22.06.19 - Geneva, Switzerland | 2019, Human Rights and Development | Event

Expert Seminar: The role of UN Human Rights Mechanisms in Monitoring the Implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas

The UN Human Rights Council and the UN General Assembly adopted the UN Declaration on the rights of peasants and other people working in rural areas...


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Wednesday, 19.06.19 - Geneva, Switzerland | 2019, Human Rights and Development | Event

Book Launch and Panel Discussion: Economic Complicity with the Pinochet’s Dictatorship

This event, co-organized with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, marks the launch in Geneva of the new book by Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, UN Independent...


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Monday, 03.06.19 to Tuesday, 04.06.19 - Geneva, Switzerland | 2019, Human Rights and Development | Event

Expert Workshop on Integrating Human Rights in Nationally Determined Contributions

All governments are obligated to respect, protect and fulfill human rights. The Paris Agreement affirms that governments should respect, protect and...


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Monday, 27.05.19 - Geneva, Switzerland | 2019, Employment and Social Policy, Trade and Development | Event

Global Inequalities and Unsustainability - A Conversation with Lucas Chancel

Economic inequality and environmental degradation are among the greatest policy challenges of our time. Properly understanding global inequality...


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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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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 was 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, 08.04.19 to Friday, 12.04.19 - Geneva, Switzerland | 2019, Peace and Security Policy | Event

Building Capacities for Effective Implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty

For the fourth year in a row, FES Geneva supported the training course “Building Capacities for Effective Implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty” of...


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Saturday, 23.03.19 - 13:00-15:00pm, UNECA Ministerial Conference, Marrakesh, Morocco | 2019, Trade and Development | Event

Digital Trade in Africa: Implications for Inclusion and Industrialization

Whilst the digital economy is being felt across the continent, there exists a substantial digital divide between African countries and the rest of the...


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Friday, 01.03.19 - Geneva, Switzerland | 2019, Human Rights and Development | Event

Guiding Principles on Human Rights Impact Assessments of Economic Reform Policies

Following the presentation by the Independent Expert on foreign debt and human rights of the guiding principles for human rights impact assessments...


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Monday, 04.02.19 - Geneva, Switzerland | 2019, Employment and Social Policy | Event

Financing Social Protection for All

Members of the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors held a strategy meeting on financing social protection for all in the run-up to various...


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Monday, 21.01.19 to Friday, 01.02.19 - Geneva, Switzerland | Human Rights and Development, 2019 | Event

32nd Session of the Universal Periodic Review

During the 32nd session of the Universal Periodic Review, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung supported civil society representatives of Chile and Uruguay in...


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