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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. More

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. More

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. More

Migration
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Migration

Migration is a fundamental part of human behaviour. Climate change, environmental pollution, violent conflicts, economic insecurity are some of the reasons why people migrate. While inequalities and power structures exacerbate the reasons to leave one's home, the lines between forced and chosen migration are rarely clear. More

Media Center

14.10.2021 | 2021, Trade and Development | Media Center

Climate meets Trade – Trade needs Climate

Supporting the Trade and Environmental Sustainability Structured Discussions at the WTO


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22.09.2021 | Migration, 2021, Human Rights and Development | Media Center

The International Community Must Protect the People of Afghanistan

Interview with Katharina Rose, GHANRI


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Events

Tuesday, 30.11.2021 - Friday, 03.12.2021 - Geneva, Switzerland | 2021, Trade and Development | Event

LDC-Journalists at the 12th WTO Ministerial Conference

The multilateral trading system plays a crucial role for the Least Developed Countries (LDC).


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Monday, 18.10.2021 - Online, 15.00pm - 16.00pm GMT+2/CEST | 2021, Human Rights and Development | Event

Virtual Briefing for Civil Society and Indigenous Peoples’ Organizations on the Creation of a New UN Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights in the Context of Climate Change

On 8 October 2021, the Human Rights Council, at the end of its 48th session, established a Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human…


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Tuesday, 12.10.2021 - 14.00 pm - 15:30 pm, hybrid format (Online/ Maison de la Paix, Geneva, Switzerland) | 2021, Human Rights and Development | Event

Thematic Session at the 2021 Annual Conference of the Geneva Human Rights Platform: “Environment and Human Rights - How do National Human Rights Actors Address this Link and How do They Engage with Geneva-Based International Mechanisms? “

The FES Geneva office, together with UNEP, CIEL, Earthjustice, Geneva Environment Network and Franciscans International is co-sponsoring a panel on…


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Publications

Kelsey, Jane; Mohamadieh, Kinda

UNCITRAL fiddles while countries burn

Geneva, 2021

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Billard Schachter, Clémence; Mingrone, Francesca

Un rapporteur spécial de l'ONU sur les droits de l'homme et les changements climatiques?

Perspectives régionales
Berlin, 2021

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Billard Schachter, Clémence; Mingrone, Francesca

Un relator especial de la ONU sobre los derechos humanos y el cambio climático?

Perspectives régionales
Berlin, 2021

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