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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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Tuesday, 05.10.2021 - Online | 2021, Human Rights and Development | Event

Expert Seminar: Building Back Better – With Human Rights and SDGS at the Centre. The Role of United Nations Special Procedures (SPs) and Treaty Bodies (TBs).

This expert seminar invited UN special procedures mandate holders, treaty body members as well as OHCHR staff and NGO representatives to discuss…


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Tuesday, 28.09.2021 - 16.35pm - 17.35pm CEST/CET+2, WTO Room D and Online | 2021, Trade and Development | Event

The Triple “R” Approach to Trade: Resilience, Robustness and Rights-based

Re-start or re-shape? Do we need a more resilient or a more robust multilateral trading system?


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Friday, 17.09.2021 - 9.00am - 10.30am EDT, Online | 2021, Employment and Social Policy, Trade and Development | Event

Report Launch "Spotlight on Sustainable Development 2021- Demanding Justice Beyond Rhetoric"

Policy responses to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic crisis have exacerbated rather than reduced global inequalities. The most visible…


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Thursday, 16.09.2021 - 13.00pm - 15.00pm GMT+2/ CEST | 2021, Trade and Development | Event

Publication Launch "UNCITRAL Fiddles While Countries Burn"

Five years into its review of international investment agreements, and specifically investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS), Working Group III…


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Thursday, 15.07.2021 - 15.30pm - 16.30pm, Online | 2021, Human Rights and Development | Event

Towards the Creation of a UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Climate Change

Briefing on the June/July 2021 Session of the Human Rights Council (HRC47)


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Wednesday, 14.07.2021 - 16.00pm - 17.30pm (GVA time), Online | 2021, Human Rights and Development | Event

Women’s Participation in the Renewable Energy Transition- Policy Dialogue, Sharing Knowledge and Mutual Learning Event

Organised by the Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (GI-ESCR), OXFAM Mexico and with the support of the FES Geneva office,…


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Tuesday, 13.07.2021 - 16.00m - 17.00pm CET, Online | 2021, Employment and Social Policy | Event

Bringing Capitalism Back into Social Movement Studies. An Agenda for Research and Action

Greater analytical attention is again being paid to intersectional inequalities as a trigger of and challenge for progressive social movements.


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Monday, 12.07.2021 - 7.30am – 9.00am New York local time/EDT, Online | 2021, Employment and Social Policy | Event

Side Event at HLPF: “Decade of Action to Achieve Universal Social Protection by 2030”

Social protection is essential to achieve the 2030 Agenda. Social protection is not only a universal human right, investing in social protection also…


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Monday, 21.06.2021 - Tuesday, 13.07.2021 - Online | Migration, 2021 | Event

Pursuing Migration Justice through the UN Human Rights Council

Laurel Townhead from the Quaker United Nation Office in Geneva on the Council's role in protecting the human rights of migrants and refugees.


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Friday, 18.06.2021 - 16.00pm - 18.00 pm CET, Online | 2021, Employment and Social Policy | Event

Universities and Social Inequalities in the Global South

Higher education can be a key driver of development and a force for social mobility. It can also be a path to overcome inequalities across gender and…


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Tuesday, 15.06.2021 - 15:00pm - 16:00pm CET, Online | 2021, Employment and Social Policy | Event

Extending Social Protection to Workers in the Informal Economy

During the 109th International Labour Conference (June 3-19), a delegation of workers from the Global Alliance of Waste Pickers, the International…


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Monday, 31.05.2021 - Thursday, 03.06.2021 - Online | 2021, Trade and Development | Event

The 12th Ministerial Conference: Towards a WTO 2.0?

FES-WTO virtual seminar for English-Speaking Journalists from Africa and Asia specialized in trade and economic issues.


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Friday, 07.05.2021 - Friday, 07.05.2021 - Online | 2021, Employment and Social Policy | Event

The Economic Benefits of Social Protection

Key findings from the new report "Investments in social protection and their impacts on economic growth"


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Monday, 26.04.2021 - Thursday, 13.05.2021 - Online | 2021, Human Rights and Development | Event

Training Course for NHRIs on International Human Rights Mechanisms

The FES in cooperation with its partners the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI) and the Office of the High Commissioner…


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Monday, 19.04.2021 - Thursday, 22.04.2021 - Online | 2021, Trade and Development | Event

The 12th Ministerial Conference: Towards a WTO 2.0?

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FES-WTO virtual seminar for Spanish Speaking Journalists from Latin America specialized in trade and economic issues


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Thursday, 25.03.2021 - Thursday, 25.03.2021 - 3.30pm, Online | 2021, Human Rights and Development | Event

JOIN! 25 March | Promoting gender justice in the transition to renewable energy

Activists, women human rights defenders, community leaders and experts were joined on March 25th to the online roundtable on Promoting gender justice…


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Wednesday, 24.03.2021 - 14.00pm - 16.00pm, Online | 2021, Human Rights and Development | Event

Human Rights Institutions and the Implementation of the Paris Agreement

High-level session of the Human Rights and Climate Change Geneva Dialogues


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Thursday, 28.01.2021 - Online | 2021, Human Rights and Development | Event

Virtual Briefing & Discussion: A UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Climate Change? Regional Perspectives

Conversation with representatives from Civil Society, Indigenous Peoples and States. This event served as a follow-up briefing and discussion on the…


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