Policy Briefing and Policy Lunch

sef: Policy Lunch 11/2017

Is the window of opportunity still open?
State of the negotiations on a UN Treaty on Business and Human Rights
20th November 2017 in Brussels

sef: Brussels Symposium 2017

A different angle.
“Global South” perspectives on the European crises
7th March 2017 in Brussels

sef: Policy Lunch 11/2016

From Shared Vision to Common Action.
Realizing the SDGs in the EU’s External Activities
7th November 2016 in Brussels

sef: Policy Lunch 05/2016

The World Humanitarian Summit –
What will the EU bring to the table?
11 May 2016 in Brussels

Policy Briefing 11/2015

International Responsibility in the Global Garment Industry:
What Role for the EU?
Wednesday, 4 November 2015, Brussels

sef: Policy Lunch 05/2015

International tax cooperation
for sustainable development worldwide
06 May 2015 in Brussels

Policy Briefing 10/2014

“Universal Goals – Innovative Financing?"
The EU’s contribution to the funding of a future global sustainable development agenda
07 October 2014in Brussels

Policy Briefing 03/2013

Transforming the Global Energy System
26 March 2013, Brussels
NEWS

“Sustaining Peace” – Current challenges for democracy

ANNOUNCEMENT

2018 will be the start of a new high-level sef: series called Dresden Forum for International Politics. On 8/9 February 2018, international experts will convene to discuss current challenges for democracies. What are possible pathways towards lasting peace and nonviolent societies? Staffan de Mistura, UN Special Envoy for Syria, and Steve Killelea, Publisher of the Global Peace Index, have already confirmed their participation.

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sef/INEF News November 2017

NEW EDITION PUBLISHED

We have just released a new edition of sef/INEF News. Find out more about our current events and publications!

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Human Rights and the Global Economy

REPORT PUBLISHED

The relationship between the global economy and human rights is complex. Too often, the latter fall by the wayside. Unequal power relations seem to be an important factor. On 07th and 8th September 2017, a group of international experts discussed in Bonn how to challenge structures that favour unequal power relations to the detriment of human rights. Read a summary of the discussions in our conference report!

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UN Compact for Migration: Unresolved issues

NEW GG-SPOTLIGHT PUBLISHED

At a UN Summit in September 2016, the Heads of State and Government endorsed a commitment to achieve a Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration by September 2018. How does the preparatory process look like? What are crucial issues still to be resolved? And what should the negotiators consider? Read the answers in this Global Governance Spotlight by Steffen Angenendt.

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