Wednesday, 22.08.2018

Towards UN2020: The Case for Strenghtening Multilateralism

Join FES New York and partners for a strategy session to promote a proposed UN2020 summit.

+++ 22 August 2018 | 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM | Conference Room C, United Nations Headquarters New York +++

As we approach the UN’s 75th anniversary in 2020, we invite your participation to help develop a strategy to promote a proposed 2020 UN Summit as a much needed opportunity for stocktaking, review and strengthening of the multilateral system.


Discussion Agenda:

1. Support from governments and other stakeholders for “timely preparations for the 75th anniversary of the UN”

2. Identify desirable elements of a broadly based multilateral process leading to the proposed 2020 World Leaders’ Summit

3. Develop and harness international civil society initiatives, campaigns and coalitions committed to progressive global governance reform

4. UN2020 Global Call to Action as a means to building an agenda for a renewed United Nations


Remarks by:

  • William Pace, World Federalist Movement-Institute for Global Policy
  • Natalie Samarasinghe, UNA-UK
  • Volker Lehmann, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung New York
  • Moderated by Jeffery Huffines, CIVICUS


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Please note that access to this event will require a valid UN grounds pass. For more information about the UN2020 Initiative, please visit:

New York Office

747 Third Avenue, Suite 34D
New York, NY 10017

+1 (212) 687-0208


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