In 2020, the United Nations will celebrate its 75th anniversary. In the light of the current transition to a new world order, sef: and INEF invited international experts to a Workshop in September to discuss the effects on the UN. What tile will the organisation have in the future? What new strategies and alliances could help the UN to live up to its Charter requirements? The International sef: Expert Workshop, organised jointly with the Institute for Development and Peace (INEF) at the University of Duisburg, brought together around 30 experts from different professional backgrounds and world regions in September 2019 to discuss these questions.

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Further conference presentations, position papers and the programme can be found at the Workshop’s website

The Development and Peace Foundation (sef:) was founded in 1986 on the initiative of Willy Brandt. As a cross-party and non-profitmaking organisation, the sef: provides an international high-level forum for shared thinking on urgent peace and development issues.