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27.06.2017

We must talk also about the future and present of capital

In Latin America we need to avoid that the digital revolution aggravates or consolidates the asymmetrical international division of labour, recommends Álvaro Padrón of FES Uruguay


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27.06.2017

Technology changes the future of work in Sub-Sahara Africa

In the absence of any re-skilling initiatives for workers, suggests Keith Jacobs of UNI Global Union, digitalisation of work practices will have negative effect in some sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa, where FES works with partners to support trade unions and shop stewards' networks around global...


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22.06.2017

Fundamental rights and Digitalisation: A social promise in FLUX

A joint reflection on the translation of fundamental rights into the digitalised world implies that we maintain the vibrancy of our social consensus—how we wish to live with one another—and renew the binding force of our common promise as society


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29.05.2017

Opportunities and challenges for a coherent climate strategy for the Latin American continent

Although Latin American countries contribute relatively little to global CO2 emissions, energy consumption has been rising corresponding with the region’s economic growth over recent decades


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23.05.2017

The Energy Revolution in Africa: Don’t take it for granted!

It is difficult to deny the many benefits that come with a green energy revolution. But rationality alone won’t drive this revolution. As part of this month’s series on the climate work of FES and its partners, we take a glimpse into the energy situation of Sub-Saharan Africa.


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20.05.2017

A renewable energy future rests on consensus

First in this month’s special series on the work by FES and partners on climate change and energy policy, we peek into the transformation of the Jordanian energy system for sustainable, social development in North Africa and the Middle East


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19.05.2017

EU Climate Policy in Jeopardy

Over a year after the Paris climate summit, Europe has to come together and take the lead once more. Reform of the European emissions trading system is a matter of the utmost urgency.


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27.04.2017

Trade policies for fair trade

Economic interests alone should not be the driving forces of trade policy


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27.04.2017

Workers' rights in the global economy

How can workers fight the increasing pressure from globalized supply chains?


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24.04.2017

FES opens Academy of Work in Bangladesh

“We need to be more ambitious about international standards and ensuring long-term commitments to worker safety and living wages”


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