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20.09.2017

Transforming cities for decent work

Seoul (R. Korea) – In the fight against socioeconomic injustice, cities have a decisive political responsibility and the Seoul Declaration on Decent Work City holds the answer how they can embrace it.


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15.09.2017

Will Nairobi’s ambitious renewal project secure residents' social rights?

Nairobi (Kenya) – Amid the beauty surrounding Kenya’s capital is an acute shortage for affordable housing.


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14.07.2017

Bridging Social Capital – A new attempt on SDG 16 Peace in Afghanistan and Pakistan

The people in Afghanistan and Pakistan share the same social values and perceptions—this surprising result questions the interpretation of the violent conflicts in Afghanistan and Pakistan to being driven by ethnic, political and religious dissensions.


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13.07.2017

Corporations divert UN agenda, claims civil society report

New York (NY) – Global report Spotlight assesses how privatization and corporate capture have become obstacles to progress under the 2030 Agenda


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07.07.2017

When Debt-20 meets G-20

During the G20 Summit in Hamburg, representatives from indebted countries will discuss with G20 members how to deal with debt crisis.


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07.07.2017

Africa-Europe dialogue important more than ever

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) – “Africa and Europe need each other but this mutuality is also in urgent need of redefinition so that it is not played out at the expense of one of the parties.”


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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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