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28.05.2019

“Nothing can replace personal connections across the Atlantic”

A global network keeps dialogue open across the Atlantic in uncertain times.


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29.04.2019

FES monitor takes the pulse of EU social democracy ahead of Parliament polls

Progressive parties overshadowed by polarization, fragmentation and nationalism ahead of EU polls in May.


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27.03.2019

The youth, wherever they come from, are the best placed to face the challenges of the new society

With migration youth seek opportunities unavailable at home, and those from less prosperous areas see it as the only way to achieve an upward social...


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26.02.2019

The changes for a gender-just world begin from within

Strengthening political work to achieve gender justice is at the heart of a new gender strategy for socio-political development through international...


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Quizzed by climate change

Check your knowledge on climate change and its impact in this special end-of-year issue of FES Connect.


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28.11.2018

Get ready for COP24: Four things to know about a just transition to a sustainable future!

COP24 is the time for governments to act and increase their pledges to prevent global warming ensuring a just transition that leaves no one behind.


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29.10.2018

Reform of skills systems needed in Asia

Policies promoting the digital economy and transformation of manufacturing must incorporate the social and ecological interests, including those of...


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24.09.2018

An ode to what should be done with the SDGs that have begun

How to render the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) realistic and feasible.


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30.08.2018

Against right-wing extremism: Films and books for political action

New and noteworthy entries with a critical take on right-wing extremism and violence for your to-be-read-and-watched list


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29.07.2018

Personal data in the public sphere: Is protection possible?

The regulatory capacity of States lags behind the technology of multinational tech giants that handle most of the world’s data. Is each State running...


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Trending

28.05.2019

Transatlantic partnership in disarray: a problem of style or substance?

Experts from both sides of the Atlantic discuss the future of transatlantic partnership considering the world order of the past 80 years and its...


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28.05.2019

A global transatlantic network combats far-right propaganda and extremism

Every year, members of an international network from both sides of the Atlantic meet to plan steps and strategies to combat right-wing extremism...


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29.04.2019

Globalization and justice: Not yet an equation

Fair working conditions and environmentally sustainable production need to be fostered by trade policy, and climate protection targets should be made...


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29.03.2019

Return to Afghanistan looks into the many faces of displacement and migration

No two refugees’ stories are the same, but they all tell of resilience, hope, and challenges—sometimes—overcome.


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28.03.2019

At a global summit, youth make a stab at collective and global change

In March 2019, the Young Global Changers Summer School brought young people from 60 countries together to work on global challenges.


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Building alliances for a just energy transition in Asia

How social democrats can promote a social and ecological transformation


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Apocalypse cancelled!

How social democrats can promote a social and ecological transformation


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26.10.2018

Tunisia's new Startup Act – a way out of the economic doldrums?

Tunisia's new Startup Act plans to boost the creation of enterprises in the digital economy.


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20.10.2018

Accelerating Latin America – Between Industry 4.0 and the Post-Wage Society

The struggle for a post-wage society is an accelerationist banner that the Latin American left should embrace.


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19.10.2018

Peoples of the world, look upon this city – Ernst Reuter (1887-1953)

About 70 years ago Ernst Reuter gave what was probably his most famous speech before the Reichstag in Berlin. Berlin's first mayor, Reuter was already...


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People

29.05.2019

Canada believes in and needs multilateralism

As we fight through conversations about pipelines and indigenous rights…we are actually putting the stones down for the new path the country will have to walk.


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28.05.2019

“Nothing can replace personal connections across the Atlantic”

A global network keeps dialogue open across the Atlantic in uncertain times.


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29.04.2019

FES monitor takes the pulse of EU social democracy ahead of Parliament polls

Progressive parties overshadowed by polarization, fragmentation and nationalism ahead of EU polls in May.


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28.04.2019

True cooperation with the EU could catalyse the development of a new Africa

The youth of Africa envisions a future where the EU dismantles the power dynamics that have hindered Africa and its development.


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27.03.2019

The youth, wherever they come from, are the best placed to face the challenges of the new society

With migration youth seek opportunities unavailable at home, and those from less prosperous areas see it as the only way to achieve an upward social mobility.


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26.03.2019

African youth want and need political stability

"We can not address the migration crisis without analysing the roots [of it], and the overall [root] of it is political instability, which goes with poverty."


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27.11.2018

African countries deserve an enhanced climate ambition

Africa expects transparency in climate finance and better access to know-how to better face climate change.


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30.10.2018

Digitalization requires an active and modernized welfare State

States need to better align and orchestrate economic and innovation policies with policies for health, care and the labour market.


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26.10.2018

In Latin America the future of work is already here, and it is only good for some

Workers in Latin America are fighting to make the most of the opportunities and minimize the threats just like many others around the world, but amid the particular economic, social and political context of the region.


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27.09.2018

Mediation of African conflicts needs to be more inclusive of all groups, from armed bandits to women's associations

Effective, locally owned mediation of Africa’s conflicts is key to the continent's peaceful future, but strategies for sustainable success remain elusive


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Reading Picks

20.04.2019

Europe's Borders: A Conversation with Wolfgang Merkel and Gesine Schwan

"We describe European societies as open, and rightly so. Retreating into a fortress would flatly contradict that openness."


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25.03.2019

Migration and integration – towards a "new we"

The most important task […] consists in bridging the gap overcoming the social and political divide between the mobile and the rather more settled...


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30.08.2018

Against right-wing extremism: Films and books for political action

New and noteworthy entries with a critical take on right-wing extremism and violence for your to-be-read-and-watched list


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29.04.2018

Fair Working Conditions for Platform Workers

A new publication explores different possible regulatory approaches at the EU level to ensure fair working conditions in the platform economy


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27.04.2018

Towards a European Labour Authority ― Mandate, Main Tasks and Open Questions

In September 2017, the European Commission proposed the creation of a European Labour Authority. What expectations and advantages are related to its...


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19.03.2018

CUT-Brazil, a trade union centre at the forefront of the feminist struggle

The case of Unified Workers' Central (CUT) implementing gender parity in its decision-making bodies was analyzed by Didice Godinho Delgado for "Trade...


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18.03.2018

The Black Protests have changed Poland

Agnieszka Wisniewska chief editor of the website KrytykaPolityczna.pl ("political critique") explains how these protests have changed the country.


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27.02.2018

Following the Forum: China's Belt and Road Initiative and the EU

A policy brief with recommendations for European policy and decision makers on how to adequately address China’s growing presence through its Belt and...


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14.02.2018

Russian automotive unions score gains despite massive challenges

The case of alternative trade unions challenging transnational automotive companies in Russia was analyzed by Sarah Hinz in a study for the "Trade...


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20.12.2017

On the Use and Abuse of Marxism

We are witnessing an unparalleled Marx renaissance: from the culture pages of bourgeois newspapers to left-wing academics and intellectuals. It...


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