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29.05.2018

Book award honours economist attempting new answers to rising inequality

Former World Bank economist Branko Milanovic explains in a book for which he received this year Hans Matthöfer Prize how globalization has led to...


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20.04.2018

Reasserting Union Strength in Asia – Trade Unions in Transformation

Trade union power is often described as fading away under the pressures of globalized markets and closing civic spaces. A photo story from a...


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28.03.2018

Women: A new awakening

Scroll through the first of three parts of "Women: A new awakening", an exhibition of historic campaign posters engaging women, by the Archives of...


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27.02.2018

Riding the Silk Road – Discord and cooperation along the maritime route

China’s Belt and Road Initiative has stirred up diverging responses along its route in South Asia and the Horn of Africa. A photo story from a...


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29.11.2017

More unity and solidarity: Two things we need for migration governance in Africa

Current measures to govern labour migration are inadequate for countries suffering from long-standing development gaps and governance deficits.


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30.10.2017

Is socially inclusive and ecologically sustainable progress in Latin America attainable?

Two regional projects by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) and partners in Latin America join forces to shape a new development pathway in a region with...


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28.09.2017

Jakarta: an adventure in urban planning

Jakarta (Indonesia) - A city that earned its nickname after a malodorous fruit, Jakarta may hold long-term lessons for the growing numbers of...


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28.07.2017

Shaping migration – justly and globally!

Ten messages sealed on postcards are part of a campaign by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung to promote a vision for the future where migration and mobility...


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28.06.2017

Digital transformation – advantage for all?

A good digital society is more than technology was the main message of #digidemos the FES congress on digitalisation and democracy


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30.05.2017

Shaping up for climate action in Asia

To mitigate climate change, Asia needs to undergo a transition towards a low-carbon economy, suggests the climate team of FES in Asia, since May with...


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Building liveable, social cities for the economy of tomorrow in Asia and Germany

Urbanists from Europe and Asia are facing some of the same challenges, but from often quite different angles. Experts from nine Asian countries...


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28.10.2019

Syria’s reconstruction must take a wider view of housing, land and property rights

A new study highlights aspects that affect socially just post-war reconstruction at the intersection with housing, land and property rights violations...


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29.08.2019

Pink for Kandaka

A campaign for solidarity by women protestors in support of all the women who survived the crackdown on their civil disobedience or were victims of...


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29.08.2019

Teaming up for social democracy – the FES Alumni Mentoring Programme

Former scholars pass on experience to the next generations in the mentoring programme, open to international and German students.


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27.08.2019

The International Kassel Summer Academy brings a fresh approach to the persistent big questions

Each year a select group of international engaged young people gather in the vicinity of the German town of Kassel to exchange thoughts and...


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25.06.2019

We can do better for an equal, sustainable and fair world

The Spotlight Report on Sustainable Development is an independent annual report that assesses the strengths and weaknesses of the 2030 Agenda.


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25.06.2019

With 12 years left for the 2030 Agenda, a spotlight on progress so far

The 2030 Agenda is an unprecedented piece of global development policy, in its origins, objectives and structure. But with 12 years left on the clock,...


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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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People

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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24.09.2018

SADC-EU Economic Partnership Agreement: What role for Civil Society?

The opportunity remains for civil society organizations to ensure implementation is development-orientated, and facilitates sustainable development, poverty reduction and regional integration.


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Reading Picks

16.08.2017

Youth share reading picks and we stacked it for you

Timely and poignant non-fiction oldies, politically charged fiction and memoirs, here are 20 suggestions for your TBR list by youth from the...


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26.07.2017

Are the Multilateral Organizations Fighting Inequality? 2017 Financial Impact Report Executive Summary

International institutions are still not playing their key role in ensuring that we reverse the current disastrous trends in inequality, and allow all...


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06.07.2017

The G20 Compact with Africa is unsuitable for African low-income countries

The G20 Africa partnership draws on a financial and economic framework for reforms that can’t address the main challenges for countries on the...


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19.06.2017

World Wide Web of equal freedom?

How digitalisation can be steeped in the values of a humane society


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17.06.2017

The future of work in Asia – How can India create livelihoods in the digital age?

“Despite being an investors’ darling, India’s employment generation track record has been disappointing”


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15.05.2017

NDC Partnership for an effective implementation of the Paris Agreement

"The transformation that the Paris Agreement calls for so urgently will only secure broad-based public support if there is a narrowing of...


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25.04.2017

The race to the bottom in Vietnam

International brands and competition on foreign direct investment are pushing labour standards to the bottom, a new study by FES Vietnam shows


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20.04.2017

The Automotive Sector in Emerging Economies

The ever-growing automotive sector of emerging countries nurtures hopes and concerns for the future, reports a new study by FES


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16.03.2017

Care work in Mozambique

For a socially and gender just society, a universal social protection system cannot overlook the need for quality and affordable social services


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23.02.2017

China's "Belt": perspectives on cooperation and security

New report by SIPRI and FES sheds light on the wider security dynamics of the Silk Road Economic Belt and EU–China cooperation prospects


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