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04.05.2020

Indonesia: Health and social security in a pandemic

Among the dozens of countries currently fighting the COVID-19 pandemic globally, Indonesia holds the highest death rate in Asia. How prepared is their public health sector? Will their current social protection systems be sufficient to face this serious crisis?


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04.05.2020

The informal economy in Zambia: An interview with Lameck Kashiwa and Prof. Trywell Kalusopa

The informal economy plays a critical role in the emerging economy of a developing nation like Zambia. FES Zambia interviewed Mr Kashiwa Lameck, the current General Secretary for the Alliance for Zambia Informal Economy Associations (AZIEA) and Prof Trywell Kalusopa, the founding Executive Director...


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05.03.2020

30 years after German reunification: How gender roles deteriorated to Western standards

The reunification of East and West Germany has long since brought about challenges in deciding which cultural and structural norms were to be followed. The social roles of women with regards to their careers and their families was no exception.


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04.03.2020

Creating a Feminist Europe: An Interview with Maria Noichl

The election of the First Woman Commissioner of the European Union in 2019 was only the beginning of a radical journey of gender equality in the EU. We talk to Maria Noichl, rapporteur in the European Parliament for the Gender Equality Strategy on the ways the EU is amplifying its journey to gender...


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25.08.2019

Young Mozambicans are learning new ways to gain political traction

Over half of Mozambicans are 35 or younger, yet only a fraction vote. A youth platform is encouraging them to head to the ballot box, but also to get involved in other ways.


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26.06.2019

Joining forces across different inequalities helps fight for change

More than 300 groups have joined a global alliance that advocates to change social and economic systems for a more just, equal and sustainable world.


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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, how is it performing? FES takes a peek into the upcoming Spotlight Report to find out.


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25.06.2019

Illicit financial flows are bleeding African wealth

Illicit financial flows are depriving African countries of wealth from their natural resources. With governments slow to act, civil society must take urgent action.


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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 apparent breakdown.


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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 globally.


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