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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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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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24.04.2017

Successfully applying union power

A project by FES tells stories of successful trade union action around the globe


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18.04.2017

In Uganda, unions are helping to drive transport workers into decent work

A trade union action in Uganda is among the successful stories of trade unions in transformation documented by the Global Trade Union Team of FES


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10.04.2017

We can shape the transformations coming our way

From being on the dole to chairperson of Hamburg's German Trade Union Confederation – up close and personal with Katja Karger


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29.03.2017

Care workers must organize for their rights

Yaoundé (Cameroon) - Over half of the 22 million population employs domestic workers and the figures demonstrate an urgent need to support care workers in voicing their needs and attaining their rights.


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09.03.2017

Fair Homes, Fair Society

An op-ed contribution on the domestic workers’ rights situation in Asia, reminds us the political goal of the international women’s movement for equality goes hand in hand with the workers’ movement for rights.


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08.03.2017

Domestic service and social protection in Latin America

First in a series of contributions for our March issue on care work and domestic worker’s rights in regions of the world where FES works


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27.02.2017

The Maras: when social protection fails, security crumbles

In Central America, FES works to revert a vicious cycle where weak social protection and restrictive immigration policies make criminal street gangs the only imaginable future for youth


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