Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in Asia

  • 20.11.2017 | Economy of tomorrow | News

    “Urban space cannot be fragmented into commodities”

    Jakarta (Indonesia) – Using, appropriating and managing the city is at the very heart of our collective existence, says Marco Kusumawijaya, architect,...


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  • 16.11.2017 | Climate change | News

    Local projects key to renewable energy push in the Philippines

    Manila (Philippines) – The prospect of democratizing energy for Filipino families burns brighter as leaders from local government units gear up for...


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  • Monday, 13.11.17 to Tuesday, 14.11.17 - Manila, Philippines | Cooperation for Peace and Security | Event, News

    The 21st Century Maritime Silk Road and its security implications

    Manila (Philippines) – The first of three regional workshops on the 21st century maritime silk road takes place in Manila to address the security...


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24.11.2017 | Gender and social justice | News

ASEAN signs breakthrough agreement on migrant workers’ rights

After a decade of negotiations, South-East Asian countries signed an agreement to better safeguard the rights of the estimated 10 million migrant workers in the region, with a focus on fair living and working conditions, and protection against discrimination by gender or otherwise.


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22.11.2017 | Climate change | News

No more justification for banking on coal

Bonn (Germany) – Interview with Nithi Nesaduria, member of the South-East Asia delegation attending the latest round of climate change talks by the United Nations (UN) from 6-17 November


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15.11.2017 | Networks for social democracy | News

Bangladesh’s university reforms should prioritize quality and encompass the private sector

Dhaka (Bangladesh) – Public and private sectors should be included in the design and implementation of any reforms to address the issues around quality of higher education in Bangladesh.


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Pathway to a socially just energy transition in Asia

Transformative Change Making

Missing Links: Making Trade Work for Workers


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FES Singapore

This is the official page of FES Office for Regional Cooperation in Asia. Through cross-border projects we tackle social justice in Asia, with focus on decent working conditions, social protection systems and gender equality.

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FES Economy of Tomorrow (Regional Project)

Socially just, resilient and green dynamic growth is necessary to produce the conditions for a Good Society with full capabilities for all. A project that brings together thinkers from Asia and Europe to tackle this challenge.

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FES Afghanistan

A constructive dialogue between civil society and state actors, peaceful conflict resolution as well as women and youth empowerment are core areas of our work in Kabul since 2002.

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FES India

Since 1981, the FES Delhi office is working on women, gender and youth equality, labour rights as well as a socially balanced economy. Explore what FES has achieved here so far.

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FES Pakistan

Explore the work of our Islamabad office on women and youth empowerment, the promotion of democracy and a socially just economy. FES Pakistan has functioned as a catalyst in the country and region since the 1980s.

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FES Thailand

Social justice and an active civil society are key aims of our work in Thailand. Since 1970, our Bangkok office has supported the democratization process and democratic actors.

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FES Vietnam

Among the first NGOs in Vietnam, FES is supporting the renovation process known as Doi moi since 1990. The promotion of social justice and political participation are key areas in this relation.

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FES Bangladesh

In 2014, FES officially opened its office in Dhaka. Together with partners, we facilitate inclusive dialogues on social justice with a focus on labour rights, sustainable development and international cooperation.

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FES Indonesia

Sustainability, social transformation in the city and the welfare state – those are the areas our office in Jakarta has been working on since 1968. Albeit success in these fields, challenges remain to this day.

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FES Nepal

How can democratic political institutions and an active civil society be fostered in Nepal? This is one question the FES office has been working on in different projects since 1994.

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FES Korea

Democratic pluralism, a socially balanced economy and the inter-Korean dialogue are key working areas of our office in Seoul. FES has collaborated with its regional partners for more than 55 years in these fields.

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FES Myanmar

In Myanmar, country that has experienced over 50 years of military rule, FES promotes an inclusive and participatory reform process. A socially just society and enhanced peace and cooperation are core values of our mission.

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FES Mongolia

With more than 20 years since it first started to work in Mongolia, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung from its office in Ulaanbaatar supports partners in promoting social democracy, gender equality and a just society.

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