Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in Asia

  • Wednesday, 21.03.18 to Thursday, 22.03.18 - Singapore | Trade, labour and social dialogue | Event, News

    Trade Unions in Transformation: Innovative Change-making Union-style

    Trade Unions in the region meet to discuss and exchange best case examples of union revitalization, innovative use of power resources and how to face...

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  • 04.03.2018 | Gender and social justice | News

    From the drawing board to reality

    Political Feminism in Asia, a regional project by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung brings together feminist groups for joint action across the region.

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  • 27.02.2018 | Cooperation for Peace and Security | News

    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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Office for Regional Cooperation in Asia

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19.03.2018 | Networks for social democracy | News

Social urban policy must fight unemployment

Housing remains a fundamental right, but social urban policy must also add to its focus the fight against unemployment, explains in this interview Michael Müller, Mayor of Berlin.

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14.03.2018 | Trade, labour and social dialogue | News

EU refuses to apply trade sanctions for enforcing labour standards

The EU and ASEAN are strengthening their cooperation by working towards a regional free trade agreement. The Trade and Sustainable Development (TSD) chapters in the current draft do not provide sufficient protection to workers, as the European Commission has decided against a sanctions-based model.

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05.03.2018 | Economy of tomorrow | News

Linking the global urban and jobs agendas: Toward a policy framework for job-rich urbanization

An urbanization that fails to produce just job opportunities will have far-reaching consequences.

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Feminism in Asia: Women and media

Feminism in Asia: Women and governance
Feminism in Asia: Feminism in party politics and trade unions

We share multi-media produced by FES offices and regional projects in Asia. Contact us for submissions.

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FES Connect

FES Connect

The FES Connect portal sources and shares the most compelling debates and stories published across the international network of FES. more

IPS Journal

IPS Journal

IPS-Journal is an active debate platform addressing questions of international and European politics. more

FES in Asia - social media profiles

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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