Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in Asia

  • 23.09.2020 | Gender and social justice | News

    India’s domestic workers need better legislation to protect their rights through the pandemic

    Many households in bustling Indian cities rely on domestic workers. These workers perform arduous tasks, yet they suffer from low wages, unregulated...


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  • 21.09.2020 | Cooperation for Peace and Security | News

    International Peace Day: Civil society organizations call for end of Korean War

    More than 350 South Korean and international civil society organizations, including the Korea office of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, have launched a...


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  • 18.09.2020 | Gender and social justice | News

    The future is now! Young Afghans join forces for inclusion and equality

    Women leadership in Afghanistan is neither an anomaly nor unheard of – but especially with the peace process gaining traction, it certainly takes...


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FES in Asia

This website gives you regular updates of FES regional projects and activities across our Asia country offices.

It offers news articles on current debates and a range of research publications and policy briefs to download.  

23.09.2020 | Gender and social justice | News

India’s domestic workers need better legislation to protect their rights through the pandemic

Many households in bustling Indian cities rely on domestic workers. These workers perform arduous tasks, yet they suffer from low wages, unregulated working conditions, and lack of social security.


more information

21.09.2020 | Cooperation for Peace and Security | News

International Peace Day: Civil society organizations call for end of Korean War

More than 350 South Korean and international civil society organizations, including the Korea office of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, have launched a campaign calling for an end of the Korean War.


more information

18.09.2020 | Gender and social justice | News

The future is now! Young Afghans join forces for inclusion and equality

Women leadership in Afghanistan is neither an anomaly nor unheard of – but especially with the peace process gaining traction, it certainly takes decisive action to use its full potential!


more information


We work on social democracy, the economy of tomorrow, gender and social justice, trade and social dialogue, peace and security, and climate change and energy across the Asia-Pacific region.

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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 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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FES Philippines

In the Philippines since 1964, we promote democracy and work to strengthen the social and ecological dimensions of economic development through education, research, political dialogue, and international cooperation. 

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