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21.06.2019 | Event, News

Women and the future of work in Asia – a new FES project

Researchers and labour activists from nine Asian countries are to assemble in Indonesia to explore the question how women’s perspectives can be...


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14.06.2019 | Gender and social justice | News

Domestic workers can organize anywhere

In Asia the main priority for domestic workers is still to be recognized as workers.


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07.06.2019 | Trade, labour and social dialogue | News

Trade deals need to benefit workers too

For a trade deal to be fair, it must benefit workers all along the supply chain. To make sure this happens, workers must have a say in policies and...


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03.06.2019 | Climate change | News

Coal-based power plants: Viet Nam’s unsolved problem

A look at the county’s persistently popular but problematic power source.


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31.05.2019 | Networks for social democracy | News

Long-term education and labour rights are the focus of FES in Bangladesh

A participatory higher education system and a prosperous and socially just labour market are at the core of the ongoing work by the Dhaka-based team...


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30.05.2019 | Economy of tomorrow | News

China-India exchange on electrical-vehicle technology could boost industry, sustainability

India shares many development challenges with other countries, in particular regarding the energy transition and its environmental sustainability....


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30.04.2019 | Trade, labour and social dialogue | News

Join us this International Workers’ Day to call for #WorkersRights4All

In a changing world of work we need to recognize that all workers are workers, whether formal or informal, entitled to rights at work that guarantee...


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29.04.2019 | #FeministAsia, Gender and social justice | News

Asian feminists on building bridges between women’s rights and labour rights

At a regional dialogue in Dhaka, feminists, political economist and women’s rights and labour activists focus on recognition of care work and stronger...


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11.04.2019 | Trade, labour and social dialogue | News

Towards a new social contract

The right to freely associate, bargain and be free from discrimination for exercising labour rights should continue to form the cornerstone of a...


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05.04.2019 | Gender and social justice, #FeministAsia | News

Uniting feminists and workers in the struggle for decent work

Bringing the women’s and workers’ movements together is a challenging task that one of the working groups as part of a regional project on feminism in...


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03.04.2019 | Networks for social democracy | News

FES in Nepal: A trusted voice facilitating mutual understanding in the democratisation process

A mediator and platform for exchange in Nepal through several periods of conflict and reform since the 1990s, FES is facilitating to build trust...


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Sunday, 07.04.19 - Nordic Club, Dhaka | #FeministAsia, Gender and social justice | Event, News

Women’s rights are workers’ rights

How can women’s and workers’ movements be brought together? Members of the network “Political Feminism in Asia” are to meet in Bangladesh to share...


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25.03.2019 | Climate change | News

The greenest kind of growth is degrowth

Shifting spotlight from economic growth to the well-being of humans and nature can contribute to reduced carbon pressure on the Planet, better trade...


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18.02.2019 | #FeministAsia, Gender and social justice | News

“Let’s smash patriarchy one movie at a time”

A movie-rating app developed by a group of feminists from across Asia aims to give space for feminist critique of the mainstream movie industry in the...


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01.02.2019 | Economy of tomorrow | News

The urban housing crises of Indonesia and Malaysia: Same-same but different

The large cities of Indonesia and Malaysia are no exception to the trend or rising poor and massive shortage in affordable housing and public...


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26.01.2019 | Networks for social democracy | News

Mongolia to combat hate speech in online media

Hate speech is rife on local news websites in Mongolia amid a lack of self-regulation of the newsroom and of media literacy among the public.


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15.01.2019 | Economy of tomorrow | News

How to put the “social” into smart cities?

A German delegation hosted by FES, visited Singapore to find out how the city state uses technology for creating a liveable city.


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  • Hansjörg Herr | #CLSPlus, Trade, labour and social dialogue | Publication

    Industrial Policy for Economic and Social Upgrading in Developing Countries

    Without successful industrial policy, developing countries cannot catch up.

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