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01.04.2020 | Cooperation for Peace and Security | News

Analysis: The Belt and Road Initiative in Malaysia

China’s geopolitics and geoeconomics are challenged by democratic transformation. Looking closely at the example of Malaysia, Sergio Grassi, analyses...


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24.03.2020 | Gender and social justice | News

Digital justice for the next billion users

Payal Arora, author of “The Next Billion Users. Digital Life beyond the West” shares her views on digital justice and how it relates to the digital...


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17.03.2020 | News

Are universities ready to meet the demand of the labour market?

Bangladesh’s higher education is deteriorating. Extensive reforms are necessary for universities to better respond to the demands of the labour...


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11.03.2020 | #CLSPlus, Trade, labour and social dialogue | News

Social partnerships for a just future world of work

Lifelong learning and vocational training are at the center of the the Regional Tripartite Social Dialogue Conference (RTSDC), held for the 10th time...


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09.03.2020 | Gender and social justice | News

Webinar - The digital economy in Asia: Feminist perspectives

Event announcement: Webinar - "The digital economy in Asia: Feminist perspectives" is hosted by a working group of the regional project "Women and the...


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09.03.2020 | #CLSPlus, Trade, labour and social dialogue | News

No more race to the bottom – A Model Labour Chapter to enforce labour standards

By including enforceable labour standards in trade agreements, trade deals will also benefit workers. This Model Labour Chapter for European Union...


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06.03.2020 | #CLSPlus, Trade, labour and social dialogue | News

Decent work for all – How do we get there?

To make decent working conditions and inclusive development a reality for all, industrial policy can play a key role in the Asia-Pacific region.


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28.02.2020 | #FeministAsia, Gender and social justice | News

The future of work: A future without women?

Eight country studies shed light on the challenges and chances the 4th Industrial Revolution poses for female labourers.


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08.01.2020 | Climate change | News

"Governments failed us at COP25"

As governments show insufficient signs of comprehensively addressing the climate emergency, civil society must step up efforts to make sure their...


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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.  

Publications

  • Peter-Tobias Stoll, Henner Gött, Patrick Abel | #CLSPlus, Trade, labour and social dialogue | Publication

    Model labour chapter for European Union trade agreements

    Free trade agreements can lead to lower labour standards due to stronger competition and price pressure. By including enforceable labour standards in...

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  • Chen Yuting | #FutureWork4All | Gender and social justice | Publication

    Gender Perspectives on the Future of Work in China

    The study serves as a starting point for further analysis and discussion about women and the future of work in China.

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