More FES resources on COVID-19 in Asia and beyond

Discover the full spectrum of analysis by FES experts and partners throughout the Asia-Pacific and other regions!

(c) Mariam Alimi/ FES Kabul

Afghan photographers show lives in Herat and Kabul under COVID-19

Photoessay by Mariam Alimi and Mohammad Aref Karim documenting the many ways people in Afghanistan are affected by the consequences of the pandemic (in German) 

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Maqaam – Life After Corona

Video series “Maqaam – Life After Corona” with 14 episodes, airing weekly on the FES Pakistan Facebook site

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Resources by FES offices and partners in Asia

FES Afghanistan I Magdalena Kirchner, Maroof Qaderi: Labor Day under Lockdown in Afghanistan

FES Bangladesh I Virtual media event by FES Dhaka and the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) on the occasion of the 7th anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster discussing the COVID-19 crisis for workers and employers, government initiatives and the way forward. Watch the full video here.

FES India I Anup Srivastava: International Workers’ Day: Worker inclusive policies are the way forward

FES India I Damyanty Sridharan, Jyoti Rawal: Solidarity in times of COVID 19 in India

FES Indonesia I Feby Oldfisra: Indonesia – Health and social security in a pandemic

FES Mongolia I Julian Dierkes, Niels Hegewisch: Der Preis der Demokratie (in German)

FES Nepal I Binda Pandey, Achyut Wagle: A Bumpy Road Ahead – Covid-19 and its effects on the Nepalese economy

FES Vietnam I Công đoàn Khu công nghiệp trong bối cảnh dịch Covid-19 (in Vietnamese)

Follow our FES experts in more than 100 countries to learn how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting lives in across the globe:

FES Middle East and North Africa Corona Brief

(c) Kailin Huang

FES Africa Corona Brief

(c) Kailin Huang

FES Latin America and the Caribbean (in German)

(c) Kailin Huang

Responses to the corona crisis in the Western Balkans

FES Blog “Corona & Care” (German/English)

Journal “International Politics and Society” I In Focus: The corona crisis (opinion pieces)

IPS-Journal is an active debate platform addressing questions of international and European politics. Follow them for opinion pieces on the pandemic.

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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.  


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    An analysis of the US-China rivalry in Southeast Asia.


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    Southeast Asia: COVID-19 and China's Health Silk Road

    An analysis of the implications for Southeast Asia by Dr. Ngeow Chow Bing.

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