• Thursday, 05.12.19 - 13:00–14:30, Room VIII, Building A, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland | 2019, Employment and Social Policy | Event

    Plunder of the Commons: A Manifesto for Sharing Public Wealth

    How much public wealth has been redirected to the 1% in recent decades, and what can we do to get it back? These are the central questions which Guy...


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Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
Geneva Office

6 bis, Chemin du Point-du-Jour
1202 Geneva
Switzerland

+41 (0)22 733 34 50
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Trade and Development
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Trade and Development

Trade is a powerful engine. But who is driving the engine? And what else needs to be done to let all parts of society benefit from trade policy? We try to empower those who are not yet the main beneficiaries of the current trade policy regime.
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Employment and Social Policy
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Employment and Social Policy

Decent work for all is not a slogan for us. It is our mission. We work together with a vast variety of stakeholders to achieve decent work for all; for the informal and formal sector, for women and men, for more and less advantaged.
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Human Rights and Development
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Human Rights and Development

The list of challenges to human rights in the 21st century is long. Climate change threatens fundamental human rights, such as the right to food, water or adequate housing. Austerity measures sacrifice the public’s right to social security, health and work in an attempt to balance state budgets.
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Peace and Security Policy
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Peace and Security Policy

Peace is more than the absence of war. Sustainable peace needs to be cultivated throughout the conflict cycle, from early warning to conflict transition. Applying the concept of human security, our work encourages a holistic and integrated approach to preventing destructive conflict and building peace.
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Events

Thursday, 05.12.19 - 13:00–14:30, Room VIII, Building A, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland | 2019, Employment and Social Policy | Event

Plunder of the Commons: A Manifesto for Sharing Public Wealth

How much public wealth has been redirected to the 1% in recent decades, and what can we do to get it back? These are the central questions which Guy...


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Sunday, 24.11.19 to Friday, 29.11.19 - Geneva, Switzerland | 2019, Employment and Social Policy | Event

Social Protection Floors Week ILO – The Core Team of the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors

During the Global Social Protection Week at the International Labour Organization (ILO), two strategic meetings of the Core Team of the Global...


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Tuesday, 29.10.19 to Thursday, 31.10.19 - Johannesburg, South Africa | 2019, Trade and Development | Event

Challenges for the Multilateral Trading System – Perspectives from Southern Africa

The dialogue jointly organized by FES and the WTO aimed at developing a better understanding of the WTO and its role in the international trading...


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Publications

Kao, Moshe

WTO reform

Old debate, new realities
Geneva, 2019

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From international ivory towers to national realities

The challenge of creating national social dialogues for social protection floors
Berlin, 2019

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Le commerce numérique en Afrique

Implications en termes d'inclusion et de droits de l'homme
Geneva, 2019

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