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. more
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. more
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. more
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. more
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| 2020, Peace and Security Policy
Series of Virtual Consultations on the Arms Trade Treaty
"Arms Diversion”: The fourth and last consultation of the series will focus on arms diversion.
A call for courage / Yvonne Bartmann and Salome Lienert. - Berlin ; Geneva : Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Global Policy and Development ; Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Geneva Office, October 2020. - 57 Seiten = 590 KB, PDF-File. - (Analysis). - (Global and regional order) Electronic ed.: Berlin : FES, 2020 ISBN 978-3-96250-687-2
From international ivory towers to national realities
The challenge of creating national social dialogues for social protection floors Berlin, 2019
The challenge of creating national social dialogues for social protection floors / Cichon/Schildberg (Eds.). - Berlin : Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Global Policy and Development, November 2019. - 131 Seiten = 1,5 MB, PDF-File. - Electronic ed.: Berlin : FES, 2019 ISBN 978-3-96250-468-7
Thematic features of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) office in New York include the UN debate on Financing for Development, the reform and strengthening of ECOSOC and the work of the UN Commission on Social Development.
International Politics and Society is a young magazine with a much older heritage. Launched in January 2017, the online journal highlights global inequality and brings new perspectives on issues such as the environment, European integration, international relations, social democracy and development policy.
The Global Coalition promotes social protection floors as key instruments to achieve the overarching social goal of the global development agenda. Social protection is one of the foundations for inclusive, equitable and sustainable development.
The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) is a non-profit German foundation funded by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, and headquartered in Bonn and Berlin. It was founded in 1925 and is named after Germany's first democratically elected President, Friedrich Ebert. FES is committed to the advancement of both socio-political and economic development in the spirit of social democracy, through civic education, research, and international cooperation. Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung is the oldest political foundation in Germany.