The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) is the oldest political foundation in Germany with a rich tradition in social democracy dating back to its foundation in 1925. The foundation owes its formation and its mission to the political legacy of its namesake Friedrich Ebert, the first democratically elected German President.
Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in Asia runs activities that support organizing for social justice, shaping an economy of tomorrow, and enhancing cooperation for freedom and security. Activities around these goals are developed with instruments that help promote democracy, build transnational networks and progressive coalitions between individuals and organisations.
The Singapore-based Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) Office for Regional Cooperation in Asia coordinates activities in the region that connect global and country programmes.
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.