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18.12.2019 | Gender Justice | News

In a future for all, women will need to have meaningful access and opportunities to join the digital economy. FES partners met in Singapore to explore…


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27.11.2019 | Gender Justice, #FeministAsia | News

FES partners address the emerging care crisis and think of innovations in Asia.


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22.11.2019 | Economy of tomorrow | News

A Bangladeshi delegation explores small and medium enterprises in Stuttgart.


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05.11.2019 | Climate change | News

Interview with Gotelind Alber on a genuine gender-sensitive climate transition for Southeast Asia.


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04.11.2019 | Networks for social democracy | News

India is known for its frugal innovations and ground-up development models. Through their work, the partners of FES have been pioneering social…


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03.11.2019 | Networks for social democracy | News

For Dendev Terbishdagva, November 9, 1989 was just another day at work as lecturer in Bernau, East Berlin. Until the news came that the Wall was there…


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28.10.2019 | Economy of tomorrow | News

Urbanists from Europe and Asia are facing some of the same challenges, but from often quite different angles. Experts from nine Asian countries…


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21.10.2019 | Trade, labour and social dialogue | News

The extractive industry in Mongolia is making huge money for multinationals, but tax avoidance means this wealth is not translating into investments…


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11.10.2019 | Economy of tomorrow | News

If urban development is led by communities it can make cities—and the wider economy—more inclusive and socially just. Indonesian urbanists discussed…


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11.10.2019 | Gender Justice, #FeministAsia | News

Policies need to address the rising need for care and to ensure decent work in the care economy of Asia.


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03.10.2019 | #CLSPlus, Trade, labour and social dialogue | News

Developing countries must do more than boost exports if they hope to improve workers’ lives. But which industrial policies have proven best at…


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17.09.2019 | Trade, labour and social dialogue | News

Two years after the first Academy of Work in Bangladesh, trainers have restyled the programme to better respond to the challenges of organized labour…


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27.08.2019 | #FeministAsia, Gender Justice | News

The technological changes sweeping the world of work have particular implications for women. Specialists from across Asia have selected two areas to…


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24.07.2019 | Climate change | News

A greater emphasis on renewable energy could benefit the people and the economy as well as the environment in Vietnam.


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24.06.2019 | Gender Justice, #FeministAsia | News

Ageing populations, technology advancements, climate change and the rise of non-standard jobs complicate further the grim outlook of the labour market…


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14.06.2019 | Gender Justice | News

In Asia the main priority for domestic workers is still to be recognized as workers.


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07.06.2019 | Trade, labour and social dialogue | News

For a trade deal to be fair, it must benefit workers all along the supply chain. To make sure this happens, workers must have a say in policies and…


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03.06.2019 | Climate change | News

A look at the county’s persistently popular but problematic power source.


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31.05.2019 | Networks for social democracy | News

A participatory higher education system and a prosperous and socially just labour market are at the core of the ongoing work by the Dhaka-based team…


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30.05.2019 | Economy of tomorrow | News

India shares many development challenges with other countries, in particular regarding the energy transition and its environmental sustainability.…


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30.04.2019 | Trade, labour and social dialogue | News

In a changing world of work we need to recognize that all workers are workers, whether formal or informal, entitled to rights at work that guarantee…


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29.04.2019 | #FeministAsia, Gender Justice | News

At a regional dialogue in Dhaka, feminists, political economist and women’s rights and labour activists focus on recognition of care work and stronger…


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11.04.2019 | Trade, labour and social dialogue | News

The right to freely associate, bargain and be free from discrimination for exercising labour rights should continue to form the cornerstone of a…


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05.04.2019 | #FeministAsia, Gender Justice | News

Bringing the women’s and workers’ movements together is a challenging task that one of the working groups as part of a regional project on feminism in…


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03.04.2019 | Networks for social democracy | News

A mediator and platform for exchange in Nepal through several periods of conflict and reform since the 1990s, FES is facilitating to build trust…


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25.03.2019 | Climate change | News

Shifting spotlight from economic growth to the well-being of humans and nature can contribute to reduced carbon pressure on the Planet, better trade…


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18.02.2019 | #FeministAsia, Gender Justice | News

A movie-rating app developed by a group of feminists from across Asia aims to give space for feminist critique of the mainstream movie industry in the…


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01.02.2019 | Economy of tomorrow | News

The large cities of Indonesia and Malaysia are no exception to the trend or rising poor and massive shortage in affordable housing and public…


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26.01.2019 | Networks for social democracy | News

Hate speech is rife on local news websites in Mongolia amid a lack of self-regulation of the newsroom and of media literacy among the public.


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15.01.2019 | Economy of tomorrow | News

A German delegation hosted by FES, visited Singapore to find out how the city state uses technology for creating a liveable city.


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