Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Asia

FES Asia

Bringing together the work of our offices in the region, we provide you with the latest news on current debates, insightful research and innovative visual outputs on the future of work, geopolitics, gender justice, and social-ecological transformation.

16.05.2024 | New Geopolitics of Asia | News

Guided by innovative methodologies, members and friends of the FES Asia Strategic Foresight Group discussed how Asian economies and societies can best adapt to geopolitically driven paradigm shifts in the world and regional economy.


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30.04.2024 | Trade Union, Trade, labour and social dialogue | News

How does "democratic workplace" look like for you? Trade unionists and workers from all across the region are here to share and put together their aspirations, dreams and hopes.


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30.04.2024 | Climate change | News

For the first time, at COP 28 Bangladesh shared its own experience of the Just Transition and its impact on the working class. Dr S M Morshed, Vice Chairperson of Bangladesh OSHE Foundation, recaps discussion about Bangladesh's Just Transition initiatives among global community at COP 28 held in Dubai.


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Explore the full diversity of our work in the Asia-Pacific through one of the many innovative multimedia products. More

Our Twitter is the joint platform of the FES Asia-Pacific Department and all offices in East, South and Southeast Asia. More

From geopolitics to gender justice - find out more about our regional programmes and activities in the region. More

IPS-Journal is an active debate platform addressing questions of international and European politics. More

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FES Asia Facebook Page

FES Asia Facebook Page

The joint regional platform of all Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung offices in East Asia, South Asia and Southeast Asia brings you the latest updates on current research, news, briefings and events.


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FES Bangladesh Facebook Page

FES Bangladesh Facebook Page

In 2014, FES officially opened its office in Dhaka. Together with partners, we facilitate inclusive dialogues on social justice with a focus on labour rights, sustainable development and international cooperation.


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FES India Facebook Page

FES India Facebook Page

Since 1981, the FES Delhi office is working on women, gender and youth equality, labour rights as well as a socially balanced economy. Explore what FES has achieved here so far.


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FES Indonesia Facebook Page

FES Indonesia Facebook Page

Sustainability, social transformation in the city and the welfare state – those are the areas our office in Jakarta has been working on since 1968. Albeit success in these fields, challenges remain to this day.


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FES Korea Website

FES Korea Website

In 1989, FES opened its office in Seoul. It fosters dialogue and collaboration between Korean and German institutions and organizations in the fields of politics, economic and social development and international relations.


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FES Mongolia Facebook Page

FES Mongolia Facebook Page

With more than 20 years since it first started to work in Mongolia, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung from its office in Ulaanbaatar supports partners in promoting social democracy, gender equality and a just society.


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FES Nepal Facebook Page

FES Nepal Facebook Page

How can democratic political institutions and an active civil society be fostered in Nepal? This is one question the FES office has been working on in different projects since 1994.


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FES Pakistan Facebook Page

FES Pakistan Facebook Page

Explore the work of our Islamabad office on women and youth empowerment, the promotion of democracy and a socially just economy. FES Pakistan has functioned as a catalyst in the country and region since the 1980s.


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FES Philippines Facebook Page

FES Philippines Facebook Page

In the Philippines since 1964, we promote democracy and work to strengthen the social and ecological dimensions of economic development through education, research, political dialogue, and international cooperation. 


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FES Thailand Facebook Page

FES Thailand Facebook Page

Social justice and an active civil society are key aims of our work in Thailand. Since 1970, our Bangkok office has supported the democratization process and democratic actors.


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FES Vietnam Facebook Page

FES Vietnam Facebook Page

Among the first NGOs in Vietnam, FES is supporting the renovation process known as Doi moi since 1990. The promotion of social justice and political participation are key areas in this relation.


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FES China Website

FES China Website

FES China works with ACFTU-affiliated trade unions, universities and think tanks on a variety of topics in the four areas of Society and Politics, Sustainable Growth Model, Social Justice and Trade Unions as well as Regional and International Affairs.
 


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FES Japan Website

FES Japan Website

The Tokyo office was founded in 1967 and has been promoting Japanese-German dialogue in politics and civil society, supports academic exchange. FES Japan organizes symposia, workshops and seminars in cooperation with a variety of partner organizations. Japan and Germany are important actors in the international arena and are facing similar political, social, economic and environmental challenges.


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