Publications

Dr Moritz Rudolf | New Geopolitics of Asia | Publication

China's global health diplomacy

In its pursuit to reform the international order, Beijing views third (developing) states as its main allies and health diplomacy as an essential tool...


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Rita Padawangi | Climate change | Publication

Cities as places for transformation

What are the roles of cities in social-ecological transformation?


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Stefan Pantekoek, Yvonne Bartmann and Hajo Lanz (eds) | Publication

China’s role in the multilateral trade system

A recent analysis conducted by FES explains what is driving Beijing’s foreign trade policy and reflects on how Europe should respond.


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Oliver Meier & Michael Staack | New Geopolitics of Asia | Publication

China's role in multilateral arms control

As a player in global security politics, China is here to stay. A new analysis by FES explains what this means for arms control dialogue.


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Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung | Climate change | Publication

Urban spaces – green spaces – inclusive spaces

A regional review on the social-ecological transformation of cities in Asia.


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Gender Justice Hub Asia | Gender Justice | Publication

COVID-19 crisis and women in Asia

Gender-specific impacts, policy responses and women’s agency in context of the COVID-19 pandemic in Asia.


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Kim Yoo Sun | Future of Work | Publication

Working Korea 2022

An analysis of the current state of the South Korean labour market.


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Melisa R. Serrano and Verna Dinah Q. Viajar | Gender Justice | Publication

Transformative strategies towards gender equality in trade unions

Tools and strategies for change and sustaining progress towards gender equality in trade unions.


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Fiona Vaz, Peny Rahmadhani and Rizki Amalia Affiat | Gender Justice | Publication

Toolkit for gender transformative communication

Featuring best practices and common pitfalls of communications within international cooperation.


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Sinderpal Singh | New Geopolitics of Asia | Publication

The blue economy in the Indo-Pacific

An analysis of traditional and non-traditional security threats and contextualization of the geopolitical and economic situation in the Indo-Pacific.


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Paola Subacchi | Economy of tomorrow | Publication

China and the global financial architecture

China is a critical component of the global financial architecture as both a member of the international institutions and as an institution-builder....


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Ingo Kucz and Sascha Naji | Climate change | Publication

Summary: Designing mobility for liveable and social cities

Four case studies explore the state of mobility in Asia’s megacities.


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Elisa Sutanudjaja | Climate change | Publication

Jakarta: Designing mobility for liveable and social cities

Once among the four most congested cities globally, Jakarta's mobility system is showing signs of improvement. Elisa Sutanudjaja analyses the...


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Jude Esguerra | Climate change | Publication

Metro Manila: Designing mobility for liveable and social cities

The roads of Metro Manila are considered to be among the most congested in the world. Jude Esguerra analyses its mobility systems and shares three...


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Sarah Remmei, Kapil Chaudhery and Luong Ngoc Tu | Climate change | Publication

Hanoi: Designing mobility for liveable and social cities

New case study provides an overview of Hanoi’s mobility system and recommends measures to raise liveability and ecological sustainability in the...


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Dr Yamini Jain | Climate change | Publication

Bengaluru: Designing mobility for liveable and social cities

Urban mobility specialist Dr Yamini Jain portrays Bengaluru’s mobility sector and the city’s efforts to shift to safe, inclusive, affordable,...


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Dr Steven Blockmans | New Geopolitics of Asia | Publication

The EU’s new trade policy

An analysis of the EU’s new take on trade, asking how the concept of open strategic autonomy should be understood, which policy areas are most likely...


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Dr Ngeow Chow Bing | Economy of tomorrow | Publication

The digital silk road

The China-ASEAN Information Harbor might become an impactful transregional Digital Silk Road project.


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Robin Hoenig and Kai Dittmann | Economy of tomorrow | Publication

Supply chains under tension

Putting the spotlight on the changing nature of global value chains in the Asia-Pacific during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Miriam Saage-Maaß & Franziska Korn | Future of Work | Publication

Lessons learnt from the Bangladesh Accord?

A new perspective on how industry initiatives can help improve working conditions.


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Mohammad Tareq Hasan | Future of Work | Publication

Blue-collar workers of the platform economy in South Asia

How do blue-collar workers in Bangladesh assess their position in the platform economy? What can be done?


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Verna Dinah Viajar | Future of Work | Publication

Mapping of trade unions' use of digital communication and education tools

How are global union federations in the Asia-Pacific region and their national and local affiliates responding to the pandemic?


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Ambika Tandon and Aayush Rathi | Future of Work | Publication

Care work and digital platforms in South and Southeast Asia

What is the role of digital labour platforms in the future of care work?


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Gender Justice Hub Asia | Gender Justice | Publication

Transformative change for gender equality

Our new guide explores feminist approaches to transformative change, extracts lessons to learn and provides tools and inspiration to bring feminist...


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Ursula Fuentes and Anna Chapman | Climate change | Publication

Shifting investment away from fossil fuels in Southeast Asia

Our latest study looks into the need to stop the expansion of coal and phasing out coal for power generation to avoid the catastrophic climate change...


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Gender Justice Hub Asia | Gender Justice | Publication

Icons of gender justice

Read about the lives of those who paved the way for women’s rights in Asia in this new graphic novel anthology.


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Astha Kapoor | Future of Work | Publication

Collective bargaining on digital platforms and data stewardship

With a spot-on description of the problems workers in the digital economy face today Astha Kapoor develops models that allow workers to develop...


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Syed Marwan, Ikmal Nordin and Ng Ming Yang | Publication

Traversing the tightrope

An analysis of the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 and reform of social protection in Malaysia.


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Diane Archer & Charrlotte Adelina | Climate change | Publication

Social-ecological transformation in cities in Asia

Asian cities present unique challenges but also opportunities for low-carbon transitions.


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Do Quynh Chi, Nguyen Huyen Le & Hoang Xuan Diem | #CLSPlus | Publication

From industrial policy to economic and social upgrading in Vietnam

An analysis of the effects of industrial policies and tangible policy recommendations for decision-makers.


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