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
Migration is a fundamental part of human behaviour. Climate change, environmental pollution, violent conflicts, economic insecurity are some of the reasons why people migrate. While inequalities and power structures exacerbate the reasons to leave one's home, the lines between forced and chosen migration are rarely clear. More
| Migration, 2021
| Media Center
Launch of the World Migration Report 2022
We speak with IOM Director General António Vitorino on the newest data on migration.
- Online/ Maison de la Paix, Geneva, Switzerland
| 2021, Human Rights and Development
Thematic Session at the 2021 Annual Conference of the Geneva Human Rights Platform: “Environment and Human Rights - How do National Human Rights Actors Address this Link and How do They Engage with Geneva-Based International Mechanisms? “
The FES Geneva office, together with UNEP, CIEL, Earthjustice, Geneva Environment Network and Franciscans International co-sponsored a panel on…
Un rapporteur spécial de l'ONU sur les droits de l'homme et les changements climatiques?
Perspectives régionales Berlin, 2021
Perspectives régionales / Clémence Billard Schachter, Francesca Mingrone. - Berlin ; Genève : Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Politique Globale et Développement ; Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung FES Genève, Janvier 2021. - 9 Seiten = 2 MB, PDF-File. - (Perspective). - (Changement climatique, énergie et environnement) Einheitssacht.: A UN special rapporteur on human rights & climate change? . - Electronic ed.: Berlin : FES, 2021 ISBN 978-3-96250-804-3
Un relator especial de la ONU sobre los derechos humanos y el cambio climático?
Perspectives régionales Berlin, 2021
Perspectives régionales / Clémence Billard Schachter, Francesca Mingrone. - Berlin ; Genève : Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Politique Globale et Développement ; Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung FES Genève, Enero 2021. - 8 Seiten = 2 MB, PDF-File. - (Perspectiva). - (Cambio climático, energía y medio ambiente) Einheitssacht.: A UN special rapporteur on human rights & climate change? . - Electronic ed.: Berlin : FES, 2021 ISBN 978-3-96250-805-0
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.