Trade and Development

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. Trade policy should not be dealt with in isolation which is why we link trade policy with other policy areas such as human rights and labour rights. We have our finger on the pulse of emerging issues in the area of investment policy, digitalization, and illicit financial flows – areas which are of critical importance for development. Based in Geneva, we are following closely the discussions at the WTO, UNCTAD, ILO, ITC and of the various bodies of the UN Human Rights System in our economic related projects.

Media

24.05.2022 | 2022, Trade and Development | Media Center

New Publication: MacLeod, Jamie - Human Rights and the AfCFTA

Taking Stock and Navigating the Way Forward


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02.11.2021 | 2021, Employment and Social Policy, Trade and Development | Media Center

Short Videos on Social Democracy

Made by the Academy for Social Democracy


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Events

Tuesday, 27.09.2022 - 14:00pm - 15:15pm, Room F, WTO, Geneva, Switzerland | 2022, Trade and Development | Event

Session during the WTO Public Forum


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Monday, 13.06.2022 - Wednesday, 15.06.2022 - Online and International Environment House, Geneva, Switzerland | 2022, Trade and Development | Event

The 2022 Trade and Sustainability Hub took place from June 13 to 15 alongside the World Trade Organization (WTO)'s Twelfth Ministerial Conference…


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Sunday, 12.06.2022 - Wednesday, 15.06.2022 - Geneva, Switzerland | 2022, Trade and Development | Event

The rules-based multilateral trading system plays a crucial role in helping least-developed countries further integrate into the global economy.


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Publications

Human rights and the African Continental Free Trade Area

MacLeod, Jamie

Human rights and the African Continental Free Trade Area

Taking stock and navigating the way forward
Bonn/Geneva, 2022

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Reconstruir mejor

Reconstruir mejor

Un llamamiento a ser valientes
Berlin, 2021

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Reconstruire en mieux

Reconstruire en mieux

Un appel au courage
Berlin, 2020

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Building back better

Building back better

A call for courage
Berlin, 2020

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Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
Geneva Office

6 bis, Chemin du Point-du-Jour
1202 Geneva
Switzerland

+41 (0)22 733 34 50
+41 (0)22 733 35 45

info(at)fes-geneva.org
geneva.fes.de

Contact

Contact

Yvonne Bartmann

Senior Program Officer
Trade and Development, Employment and Social Policy

ybartmann(at)fes-geneva.org

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