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Toolkit for gender transformative communication
Featuring best practices and common pitfalls of communications within international cooperation.
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.
The crucial role of Filipino women in the country’s road to peace
With spaces for dialogues and leadership expanding in government and civil society, women in the Philippines have taken up the role of peace leaders and are contributing extraordinary work to the peace process in the country.
Op-ed: Pakistan’s perspective on the evolving situation in Afghanistan
Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry shares his views on the developments in Afghanistan and the role of the international community since the Taliban takeover in August 2021.
A new chapter for villages in Asia
Rural and urban areas are connected in ways that cannot be dissolved or ignored. They are economically, socially, and environmentally interlinked spaces. But as the world is becoming more urbanized, rural areas are often being left behind – at the peril of both.
Unregulated platformization of labour is undermining workers’ rights
Platform work is providing much needed employment to many. But bereft of decent working conditions, blue collar workers in the digital economy are fast becoming the face of an exploited workforce and changing landscape of labour.
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. Our latest report addresses the question of where to find areas of common interest in which to work with China, encouraging it to be a productive and engaged partner in the global order.
Gender justice through digital rights and data
Opportunities and threats of digitalization for women in the COVID-19 crisis. Reflections from Asia as part of the FES W7-blog.
Young people energize the just transition in the Philippines
FES Philippines forms Youth for Just Transition Network to engage young people from different backgrounds in the shift from coal to renewable energy.
Fighting gender bias in Mongolian political news coverage
The lack of women's representation in political news coverage is global. But journalists and newsrooms in Mongolia have started to work to break the gender bias in media.
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.