Globalization with a Democratic and Social Design
The values of freedom, justice and solidarity inspire the educational and policy related work of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES). As a progressive political foundation, the work of FES is oriented towards enhancing global solidarities and providing progressive solutions for pertinent global challenges - transforming our world as stipulated by the 2030 Agenda. FES believes in inclusion, participation and dialogue among all stakeholders to foster democracy, social justice and peace.
The FES office in New York serves as a liaison between the United Nations and the International Finance Institutions in Washington D.C., FES field offices and partners in developing countries to strengthen the voice of the Global South. While working closely with academia and civil society as well as with the network of FES offices worldwide, activities often speak to multilateral institutions and their member states. International conferences and policy briefs address issues in three work areas:
UN’s Role in the Global Peace and Security Architecture
Advancement of Multilateralism in the spirit of the 2030 Agenda
International rules and global economic governance arrangements should be changed to counteract increasing inequality within and among countries.
The SDGs ushered in a new era of ‘governance by indicators’ in global development.
In a 2-day retreat, governments prepared to chart the way forward amidst an increasingly challenging global economy.
Germany's term on the Security Council brings both an opportunity and an obligation to honor its history by advancing atrocity prevention.
FES New York and PSI teamed-up to host a Global Trade Union Strategy Meeting in preparation of key UN summits in 2019.
Women's meaningful inclusion and participation in peace processes is critical to the establishment of sustainable peace and resilient societies.
The 2030 Agenda needs young leaders from across the globe to push it forward and make it a reality.
The upcoming 75th anniversary of the UN provides an opportunity to renew momentum for a more "people-centered" multilateralism, both inside and...