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Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) – Foundation for social democracy!

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) – Foundation for social democracy!

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) is the oldest political foundation in Germany with a rich tradition in social democracy dating back to its foundation in 1925. The foundation owes its formation and its mission to the political legacy of its namesake Friedrich Ebert, the first democratically elected German President.
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FES in South Africa

FES in South Africa

Welcome, to the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) website. Here you will find information about the work of FES in South Africa, on the African continent, as well as globally. We will connect you to our extensive network, with more than 105 offices worldwide and introduce you to our progressive online journals and publications.
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Scholarship Programme

The promotion of young talent has been one of the founding principles of the FES. The first scholarships were awarded to particularly talented young individuals from a working class milieu who were taking an active part in the young democracy of the Weimar Republic. more

Team & Contact

To learn more about FES South Africa and all contact information. more

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung 
South Africa Office

34 Bompas Road
Dunkeld West
Johannesburg

+27 11 341 0270
+27 11 341 0271

info(at)fes-southafrica.org

Events

  • | Socio Economic | Event, News

    Fourth Decent Standard of Living Colloquium 31 October 2019

    Disrupting Poverty: applying a Decent Standard of Living measure towards coherent policy design.

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  • 02.09.2019 | Fort Hare Autumn School, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation, Youth leadership programme | Event, News

    The 5th Degrowth Summer School at the Klimacamp Leipziger Land, Pödelwitz, Germany.

    This year the Summer School aimed to support the resistance of the people from the threatened village of Pödelwitz, as well as the resistance of...

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  • | Socio Economic | Event

    Rethinking Economics for Africa Festival

    In September 2019, the second Rethinking Economics for Africa Festival will take place at Wits University in Johannesburg with conversations on how to...

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