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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

  • 04.12.2018 | Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation | Publication

    The South Africa Youth Manifesto 2019

    A Youth Mandate to Political Parties.

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  • Tuesday, 20.11.18 - 79 Main Road, Blue Hills, Midrand | Event

    Invitation & RSVP Form: Decent Standard of Living Colloquium

    The National Development Plan talks to the need for a Decent Standard of Living for all in South Africa. The UN Committee of Economic, Social and...

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  • Thursday, 15.11.18 - Donald Gordon Auditorium, Wits School of Governance, 2st David’s Place, Parktown, Wits Management Campus | Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation | Event

    A New Social Contract for South Africa

    The Wits School of Governance in partnership with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung South Africa invites you to a public dialogue focusing on debating and...

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