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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

  • 17.09.2018 | Publication, News

    The Role of Civil Society in SADC EPA Implementation

    The Centre for Confl ict Resolution (CCR), Cape Town, South Africa, hosted a one-day policy advisory group seminar – in partnership with Friedrich...

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  • 17.09.2018 | Publication, News

    South Africa, the SADC Economic Partnership Agreement, and Regional Integration in Southern Africa

    The Centre for Confl ict Resolution (CCR), Cape Town, South Africa, hosted a policy advisory group

    seminar at the Townhouse Hotel in Cape Town, on 17...

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  • Thursday, 26.07.18 - Wits South West Engineering Building (Graduation Centre) | Event

    South African Labour Bulletin

    Left politics, trade unions and conjunctural analysis.

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