Welcome to the FES Office Pakistan!
Founded in 1925 as Germany’s first political foundation, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) is a non-profit organization committed to the precepts of social democracy. The mission of FES in Germany and abroad is to promote freedom, solidarity and social justice through the political process. FES has been working in Pakistan since the 1980s. More ...
In the first phase-recently; Afghan media delegation comprising representatives from leading print and electronic media visted Pakistan. They had fruitful meetings with local media representatives, ministry of foriegn affairs, ISPR, APP, minister of State for Information and Broadcasting and other important and other civil society representatives.
Some of the news coverage from same event are:
(We will soon add more news coverage links and also photos from the event)
Click on the Publications Section for more details
In colloboration with Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SPDI), this panel discussion was based on discussion from our project on "Economy of Tomorrow".
News coverage of the discussion can be accessed as mentioned below:
National conference on "Implementation of the 18th Constitutional Amendment", 7th February, 2017, Islambad
Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) in collaboration with FES Pakistan has developed position papers on 4 selected subjects that were devolved under the 18th constitutional amendment. The conference addressed the topics/subjects including Council of Common Interests, Education/Curriculum, provincialization of Civil Services and Oil/Gas resources. The publication can be accessed online Here.
While the pictures from the conference can be viewed Here
The Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) at the University of Pennsylvania released its eigth annual 2015 Global Go To Think Tanks Report. The 2015 Global Go To Think Tank Index (GGTTI) marks the ninth year of continued efforts by the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program at the University of Pennsylvania (TTCSP) to acknowledge the important contributions and emerging global trends of think tanks worldwide. This Index is designed to help identify and recognize the leading centers of excellence in public policy research around the world.
Friedrich Ebert Stiftung is proud to be enlisted as 17th Top Think Tank Worldwide (U.S/Non-U.S.) list and in the 2016 GLOBAL GO TO THINK TANK INDEX REPORT issued in January 2017. For details click Here
Website Relaunch – The FES Regional Programme Asia has a new look!
The new website of the FES Regional Programme Asia is designed to give a more user-friendly experience and to present updated and useful information about our work. The Regional Programme Asia complements FES programmes and projects on the global and national level. Its approach and focus is going beyond the national level by responding to the trends of globalization, labour mobility, regional integration and connectivity in all areas of life. The projects conducted under its framework target to build transnational networks and coalitions between individuals and organisations and promote change for more social justice, sustainable peace, economic development in the region. Currently, the FES Regional Programme Asia comprises four major projects: Social Democracy, Social Justice, Economy of Tomorrow and Peace and Security.
We truly hope that you enjoy the new website and appreciate your feedback.
The new website can be accessed at: www.fes-asia.org
The FES "Social Democracy Readers” are accessable online now
The four readers can be accessed here:
I.A. Rehman’s article on the situation of bonded labour has now been published (in German) on the FES online journal “Internationale Politik und Gesellschaft”