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Events in cooperation with Urania Berlin

In cooperation with Urania Berlin we organize an event series on peace and security in times of global upheaval and a political café on Sundays. The participants discuss sociopolitical topics with well-known figures from philosophy, science and society.

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Past Events

15.07.2020 | Global Economy and Corporate Responsibility | Publikation | Rückblicke | Erklärfilme, Videoclips & Co. (NICHT anklicken, nur Unterkategorie auswählen!)

Is redistribution necessary to reduce inequality?

Germany has kept income inequality low by redistribution of wealth through taxes and transfers. Are there better ways to combat inequality?

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27.04.2020 | Global Economy and Corporate Responsibility | Rückblicke | Erklärfilme, Videoclips & Co. (NICHT anklicken, nur Unterkategorie auswählen!)

Fighting inequality through progressive taxation

How this can be achieved was discussed by four guests of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation in a webinar at the Global Solutions Summit.


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13.01.2020 | Bildung, Arbeit, Digitalisierung | Digitalisierung | Gender Weltweit | Veranstaltung | Rückblicke

Feminists gathered to outline steps towards a socially just digital economy

Seven members of a working group congregated in Singapore in November 2019 to draft a feminist framework for the digital economy.

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20.03.2019 | Rückblicke

Development Finance Revisited

The world has enough for everyone's needs, but not for everyone's tax evasion

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19.12.2017 | Peace and Security | Rückblicke

“My Country First” Rhetoric: Like Water off a Duck's Back to the UN

A reformed Security Council is key to credible international crisis management, so the 2017 FES Tiergarten Conference concludes.

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29.11.2017 | Rückblicke

A just energy transition for both the Global North and South: How do we get there?

Report from our workshop at the People's Climate Summit during COP23.

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05.07.2017 | Rückblicke

Energy of the Future: Sustainable and Socially Fair

At the International Student Energy Summit 2017, the FES puts “Just Transition” on the agenda

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Monday, 20.03.17 18:30 bis Monday, 20.03.17 20:00 - Berlin | Peace and Security | Veranstaltung | Rückblicke

Arms Exports: Germany's and Europe's Global Responsibility

Regulations on who and under which terms military weapons deals may be authorized differ between European states. Greater transparency is therefore a...

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Teilnehmer_innen beim Eröffnungsmarsch des Weltsozialforums 2016 protestieren gegen den Ausschluss von Aktivist_innen aus dem Globalen Süden. Foto: Alexander Geiger/FES
17.08.2016 | Trade | Rückblicke

First World- instead of World Social Forum?

From August 9 to 14, the World Social Forum took place in Montréal. The restrictive Canadian visa requirements prevented many globalization critics...

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20.06.2016 | Gute Arbeit, faire Löhne | Unternehmen | Veranstaltung | Rückblicke

Factory Fire in Pakistan: Victims sue KIK

During a reading tour and in a video, survivors and survivors' dependents talk about their struggle.

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    Global Policy and Development

    Head of Department

    Jochen Steinhilber


    Julia Kühne, Assistant to the Head of Department

    Hiroshimastraße 28
    10785 Berlin

    030/269 35-7510


    Specific Requests

    Please refer to Team & Contact for a list of our experts on specific topics

  • Expertise

    The Global Policy and Development Department deals with the following range of topics:

    • development policy
    • peace and security, disarmament
    • gender justice
    • global economy, taxes and trade policy
    • international energy and climate change policy
    • international trade union policy
    • migration and development
    • social justice
    • business and human rights

    We look forward to exchanging ideas with you. You can find your contact persons here.

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