News from the Global Policy and Development Department

| International Community and Civil Society | Interview

Youth can lead by building international solidarity

Youth must nurture international connections on the basis of solidarity to solving global problems, says Seren Selvin Korkmaz on FES Connect.

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| Climate Change, Energy and Environment | Interview

Community engagement is key to ensure energy transitions do not perpetuate injustices

"Just because you phase out coal does not mean everything improves" for local communities, explains a former FES scholar on FES Connect.

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| International Community and Civil Society | Wirtschaft, Finanzen, Ökologie, Soziales | Wirtschaft | News

The free market is not the answer

We need a new economic order that serves the public interest. A plea by FES head of department Jochen Steinhilber on

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11.04.2019 | International Community and Civil Society | News | Interview

Building Alliances for the Future

Lalaina from Madagascar and Adin from Indonesia motivate young people to become politically active. We talked about inequality and trust.

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10.04.2019 | International Community and Civil Society | Soziales | News | Interview

100 Years of International Labour Organization, 100 Years of Commitment to Social Security

The ILO established the right to social security and today recommends Social Protection Floors. That move is crucial, says Ebenezer Durojaye.

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Sarah Ganter | Global Economy and Corporate Responsibility

Corruption: Multi-Billion Dollar Thefts From the Public Purse

Civil society can contribute to asset recovery and more transparent processes, say authors Agatino Camarda and Jackson Oldfield.

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22.03.2019 | Die Welt gerecht gestalten

No fish today

Building social cohesion by fighting inequality

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| Die Welt gerecht gestalten | Publikation

Pay taxation, buy civilisation

A robust international tax system is the best defence against authoritarianism, says Wayne Swan on

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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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Global Solutions Journal #4: Global Solutions Summit 2019 Special

The theme of this year’s Summit is global paradigm change to recouple social, political and economic progress.

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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


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    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:

    • democracy-building
    • 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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