News from the Global Policy and Development Department

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12.03.2020 | Gender Weltweit | Global Economy and Corporate Responsibility | Blog

Be a feminist, demand that the multinationals pay their taxes!

What does taxation have to do with Feminism? Magdalena Sepúlveda explains why tax justice also means gender justice.

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Brenda Chelagat | Gender Weltweit | Publikation | Interview

Women organize!

Trade unions and informal economy associations can shape a decent future of work, which considers the African cultural and infrastructure context

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| Die Welt gerecht gestalten | Peace and Security

Remains of weapons were found at the site of an air attack

European arms companies may be liable to prosecution for aiding war crimes in Yemen, argues lawyer Miriam Saage-Maaß on

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17.01.2020 | Die Welt gerecht gestalten | International Community and Civil Society | News

UN2020: A Civil Society Partnership for the UN We Need

The UN’s 75th anniversary is an opportunity to bolster the importance of global cooperation and multilateralism despite numerous challenges.

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12.12.2019 | Gender Weltweit | Climate Change, Energy and Environment | News

Is COP25 feminist?

Gender should be negotiated at the highest level at COP25. But what has happened so far?

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10.12.2019 | Die Welt gerecht gestalten | Climate Change, Energy and Environment | News

FES@COP25: Call For 100% Renewable Energy

Renewable energy as a great opportunity for the Global South: fair, affordable, socially and climate-friendly. What does a just transition look like?

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03.12.2019 | Die Welt gerecht gestalten | Climate Change, Energy and Environment | News

Welcome to Madrid

So much to talk about and so many unclarified issues to be negotiated. Why this COP is so important and what we may expect from it.

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26.11.2019 | International Community and Civil Society | Veranstaltung | News | Videobeitrag

The space that holds us safe

The FES is excited to be part of the Global Social Protection Week of the ILO, taking place in Geneva this week.

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| 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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    Jochen Steinhilber


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    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

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