As part of the international work of the Friedrich- Ebert-Stiftung, Dialogue on Globalization contributes worldwide to the debate on globalization and global governance. It is based on the premise that – through an inclusive and responsive global policy approach – globalization can be shaped into a direction that promotes peace, democracy and social justice. The program draws intensely on the international network of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung – a German non-profit institution committed to the principles of social democracy with offices, programs and partners in more than 100 countries. FES Dialogue on Globalization - Home
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Issues | Youthink! The aim of development is to help people become more productive and to improve the quality of life for individuals, families, communities and countries. As people become more productive, countries are in a better position to trade with other countries, and more trade means more goods and services to continue improving living conditions. Reaching an acceptable standard of living for all people includes giving everyone access to the basics:
Complaints Choirs of the World : Home Both Dresden and Berlin finally got their own rendition of the Complaints Choir. In both city ca. 30 complaints activists went out into public to confront the audience with the result of 4 weeks of hard complaining and rehearsing. The song contains - as always - a great snapshot of private and civic life in those cities.
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Mondialisation Depuis le 1er avril 2014, le vote blanc est comptabilisé (loi du 21 février 2014). A cet égard, les prochaines élections européennes seront une première. D’aucuns s’étonneront qu’il ait fallu si (...)
Alternativas al neoliberalismo Published on The Nation (http://www.thenation.com) This article appeared in the April 1, 2013 edition of The Nation. US-Style School Reform Goes South David Bacon | March 12, 2013Members of the National Union of Education Workers (SNTE) raise their fists during a protest march to commemorate National Teachers Day in Mexico City May 15, 2012. Thousands of teachers from the state of Oaxaca and Mexico City took part to protest against the mandatory evaluation tests for teachers and to demand the removal of their union leader Elba Esther Gordillo, according to local media. Reuters/Edgard Garrido Just weeks after taking office, Mexico’s new president, Enrique Peña Nieto, ordered the arrest of the country’s most powerful union leader, Elba Esther Gordillo.
The Universal Periodic Review - Do Civil Society Organization-Suggested Recommendations Matter? By Edward McMahon et al. The UPR is a process through which human rights policies are recommended by UN member states to the state under review. FES Globalization - Office Geneva - Home
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