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Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, India Office

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) was founded in 1925 as a political legacy of Friedrich Ebert, the first democratically elected President of Germany.

Friedrich Ebert, a Social Democrat from a humble crafts background rose to hold the highest political office in his country. As a response to his own painful experience while trying to enter the political arena, Ebert proposed the establishment of a foundation to serve the following aims:

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, banned by the Nazis in 1933 and re-established in 1947, continues to this day to pursue these aims in all its extensive activities.

As a private cultural non-profit institution, it is committed to the ideals and basic values of social democracy.

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Follow LIVE-Event EUROPE CALLING by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung online now featuring:

Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament 

Pierre Moscovici, European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs

Aydan Özo─čuz, Federal Government Commissioner for Migration, Refugees and Integration in Germany 

Laura Slimani, President of the Young European Socialists 

Radek Sikorski, Former Foreign Minister of Poland

Michael Roth, Minister of State for Europe at the Federal Foreign Office of Germany

Full schedule here

Please use the #ec16berlin to comment or ask questions to the panelists. Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament, will devote time to answer questions that are asked through twitter following his speech at 1.30 pm (CEST) or 12.30 pm (CET).  

Financial crisis, refugee crisis, Brexit crisis: Those are the driving forces that are polarizing the political debate in Europe. Their severity has contributed to a lack of trust in the ability of the European Union and its member states to find joint solutions for these central challenges. 

It’s time to ask: What is keeping Europe together? What unites us? And what kind of progressive European policies are fit to counter the pessimism and legitimate worries caused by theses crisis? 

With EUROPE CALLING the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung will address these questions and develop ideas for a social, fair and free Europe. Join the discussion!


Latest publications



"NEW" Escaping the middle income trap in Indonesia : an analysis of risks, remedies and national characteristics 

by Faisal Basri, Gatot Arya Putra. - Jakarta : Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Indonesia Office

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 "NEW" Mind the transformation trap: laying the political foundation for sustainable development

 by Marc Saxer

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Mind the transformation trap : laying the political foundation for sustainable development

By Marc Saxer

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Schwerpunkt des Monats: INDIEN @ IPG - Internationale Politik und Gesellschaft

No means No by Pamela Philipose

Der Vorturner by C Raja Mohan

Der indische Gigant erwacht by  Marc Saxer



 Civil Society Guide to National Social Protection Floors by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung

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 "NEW" Islamic feminism - a contradiction in terms? 

 by Ambar Ahmad

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Between Principles and Pragmatism Perspectives on the Ukraine Crisis from Brazil, India, China and South Africa

by Felix Hett and Moshe Wien (Eds.) 

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100 days of NDA government 

 by Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

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 The Bay of Bengal at the crossroads : Potential for Cooperation among Bangladesh, India and Myanmar 

 by K Yhome

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FES India General Elections 2014 Specials 

Women And Politics: Trends From The 16th  General Election by Pamela Philipose

Daunting Challenges and High Opportunities: India after the Elections 2014 

Kurzinformationen der FES Indien - Indiens neue Regierung (Information Paper from FES India - India's new government)

Rekordwahlen in Indien: "Die Menschen hungerten nach einem politischen Wechsel." Fünf Fragen an Sarah Hees in Neu-Delhi (Record Elections in India: "People were hungry for a political change." Five questions to Sarah Hees in New Delhi )

THE 16th GENERAL ELECTION: A Sizeable Section Of Indian Voters In A Mood For ‘High Risk, High Returns by Anand Agashe 


Indien vor dem Machtwechsel Die größte Demokratie der Welt geht zur Wahl by Felix Schmidt



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