• Events

    Disrupted: How COVID-19 is affecting societies across the MENA region

    The COVID-19 pandemic will become the defining event of this decade.

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  • Corona Blog

    Being "Black" in the MENA region

    It had become a truism in Arab culture that the term "black" when referring to people with a swarthier skin than the Mediterranean, olive skin-looking...

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  • Press

    The Future of Work is here: A regional feminist perspective on the effects of COVID-19

    In recent years, world leaders, economists, business owners, and tech giants have been discussing how the so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution1 will...

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Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung

Department for Middle East and North Africa
FES Berlin
Hiroshimastraße 28
10785 Berlin

info.nahost(at)fes.de

About FES 

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung has a network of eleven country offices in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and implements projects in a total of 14 countries. Some offices, such as Egypt or Sudan, look back at a history of more than 40 years of cooperation.

Offices in the Region

Economic Policies for Social Justice

Economic Policies for Social Justice

The issue of Social Justice is at the core of politics in the Arab world today.
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Climate and Energy

Climate and Energy

Climate Justice, social consequences of Climate Change, Renewable Energy, and Energy Efficiency, as well as a sustainable and...
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Regional Trade Union Program

Regional Trade Union Program

Trade unions have played an important political role during the political unrest.
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Promoting Migration Governance

Promoting Migration Governance

Cooperation between trade unions & stakeholders in North Africa, West Africa & Europe.
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FES Regional Peace and Security Project

FES Regional Peace and Security Project

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is currently home to many of the world’s deadliest conflicts, many unsolved...
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Political Feminism

Political Feminism

There is no social justice without gender justice and there is no gender justice without socio-political and economic reforms.
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Regional Young Leaders Program

Regional Young Leaders Program

The Young Leaders’ Regional Thematic Network (RTN) is a programme designed for young adults.
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Youth Study

Youth Study

In 2015, five years after the Arab Spring, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung assigned TNS Infratest, in collaboration with a scientific...
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Photo: FES Tunisia

Events

Disrupted: How COVID-19 is affecting societies across the MENA region

The COVID-19 pandemic will become the defining event of this decade.

more

A webinar on "Care Roles in Arab Media"

Under its regional Political Feminism project, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) is honored to invite you to a webinar on “Care Roles in Arab Media”...

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Photo: FES Tunisia

Publications

Feminist Critique of Neoliberalism in the MENA region

This publication looks at the gendered outcomes of the adoption of neoliberal policies across counties in the Middle East and North Africa and...

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Feminist Perspectives on the Green Economy in the MENA Region

Research shows that the transition to a green economy will boost job creation; the global net job creation, considering losses from traditional energy...

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IPS - International Politics and Society
FES in Focus

IPS - International Politics and Society

IPS-Journal is an active debate platform addressing questions of international and European politics. It sets out to, beyond describing recent challenges, create impulses through critical interpretation and assessment.
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Politics for Europe
FES in Focus

Politics for Europe

European integration must be created as democratic, socio-economically reliable with an equitable foreign policy. We listen to citizens' concerns and identify decision-makers, making alternative approaches to policy transparent.
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Social Democracy 2017plus
FES in Focus

Social Democracy 2017plus

What makes a "Good Society"? The FES brings together German, European and international perspectives to spark debates, exchange, sometimes arguments; essentially, new ideas for social innovation.
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Academy for Social Democracy
FES in Focus

Academy for Social Democracy

The Academy for Social Democracy is an Advisory and educational resource for people interested in and committed to politics. We offer the opportunity to reflect and learn about core values and main issues of social democracy.
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