The transformative power of cities in the MENA region: which role for cities after COP 22 and Habitat III?

A sustainable and social urban development is a core challenge for the future of the MENA region. During the regional conference experts discussed...


CAN Arab World members participation in COP22 Marakech, Morocco

In collaboration with CAN International, FES supported a delegation of 15 members from CAN Arab World to participate in COP 22 in Marrakech, like it...


Networking between young trade unionists

For the first time, young unionists from the German Unions Confederation (DGB) and members of the Youth network of the Arab Trade Unions Confederation...


National Workshop Algeria

The National Workshop on economic policies and economic reform was a great success with important participations.


National Workshop Tunisia

National Workshop and Public Event: Economic Reforms and Social Justice: The challenges for Tunisia


Midterm Conference of the Regional Thematic Network

Human Mobility: Changing Conditions of Transnational Migration and Displacement


Social protection floors at the center of debates

About thirty unionists coming from different Arab countries participated from 6th to 8th of September 2016 at a regional workshop on the promotion of...


IDWF: The fight for the rights of domestic workers continues

The Friedrich Ebert Foundation with the International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF) organized in 2016 two consultative workshops titled “Migrant...


Summer University: The role of the third sector in the inclusion of the young in Tunisia

The 23rd annual Summer University of ACMACO focused on the importance of the “third sector” for the Tunisian Economy and the inclusion of young people...


National Workshop “Towards an Inclusive Development” in Sudan

In the framework of the regional project “For Socially Just Development – Economic Policies for Social Justice in the MENA Region” the FES office in...



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


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

Photo: FES Tunisia


Ansatzpunkte einer nationalen Beschäftigungsstrategie für Tunesien

Wirtschaftliche Probleme und soziale Ungerechtigkeiten lösten im Jahr 2011 die Revolution

in Tunesien aus. Seither hat sich viel in Tunesien getan;...


Demokrativdividende gesucht - Tunesiens Wirtschaftsrevolution lässt auf sich warten

Tunisia’s economy is more than 5 years after the revolution in a very difficult situation. A large number of young Tunisians struggle to find decent...