Publications

The power resources approach in the MENA region

The main objective of this paper is to present the “Power Resources approach” and explain the potential and the constraints as well as possibilitie for Trade Unions to revitalize. The revitalization of trade unions means also changes in energy and attitudes in addition to knowledge. The Power Resoucres Approch identifies four power resources that can be collectively mobilized by trade unions: associational power, structural power, institutional power and social power. The Power Resources Approch was developed in the Global North but will it work also in non-democratic societies in the Global South. The paper offers some answers and and try to initiate a discussion about the transformation of trade unions in the MENA region.

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Rapport de formation des points focaux des syndicats membres du Réseau Syndical Migrations Méditerranéennes – Subsahariennes (RSMMS)

The workshop with representatives from RSMMS, taking place in Tunis the 6th - 8th of October, aimed to nourish a coordinated inter-regional approach, with the aim of:

- harmonizing the action plan;

- strengthening the presence of unions in the field;

- operationalizing the objectives of the "Casablanca Declaration" that is the founding document of the RSMMS (August 8, 2014).

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Analyse critique du Pacte mondial pour des migrations sûres, ordonnées et régulières, à la base du Plaidoyer du RSMMS

This work provides a critical analysis of the development process of the "Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration – PMM”. It’s part of RSMMS Advocacy (January 2018) allowing to assess a common voice of the RSMMS members in relation to the PMM. The work was done with the support of the PROMIG-FES project (2017-2020).

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Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung

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

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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

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Events

Tunisia: Standardization of Focal Points Methods and Tools

The third training session enabled the focal points of the member organizations to validate several working tools to structure their support and...

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Call for Abstracts: Land and property rights in the Middle East’s contemporary conflicts

FES Research Project, September 2018 to March 2019

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