Since the 2000s, Social Europe has experienced many backlashes and trade union rights have been weakened. We build trade union capacities and knowledge about the European social model and promote social dialogue by... More
Trade Union Networks
As the economic integration of Central Europe and Southeast Europe deepens and competition between countries increases, the need for coordination of trade union representatives on working conditions and wages across... More
Building new membership is a key task for trade unions in the region in order to regain organizational power. We support the development of innovative organizing strategies through an integrated approach which entails a... More
Trade Union Youth
Young workers are under-represented in trade unions across Europe. We promote the participation of young trade union members on regional and European level by supporting regional network meetings and the development of... More
The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) is a non-profit German foundation funded by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, and headquartered in Bonn and Berlin. It was founded in 1925 and is named after Germany's first democratically elected President, Friedrich Ebert. FES is committed to the advancement of both socio-political and economic development in the spirit of social democracy, through civic education, research, and international cooperation. Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung is the oldest political foundation in Germany.