• 10.12.2019 | News, Event

    2019 Bali Democracy Media and Civil Society Forum on Rising Exclusivity and Declining Democracy

    The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Indonesia office was invited for the second time by the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to be a co-host of the...


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  • 16.09.2019 | Event, News

    Role-Play on SDGs in ASEAN: Negotiating Initiatives on Social Protection

    The intersection between the Agenda 2030 on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Community...


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    18.07.2019 | News

    Documentary movie on the health care reform in Indonesia

    Stories from six different parts of Indonesia on the National Health Care Program (JKN) journey: the benefits, challenges, realities on the ground,...


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  • 04.07.2019 | News, Event

    More than 4000 people joined the 1000 tents Caldera youth festival at lake Toba!

    A gathering by the lake in collaboration with the local villages, joined by thousands of participants in the debate on the future of youths in...


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  • Fan Lulu | Publication, Event

    [EN] Taobao Villages: The Emergence of a New Pattern of Rural Ecommerce in China and its Social Implications

    Taobao villages - clusters of rural online entrepreneurs have become a significant force behind the development of "rural e-commerce" in China.


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The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) is the oldest political foundation in Germany with a profound democratic tradition dating back to its foundation in 1925. The foundation owes its formation and its mission to the political legacy of its namesake Friedrich Ebert, the first democratically elected German President. Ebert, a Social Democrat from a humble crafts background who had risen to hold the highest political office in his country, in response to his own experience in political confrontation had proposed the establishment of a foundation to serve the following aims:

  • furthering political and social education of individuals from all walks of life in the spirit of democracy and pluralism,
  • facilitating access to university education and research for gifted young people by providing scholarships,
  • contributing to international understanding and cooperation.

The work of our political foundation from the very beginning focuses therefore on the core ideas and values of social democracy – freedom, justice and solidarity. This connects us also to the German and international social democratic family. As a non-profit institution however, we organize our work autonomously and independently.

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Social Security & Welfare State

Social Security & Welfare State

In Indonesia one of the biggest welfare states worldwide is evolving. The National Social Security System (SJSN) is a national program aimed to ensure social protection for all Indonesian people – in the formal and informal sector. Under the SJSN, all people are prospectively expected to obtain sufficient protection against any loss of or reduction in their income as a result of illness, work accidents, advanced or retirement age and death.
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Sustainable Economic Development

Sustainable Economic Development

For an inclusive society and economy in Indonesia as well as elsewhere a balance between economic development, social justice and progress as well as ecological sustainability has to be defined. This transformation process has to be shaped politically and has to be broadly anchored within society. Issues like industrial policies and relations, the education system, just taxation and economic inequality play therefore an important role.
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Social Transformation on City Level

Social Transformation on City Level

The rapid increase in the proportion of the urban population goes worldwide hand in hand with ballooning concerns over affordable housing, social segregation, social mobility, inter-generational justice, social space, access to public goods as well as traffic congestion. The urban development concept Social City takes account of these social aspects of urbanization.
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International Cooperation in the Region and beyond

International Cooperation in the Region and beyond

Indonesia´s geographical location in ASEAN and between two oceans has a significant economic but also geostrategic relevance. The countries foreign policy positioning through priority projects like maritime axis, the engagement in regional and international fora as well as a national culture of solidarity and plurality are important references for just and peaceful development in the region and beyond.
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Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals Together – 50 Years FES in Indonesia Reception (1968 - 2018)

90 Years Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (1925 - 2015)
Social City - Aspiration of an urban transformation in Asia


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