Taobao villages - clusters of rural online entrepreneurs have become a significant force behind the development of "rural e-commerce" in China.
This publication offers a perspective on how Indonesian Muslim intellectuals shape the discourse of nation-building, and how their role displays both...
The Fourth Industrial Revolution, Digitalization & Work 4.0 - a Right to Training?
The ongoing global technology-driven industrial and platform-based revolution has been variously labelled as Industry 4.0, Intelligent Manufacturing,...
Outreach event of the Bali Democracy Forum in Berlin.
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:
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.