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03.11.2020 | Popular Posts, Trending

Hydrogen hype in the desert

The respective hydrogen strategies of Germany and the European Union are set to solve the question how to decarbonize the industrial sector. Hydrogen can be a clean energy source when produced by electrolysis from renewable sources. This green hydrogen will mostly be produced in the Middle East and…


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02.11.2020 | People, Popular Posts

Further steps are needed to ensure a gender-just energy transition

For the shift from fossil fuels towards renewable energies to be genuinely sustainable on both the environmental and social levels, it needs to be just, to leave no one behind during the process.


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29.09.2020 | People, Popular Posts

Care for those who take care of you: Domestic workers in Brazil

The inclusivity of Brazilian society is put to the test as the coronavirus pandemic highlights a labour sector ripe with historical and structural inequality: domestic work.


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29.09.2020 | Trending, Popular Posts

The Future of Work is now

A feminist perspective from the Middle East and North Africa on the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.


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28.09.2020 | Trending, Popular Posts

Sketching visions of a decent future for care workers: The FES "Care to Join Us" global campaign

After COVID-19 we cannot accept to return to the status quo: A transformation and reorganization of the entire care system must be achieved.


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02.09.2020 | In Pipeline, Popular Posts

A new centre in Berlin to support EU-level civilian crisis management

In February 2020, the European Union established the European Centre of Excellence for Civilian Crisis Management in Berlin. We spoke to Volker Jacoby, its founding director, about the Centre’s aspirations and its role crisis prevention and civilian conflict transformation.


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02.09.2020 | People, Popular Posts

Cooperation in Europe: Unthinkable?

Thirty years ago, in Paris, leaders of the Conference for Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE) signed a Charter marking the end of an era of confrontation and division in Europe. It opened a new era of democracy, peace and unity. The road to a new Europe was opened. Just a few years earlier,…


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01.09.2020 | People, Popular Posts

A force to be reckoned with

Police reform and development are crucial for peace in Afghanistan, according to Deputy Interior Minister Hosna Jalil. She spoke to the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung about her hopes and concerns for intra-Afghan negotiations and why there is no alternative to inclusive security forces.


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04.08.2020 | In Pipeline, Popular Posts

FES youth programme in Central America finds new lease of life under lockdown

The Central American youth programme Agentes de Cambio, or “Agents of Change”, has had to move with the times during the COVID-19 lockdown, bringing many of its activities online. This has in some ways expanded the reach of the programme. But it has also brought new challenges, even for a generation…


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04.08.2020 | People, Popular Posts

Trade unions must work for and invest in the youth

Union membership has been declining for decades and engaging young workers is a challenge. We spoke to Luca Schirmer, secretary for the student faction of the German Education Union (GEW) about engaging young people in the work of trade unions, the challenges they face and his personal vision for…


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