• 08.12.2017 | International Relations | Publication

    From the Outside In: Domestic actors and South Africa’s foreign policy

    In this edited volume, the authors assess the position and input of actors beyond the traditional structure of the Presidency and the Department of...


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  • | Socio Economic | Event, News

    SOCIAL THEORY FOR SOUTH AFRICAN TRADE UNIONISTS May 2018

    The Global Labour Univeristy (GLU) is proud to announce a short course for Labour Activisits living and working in South Africa.


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  • Wednesday, 22.11.17 - University of South Africa (Unisa), 1 Preller St, Muckleneuk, Pretoria | Democracy | Event

    Debating democracy and electoral systems

    KMM Review Publishing, The Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and the Brigalia Bam Chair for Democracy invite you to attend Debating democracy and electoral...


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Just and Sustainable Socio Economic Transformation
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Just and Sustainable Socio Economic Transformation

FES supports its partners (government, civil society and trade unions) to develop and implement social democratic policies for an economy based on sustainability, redistributive justice and decent work.
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Promoting Democracy and Civic Participation
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Promoting Democracy and Civic Participation

The objective of the Promoting Democracy and Civic Participation working area is to ensure that democratic processes, institutions and actors in South Africa’s political system are strengthened for the purpose of deepening democracy.
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International Relations and Foreign Policy
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International Relations and Foreign Policy

Since the end of Apartheid, the democratic South African government has held a reputation for “boxing above its weight” in international diplomacy. Noted for responding cautiously to the dualities that exist within the international system and favouring soft power strategies.
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Youth Leadership programme
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Youth Leadership programme

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung South Africa believes in the power of young people. The Fort Hare Autumn School is a youth leadership programme on Social Democracy and Political Economy.
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Latest Events

| Socio Economic | Event, News

SOCIAL THEORY FOR SOUTH AFRICAN TRADE UNIONISTS May 2018

The Global Labour Univeristy (GLU) is proud to announce a short course for Labour Activisits living and working in South Africa.


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Wednesday, 22.11.17 - University of South Africa (Unisa), 1 Preller St, Muckleneuk, Pretoria | Democracy | Event

Debating democracy and electoral systems

KMM Review Publishing, The Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and the Brigalia Bam Chair for Democracy invite you to attend Debating democracy and electoral...


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Monday, 27.11.17 to Wednesday, 29.11.17 - International Convention Centre, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). | Socio Economic | Event

Wellbeing Economy Festival

Join us for the ‘Wellbeing Economy Festival’ in Pretoria (South Africa) from 27 to 29 November 2017. An incredible line-up of innovators,...


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Recent Publications

Di Paola, Miriam

Trade unions in transformation

An assessment of NUMSA's attempt to develop its political and organisational independence, 2012-2016
Berlin, 2017

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Vetten, Lisa

Political representation makes women's voices heard?

Lessons from South Africa
Maputo, 2017

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Phillips, Ann L.

A terminal threat to state monopoly on the use of force?

the international search for answers to combating terrorism and violent extremism
Berlin, 2016

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