On the 23rd June 2016, the UK voted to leave the European Union. It is vital for policymakers to encourage bilateral exchange to make sure Britain, Germany and the EU remain closely aligned after Brexit. more
Our Digital Future
The Digital Revolution is permeating our daily lives on many levels and the velocity of change is likely to become even higher in the coming years. more
Security and Defense
Old and new global security threats are increasing in our multipolar world. Changing means of warfare, cyber-security, terrorism, uncontrolled migration, growing tensions with Russia and instability in the Middle East compete for attention and resources. more
The Good Society
Since 2008, German and British progressives have engaged in a multi-faceted debate on how to build the Good Society as a project for the democratic Left. more
Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung @ COP26
Keep up with the FES' activities in Glasgow, 1st - 12th November 2021
European integration must be created as democratic, socio-economically reliable with an equitable foreign policy. We listen to citizens' concerns and identify decision-makers, making alternative approaches to policy transparent.
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.