03.11.2020 | FES Regional Peace and Security Project | Events

Young Progressive Voices from the MENA Region Advocate for Security Through Regional Cooperation

In 2019, the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) and the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) selected a distinguished group of progressive young…


24.09.2020 | Climate and Energy | Events

Global Green Deals Forum

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04.09.2020 | Economic Policies for Social Justice | Events

Online Debate Series - Until debt tear us apart? #10Y_ArabSpring

In this online debate series, the Friedrich Ebert Foundation and the German Development Institute invite experts to discuss how international…


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Disrupted: How COVID-19 is affecting societies across the MENA region

The COVID-19 pandemic will become the defining event of this decade.


12.06.2020 | Political Feminism | Events

A webinar on "Care Roles in Arab Media"

Under its regional Political Feminism project, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) is honored to invite you to a webinar on “Care Roles in Arab Media”…


28.04.2020 | Climate and Energy | Events

The Role of Youth and Civil Society in Shaping the MENA Energy Transition – Projections on COVID19 Recovery Opportunities

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung discussed on the 28th of April how to lead a transition to renewable energy and migrate away from the regional dependency…


02.04.2020 | Climate and Energy | Events

Transformation Processes of Energy Companies - Application to Jordan

The Beirut Debates series focusses on the role of regional actors in local conflicts.


29.01.2020 | FES Regional Peace and Security Project | Events

Peace and Security Project Launched its new Beirut Debates conference series

The Beirut Debates series focusses on the role of regional actors in local conflicts.


21.01.2020 | FES Regional Peace and Security Project | Events

Events in London and Washington discuss latest FES Iran publication

The conversation covered critical reflections on the implications of sanctions for Iran’s domestic and foreign policy, the objectives of US policy…


16.01.2020 | FES Regional Peace and Security Project | Events

FES Maghreb Dialogue: “From Law and Order to Human Security: A Political Approach to Border Security in the Maghreb”

The conference brought together members of civil society from Morocco, Algeria, Libya and Tunisia.



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Our FES experts, partners and guest contributors from Rabat to Teheran and from Beirut to Khartoum will share their insights from the ground and offer food for thought as we jointly attempt to understand the repercussions of the protests started in this region 10 years ago. More



Impact of the health crisis (covid-19) on youth in the MENA region

The situation of Arab youth before, beyond the corona pandemic, is crossed by questions that arise in complex contexts and answers that turn into questions.

The focus is on the root causes of political models with destructive results to this youth's legitimate expectations who live in persistent anxiety and uncertainty between work and unemployment. Youth lives between security and abuse, intervention and withdrawal, capital and labour, regulator and non-regulator, individualism and collectivism, democracy and tyranny, development and corruption, justice and exclusion.

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