FES in New York

Globalization with a Democratic and Social Design

The values of freedom, justice and solidarity inspire the educational and policy related work of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES). As a progressive political foundation, the work of FES is oriented towards enhancing global solidarities andproviding progressive solutions for pertinent global challenges - transforming our world as expressed in the United Nations 2030 Agenda. FES believes in inclusion, participation and dialogue among all stakeholders to foster democracy, social justice and peace. 

The FES New York office works at the intersection of the United Nations in New York, the international financial institutions in Washington D.C., FES field offices, and partners in developing countries. Our aim is to strengthen the voices of the Global South, labor and other progressive actors. We work closely with academia, civil society, multilateral institutions and their member states. Our activities include analyses, workshops, international conferences and policy briefs in these areas:

Inclusive Global Economy

  • Macroeconomy
  • Finance
  • Labor and Social Development

Sustaining Peace

  • Prevention of Conflict and Mass Atrocities
  • Security Council
  • Nexus between Development and Security
  • Disarmament

Multilateralism 4.0

  • Strengthening Global Governance
  • Democratization of Global Institutions
  • Policy Coherence across the Institutions

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New York Office

747 Third Avenue, Suite 34D
New York, NY 10017

+1 (212) 687-0208


FES New York is part of the FES Global and European Policy Department headquartered in Berlin. Together with its worldwide partners, the department aims to develop progressive policies for a just global transformation. More.

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