- Welcome to FES Namibia
WELCOME TO FES NAMIBIA
Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) was founded in 1925 to honour the political
legacy of Germanys first democratically elected president, Friedrich Ebert.
a social democrat, proposed the establishment of a political foundation in
response to his own experience: His rise from humble beginnings as an artisan
to the highest political office bearer in his country had at times been painful
and full of confrontation. His idea was that the foundation should aim:TO FURTHER
political and social education of
individuals from all walks of life in the spirit of democracy and pluralism,
access of gifted young people to university education and research through
to international understanding and
Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung was banned by the Nazis in 1933 and re-established in
1947. Presently it continues to pursue Ebert’s original goals through various
a private, cultural non-profit institution, it is committed to the ideas and
basic values of social democracy.
FES - ACTIVITIES
Gender Based Violence Public Dialogue Series 2016For further information please click the 'read more' link below to download the .pdf of the programme for 2016
Article on the Implementation of EPA'sFor further information please click the 'read more' link below to download the .pdf
TUCNA Development Policy and Proposals Action Plan
For further information
please click the 'read more' link below to download the .pdf
YLDP - Alumni Namibia
It has been 10 year of the youth Leadership Development Programme (YLDP) and more than 300 young leaders benefited from the programme..
Youth Leadership Development Programme
Young people are “the
beacons of hope”, the “leaders of the future” and the sources of energy for
renewal and change. While the vast majority of Namibian citizens certainly qualifies
as ‘young’, there is no denying that times have changed since Independence and even
young people have to learn to adapt.
Working for Social Democracy in Namibia
The book was launched
on February 17th at the occasion of the commemoration of the 25th anniversary
of the opening of the first FES Office in Namibia.