FES

WELCOME TO FES NAMIBIA

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) was founded in 1925 to honour the political legacy of Germanys first democratically elected president, Friedrich Ebert.

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,
TO FACILITATE the access of gifted young people to university education and research through scholarships and
TO CONTRIBUTE to international understanding and cooperation.

The 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 activities.

As a private, cultural non-profit institution, it is committed to the ideas and basic values of social democracy.


LATEST ACTIVITIES


Parliamentary National Budget Handbook Launch
Date :22 November 2018
Venue : Parliament Windhoek
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FESP Conference on " Social Protection for the Informal Economy in Namibia
Date: 07- 08 November 2018
Venue : Safari Hotel
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Public Lecture:" Informality and Inequality in Namibia"
Speaker :
Dr. Michael Akuupa
Discussant : Ms. Ndeshi Namupala
Date: Tuesday,16 October 2018
Venue : Leisure Centre at UNAM, Windhoek
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Evidence Based advocacy for National Social Protection Floor(SPFs)
Date: 17 - 20 September 2018
Venue : Safari Hotel
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TUCNA Regional Consultations on Amendment to the Namibian Labour Act 2007
Date :
September - October 2018
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SWAPO Party Women's Council
Regional Pilot Training of Trainers on Gender , Political Advocacy and Leadership Workshop.

Date: May - August 2018
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Public Lecture
Agricultural Finance Interventions as Instruments for Social Protection :
A Comparative Assessment of Developing Economies.
Speaker :
Dr Elina Amadhila
Date : Tuesday 21 August 2018,
Venue: Leisure Centre at Unam,Windhoek
Time: 17h30
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Namibia Office
95 John Meinert Street
Windhoek-West

Postal Address:
P O Box 23652
Windhoek / Namibia

office@fesnam.org.na

Tel: +264-61-417 500
Fax: +264-61-237 441

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