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.


FES - ACTIVITIES


he book was launched on 21 September 2017
Edited : by Natalie A Renkhoff
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Public Lecture :" Politics and Social Protection in the Namibian and African context"
Speaker : Prof. Joseph Diescho
Discussant: Mr Mahongora Kavihuha
Date: Tuesday, 17 October 2017
Time : 17h30
Venue: Video Conferencing Room Main Library


Southern Africa Regional Youth Forum (SARYF)
Date : 08 -13 October 2017 Venue: NUST
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African European Party Dialogue
Date : 04-05 September 2017
Venue: Safari Hotel

Introduction of A E Party Dialogue
Mr: Heiner Naumann - Wellcoming remarks
Hon: Nangolo Mbumba Opening Remarks
His Excellency Dr Hage Geingob
Closing Remarks



Youth Matters
10 Years of the Youth Leadership Development Programme (YLDP) in Namibia .Compiled and edited by Peik Bruhns.


Read about Graduation Ceremony 2016


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Social Protection Namibia Soft
The book was launched on September 2016 written by Uhuru Dempers.





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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.






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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 .


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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..


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TUCNA Development Policy and Proposals Action Plan


For further information please click the 'read more' link below to download the .pdf



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Article on the Implementation of EPA's

For further information please click the 'read more' link below to download the .pdf

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Gender Based Violence Public Dialogue Series 2016

For further information please click the 'read more' link below to download the .pdf of the programme for 2016

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NNFU Northern Communal Areas Agricultural Stakeholders Conference: 25-27 October 2016, Rundu

For further information please click the 'read more' link below to download the .pdf

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Southern Africa Regional Youth Forum (SARYF)

Date : 08 -13 October 2017
Venue: NUST


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Date : 08 -13 October 2017
Venue: NUST


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CONTACT FES


Namibia Office
95 John Meinert Street
Windhoek-West

Postal Address:
P O Box 23652
Windhoek / Namibia

fes@fesnam.org.na

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

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