Woman Empowerment and Gender Equality in Asia


In time for the women’s month celebration in March 2017, Network of Socdem Asia has published the first issue of its Socdem Asia Quarterly journal this year with the cover title “Woman Empowerment and Gender Equality in Asia”. This issue is part of the output of the Socdem Asia Conference entitled Closing the Gender Gap […]

FES and Socdem Asia Gear Up New Set of Young Progressives May 12-16, 2017


Twenty-three young progressives from Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Timor-Leste composed the 6th batch of this year’s Political Management Training (PMT) Program organized by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), Network of Socdem Asia, and Olof Palme International Center (OPIC).   Training participants included local state councilors, leaders and active members of political and civil society organizations, academics, […]

FES Philippines hosts ITUC Asia Pacific Regional Meet 25 - 27 May 2016


Friedrich Ebert Stiftung – Philippine Office hosts this year’s ITUC Regional Supply Chain Meeting held last 25 – 27 May 2016 at Holiday Inn, Makati. ITUC has been dwelling on key labor-related issues including women’s role in unions, green jobs, and others.

FES opens APM anew with bigger batch 19 - 21 February 2016


The Friedrich Ebert Stiftung’s Academy of Political Management (APM) has grown bigger this year as it opened its 5th batch composed of 30 scholars last 19-21 February 2016 at Club Balai Isabel, Batangas,

FES continues commitment to security sector reform, organizes OPLAW Year 4 21 - 26 February 2016


Now on its fourth year, the Operational Law Course (OPLAW): The Legal Dimensions of Military Operations was again organized by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) — in partnership with the National Defense College of the Philippines (NDCP), and the Hamburg-based German Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC) [Führungsakademie der Bundeswehr (FüAkBw)] held last 21-26 February 2016 at Club Balai Isabel, Batangas.