Friedrich Ebert Foundation

Type: Organization
Name: Friedrich Ebert Foundation
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

New elections law needed to produce parliamentary gov’ts — politicians

AMMAN — The vaguely worded Elections Law is the major reason behind Jordan’s political and economic woes and Jordanians’ accumulated distrust in state institutions, politicians argued on Wednesday.In a debate on the prospects of Jordan’s political reform, ... [Published Jordan Times - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Developing countries concerned about U.S.-EU economic treaty

Even as a fourth round of negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the U.S. and European Union was concluded recently, experts from developing countries as well as within the U.S. have underscored concerns emerging from ... [Published The Hindu - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

3rd Regional Conference : Young unionists present their action plan

Starting this year, young trade unionists affiliated to the ICM submitted an action plan as part of the conclusions of the meeting on 1 April in Salvador, Brazil. The activity brought together 22 young unionist whose participation was made possible by ... [Published Building and Wood Worker's International - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Sommer for greater TU rights

Sommer is one of Germany’s foremost trade union leaders.He is the President of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), a global platform currently representing 176 million workers in 161 countries, and Chairman of the Confederation of German ... [Published Bdnews24.com - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

ITUC chief for more trade union rights

:10:24 A A- A+ President of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) Michael Sommer on Tuesday called for more rights for trade unions as a necessary precondition for establishing true social partnership among employers, workers, and the government. ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Friedrich Ebert Foundation Publishes Report on the Use of Social Media in Cameroon

The Friedrich Ebert Foundation has published a research report on the use of social media in Cameroon: To what extent, for what purposes and by whom are social media like Twitter, Facebook, Blogs, Linkedin, etc. used in the country? To find answers ... [Published Global Voices Online - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Mongolian politicians visit Germany

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A Mongolian delegation led by Secretary-General of the Mongolian People’s Party J.Monkhbat is visiting Germany by invitation of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and Friedrich Ebert Foundation of Germany. ... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Bulgaria economy minister to open Social Alternative for Europe discussion

cture: Министерски съвет Sofia. Bulgarian Minister of Economy and Energy, Dramor Stoynev, will open a round-table discussion themed Social Alternative for Europe, which will take place at the Radisson Hotel in the Bulgarian capital city Sofia at 10 ... [Published Focus Bulgaria - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

MENA unions build power by strengthening cooperation

More than 70 union leaders from 17 countries attended IndustriALL’s MENA regional conference which was held on 24-25 March 2014 in Amman with the support of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation (FES). The hosts welcomed affiliated unions from the region including ... [Published Industriall Union - Mar 28 2014]
Entities: Trade Union, Iraq, Egypt
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

95% of Israelis: Racism is a problem here

7 SharePublished March 18th 201410:35amfavorite?Poll of Israeli society shows 20% believe government encourages racism, Ethiopians most discriminated againstA vast majority of Israelis believe that racism is a problem in Israeli society, the Jerusalem ... [Published i24news - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 2 reports

Africa: Activists Fight for Rights of Disabled

Discrimination, marginalization, poverty: That's everyday life for many with disabilities in Africa. Activists are looking to Germany as an example.Rachel Karchaje navigates her wheelchair through the large laundromat like a pro, easing between whirring ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Survey sounds Israelis out on racism

Ninety-five percent of Israeli respondents to a survey say at least one population group in Israel is subject to forms of racism. The study, which was released on Monday, sounded Israelis out on which population groups suffered from racism.To the question, ... [Published Press tv - Mar 18 2014]

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...Al-Shahid was "disguised as a humanitarian organization" and "promotes violence and terrorism in the Middlethe Middle East using donations collected in Germany and elsewhere" according to a  2009 report  by German security expert Alexander Ritzmann
...Director of Global Economic Attitudes at the Pew Research Center and Pradeep Mehta, Secretary-General, CUTS International, India, said the TTIP was "creating a model of 'mega-trade agreements' [and] would encompass approximately a third of all international trade flows and establish new benchmarks for global trade regulations."
Kachaje und Masakhwe's Germany visit was arranged by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation. "Here in Germany there are many good approaches that the African countries can use as an example" says Merin Abbass, who works for the foundation's South Africa department
"This has been a very good learning trip for me," Kachaje said. "Although we have got some workshops in Malawi, where disabled people can work - it is not to the standards I have seen here. If we can develop our structures, and make sure that the machinery, the equipment is there - I think we can create more jobs for disabled people in my country."

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New elections law needed to produce parliamenta... [Published Jordan Times - Apr 17 2014]
No Charity [Published Foundation for Defense of Democracies - Apr 15 2014]
Developing countries concerned about U.S.-EU ec... [Published The Hindu - Apr 10 2014]
3rd Regional Conference : Young unionists prese... [Published Building and Wood Worker's International - Apr 08 2014]
Sommer for greater TU rights [Published Bdnews24.com - Apr 08 2014]
ITUC chief for more trade union rights [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Apr 08 2014]
Friedrich Ebert Foundation Publishes Report on ... [Published Global Voices Online - Apr 07 2014]
Mongolian politicians visit Germany [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Mar 28 2014]
Bulgaria economy minister to open Social Altern... [Published Focus Bulgaria - Mar 28 2014]
MENA unions build power by strengthening cooper... [Published Industriall Union - Mar 28 2014]
SoftLayer – IBM's New Quarterback for the Cloud [Published Sys-Con Australia - Mar 26 2014]
95% of Israelis: Racism is a problem here [Published i24news - Mar 26 2014]
Seeking the European Union's lost enthusiasm [Published eKathimerini.com - Mar 21 2014]
Africa: Activists Fight for Rights of Disabled [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 20 2014]
African activists fight for rights of disabled [Published Deutsche Welle - Mar 20 2014]
Survey sounds Israelis out on racism [Published Press tv - Mar 18 2014]
Survey: Who suffers from racism in Israel? [Published Jerusalem Post - Mar 17 2014]
Turkey’s human rights groups in a funding squeeze [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Dec 10 2013]
European exodus? [Published Jerusalem Post - Oct 17 2013]
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