Social Justice, Economy and Labor

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All three South Caucasus countries grapple with difficult social and economic circumstances, with high unemployment and poverty always being pressing concerns. After the 1990s witnessed the collapse of economic and social security structures, a wave of liberalization and deregulation followed which continue to be debated about today. The FES promotes through its work a more sustainable approach to policy that aims to create a more inclusive economic and social system. Free and modern trade unions, which are advocates of labor rights and sound labour relations, are a crucial part of this.

Latest Events

Anette Kramme fuels public dialogue about minimum wage in Georgia

What is hard work worth? This question was raised by Anette Kramme, Parliamentary State Secretary in the German Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs,...

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Massive Open Online Course on “Workers’ Rights in a Global Economy”

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new Russian speaking online-course on “Workers’ rights in a Global Economy.”...

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Industrial Policy for the Development of Georgia

For the past decade the neoliberal slogan “the best industrial policy is no industrial policy” has prevailed in Georgia. In response the FES, in...

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Latest Publications

The economic situation in Armenia : opportunities and challenges in 2017

Armenia's economic situation remains difficult: There is serious distrust in society towards the current authorities over economic

issues. After 3%...

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The Silk Road Economic Belt

The Silk Road Economic Belt (the ‘Belt’) component of the Belt and Road Initiative, announced by Xi Jinping over four years ago, represents an...

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Armenian Trade Unions – Problems and Challenges

Tiruhi A. Nazaretian, Tilman Alexander Busch. - Berlin

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Department for Central and Eastern Europe, February 2017

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Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung South Caucasus Office / Georgia Office

N. Ramishvili str. 4
0179, Tbilisi
Georgia

+995 32 225 07 28

+995 32 222 67 26

stiftung(at)fesgeo.org.ge

 

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Armenia Office

Moskovyan str. 31, 76/1
0002, Yerevan
Armenia

+374 10 53 69 13

+374 10 53 26 97

arm_fes(at)netsys.am

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