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

Pension Reform in Georgia

Although there is a consensus within the Georgian society that a decent pension should be guaranteed for every citizen, the exact method on how to...

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Conference: The Future of Labour Inspection in Georgia

On May 25, 2017, the Public Defender of Georgia, together with the Friedrich Ebert Foundation (FES) and the Human Rights Education and Monitoring...

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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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Latest Publications

Securing pensions on the capital market - a wrong approach?

The financial market crisis had a massive impact on "funded" pensions. Although the crash was followed by a recovery, the fragility of the financial...

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Chronic poverty and income inequality in Georgia : Economic-statistical research

Poverty alleviation remains one of the key challenges for Georgia, as for any sovereign country. According to our calculations, in 2016, every seventh...

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The present stand and the matters of further development of practical exercise of the basic rights and freedoms of the human being and the citizen stipulated by Chapter 2 of the Constitution of the Republic of Armenia

How can you defend your social rights in the practice?

In the framework of the joint project of the Armenian Association of International Law and FES...

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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.ge

 

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Armenia Office

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

+374 10 53 69 13

+374 10 53 26 97

info(at)fes.am

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