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Welcome to the FES Syria Project

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung’s (FES) Syria Project is one of more than 100 offices and projects worldwide affiliated to the Foundation’s division for international development cooperation. Established in 2012, it works regionally towards strengthening progressive Syrian actors to effectively contribute to a democratic transformation process. more

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
Syria Project

Berliner Häuser
Hiroshimastraße 17 and 28
D-10785 Berlin

+49 (0)30 26 935-7495
+49 (0)30 26 935-9244

info(at)fes-syria.org

Civil Society

Civil Society

The empowerment of civil society is an essential step in establishing and consolidating sustainable democratic structures. The FES supports Syrian civil society organisations and activists in various ways. more

Political Education

Political Education

The political education programme works with young Syrians to provide forums for open debate, gain historical knowledge and a deeper understanding of contemporary political and social issues, and develop their skills as active and responsible citizens. more

Culture and Media

Culture and Media

FES supports the creative work of Syrian artists, writers and film makers, and provides context-specific support to independent media projects that promote the vision of a pluralistic, peaceful and democratic Syria. more

Human Rights

Human Rights

The human rights programme seeks to help Syrians advocate more effectively for the adherence to international human rights standards in their country, strengthen the rule of law and contribute towards truth and reconciliation in post-conflict Syria. more

Latest Publications

Journalism and Creative Writing. A Handbook for Citizen-Journalists in Conflict Areas
Doha Hassan, Beirut: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, 2016 

Publication as PDF

The Coast in Conflict: Migration, Sectarianism, and Decentralization in Syria’s Latakia and Tartus Governorates
Kheder Khaddour, Beirut: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, 2016

Publication as PDF

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FES Connect
Social Democracy Platform

FES Connect

FES Connect sources and shares content in English from the German and international network of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung. more

IPS Magazine
Social Democracy Magazine

IPS Magazine

IPS aims to bring European political debates to a global audience, as well as amplifying voices from the Global South. more

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