Robust legal standards, frameworks and instruments
The rights to freedom of expression, freedom of information and media freedom allow people to actively take part in and contribute to social, cultural and political life in their societies.
Effective implementation of legal frameworks
The adoption of robust legal frameworks and instruments is, by itself, not enough for the enjoyment of rights. What is established on paper must still be realised in practice for rights and freedoms to have a real and...
Media resilience and effective communication
A healthy media landscape is one which is resilient and responsive to the dynamic and ever-evolving social, political and economic conditions of its context.
The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) is a non-profit German foundation funded by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, and headquartered in Bonn and Berlin. It was founded in 1925 and is named after Germany's first democratically elected President, Friedrich Ebert. FES is committed to the advancement of both socio-political and economic development in the spirit of social democracy, through civic education, research, and international cooperation. Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung is the oldest political foundation in Germany.