Publication: Sustainable Growth Model
Taobao Villages - The Emergence of a New Pattern of Rural Ecommerce in China and its Social Implications
Taobao Villages have become a significant force behind the development of “rural e-commerce” in China. If the negative aspects of Taobao villages regarding labour, social and safety standards can be mitigated, it might not only be an interesting development and employment programme for rural and remote areas in China, but most probably also for other Asian countries with a distinct rural character and a rural-urban divide to connect unique local products with urban purchasing power. Read more
Event: Sustainable Growth Model
German MP Lars Klingbeil had an exchange on the societal perspectives of China’s digital economy
Event: Regional and International Affairs
FES Alumni discuss development of bilateral relations with Ma Canrong and Dr. Clemens Treter.
Event: Society and Politics
By 2025, China’s urban population is expected to increase by more than 160 million people, raising its urbanization rate to over 70 percent. This rapid growth puts great pressure on municipalities to deliver socially equitable services across social strata.
Publication: Social Justice and Trade Unions
At the conference "Intelligent Manufacturing and Work 4.0 - Challenges and Perspectives in China, South-East Asia and Germany", the ongoing global technology-driven industrial and platform-based revolution was discussed by experts from industry, trade unions and academia from Asia, Europe and the United States. The results of the debates are summed up in this discussion paper which was jointly authored by the Shanghai Representative Office and the Indonesia Office of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung. Read more
Welcome to the website of FES China!
Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) is a non-profit organization from Germany. Our aim is to promote social justice, sustainable development and international understanding by fostering communication and cooperation with various local partners. Feel free to browse and find out about our many activities in China. Read more