Event: Society and Politics

Meeting of FES China scholarship holders in Xiamen

Since its initiation in 1982, the scholarship programme has been an important part of FES China’s work, giving scores of senior and junior researchers the opportunity to conduct research in Germany and Europe and helping to establish and strengthen long-lasting personal ties between China and Germany. In October 2019, FES Shanghai arranged the first larger reunion since 2015 in Qingdao.

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Event: Society and Politics

3. German-Sino Conference on Gender Equality and Development: Social Security and Gender Equality

For the third time FES Beijing co-organized a conference for experts on social security and gender equality with China's Women's University. A wide range of topics concerning gender equality had been discussed, including public and social services, compatibility of care-work and profession or maternity insurance.

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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

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Society and Politics

Supporting rule of law and participatory governance.

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Sustainable Growth Model

Shifting towards socially-just, green-dynamic and resilient growth.

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Social Justice and Trade Unions

Promoting social justice and strengthening trade unions.

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Regional and International Affairs

Deepening common understanding on foreign and security policy between China and Germany.

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