Event: Regional and International Affairs

Regional Workshop on the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road

China's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has given rise to both hopes and concerns among its stakeholders along the route. While it offers economic opportunities and greater connectivity, it is also being accompanied by increasing security concerns.

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Event: Society and Politics

Big Data in China and Germany - A challenge for Governance and Society

A Chinese-German symposium about the field of tensions between economic innovation and personal rights in the era of big data, jointly organized by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Shanghai Representative Office (FES) and the Shanghai Institute of Administrative Law.

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Event: Society and Politics

The 8th Sino-German Forum on Constitutional Law – Taxation in German and Chinese Constitutional Law

As every year since its inauguration in 2010, the Forum on Sino-German Constitutional Law is a unique occasion for Chinese and German academics to exchange ideas and enter in discussion about topics related to constitutional law in both systems. This year’s focus lay on taxation in German and Chinese constitutional law. Read more

Event: Regional and International Affairs

Visit to Beijing by FES Chairman Kurt Beck and delegation

2017 marks the 30th anniversary of the establishment of FES Beijing Office. At the invitation of the Chinese Association of International Understanding (CAFIU), the main partner organization of FES in Beijing for 35 years, FES Chairman Kurt Beck, accompanied by a high-ranking delegation from FES Head Office, visited Beijing in order to honor the cooperative relationship between FES and its most important partners in Beijing. Read more

Event: Society and Politics

Consultancy and dialogue program: Plurality of interests of different groups in society and public welfare

During a visit in Beijing from June 12th - 15th 2017, Prof. emeritus Thomas Meyer, Prof. Frank Decker and Prof. Wolfgang Schroeder gave lectures at discussion meetings at Peking University and the Central Party School and met Chinese experts to discuss the topic of plurality of interests of different groups in society and public welfare. 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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