News & Highlights

08.10.2021 | Socio Economic | News

Will the proposed Musina-Makhado Special Economic Zone really benefit the already water-scarce Limpopo province?

The Musina Makhado Special Economic Zone (MMSEZ) plans do not fit into South Africa’s energy, Just Transition or water planning, and do not respect…


More

Wednesday, 13.10.2021 - Virtual | Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation | Event, News

Resurgence of Social Democracy in Germany

What is to be expected from a possible new coalition government?


More

| Socio Economic | Event, News

Worker‐Controlled Cooperatives and Community‐Controlled Renewable Energy

The seminar will attempt to answer the question of whether it is possible to change social relations of production within the current capitalist…


More

| Socio Economic | Publication, News

THE MUSINA-MAKHADO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PROCESS: FAILURES OF INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA

Failures of inclusive development in South Africa. Policy brief 3 by Lisa Thompson and Hazel Shirinda July 2021

 


More

| Socio Economic | Publication, News

SIGNIFICANCE OF SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONES (SEZs) AND THE BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE IN THE GLOBAL SOUTH

Geopolitical & economic drivers of the Musina-Makhado SEZ (MMSEZ). Policy brief by Lisa Thompson and Hazel Shirinda July 2021


More

| Fort Hare Autumn School, Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation | News

Fort Hare Autumn School Advocacy

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung is delighted to announce the Fort Hare Autumn School class of 2021 — the 9th class! Please join us in congratulating…


More

| Socio Economic | Publication, News

CLIMATE CHANGE, ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT PEOPLE’S VOICES IN NATIONAL CLIMATE PLANS

Civil society perspectives from Kenya, the Kyrgyz Republic, Morocco and the Philippines


More

06.07.2021 | Socio Economic | News

Gas investment and Powership Briefing Note June 2021

Under the guise of ‘Risk Mitigation’, the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) is pushing

20-year electricity supply contracts for…


More

24.06.2021 | Socio Economic | News

WHAT IS THE ROLE OF SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONES IN THE GLOBAL SOUTH?

The brief summarizes the concessions that are offered under the SEZ legislation – now applicable to eleven declared zones


More

18.05.2021 | Promoting Democracy and Civil Participation | Event, News

'COVID-19 and intersecting challenges of land, economy and gender inequality in South Africa.'

In response to the relentless global health crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, wealthy countries are rapidly rolling out and even 'stockpiling'…


More

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung 
South Africa Office

34 Bompas Road
Dunkeld West
Johannesburg

+27 11 341 0270
+27 11 341 0271

info(at)fes-southafrica.org
 

Newsletter

Newsletter

Subscribe to our newsletter and stay informed on the latest news and special updates. More

back to top