Regional Activities

Regional Dialogue Southeast Europe

After more than two decades of engagement in southeastern Europe, the FES recognizes that the challenges and problems still facing this region can best be resolved through a shared regional framework. Our commitment to advancing our core interests in democratic consolidation, social and economic justice and peace through regional cooperation, has since 2015 been strengthened by establishing an infrastructure to coordinate the FES' regional work out of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina: the Regional Dialogue Southeast Europe (Dialogue SOE).

Dialogue SOE provides analysis of shared challenges in the region and develops suitable regional programs and activities in cooperation with the respective FES offices. Our work is conducted in close cooperation with colleagues and partners across the region. Activities are jointly implemented and overseen by either an FES office or Dialogue SOE. Our regional initiatives are advanced through three broad working lines:

Our website provides information about individual projects within each of these working lines, past events, and future initiatives.

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Labour Relations and Social Dialogue

The FES Regional Project on Labour Relations and Social Dialogue for Central Eastern and Southeast Europe is based in Bratislava, with field offices in Belgrade and Warsaw.

Since the 2000s and even more so after the global financial and economic crisis of 2008, we have witnessed a fundamental weakening of Europe’s social dimension. In most countries of the region we can observe similar trends: a reduction of the welfare state, a decline of collective bargaining coverage rate, an increase in precarious working conditions and attacks on trade union rights. As a result, the convergence of social standards, wages and eventually the living conditions between richer and poorer countries in the European Union and its neighborhood is stagnating or even relapsing.

In response to these challenges, our project supports the enhancement of trade union capacities and knowledge about the European social dimension, the fostering of networks between trade unions in the region and Germany, the development of trade union organizing strategies in different sectors, and the promotion of the participation of young trade union members.

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Latest News and Events

16.09.2021 | Event

Open Call For an Expert

FES Prishtina is looking for a consultancy and research engagement to support the Ministry of Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure (MESPI)…


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16.09.2021 | Event

Open Call for Survey Data Collection for Research Institutions, Companies, Think Tanks and NGOs

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung - Office Prishtina calls on research institutions, companies, think tanks and NGO-s, to express their interest and…


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18.08.2021 | Event

Three Days' Summer Camp with National Youth Congress

In close cooperation with the National Youth Congress (NYC) the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) organized a 3-Day Summer Camp from July 30th to August…


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17.08.2021 | Event

Youth Academy for Local Government

In cooperation with the Kosovo Local Government Institute (KLGI) the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) has finished a (4 part) academy titled “Youth…


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Open Call for Expert

Expert for a consultancy and research engagement for Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Prishtina Office and the Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture,…


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08.04.2021 | Event

Series of Debates YOUth ELECT

During the elections campaign for the early parliamentarian elections in Kosova, the Debate Center of the National Youth Congress of Kosova has…


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29.09.2020 | Event

FES country director René Schlee congratulates Lëvizja VETËVENDOSJE!

FES country director René Schlee congratulates Lëvizja VETËVENDOSJE! (LVV) on their admittance to the Progressive Alliance (PA). Progressive Alliance…


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14.09.2020 | Event

Debate series within the 'Diaspora Education' project

Diaspora ED was a project which aimed to bring together Diaspora professionals and artists with the high school students in Kosovo. The main goal of…


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04.08.2020 | Event

How do the political parties approach voters?

During the period June- July, the civil society platform Kosovo We Want in Mitrovica, have developed a cycle of debates on topic: “How the political…


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31.07.2020 | Event

Series 2: Stories of families with social assistance

This series covers families with social assistance in Kosovo. These families have been selected in cooperation with Social services and Red Cross…


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Republic of Kosovo

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