Welcome to the FES Afghanistan Office

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) – Foundation for social democracy!

The FES office in Kabul was established in 2002. Our aim is to strengthen democratic institutions and civil society. The Foundation's work in Afghanistan focuses in particular on the exchange of ideas and discussion on the following topics: youth and politics, political participation of women and gender mainstreaming, conflict transformation and reconciliation, media and freedom of speech, strengthening civil society, parliamentary and provincal council and political party cooperation. more

Social Justice and Inclusion

Social Justice and Inclusion

A key component of FES international mission is the promotion of social justice and labor standards in developing economies. More

Peace and Security

Peace and Security

Out of the 100 years since Afghanistan became a sovereign and independent state, four decades have been heavily shaped by political conflict, crises and war. More

Empowering the Next Generation

Empowering the Next Generation

Afghanistan has one of the youngest demographics in the world. Some 50 percent of Afghans have been born after 2001 and grew up both with the promise of peace and democracy and the frustrations and trauma of a seemingly never ending war. More

Regional Cooperation

Regional Cooperation

For centuries, Afghanistan had been at the center of cultural exchange between Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Today, it remains closely linked to developments in its immediate and wider neighborhood, not only through transnational security and migration challenges. More

News & Events

14.12.2021 | Peace and Security | News

A new cross-provincial effort by FES and partners aims at contributing to inter-communal dialogue on peace.


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| Social Justice and Inclusion | Event, News

Worsening security conditions and societal polarization pose a risk to modest gains for gender justice. We explored three critical aspects.


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Publications

Revival of a favourable Afghanistan?

Rizwan, Alamuddin; Taieb, Rajab; Jami, Maryam

Revival of a favourable Afghanistan?

Security relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan beyond 2021
Kabul, 2022

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Migration from Afghanistan under the Taliban

Augustová, Karolína; Hakimi, Hameed

Migration from Afghanistan under the Taliban

Implications and strategies in the neighbourhood and Europe
Kabul, 2021

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FES Asia

FES Asia

The Regional Programme in Asia complements FES programmes and projects on the global and national level.


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IPS Journal

IPS Journal

IPS-Journal is a young magazine with a much older heritage. The online journal highlights global inequality and brings new perspectives on issues such as the environment, European integration, international relations, social democracy and development policy.

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Neue Gesellschaft Frankfurter Hefte

Neue Gesellschaft Frankfurter Hefte

NG/FH - our magazine for politics and culture, which cares about clever time diagnoses and comments as well as practical future plans. (Website in german) 

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Academy for Social Democracy

Academy for Social Democracy

The Academy for Social Democracy is an advisory and educational resource of the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation for people interested in and committed to politics.

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