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Development and Social Justice

The discovery of major liquid gas reserves since 2010 has created high expectations for economic growth and development in Mozambique. On the one hand, the extractive sector has attracted many large multinational companies and stimulated infrastructure projects.

On the other hand, the country faces a mammoth task to develop a national framework that allows the effective augmentation of local production and the qualification of a workforce, as well as job creation, and ensures that the economic gains are channelled into public policies that serve the majority of the people.

In this context, FES Mozambique promotes continuous debate between decision makers, academics, and activists to develop ideas for a socially just and sustainable economic development. Trade unions, representing workers, are crucial in these debates. We support trade unions to counter the outsourcing and subcontracting strategies of multinational companies, e.g. via organising along the value chain.

Regionally, we collaborate with the FES Trade Union Competence Center in Johannesburg, the Global Labour University (GLU), and the Global Union Federations (GUFs) to strengthen the capacity and strategies of unions to defend workers’ rights on all levels. 

Events

19.04.2021 | News, Notícias

"Green Talents Forum 2021" aberto para inscrições

Junte-se à prestigiada rede de pesquisa para a sustentabilidade, contacte exclusivamente com proeminentes cientistas alemães e faça parte de uma troca...


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14.04.2021 | News, Notícias

Projecto: "Desenvolvimento, Democracia e Direitos para Tod@s" em cooperação com a União Europeia

Decorreu no dia 29 de Março de 2021, o lançamento do projecto “Desenvolvimento, Democracia e Direitos para Tod@s”. A iniciativa da Fundação Friedrich...


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Publications

Southern African security review 2020

Edited by Gilbert Khadiagala and Dimpho Deleglise. - Maputo ; Johannesburg : Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Mozambique Office ; Centre for Defence and Security Management, University of the Witwatersrand, December 2020<
Maputo, 2021

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Hendricks, Cheryl

The women, peace and security agenda: 20 years after

Cheryl Hendricks. - [Maputo] : Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, December 2020<
Maputo, 2021

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Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
Mozambique Office

Av. Tomás Nduda, 1313
Caixa Postal 3694
Maputo – Mozambique

(00 258) 21 49 12 31
(00 258) 21 49 02 86

info(at)fes-mozambique.org
www.fes-mozambique.org

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