The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) is a non-profit making, private, independent institution, dedicated to the ideas and basic values of social democracy. We aim to further worldwide democracy, social justice and development, to contribute to peace and security and to strengthen international solidarity in the context of globalisation. Furthermore, the FES supports the enlargement and involvement of the European Union. The foundation strives to reinforce these ideals in more than 100 countries as well as in Germany.
Since 1986, the FES has promoted a cooperative dialogue between political decision-makers and civil society in Cyprus. In collaboration with local, regional and international partners, FES Cyprus organizes workshops, seminars, presentations and conferences. In general, the partner organisations of the FES in Cyprus are civil society organisations, universities and research centres, trade unions, professional organisations, the political elite, local administrations, media representatives and international organisations.
The FES is registered as a non-profit organisation in the Cyprus companies register in accordance with Cyprus rules and legislation.