Publications

Skills for a successful Trade Union Leader

Today we live in a world full of changes and transformation in all fields. As ideas and trends change, so do systems and policies. Trade Unions had a large share in these changes as they need to adjust their strategies. For this reason, modernizing the trade unions’ way of thinking was a strategic matter in dealing with contemporary variables. The author presents this material in a series of small booklets that should serve as guide for trade union leaders. This series includes 7 booklets, one of which is this one focusing on “Skills for a successful Trade Union Leader". It contains an overview on trade union skills such as communication...


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Strategic Planning for Trade Union Work

Today we live in a world full of changes and transformation in all fields. As ideas and trends change, so do systems and policies. Trade Unions had a large share in these changes as they need to adjust their strategies. For this reason, modernizing the trade unions’ way of thinking was a strategic matter in dealing with contemporary variables. The author presents this material in a series of small booklets that should serve as guide for trade union leaders. This series includes 7 booklets, one of which is this one focusing on "Strategic Planning for Trade Union Work". It contains an overview on the scientific method of strategic planning and...


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Strikes & Closure

Today we live in a world full of changes and transformation in all fields. As ideas and trends change, so do systems and policies. Trade Unions had a large share in these changes as they need to adjust their strategies. For this reason, modernizing the trade unions’ way of thinking was a strategic matter in dealing with contemporary variables. The author presents this material in a series of small booklets that should serve as guide for trade union leaders. This series includes 7 booklets, one of which is this one focusing on "Strikes & Closure". It contains an overview on the right for strike and closure in the provisions of international...


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Mapping of International TU Structures

Today we live in a world full of changes and transformation in all fields. As ideas and trends change, so do systems and policies. Trade Unions had a large share in these changes as they need to adjust their strategies. For this reason, modernizing the trade unions’ way of thinking was a strategic matter in dealing with contemporary variables. The author presents this material in a series of small booklets that should serve as guide for trade union leaders. This series includes 7 booklets, one of which is this one focusing on "Mapping of International TU Structures". It introduces international trade unions and international labor...


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Democracy & Trade Unions Independency

Today we live in a world full of changes and transformation in all fields. As ideas and trends change, so do systems and policies. Trade Unions had a large share in these changes as they need to adjust their strategies. For this reason, modernizing the trade unions’ way of thinking was a strategic matter in dealing with contemporary variables. The author presents this material in a series of small booklets that should serve as guide for trade union leaders. This series includes 7 booklets, one of which is this one focusing on "Democracy & Trade Unions Independency". It contains an overview on the concepts related to the issue of practicing...


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Labor Rights & International Labor Standards

Today we live in a world full of changes and transformation in all fields. As ideas and trends change, so do systems and policies. Trade Unions had a large share in these changes as they need to adjust their strategies. For this reason, modernizing the trade unions’ way of thinking was a strategic matter in dealing with contemporary variables. The author presents this material in a series of small booklets that should serve as guide for trade union leaders. This series includes 7 booklets, one of which is this one focusing on "Labor Rights and International Labor Standards". It contains an overview on the content of international conventions...


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Management of Trade Unions

Today we live in a world full of changes and transformation in all fields. As ideas and trends change, so do systems and policies. Trade Unions had a large share in these changes as they need to adjust their strategies. For this reason, modernizing the trade unions’ way of thinking was a strategic matter in dealing with contemporary variables. The author presents this material in a series of small booklets that should serve as guide for trade union leaders. This series includes 7 booklets, one of which is this one focusing on "Management of Trade Unions". It contains an overview on the concept and functions of managing trade unions and the...


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Collective Bargaining and Work Relations

Although negotiation has always existed in history, yet it became an essential element as part of the formal dialogue between workers and employers. The main objective of negotiations is to bring the points of view of different parties closer together in order to reach a solution, which is acceptable to all parties in a framework of mutual understanding. This book illustrates the important role a trade union representative can play in the areas of collective bargaining to get the best results in favor of the working class. This publication is available in Arabic language.


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Social Dialogue; an Instrument to strengthen Socio-economic Development

Despite the fact that dialogue is a tool as ancient as history itself, yet social dialogue has recently been recognized as an instrument to reach consensuses within society and a tool to prevent conflicts between interest groups.

Most of the problems we are facing in several fields are the result of a lack of dialogue and the lack of important skills needed for the dialogue process. This book illustrates in depth the importance, levels and types of dialogue in addition to shedding some light on social dialogue and ways to establish a successful and productive dialogue. This publication is available in Arabic language.


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Workers Duties and Rights &Termination of Work Relations

Workers’ rights and duties are the basis for the mechanisms of work relations, therefore the irregularities are derived from the duties. The general regulator of irregularity at work is that the penalty should be appropriate to the irregularity itself. This book “Workers Duties and Rights & Termination of Work Relations” discusses important points in the provisions of the Egyptian Labor Law No. 12 of the year 2003, such as: duties and accountability of workers, investigation of workers, dismissal cases, work procedures of the Judicial Committee, employer's obligations in the labor law, leaves & working hours, the termination of work relations...


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Individual Work Relations

Individual work relations are the basis of the productivity process. The contractual relationship between the worker and the employer is the first step to production. Thus, if this relationship is built on a proper basis, the relationship between the two pastries of the production process (workers - employers) will be stabilized. This book discusses important points through the provisions of the Egyptian Labor Law No. 12 of the year 2003, including: employment policies in the Egyptian Labor Law, role and types of employment contract, in addition to the employer's authority in the amendment of the employment contract terms. This publication is...


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Health & Safety at Work - Securing Work Environment

The industrial security and protection of workers and employees from work risks and diseases is an important issue. There is a misconception among employers, that industrial security is an excessive burden on production costs and therefore they do not pay attention to that issue, believing that this will lead to savings in production costs. However, the implementation of safety and health requirements at work can reduce diseases, prevent injuries and work accidents, so reducing compensation, disability pensions, and vocational rehabilitation. This book discusses important points such as the concept and objectives of safety and health at work,...


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Guide: Skills of a Successful Negotiator

Despite the fact that negotiation has always existed in history, today it is of great importance in an era characterized by speed, distinction, development and rapid transformation. This guide illustrates the ways (skills and concepts) through which the negotiator can prepare and implement a negotiating plan in various areas of work and life for all levels and types of negotiation. Therefore, this guide is considered as an effective and practical tool, and a reference for finding ideas or solutions to all problems and disputes in order to achieve the goals and interests. The main purpose of this guide is to clarify "how to become an ideal and...


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Culture of Progress - Problem & Solution

Progress is to reach success and for that, we need to have a vison. The vision is the ability to differentiate between success and failure. Success is the progress, which needs an effective management to be achieved, as the management is responsible for achieving the goals with the highest satisfaction. The aim of this book "The Culture of Progress - Problem and Solution" is to shed some light on how progress is achieved, to spread awareness and to push forward all ideas capable to bring an intellectual development, which consolidates and promotes progress. This publication is available in Arabic language.


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Path to effective Development

This book “Path to effective Development" shows how to achieve the goals of development. Therefore, there must be an optimal way to achieve effective development without deviance, neither in time nor in quantity nor in quality. Development achieves satisfaction, fills the needs and reaches the majority of people beyond social justice to achieve quality of life. The theme of the book is "What is the best way to effective development". The writer describes development to be comprehensive, independent, sustainable and capable of transformation. This publication is available in Arabic language.


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Brochure: Renewable Energy Plan in Egypt 2016

The FES Egypt office has launched the “Renewable Energy Plan Egypt 2016” brochure, which summarizes the Renewable Energy situation in Egypt. The Brochure highlights the Governmental Strategic Plan “2022” and the relevant policy tools and mechanisms such as the Feed-in Tariff Program, as well as Solar and Wind Energy Projects and their respective challenges. This brochure is available in Arabic language.


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Guide: Investigative Journalism for Development

Investigative journalism appeared in the early 20th century as a necessity for the development of society. A legendary investigation was the one led by the two journalists Bernstein and Woodward when they uncovered what was later known as the Watergate scandal. The FES Egypt Office presents this guide, which emphasized how media, also known as the fourth power, and in particular investigative journalism are an important partner in development, in a time of political and social change since the outbreak of the so-called Arab Spring. This publication is available in Arabic language.


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Inclusive Citizenship

The concept of citizenship has evolved over the centuries, to reflect nowadays citizens' civil, political, social, economic and cultural rights. Citizenship should include all strata and categories of society, without distinction or exclusion based on gender, color, social class affiliation, ethnic group or religious denomination. The FES Egypt office published this book as part of the "Inclusive citizenship through visual expression” program, hoping it would spread awareness of inclusive citizenship, equality and justice. This publication is available in Arabic language.


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Guide: Management of Non-profit Organizations/NGOs

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Egypt Office in cooperation with John D. Gerhart Center for Philanthropy, Civic Engagement and Responsible Business at the American University in Cairo (AUC) has launched a Guide for “Management of Non-Profit Organizations/NGOs” by Jackie Kameel.

This guide provides and supports respective managers with necessary managerial tools especially for recently established NGOs or those seeking structural adjustment. It is also beneficial for board members as well as anyone who would be interested in establishing an NGO.

This guide is available in Arabic language.


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Guide: Alliance Building Guide

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Egypt Office in cooperation with John D. Gerhart Center for Philanthropy, Civic Engagement and Responsible Business at the American University in Cairo (AUC) has launched a Guide for “Alliance Building” by Doaa Abdelaal. This guide discusses the alliance building between NGOs and each other as well as with other stakeholders and partners such as governmental institutions and private sector. The guide focuses on how to determine potential allies as well as challenges and ways to sustain alliances. This guide is available in Arabic language.


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FES Calendar 2017: (topic: Citizenship)

This calendar is available in Arabic and English language.


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A guide to: Renewable Energy in Egypt and Jordan - Current Situation & Future Potentials

FES Jordan, which serves as regional link for the FES Sustainability Project, has launched this Guide to Renewable Energy in Egypt and Jordan in early 2016.The Guide discusses the current framework of energy governance as well the socio-economic impact of renewable energy in Jordan and Egypt. The contributors analyze the relevant regulatory framework as well as stakeholders to the respective countries and finally project a future outlook on the transformation of energy sources as result of introducing renewable energy to the current energy mix. This publication is available in Arabic or English language.


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Events & Activities

Seminar: "Developing the Local Councils"

Ismailia, 12-14 April 2016.

The seminar was held in cooperation between...

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Selection Conference: "Young Leaders Program"

Ismaila, 31.3.-2.4.2016. 

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung held a selection...

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Conference: "Egypt Transition into Sustainable Energy; Economic, Social and Political Perspectives

Cairo, 9. February 2016.

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in Egypt in...

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