Equality and Social Justice

Societies that are more equal are better off. The economies function in a better way, the education system is more efficient, in average, the people are healthier, live longer and are more content with their opportunities in life. Therefore creating a more equal and a more just society is crucial to a state actually moving forward. Following the guiding values of social democracy, we as FES Skopje focus our work on a number of issues connected to these topics.  

We work for an equal society, that provides equal opportunities and social protection for all citizens. This means equal access to education, equal payment and social security just as much as focusing support on those left out instead of those who are thriving by themselves.   

Fighting any form of discrimination and raising awareness for the importance of a tolerant society to create a more successful future for all, is a key to achieve this. This includes supporting the inclusion of women in the labor force, fighting for good and fair labor conditions and education opportunities just as much as detecting and working against structural and daily discrimination and stereotypes connected to race, sexual orientation or gender.

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02.11.2018 | Equality and Social Justice | News

The Role of Young People in Trade Unions

On 30th of October during a public discussion "The Role of Youth in Trade Unions", the Program and the Action Plan of the Youth Section of the...

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06.06.2018 | Equality and Social Justice | Event

Youth in Trade Unions

In the period of 28-31.05.2018, the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung-Skopje Office and the Youth Section of the Federation of Trade Unions of Macedonia (SSM)...

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17.05.2018 | Equality and Social Justice | Event

Equality matters!

More taxes, but just for those who can afford it! On a side panel at the Western Balkan Summit in Sofia, Dragan Tevdovski commented on the new...

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