Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
Botswana Office
P.O. Box 18
Gaborone, Botswana

Phone: (+ 267) 3952 441
Fax: (+ 267) 3930 821

E-Mail: info@fes-botswana.org
www.fes-botswana.org

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) was founded in 1925 as a political legacy of Germany´s first democratically elected president, Friedrich Ebert.

The picture shows the founder of the FES, Friedrich Ebert

Ebert, a Social Democrat from a humble crafts background who had risen to hold the highest political office in his country, in response to his own painful experience in political confrontation had proposed the establishment of a foundation to serve the following aims:

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, which was banned by the Nazis in 1933 and re-established in 1947, continues today to pursue these aims in all its extensive activities.

As a private cultural non-profit institution, it is committed to the ideas and basic values of social democracy.