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Online article
16.7.2018

From the edge of war to the bridge of love | Article | Africa Confidential

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has topped off weeks of revolutionary change by triumphantly making peace with Eritrea

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Online article
16.7.2018

From the edge of war to the bridge of love | Article | Africa Confidential

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has topped off weeks of revolutionary change by triumphantly making peace with Eritrea
Online article
13.7.2018

Destination Europe: Demoralised

Are EU migration policies working? The answer depends on which side of the Mediterranean you sit
Online article
13.7.2018

Destination Europe: Frustration

EU pressure forced the migration business underground in Niger’s smuggling hub of Agadez. As the once-booming local economy melts down, anger heats up

Multimedia

Web documentary
11.4.2018

The youth of the Arab Spring

Interaktiv aufbereitete Ergebnisse einer Studie des arabischen Fernsehsenders Al Jazeera, der Jugendliche aus Ägypten, Libyen, Tunesien und Jemen um ihre Einschätzungen der Revolten und der Zukunft befragte.
Video
11.4.2018

Revolution through arab eyes

A glimpse into life inside Egypt's Mahalla textile factory - a cauldron of revolt where workers inspired an uprising.
Video
23.3.2018

The Arab spring: why did things go so badly wrong?

It’s clear that civil resistance can force out dictators but isn’t enough to bring people power. Article and video.

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Article
16.7.2018

Women and peace building : local perspectives on opportunities and barriers / Patricia Justino, Rebecca Mitchell, Catherine Müller

The UN Security Council Resolution 1325 has made strong provisions to include women in peace-building interventions and actions. This is, however, rarely observed in practice beyond local level activities. This article discusses new qualitative evidence on the opportunities and barriers to women's...
Article
11.7.2018

«Gender refugees» in South Africa : the «common-sense» paradox / B. Camminga

South Africa is the only country on the African continent that constitutionally protects transgender asylum seekers. In light of this, it has seen a marked rise in the emergence of this category of person within the asylum system. Drawing on research carried out between 2012 and 2015, I argue that...
Article
5.7.2018

Vormarsch der starken Männer / Bernd Ludermann... [et al.]

Die Türkei, Kambodscha, aber auch China, Russland, Venezuela, Burundi und Ägypten: Wohin man schaut, sind starke Männer auf dem Vormarsch. Doch ist die Demokratie tatächlich weltweit auf dem Rückzug? Und wie kann man Autokraten von aussen bremsen? Welt-Sichten Chefredakteur Bernd Ludermann...

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Article as analysis
5.4.2018

Saving for those back home

Migrants' remittances hit a new record in 2014. Some USD 600 billion were transferred to home countries worldwide. Yet the data situation is unclear and the discussion on development benefits complex.
Political article
12.1.2018

Where misunderstandings abound

Development cooperation is expected to prevent migration and guard against terrorism. This is too short-sighted. An overdue clarification of the limits and possibilities of development cooperation.
Political article
12.1.2018

«Profit should not be an end in itself»

The 3rd Session of an Inter-Governmental Working Group convened in October in Geneva, chaired by Guillaume Long. It is charged with elaborating an international legally binding instrument on transnational corporations and human rights. An interview.

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