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«Fairphone» – das nachhaltige Smartphone

Das Handy ist inzwischen aus dem Alltag nicht mehr wegzudenken. Doch die Produktion in Asien und Afrika erfolgt häufig unter ökologisch und ethisch fragwürdigen Bedingungen. Der niederländische Designer Bas van Abel wollte das nicht länger hinnehmen...

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In Burkina Faso, a local drive to educate children fleeing extremist violence

A school set up by a local couple in the capital is welcoming children from conflict areas with education and psychological support
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Killing of Indigenous Man in Chile Spurs Criticism of Security Forces

The killing and a cover-up by the police has intensified anger over a government crackdown against groups fighting to reclaim land.
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Human rights groups call on Canada to end coerced sterilization of indigenous women

Amnesty International said it will lobby UN committee to pressure government as at least 60 women join class action lawsuit



Lifelong Learning and Equality of Opportunities for All

Education is a powerful driver of development and is one of the strongest instruments for reducing poverty. But for many, it isn’t as simple as just going to school. Today, 250 million children don’t know how to read even though many have been to...

Education for all – Global Monitoring Report 2015

Animated video with key messages from the final, Education for All Global Monitoring Report - «Education for All 2000-2015: Achievements and challenges».

Accès à l'éducation, à l'information et à la culture lors des crises humanitaire

Bibliothèques Sans Frontières a créé une médiathèque en kit qui s'ouvre en moins de 20 minutes. Elle contient des équipements et des contenus adaptés à chaque situation et s'adresse en priorité aux populations vivant dans des situations de crise...



70 Jahre Menschenrechte : für eine Welt in Freiheit / Irina Wiessner... [et al.]

Vor 70 Jahren verkündete Eleanor Roosevelt als Vorsitzende der UN-Menschenrechtskommission die Allgemeine Erklärung der Menschenrechte. Es war der erste Schritt auf dem langen Weg in eine gerechtere Welt. Erfahren Sie in unserer aktuellen Ausgabe mehr über die Wegbereiter der Menschenrechte, wo es...

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A summer as an object lesson

Summer 2018. Heat, drought, millions in damage. Extremes of climate in the northern hemisphere. It could, it must be the turning point in the perception of climate change. Even in Switzerland.

WTO and the fourth industrial revolution

The 11th WTO Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires shall discuss – among other topics – the liberalisation of E-commerce. The digital divide is likely to deepen even more. The Alliance Sud position.
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Does Tax Proposal 17 spell blacklist?

Switzerland is not on the EU's new blacklist of tax havens around the world. Research by Oxfam International and the Tax Justice Network nonetheless shows that this speaks not in favour of Switzerland, but against the EU.