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19.10.2018

Exclusive: dramatic slowdown in global growth of internet access

Report showing dramatic decline in internet access growth suggests digital revolution will remain a distant dream for billions of people

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12.4.2018

«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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Online article
19.10.2018

Exclusive: dramatic slowdown in global growth of internet access

Report showing dramatic decline in internet access growth suggests digital revolution will remain a distant dream for billions of people
Online article
19.10.2018

Life at the bottom of the global league of internet access

In Somalia, to be caught with a smartphone in the wrong place can mean death
Online article
18.10.2018

“Do no digital harm”

As data and digital tools become standard in humanitarian work, so do concerns over power, access and limiting risks

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4.6.2015

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...
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9.4.2015

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».
Video
23.2.2015

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...

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9.10.2018

Children in a Digital World : The State of the World's Children 2017 / United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

The State of the World’s Children 2017 is about an extraordinary subject that increasingly affects almost every aspect of life for millions of children around the world and, indeed, for us all: digital technology.
Electronic document
9.10.2018

Nachhaltige Entwicklung durch Digitalisierung? : Wirtschaftliche, politische und soziale Perspektiven für die Mongolei / Peter Hefele ; Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V.

Die weitreichenden Umbrüche, die mit der Digitalisierung einhergehen, zeichnen sich vielerorts gerade erst ab und rufen Hoffnungen, aber auch Ängste hervor. Dabei bietet die Digitalisierung gerade Entwicklungsländern vielfältige Chancen für einen nachhaltigen Fortschritt. Im folgenden Beitrag soll...

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Political article
12.10.2018

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.
Position
30.11.2017

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.
Political article
30.11.2017

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.

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