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9.7.2018

Eye of the Storm : capitalism, colonialism, and climate change in the Caribbean / Jeb Sprague-Silgado... [et al.]

On September 5, 2017, Hurricane Irma made landfall, ravaging the islands of Barbuda, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin, Anguilla, and the Virgin Islands, leaving at least 134 casualties. The hurricane hit Barbuda the hardest, damaging nearly all of its infrastructure and instantly rendering its 1,700...

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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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5.7.2018

How fab labs help meet digital challenges in Africa

The Viva Tech Fair took place in May 2018 in Paris, showcasing innovation in Africa. The continent’s fablabs, driven by digital tools and collaborative dynamics, are shaking up traditional foundations.
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26.3.2018

What to expect at 2018 ITU Plenipotentiary Conference and what it means for the internet | Association for Progressive Communications

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26.3.2018

Acknowledging Indigenous Rights and the Role that Libraries Can Play in Creating Change by Robyn Gray « SpeakUP!

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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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17.12.2013

Let's save Africa! – Gone wrong

We're messing with you. There's no such thing as charity actors. But in our video, did you recognize stereotypes frequently used in fundraising campaigns? Hunger and poverty is ugly, and it calls for action. However, we need to create engagement...
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5.4.2013

TEDx Paul Conneally : L'humanitarisme numérique

Le catastrophique tremblement de terre en Haïti a appris au groupe humanitaire une leçon inattendue : le pouvoir des appareils mobiles de coordonner, d'informer et de guider les secours humanitaires. A TEDxRC2, Paul Conneally montre des exemples de...

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9.7.2018

Eye of the Storm : capitalism, colonialism, and climate change in the Caribbean / Jeb Sprague-Silgado... [et al.]

On September 5, 2017, Hurricane Irma made landfall, ravaging the islands of Barbuda, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin, Anguilla, and the Virgin Islands, leaving at least 134 casualties. The hurricane hit Barbuda the hardest, damaging nearly all of its infrastructure and instantly rendering its 1,700...
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26.6.2018

Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2018 : from World Development Indicators / International Bank for Reconstruction and Development [ed.]

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represent the world’s most ambitious plan to promote the sustainable development of our people and planet—and are fully aligned with the World Bank Group’s twin goals to end extreme poverty and build shared prosperity in a sustainable manner.

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25.6.2018

La nouvelle Afrique / Gilles Andreani... [et al.]

"Guerres, famines, soulèvements, coups d’État, misère, retard de développement, ces thèmes sont ceux que traitent les médias dès lors qu’ils parlent de l’Afrique. Pourtant, de nombreuses évolutions positives sont également à l’œuvre sur le continent, portées par la vitalité d’une population dont 60...

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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.
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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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12.1.2017

TISA: Negotiations at a standstill

Even if the TISA negotiations were to be continued in 2017, they are still fraught with problems, especially regarding the liberalization of public services.

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