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20.11.2018

Digital India through a Gender Lens / Anita Gurumurthy ; Heinrich Böll Stiftung (Hrsg.)

This research paper seeks to analyse Digital India from a gender perspective, evaluating its implications for women’s empowerment and gender equality.

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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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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...
Video
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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Electronic document
20.11.2018

Digital India through a Gender Lens / Anita Gurumurthy ; Heinrich Böll Stiftung (Hrsg.)

This research paper seeks to analyse Digital India from a gender perspective, evaluating its implications for women’s empowerment and gender equality.
Electronic document
5.11.2018

Blocking the chain : Konzernmacht und Big-Data-Plattformen im globalen Ernährungssystem / Pat Mooney ; ETC Group

Die Studie zeigt in alarmierender Weise, wie das massenhafte Sammeln landwirtschaftlicher Daten in neuen Big-Data-Plattformen mündet, auf denen Boden- und Wetterdaten und Informationen über Verbraucher*innen zentral gespeichert und ausgewertet werden. Vor allem Agrarkonzerne wie Bayer oder AGCO und...

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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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