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12.1.2018

An impoverished Bangladesh forges ahead

This cash-strapped country, already being severely impacted by climate change, does not plan to wait for overdue climate payments from the North. Interview with Saleemul Huq, Climate and Development Researcher.

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5.12.2017

Addis: Getting Beyond Aid

Unusually for the UN, there is just one goal for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development that opens in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, next week. Admittedly it is a big ask.
Online article
21.11.2017

Une nouvelle fois, la question des financements a crispé les négociations

La question du charbon et, dans une moindre mesure, le cas des États insulaires ont été mis en avant lors de la COP23 de Bonn. Mais, en arrière-plan, ce sont les besoins de financement de 100 milliards de dollars par an à partir de 2020 pour l’...
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7.8.2017

South Sudan: Time for humanitarians to get tough

Is aid actually fueling the conflict in South Sudan?

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27.2.2017

Sustainable Development Goals

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20.10.2014

Balloons of Bhutan

In Bhutan ist das Glück der Menschen eine Staatsangelegenheit – Der Erfolg des Landes wird nicht durch das Bruttosozialprodukt sondern das Brutto-Glücks-Produkt gemessen. Deshalb dreht sich hier auch alles um die Zufriedenheit der Menschen:...
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15.5.2014

Zero poverty... think again

Did you know that climate change will have wide-ranging consequences on development and poverty reduction? A new paper by the Overseas Development Institute reviews what is known about the impacts of climate change on eight development goal areas,...

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13.12.2017

Internet : Smarte neue Welt / Bernd Ludermann... [et al.]

Digitale Medien verbreiten sich über die Welt: Auch in Madagaskar verwenden Kinder Handys. In Kenia nutzt die Regierungspartei in Wahlkämpfen bereits die gleichen Datenanalysen, die in den USA Donald Trump geholfen haben, Präsident zu werden. Und in der Wirtschaft bewirken Daten und Internet-...

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Political article
12.1.2018

An impoverished Bangladesh forges ahead

This cash-strapped country, already being severely impacted by climate change, does not plan to wait for overdue climate payments from the North. Interview with Saleemul Huq, Climate and Development Researcher.
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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