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25.11.2017

Paradisiacal voluntary action

Countless enterprises are all too willing to use every tiny legal loophole to maximize their profits. Voluntary action is also the mantra of the Federal Council, even if human rights are concerned.

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10.10.2017

Désaccords de paix en Colombie - Mémoire des luttes

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11.8.2017

RDC : Joseph Kabila cherche à exfiltrer sa fortune

Joseph Kabila s'appuie sur un ex-Ambassadeur du Rwanda aux Nations Unies pour mettre sa fortune à l'abri... Signe de fébrilité ou réelle inquiétude pour l'avenir, le président de la République...
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31.5.2017

Libya Today: From Arab Spring to failed state

Briefly after the revolution, Libya experienced a period of calm before it was plunged yet again into another conflict.

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22.11.2017

Staat – Raum – Grenze / Simone Prodolliet... [et al.]

Aus der persönlichen Erfahrungen heraus, was Grenzen für einzelne Individuen oder Personengruppen – Kosmopolitinnen, globale Nomaden, Life-Style-Migranten, Grenzgängerinnen, bi-nationale Paare, Angehörige des Grenzwachtkorps oder vorläufig Aufgenommene – bedeuten, erkundet die aktuelle Ausgabe von...
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16.11.2017

Süd-Süd-Beziehungen : manchmal beste Freunde / Tillmann Elliesen... [et al.]

Der Austausch unter Ländern des Südens wächst, besonders in Asien. Die aufstrebenden Wirtschafts­mächte China und Indien suchen Geschäftschancen in Afrika – und nutzen auch den Kulturaustausch zur Beziehungspflege. (Editorial)

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Article AS news
25.11.2017

Paradisiacal voluntary action

Countless enterprises are all too willing to use every tiny legal loophole to maximize their profits. Voluntary action is also the mantra of the Federal Council, even if human rights are concerned.
Political article
15.11.2017

Parliamentarians for an indirect counter-proposal

The Legal Affairs Committee of the Swiss Parliament acknowledges that human rights violations perpetrated by Swiss based multinational companies are of great concern. It initiates a counter-proposal to the «Responsible Business Initiative».
Article AS news
27.10.2017

New head of FDFA: World domestic policy challenge

Many in the media suggest that Swiss foreign policy is primarily policy on Europe. But the new Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis is also responsible for development policy. Major challenges lie ahead.

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