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21.1.2019

The dirt on waste / Dinyar Godrej... [et al.]<BR>

We talk of trashing our planet – taking more from nature than it is able to renew, speeding headlong towards climate chaos. But much less attention gets focused on the fact that we’re often doing this to create things that will themselves, in very short order, be trash.

The Waste edition of...

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7.1.2019

Marwan Mohammed : "Le concept de communautarisme nie aux minorités la possibilité de s’affirmer et d’agir dans l’espace public"

#REDIFF Marwan Mohammed est sociologue au CNRS et mène des recherches sur les inégalités sociales, la criminalité et le racisme. Avec son confrère Julien Talpin, ils publient « Communautarisme ? ». A partir d’enquêtes historiques et sociologiques,...
Online article
19.12.2018

What to do about climate change? Ask women – they have the most to lose

Women are hit hardest by a warming world. So why so little agreement at COP24 and elsewhere that gender and climate policies must be linked?
Online article
13.12.2018

Crossroads Djibouti: The African migrants who defy Yemen's war

While some Yemenis flee their country and what the UN calls the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, more economic migrants arrive daily, looking for a better life

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Web documentary
24.8.2018

Faces of modern slavery – in pictures

"Traffickers take all that makes you human": faces of modern slavery – in pictures. Survivors of human trafficking recount how they were raped, abused and exploited as they became 21st century slaves.
Video
15.6.2018

Expanding Fortress Europe - the hidden story, the deadly costs

Where would you mark Europe's border? Would it include Bangladesh? This video introduces the EU's policy of border externalisation and why it should concern all those who care about democracy, human rights and development.
Audio
9.5.2018

Inequality Is Killing Us All. Are We Going To Stop It?

Author and anthropologist Jason Hickel joins me to explain how a handful of rich countries have been able to control economic policies in the rest of the world; why we’re being lied to about poverty; and the radical revolution required to stop the...

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Article
21.1.2019

The dirt on waste / Dinyar Godrej... [et al.]<BR>

We talk of trashing our planet – taking more from nature than it is able to renew, speeding headlong towards climate chaos. But much less attention gets focused on the fact that we’re often doing this to create things that will themselves, in very short order, be trash.

The Waste edition of...
Journal
17.1.2019

The dirt on waste / Dinyar Godrej... [et al.]

We talk of trashing our planet – taking more from nature than it is able to renew, speeding headlong towards climate chaos. But much less attention gets focused on the fact that we’re often doing this to create things that will themselves, in very short order, be trash.
The Waste edition of New...

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17.12.2018

The contentious migration pact

Swiss politics has painted an unworthy picture in recent weeks. The bickering over the UN's well-balanced declaration of intent gives a foretaste of the 2019 election year.
Press release
3.7.2018

2030 Agenda: Domestic policy is foreign policy!

Swiss civil society – organized in the Platform Agenda 2030 – presented its report entitled «How sustainable is Switzerland? Implementing the 2030 Agenda from a civil society perspective».
Press release
12.4.2018

Massive contraction in Swiss development funding

Switzerland has clearly missed its own development assistance target. While the ODA quota remained just about stable across OECD countries, in Switzerland it dropped from 0.53% to 0.46%. A hefty 14% contraction.

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