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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.

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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
Online article
13.12.2018

Briefing: The new global migration pact

There's been uproar, especially in Europe, over the UN's just-adopted migration compact. Is it merited, and what does the deal actually do?
Online article
5.12.2018

Le tradipraticien, acteur marginalisé de la santé publique en Afrique francophone

Malgré la popularité de la médecine traditionnelle dans les pays d’Afrique francophone, celle-ci demeure peu régulée et mal identifiée dans les discours de santé publique.

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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
22.11.2018

70 Jahre Menschenrechte : für eine Welt in Freiheit / Irina Wiessner... [et al.]

Vor 70 Jahren verkündete Eleanor Roosevelt als Vorsitzende der UN-Menschenrechtskommission die Allgemeine Erklärung der Menschenrechte. Es war der erste Schritt auf dem langen Weg in eine gerechtere Welt. Erfahren Sie in unserer aktuellen Ausgabe mehr über die Wegbereiter der Menschenrechte, wo es...
Article
22.11.2018

Kriegsführung 4.0 / Frank Sauer... [et al.]

Die Militärgeschichte ist durchzogen von taktischen und technologischen Neuerungen, welche die jeweilige Form der Kriegsführung vollständig umkrempelten. Der Titel von W...

Politics and general pages

Article as analysis
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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